beaminster Archives - Perrott Hill

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Sports Day

The Perrott spirit was out in force for Sports Day in June, with multiple records broken, some spectacular picnics on the go and a brilliant parents’ tug of war (in the words of one parent, ‘even the rain storm was impressive!’). Many thanks to our Director of Sport, Mr Sheldon, and all our staff for […]

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21st July 2023

Pre-Prep Sports Day

Very well done to our amazing Pre-Prep children, who took part in Sports Day earlier this month and ran, threw, jumped and navigated obstacles like absolute pros. Special thanks to Mr Sheldon and the games department; Mrs McCullough and the Pre-Prep staff; Mr Bartlett and the grounds team; Mrs Palmer and the Year 8 entrepreneurs […]

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21st July 2023

Learning in Pre-Prep

Our Pre-Prep children have been very busy for the final few weeks of term, with lots of creativity and learning on the go. Year 2 painted their own interpretations of the ankylosaur, having been inspired by the discovery of the fossilised remains of a newly discovered armoured dinosaur on the Isle of Wight. They have […]

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20th July 2023

Year 8 Leavers’ Trip

And that’s a wrap! Our Year 8s finished their Common Entrance exams on Friday and celebrated by donning their leavers’ hoodies in anticipation of this week’s trip to Cornwall. Exciting times ahead for this brilliant bunch…

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13th June 2023

The Perrott Promenade

Our recent Perrott Promenade was an absolute triumph! Featuring an array of stunning performances in various locations around school and some mesmerising renditions from our ensembles, orchestra and choirs, it was a truly wondrous event. Hats off to Mr Shortman and his talented team, and very well done to all the pupils, staff and parents […]

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8th June 2023

Cricket Matches

The cricket season is well underway and on Saturday Years 5-8 enjoyed some fantastic matches with Sandroyd – it was the perfect afternoon! (Pictured are the 2nd XI.) This afternoon, our U8 and U9 teams face Leweston at home and we’re looking forward to some great competition.

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23rd May 2023

Inventions in Pre-Prep

Inspired by the extraordinary talent of Leonardo da Vinci and the many and varied inventions found in his famous notebooks (helicopter, hang glider and parachute, to name a few…), Year 2 have been flexing their creative muscles by designing, making and then testing their own flying machines. What fun! Big thanks to Miss Dawson for […]

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23rd May 2023

Bugfest in EYFS

We are extremely proud to have been Highly Commended for ‘Most Creative Learning Through Play (Early Years)’ at the Muddy Stilettos Best Schools Awards 2023, and there’s certainly been plenty of creativity, learning and play going on! In Nursery, the children have been using scales to measure weight. Continuing the ‘minibeasts’ theme they weighed ladybirds […]

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23rd May 2023

Year 5 History Competition

Year 5 are studying the Tudors in history this year and recently started a new topic about Henry VIII. The class were split into pairs and asked to produce a poster presenting a range of facts about the former King. Extra house points were on offer for the most unusual research facts about Henry and, […]

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28th April 2023

Easter Eggs-travaganza

Our brilliant boarding team laid on an Easter eggs-travaganza for the boarders on the last night of term, with fun and games in the Grundy Hall and Front Car Park. They all took part in Mr Edgar’s Easter egg hunt too! Meanwhile, the final morning’s Easter Service in St Martin’s Church was a fine and […]

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17th April 2023