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Community Art and Orchestral Morning

This year’s Community Art and Orchestral Morning on Saturday was an absolute triumph, with an 80-strong orchestra made up of local musicians of all ages and abilities coming together to play a selection of music by Soviet composer Dmitri Shostakovich. Their rendition of Symphony No. 7 was incredible, and the feedback we’ve received from those […]

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1st March 2023

Community Art and Orchestral Morning

Calling all parents, grandparents, families and friends! Following the success of last year’s Community Art and Orchestral Morning, we’re doing it again on Saturday 25th February – and this time we’ll be gathering a community orchestra of all ages to celebrate and play a selection of music composed by Shostakovich. The pieces have been specially […]

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17th January 2023

Art Scholars’ Workshop

The Grundy Hall played host to an incredible art scholars’ workshop with former Perrott parent and photographer extraordinaire, Deborah Johnson, last weekend. Following some lighting demonstrations covering quality of light and lighting patterns, the group discussed why and when they would use different lighting and then recreated a set up from a Rembrandt painting. Pupils […]

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28th November 2019

Year 7 Art Project

Year 7 have been working on their entry for the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation annual art competition, which encourages creativity, collaboration and concern for our planet. This year’s theme is ‘endangered’, exploring the thousands of species of animal, plant and insects at risk of extinction across the world. So far the art studio is home to a […]

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19th November 2019

Mother’s Day Art Competition

Our Year 1 children loved visited local florist, Twigs & Twine, in Crewkerne recently to see their artwork on display in the window. All our Pre-Prep children took part in their Mother’s Day Art Competition, with around 50 pieces of art on display. Very well done to Renée in Reception, who was the overall winner and […]

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1st April 2019

Paper Crane Art Project

Following his recent trip to the Children’s Peace Monument (or ‘Tower of a Thousand Cranes’ as it is sometimes known) in Hiroshima, Year 8 pupil and Head Boy, Stanley, has been working on his own paper crane installation in the art studio. “I was really inspired by my visit to the monument,” he says. “It […]

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27th March 2019

In the Art Studio

Year 4 have been busy in the art studio this week, creating these brilliant foam prints inspired by Inuit art. During break, a smaller group have been looking at fashion design using recycled materials, with some impressive creations on display.

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28th February 2019

A collage of Perrott Hill

Many thanks to our Head of Art, Mrs Palmer, for organising this collage of the Perrott Hill Manor House – produced by the children in under two hours during our recent Open Morning. It is an incredible piece of work!

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17th May 2018

The Golden Paintbrush award

Well done to Henry and Rose, who are worthy winners of Mrs Palmer’s ‘golden paintbrush’ award for their work on mixed media dragon designs. As a reward, their pieces of work will be framed and proudly displayed in the art room.

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1st May 2018

Paul Corfield Art Project

Pupils in Years 3-8 have been studying the work of local artist Paul Corfield – and we were blown away by the incredible artwork they produced over the Easter holidays. Says Paul: “I remember as a young child that I used to love working on school projects, but I never imagined that one day I […]

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23rd April 2018