May 2022 - Perrott Hill

Years 3 and 4 Play

Hats off to our amazing Lower Prep pupils for the most joyous and uplifting production of ‘Cinderella & Rockerfella’ on Friday. In true panto style, there were cheers, boos and laughs aplenty as the children retold the classic fairytale in their own unique way. Big thanks to the show’s director, Mr Silk, along with Ms […]

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18th May 2022

Extra-Curricular Activities

Our activities programme has been in full swing this week, with lots of outdoor learning on the go. In our gardening clubs, Pre-Prep and Years 3-5 pupils have been busy weeding and potting on, and the Pre-Prep children loved having a visit from Head Chef Mr Yeomans in the kitchen garden area. In textiles, pupils […]

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18th May 2022

Potwell Farm

Parents and children enjoyed a top morning at Potwell Farm Racing Stables recently. A tour of the stables and a chance to watch the horses on the gallops was crowned by a close encounter with the yard’s superstars, Regal Encore, (pictured) and stable mate, Sam Brown (owned by Perrott grandparents Tim and Monica Frost) who […]

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18th May 2022

Tes Schools Awards 2022

We are delighted to announce that Perrott Hill has been shortlisted for Independent Prep School of the Year at the Tes Schools Awards 2022. This is an exceptional achievement and we are so proud to be flying the flag for the South West! “This year has seen an incredibly high standard of entries to the […]

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13th May 2022

Organic Farming

Years 3-8 were treated to a wonderfully hands-on lecture on organic farming last Friday courtesy of Perrott parents Sophie and Tom Gregory and Mark Raymond. The trio gave a brilliant insight into the importance of regenerative agriculture which, amongst other things, involved taking soil samples on Top Field. Mr Bartlett, our Head Groundsman, was relieved […]

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13th May 2022

Perrott Jubilee Pudding

At lunchtimes last week the children’s tastebuds were tickled by the three competing puddings for our Platinum Jubilee Street Party later this month: Trifle, Eton Mess and Summer Fruits Cheesecake. Choosing between them was a tough job, but our plucky young Perrott Hillians rose to the challenge and we can now exclusively reveal that the […]

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13th May 2022

New! Clubs in the Community

Calling all parents in the local community! We run a number of clubs and groups here at Perrott Hill that we are delighted to be opening up to families in the surrounding communities. They are: • Saturday morning sports courses for children in Years 2-4. These take place on the Astro from 0830-1000 every Saturday […]

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11th May 2022

Year 7 Trip to Corfe Castle

Year 7 enjoyed a brilliant history trip to Corfe Castle, Dorset last week, as part of the new Common Entrance syllabus. They learnt about what life was like in medieval times and how people lived and worked in a castle. They also heard about the history of Corfe Castle and how it has been developed […]

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10th May 2022

Young Farmers’ Trip

Lambing was the order of the day in April as our Young Farmers paid a visit to North Buckham Farm near Mosterton at the invitation of James Vickery. North Buckham is part of the Chedington estate and James and Head Shepherd, Marcus, gave the children a fascinating tour of the sheep pens which allowed them […]

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10th May 2022

Muddy Stilettos Best Schools Awards

We are delighted to announce that Perrott Hill has been named as a finalist for the ‘Originality in Teaching Music and the Arts’ award at the inaugural Muddy Stilettos Best Schools Awards 2022. This is in recognition of the outstanding work and dedication of our music and art departments, led by Mr Shortman and Mrs […]

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10th May 2022