June 2021 - Perrott Hill

Prep School Sports Day

It was a pleasure to host our Prep School Sports Day recently. Very well done to all our pupils who competed with grit and determination, cheering one another on in true Perrott spirit – we are so proud of you all. Congratulations to the individual winners (including record-breakers Harry, Florence, Tommy, Lily, Henry, Arthur and […]

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29th June 2021

Book Club

Last week, Years 3-5 shared their thoughts on Annet Schaap’s heart-rending debut novel ‘Lampie and the Children of the Sea’. The book was shortlisted for The Carnegie Medal and received a unanimous thumbs up from some of Somerset’s most discerning readers (it was also recommended by Head of English, Mrs Byrne, in The Week’s Independent […]

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29th June 2021

Parent and Child Golf Tournament

Last week’s Parent and Child Golf Tournament was a very enjoyable foursomes competition on the pitch and putt course at Cricket St Thomas Golf Club. Congratulations to the Boulters, who were crowned the winners with an excellent 62 over the 18 holes.

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29th June 2021

Holiday Camps

This summer we are delighted to be launching a series of holiday day camps for children aged 5-13. These are open to all children in the local community and run from 09:30 – 15:30 on the following dates. For further information or to book your child’s place, please contact Neil Mapletoft on nmapletoft@perrotthill.com. Pre-Prep Camps […]

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24th June 2021

Sailing at Portland

Petty Officer Silk and Able Seaman Shortman took a group of sailors to Portland on Sunday – and what a great day they had! Under the watchful eye of instructors from the Andrew Simpson Centres, pupils sailed across Portland harbour, tacking and jibing with the best of them! Well done to all those who took […]

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21st June 2021

Pupils’ Party Pieces

Well done to all those who performed in Pupils’ Party Pieces last Tuesday – it was our first informal concert with a live audience in over a year! Mr Shortman opened the show with the following exerpt from Leslie Parkman’s book, ‘North Perrott Remembered’: “We had social evenings and song and dance events; these were […]

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21st June 2021

Year 3 History

Year 3 have been studying ancient Greece and looking at the Battle of Marathon in history. Last week, they designed their own fearsome shields which resulted in the Battle of Perrott on the Front Terrace! Big thanks to Mr Finch for bringing history to life.

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21st June 2021

Shortlist Success

We are excited to share the news that Perrott Hill has been shortlisted in not one but two categories at the AMCIS Impact Awards 2021. AMCIS is the leading association for admissions, marketing and communications in independent schools, with over 500 member schools in the UK, so this is high praise indeed. Fingers crossed for […]

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15th June 2021

School Lecture for Years 5-8

Many thanks to ex-Perrott parent, author and BAFTA award-winning documentary-maker, Stewart Binns, who gave a talk to Years 5-8 before half term on Operation Barbarossa – otherwise known as the largest and most destructive military campaign in human history. It’s a topic he has a wealth of knowledge about, having recently written the book ‘Barbarossa: […]

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15th June 2021

75th Anniversary Videos

We’re proud to have launched a series of short videos on our social media channels this term, to showcase the different areas of school in the run up to our 75th anniversary in September. A new video is released every Monday and so far, we’ve covered sport, Pre-Prep, academics, art and boarding – follow us […]

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15th June 2021