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Learning in Reception

Our Reception children enjoyed a range of activities last week, with lots of reading, handwriting, phonics, numeracy and plenty of learning through play. We were delighted to welcome one of our governors, Paul Brewster, into Pre-Prep too – the Nursery children loved his reading of ‘Dear Zoo’ by Rod Campbell.

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15th November 2021

Remembrance Service

Prep pupils came together for a poignant Remembrance Service in St Martin’s Church in North Perrott on Thursday, before Mr McCullough laid our school wreath at the war memorial on the village green. Our sincere thanks to Perrott parent and former Captain in the Scots Dragoon Guards, Charlie MacDermot-Roe L.V.O., gave a thoughtful and inspiring […]

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15th November 2021

Fireworks in Nursery

Our Nursery children have created an amazing and colourful fireworks display this week. They’ve also enjoyed playing with a range of materials from the practical life area of the classroom! Huge thanks to the wonderful Miss Becky and Miss Sarah for a great week of learning.

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5th November 2021

Years 5 and 6 Art Project

Years 5 and 6 have been working on their entries to the Mary Fedden OBE Commemorative Art Competition hosted by Badminton School. This year’s theme is ‘Roots or Routes’, with pupils being asked to explore these words through art. Our pupils, under the superb guidance and direction of Head of Art, Mrs Palmer, are exploring […]

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5th November 2021

Great Fire of London

Year 2 have been learning about the Great Fire of London in history this term. As well as making their very own replica of Pudding Lane (which they set alight in Forest School this week), they also tested their knowledge with a game of ‘Who Wants to be a Millionaire’ – scooping the top prize, […]

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5th November 2021

Pupils’ Party Pieces

Very well done to those pupils who took part in Pupils’ Party Pieces before half term. From Frankie in Year 3 to Rosie and Kaitlin in Year 8 (and all the years in between!), it was an absolute joy to be back together and performing in front of friends, parents and grandparents. It was also […]

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1st November 2021

In the Press

We are delighted to see our Headmaster, Mr McCullough, in the latest edition of the brilliant Absolutely Education. From the close-knit community we have here to the subject specialist teaching throughout the school (including our littlest Perrott Hillians in Nursery), Mr McCullough talks through the many benefits of small schools and why they’re emerging from […]

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1st November 2021

Pre-Prep in the Library

What a joy to see many happy little faces in our school library last week. ‘Boris Babysits’ by Sam Lloyd was a particular hit with the Nursery children and Mrs Layove’s class loved hearing her read ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ by Maurice Sendak. on Friday, Mrs McCullough’s class are read ‘The Rainbow Fish’ by […]

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20th October 2021

Year 6 Science

Year 6 looked at cells in science last week. On Friday, they finished their clay models of specialised cells and got to explore a range of slides on these new microscopes (which go to x400 magnification), donated by Wadham School. Thank you, Wadham!

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20th October 2021

Rugby Training

Many thanks to Ed Lewsey and Ben Thomas from King’s College Taunton for a brilliant rugby training session on Friday for Upper Prep. The boys worked on support lines and looking for the space to put others through gaps. Big thanks to you both and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

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19th October 2021