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Fireworks and Bonfire Night

Roll up, roll up! Tickets for our fireworks and bonfire night are now on sale – and this year’s event promises to be even bigger and better than before! Co-hosted by the Friends of Perrott Hill and the North Perrott Cricket Club, the event is taking place at Perrott Hill on Saturday 6th November and […]

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18th October 2021

The Lord’s Larder in Yeovil

Our Prep School Harvest Festival took place in the Theatre and was a wondrous celebration of all things harvest. Reverend Jonathan Morris spoke of giving thanks for all we have and helping those less fortunate, while the Headmaster, Heads of School and Prefects delivered readings and prayers. Well done to the Junior and Senior Choirs, […]

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18th October 2021

Pre-Prep Harvest Festival

Earlier this month, Pre-Prep enjoyed their annual outing to St Martin’s Church in North Perrott for their Harvest Festival. As well as reciting their acrostic poem (Year 2) and prayer (Year 1), the church was full of wonderful singing from the whole of the Pre-Prep, including a French song from Years 1 and 2. Trés […]

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18th October 2021

Hardy’s Cottage

Over the summer, Mr Shortman visited Hardy’s Cottage and got chatting to one of the brilliant National Trust volunteers about the music making the three generations of Hardys enjoyed in their home. One thing led to another and, last week, our string quartet – the fabulously named Le Courgette Quartet – got to visit the […]

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6th October 2021

Year 8 Debate

Emotions ran high in the Theatre on Friday afternoon as Year 8 debated the rights and wrongs of assisted dying. Kaitlin, Toby H and Magnus gave a good account of themselves in opposing the motion but it was their adversaries Toby S, Elsa and Eleanor who won the day as the motion to legalise euthanasia […]

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6th October 2021

Fun in Boarding

Many thanks to our amazing boarding staff for another weekend of fun in the dorms! On Friday, Year 3 pupils had their very first Loft Night, complete with golden hour activities and a film with tuck (we hear it was ‘the best night ever!’). Pupils enjoyed a special ‘fakeaway’ night on Saturday, thanks to Mr […]

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6th October 2021

Careers Talk

Years 7 and 8 received a fascinating insight into journalism from Perrott parent, Adam Thomson, at Thursday’s Careers Talk. Adam explored his profession’s role in recording history, shining a light on issues that matter and holding the powerful to account. He also highlighted the opportunities for travel within journalism and spoke of his experiences as […]

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29th September 2021

Computers: Then and Now!

There was much excitement in the ICT room last week, as pupils are tried out our brand new suite of computers, complete with curved screens, LED light up keyboards and ultra-small desktops that mount on the back of the screen to save desk space. They also work well with our new 1000mb internet connection. We […]

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29th September 2021

75th Anniversary Celebrations

There were smiles all round at Friday’s 1940s themed school fête, where pupils and staff took part in tin can alley, a welly throwing competition and ‘pin the tail on the wyvern’! Commemorative 75th anniversary rosettes were awarded to the winners and the whole school tucked into some birthday cake. After that, pupils were treated […]

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29th September 2021

Prepping for the Future

It’s been nearly two years since we opened our doors to IAPS and ITN Productions for their filming of ‘Prepping for the Future’, a news-style programme to raise awareness of the benefits of a prep school education and showcase the amazing work taking place in prep schools across the UK. A global pandemic and several […]

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24th September 2021