May 2023 - Perrott Hill

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Cricket Matches

The cricket season is well underway and on Saturday Years 5-8 enjoyed some fantastic matches with Sandroyd – it was the perfect afternoon! (Pictured are the 2nd XI.) This afternoon, our U8 and U9 teams face Leweston at home and we’re looking forward to some great competition.

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23rd May 2023

Inventions in Pre-Prep

Inspired by the extraordinary talent of Leonardo da Vinci and the many and varied inventions found in his famous notebooks (helicopter, hang glider and parachute, to name a few…), Year 2 have been flexing their creative muscles by designing, making and then testing their own flying machines. What fun! Big thanks to Miss Dawson for […]

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23rd May 2023

Bugfest in EYFS

We are extremely proud to have been Highly Commended for ‘Most Creative Learning Through Play (Early Years)’ at the Muddy Stilettos Best Schools Awards 2023, and there’s certainly been plenty of creativity, learning and play going on! In Nursery, the children have been using scales to measure weight. Continuing the ‘minibeasts’ theme they weighed ladybirds […]

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23rd May 2023

Book Club

Years 6-8 enjoyed a lively Book Club discussion of Arthur Ransome’s ‘Swallows and Amazons’ last week, a highly popular choice. Pupils especially loved that the author was always firmly on the side of the children, and that it brought to life every child’s dream of inhabiting a desert island and having adventures messing around in […]

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19th May 2023

Year 7 Geography and Science Trip

Year 7 enjoyed a brilliant day at Lulworth Cove on Monday where they looked at how, over 150 million years, different rock types have left us with such amazing coastal structures. They also sketched and annotated the Cove, Stair Hole and Durdle Door, as well as testing various rocks for acidity and porosity to determine […]

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19th May 2023

Year 6 Boarding Evening

Year 6 had great fun at their boarding activity night on Tuesday. Featuring an array of inflatables and some fun in the sun on the Front Terrace, there were big smiles all round.  Many thanks to our brilliant boarding team for a fantastic evening. Meanwhile, on Sunday Mr Shortman took a group of pupils to […]

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19th May 2023

In the Press

We are delighted to announce that Perrott Hill has been Highly Commended in not one but two categories at the Muddy Stilettos Best Schools Awards 2023! The first is for ‘Creative Learning Through Play (Early Years)’ in recognition of the excellent work and experiential learning and play that takes place in our amazing Pre-Prep each […]

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12th May 2023

Coronation Tree Planting

We were delighted to welcome John Grundy, the son of Perrott Hill’s founding father, back to school last week. John came to help our youngest Perrott Hillian on the day, Max, plant a tree on the North Lawns to commemorate Charles III’s Coronation, which provided a wonderful opportunity for the whole school to come together. […]

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12th May 2023

Coronation Celebrations

We celebrated the King’s Coronation in true Perrott style last Friday, with a street party like no other… Our biggest thanks to Mr Silk, Madame Brooks, Miss Dawson and all our staff for spearheading the fun; to our wonderful catering team for the delicious spread; to all the parents who ran events in Pre-Prep and […]

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12th May 2023