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Whodunnit?

The Science classroom was transformed into a crime scene last week, with pupils investigating the fictional case of a teacher ‘graffitiing the lab’. The evidence? Photos of the teachers using different pens, fingerprint recovery and chromatography to analyse the pen ink. Great idea, Mr Andrews and Miss Aggett! (And Mr Silk, you are under arrest…).

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29th January 2018

Fun in Forest School

If you go down to the woods today… Years 1 and 2 have been making woodland creatures from clay, complete with shelters to protect them from the weather. On Friday, they will find out how effective their shelters were and if their creatures survived the week. Thanks, as ever, to our incredible Forest School leader […]

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22nd January 2018

Restocking the River Axe

The Perrott Hill Science department is proudly taking part in a project to help restock the River Axe with salmon. Supported by The Axe Rivers Catchment Associaton (TARCA), formerly Axe Vale Rivers Association (AVRA), we have recently installed a tank and cooler in the Science foyer so that pupils can monitor the hatching and growing […]

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22nd January 2018

The Poetry Slam

Years 3 – 8 have had a brilliant day immersed in the art of performance poetry, thanks to Mr Carmichael and Miss Williamson from The Poetry Slam. The winning teams will be performing in assembly later this week!

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17th January 2018

Bryanston lecture for Years 3-8

Special thanks to Bryanston School biologist Drew Paterson for his excellent lecture on re-wilding for Years 3-8 yesterday. Mr Paterson’s hopes for re-introducing wolves to the Highlands of Scotland after a 375 year absence particularly caught the imagination, as did his discussion on how their re-introduction into Yellowstone Park has increased the numbers of birds, […]

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12th January 2018

Pre-Prep Christmas Play

We are so proud of our Pre-Prep children who starred in a brilliant Christmas production of Hey Ewe! this week – with some hilarious performances. Well done to you all, and well done to all staff involved. Encore!

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7th December 2017

Speech Competition Winners

Well done to all our Year 7 Speech Competition finalists, but especially to Lucy, Georgie and Stanley who came 1st, 2nd and 3rd respectively with their excellent speeches on Water Aid, the Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance and the World Wildlife Fund. A special thank you to our adjudicator, Mr Charlie Scott-Malden from Radley College. 

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29th November 2017

Eco Club

The Perrott Hill Eco Clubbers headed up to the art room today for some ‘Art in Science’ cross-curricular work. The children painted abstract art on canvases using acids and alkalis with natural pH indicator found in purple carrot juice. A great idea Mr Andrews!  

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24th November 2017

Year 2 String Programme

Our Year 2 String Programme is in full swing, with every child in Year 2 now being the proud ‘keeper’ of their very own violin. Many thanks to our wonderful Music Teacher Mrs Greenwood, who also runs the 0-3 Music Group on Monday and Tuesday mornings, for being such a source of inspiration and excitement.

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20th November 2017

The Big Tree Plant

We are pleased to announce that the Big Tree Plant is now underway! Many thanks to The Woodland Trust for the delivery of 45o trees this week, and to our Head of Science Mr Andrews for his inspirational talk about the importance of replenishing what we use. It’s great to see so many staff members and pupils getting […]

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17th November 2017