February 2022 - Perrott Hill

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Art in Pre-Prep

In the run up to Valentine’s Day earlier this month, Year 1 looked at the work of American artist, Jim Dine. Jim’s vast body of work includes painting, drawing, printmaking (including etchings, letterpress and linocuts), sculpture and photography, with ‘hearts’ featuring as a theme in many of his works. The children were inspired to explore […]

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25th February 2022

Year 7 Public Speaking Competition

Congratulations to our Year 7 pupils for their fantastic contributions to this year’s Public Speaking Competition. Pupils were asked to imagine that thirteen famous men and woman, whose lives have left a significant legacy, were travelling together in a hot air balloon. Only hours into the flight, a mechanical fault is detected causing the balloon […]

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25th February 2022

EYFS Pirate Day

Ahoy, me hearties! Our Nursery and Reception children battened down the hatches in true swashbuckling style before half term, as they enjoyed their very own Pirate Day. As well as donning their finest eye patches and parrots, they went on a treasure hunt around school (which included trips to the Science Lab, Surgery and Headmaster’s […]

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22nd February 2022

Year 4 Trip

Many thanks to David and Ruth Wilkins at Rampisham Hill Farm & Mill for a brilliant tour of their newly-installed woollen mill on Wednesday. Year 4 pupils gained a fascinating insight into the many stages of wool production (from washing to spinning and all points in between) and they were lucky enough to see their […]

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4th February 2022

Scholarship Day

We are now inviting applications for our 9+ and 11+ Scholarship Day on Thursday 3rd March. These awards are aimed at children currently in Years 4 and 6 (going into Years 5 and 7 in September) who can demonstrate significant potential in one or more areas of school life. Please contact our Admissions Assistant, Scarlett, […]

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4th February 2022