December 2022 - Perrott Hill

Carols and Readings

Friday evening’s Carols and Readings in the Grundy Hall was an absolute triumph, with Christmas songs aplenty and a sleighful of festive spirit. From the Wind Band’s ‘God Rest Ye Merry Jazzmen’ to the String Ensemble’s mesmerising remix of ‘While Shepherds Watched Harry Potter’, it was a masterclass in carols and readings, and the perfect […]

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5th December 2022

Pre-Prep Nativity

Hats off to our superstar Pre-Prep children, who acted, sang and danced their socks off in their Nativity on Wednesday. This year’s play ‘Lights, Camel, Action!’ took the form of a talent show with acts including stars, innkeepers and angels performing in front of Caesar (boo!), the innkeeper’s wife (yay!) and donkey (cheer!). It was […]

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2nd December 2022

Roman Curses

Year 5 have been studying the Roman way of life in Latin with Dr L-C. As part of their work on the Roman Baths they have learnt all about defixiones (or curse tablets), which were often left in Roman bathhouses in an attempt to punish thieves who stole clothing and property from the baths. The […]

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2nd December 2022

Stories from the Orange Chair

Children in Years 3-8 were captivated by a reading from ‘The Wind in the Willows’ on Wednesday, courtesy of Perrott parent and actor, Harry Hadden-Paton – the first speaker in our new series of ‘Stories from the Orange Chair’. Harry’s extract followed the fortunes of the incorrigible Toad who is on the run, having escaped […]

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2nd December 2022