October 2021 - Perrott Hill

Pre-Prep in the Library

What a joy to see many happy little faces in our school library last week. ‘Boris Babysits’ by Sam Lloyd was a particular hit with the Nursery children and Mrs Layove’s class loved hearing her read ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ by Maurice Sendak. on Friday, Mrs McCullough’s class are read ‘The Rainbow Fish’ by […]

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20th October 2021

Year 6 Science

Year 6 looked at cells in science last week. On Friday, they finished their clay models of specialised cells and got to explore a range of slides on these new microscopes (which go to x400 magnification), donated by Wadham School. Thank you, Wadham!

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20th October 2021

Rugby Training

Many thanks to Ed Lewsey and Ben Thomas from King’s College Taunton for a brilliant rugby training session on Friday for Upper Prep. The boys worked on support lines and looking for the space to put others through gaps. Big thanks to you both and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

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19th October 2021

Fireworks and Bonfire Night

Roll up, roll up! Tickets for our fireworks and bonfire night are now on sale – and this year’s event promises to be even bigger and better than before! Co-hosted by the Friends of Perrott Hill and the North Perrott Cricket Club, the event is taking place at Perrott Hill on Saturday 6th November and […]

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18th October 2021

The Lord’s Larder in Yeovil

Our Prep School Harvest Festival took place in the Theatre and was a wondrous celebration of all things harvest. Reverend Jonathan Morris spoke of giving thanks for all we have and helping those less fortunate, while the Headmaster, Heads of School and Prefects delivered readings and prayers. Well done to the Junior and Senior Choirs, […]

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18th October 2021

Pre-Prep Harvest Festival

Earlier this month, Pre-Prep enjoyed their annual outing to St Martin’s Church in North Perrott for their Harvest Festival. As well as reciting their acrostic poem (Year 2) and prayer (Year 1), the church was full of wonderful singing from the whole of the Pre-Prep, including a French song from Years 1 and 2. Trés […]

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18th October 2021

Hardy’s Cottage

Over the summer, Mr Shortman visited Hardy’s Cottage and got chatting to one of the brilliant National Trust volunteers about the music making the three generations of Hardys enjoyed in their home. One thing led to another and, last week, our string quartet – the fabulously named Le Courgette Quartet – got to visit the […]

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6th October 2021

Year 8 Debate

Emotions ran high in the Theatre on Friday afternoon as Year 8 debated the rights and wrongs of assisted dying. Kaitlin, Toby H and Magnus gave a good account of themselves in opposing the motion but it was their adversaries Toby S, Elsa and Eleanor who won the day as the motion to legalise euthanasia […]

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6th October 2021

Fun in Boarding

Many thanks to our amazing boarding staff for another weekend of fun in the dorms! On Friday, Year 3 pupils had their very first Loft Night, complete with golden hour activities and a film with tuck (we hear it was ‘the best night ever!’). Pupils enjoyed a special ‘fakeaway’ night on Saturday, thanks to Mr […]

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6th October 2021