January 2023 - Perrott Hill

U11 Hockey Tournament

Well done to our U11 boys who won the plate competition at Friday’s IAPS hockey tournament. It was fantastic event (not to mention quite unusual, in that only one goal was scored in the pool stage!), and the team were commended for their resilience and effort. A special thanks to King’s Bruton for hosting the […]

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30th January 2023

Year 3 Loft Night

Our youngest boarders in Year 3 had great fun at their Loft Night last night last week! The children played crash mat rounders and other games in the Sports Hall, before heading upstairs for Harry Potter and popcorn. Many thanks to our brilliant boarding team for yet another amazing Loft Night for the junior boarders.

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30th January 2023

First Netball Matches

This week saw the first netball matches of the season for the girls, against Leweston. Next week they’re looking forward to a tournament plus matches against All Hallows and Hazlegrove. Good luck, girls!

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27th January 2023

Boarding Trips

Our boarders enjoyed not one but two top trips last weekend. On Saturday, they travelled to Sandy Park to watch Exeter Chiefs play Castres Olympique. Will B and Will F-S got to take part in the half time entertainment (along with OPH Harry!) and they all got meet the players afterwards. It was a brilliant evening; […]

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27th January 2023

Eco Trip to Carymoor

Perrott’s Eco Team, made up of pupils in Years 3-8, went to Carymoor Environmental Centre near Castle Cary last week. The Centre is based next to the landfill site where most of South Somerset’s rubbish goes, and is a fascinating place full of compost heaps and recycling stations. The children walked over hills of rubbish […]

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27th January 2023

Sketchbook Exchange

Last year, pupils took part in a sketchbook exchange with children at schools in Sarajevo and Erbil, as part of a cultural exchange programme we set up in 2019. Pupils were encouraged to keep visual diaries of their lives before we sent them on to primary schools in other countries for the children there to […]

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20th January 2023

Downside Science Day

Many thanks to Mr Rigby, Head of Science at Downside School, for a fantastic Science Day at Perrott Hill last week. Pupils in Years 6-8 attended workshops throughout the day where they got to explore an amazing array of equipment including oscilloscopes, beds of nails, Van der Graaf generators, polaroid discs, exploding methane fireballs and […]

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17th January 2023

First Matches

The boys played their first matches of the season on Saturday;  many thanks to Hazlegrove for a brilliant afternoon of hockey! Meanwhile, the girls are gearing up to play their first netball matches with Queen’s Taunton tomorrow. Good luck to you all.

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17th January 2023

Perrock!

Joining this term’s roster of extra-curricular activities is Perrott Hill’s first rock band…. Perrock! Led by two of our peripatetic music teachers, Mr Waite and Mr Lane, our newly formed rock band of guitarists, drummer and singers will be meeting on Thursday afternoons in the Music School. First up is the Grammy award-winning breakthrough for […]

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17th January 2023

Community Art and Orchestral Morning

Calling all parents, grandparents, families and friends! Following the success of last year’s Community Art and Orchestral Morning, we’re doing it again on Saturday 25th February – and this time we’ll be gathering a community orchestra of all ages to celebrate and play a selection of music composed by Shostakovich. The pieces have been specially […]

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17th January 2023