Virtual Sports Day

The scores are in and the winning House from this year’s virtual sports day is… Quantocks! Very well done to you all and a special mention to Tommy (Year 7), Sam (Year 4), and Daisie (Year 3), for a superb set of individual scores. Many thanks to our wonderful Director of Sport, Mr Sheldon, for […]

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3rd July 2020

Year 2 History

Year 2 have been studying famous people and looking at how the different views and attitudes of people in the past have shaped our world today. They particularly enjoyed learning about political activist and suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst, before having a go at writing their own speeches about women’s rights. The resulting work, which includes the […]

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3rd July 2020

The Rainbow Fish

Our Nursery children have been reading ‘The Rainbow Fish’ in class and loved stopping in the Rose Garden to look at the fish. As part of their literacy work, the children also made robot masks and then used their ‘robot’ voices to sound out and spell items in the classroom, such as p.e.n and b.o.x. […]

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3rd July 2020

Shortlist Success

We are over the moon to announce that Perrott Hill has been shortlisted for Prep School of the Year at the Independent Schools of the Year Awards 2020, in association with Independent School Parent. This follows our triumph at last year’s awards, when we walked away with the coveted Pre-Prep of the Year award! What a […]

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26th June 2020

Leavers’ Programme

Our Year 8 pupils had a ball making their own music video to Queen’s ‘Don’t Stop Me Now’ this week. Huge thanks to the brilliant Sharky and George for an immersive and engaging session as part of the Year 8 Leavers’ Programme – and roll on the virtual disco in a few weeks! Many thanks to Bryanston, […]

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25th June 2020

Fun Friday

To promote and build upon their investigative skills in science, Mrs Layfield has established ‘Fun Friday’ for our Year 5 and 6 pupils. Each week, they get sent a mystery envelope and have to complete the challenge. Last week, the children explored Geodesic domes, looking at what makes their structure so strong before making their […]

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25th June 2020

Virtual Sports Day

We are very excited to launch this year’s Virtual Sports Day, with points going towards the coveted House Cup! Events include standing long jump, target throwing and long distance, as well as timed sit-ups and squat thrusts, with a maximum of 6 points per exercise up for grabs. The deadline to submit your scores is […]

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18th June 2020

Headmaster’s Assembly

This week’s Headmaster’s Assembly focused on the hugely important subject of racism, the death of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement. The accompanying hymn was the original recording of ‘The Ink is Black’ composed by David Arkin and Earl Robinson and sung by Peter Seeger. Inspired by the 1954 US Supreme Court decision […]

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18th June 2020

Outdoor Learning in Pre-Prep

Our Nursery and Reception children got well and truly stuck into their new theme of ‘animals’ this week. As well as a magical mystery adventure to the ‘African plains’ where the children used their binoculars to find giraffes, flamingos, elephants, snakes, zebra, lions and butterflies, the Reception class also took part in animal yoga on […]

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12th June 2020

Success in Music

Congratulations to three of our Year 7 pupils for outstanding achievements in music over the past few weeks. Erica and Annabel both passed their music exams with distinction (Grade 3 horn and Grade 1 piano respectively), while Grace took part in Eric Whitacre’s incredible Virtual Choir project alongside more than 5,000 people from over 97 […]

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12th June 2020