best prep schools in the UK Archives - Perrott Hill

Year 6 History Trip

Year 6 pupils went on a history trip to The Tank Museum at Bovington this month, to consolidate their learning about life during the Second World War. They got to dress up in a range of military attire, handle artefacts, and explore the replica 1940s shop, house and Anderson shelter. It was brilliant! Afterwards, they […]

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25th February 2023

EYFS Celebration of Work

Our EYFS Celebration of Work took place in the Theatre and was on the topic of ‘all about ourselves’. The children talked about all the lovely things they’d learnt so far in class and sang some wonderful songs. They also showed off their mixed media self-portraits and their ‘what makes me special’ rainbows. Well done, […]

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24th October 2022

Years 3 and 4 Play

Hats off to our amazing Lower Prep pupils for the most joyous and uplifting production of ‘Cinderella & Rockerfella’ on Friday. In true panto style, there were cheers, boos and laughs aplenty as the children retold the classic fairytale in their own unique way. Big thanks to the show’s director, Mr Silk, along with Ms […]

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18th May 2022

Potwell Farm

Parents and children enjoyed a top morning at Potwell Farm Racing Stables recently. A tour of the stables and a chance to watch the horses on the gallops was crowned by a close encounter with the yard’s superstars, Regal Encore, (pictured) and stable mate, Sam Brown (owned by Perrott grandparents Tim and Monica Frost) who […]

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18th May 2022

Year 7 Public Speaking Competition

Congratulations to our Year 7 pupils for their fantastic contributions to this year’s Public Speaking Competition. Pupils were asked to imagine that thirteen famous men and woman, whose lives have left a significant legacy, were travelling together in a hot air balloon. Only hours into the flight, a mechanical fault is detected causing the balloon […]

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25th February 2022

Year 7 Assembly

Well done to pupils in Year 7, who led a section assembly last week on endangered animals. Working in groups, they prepared their own PowerPoints and gave a presentation to Years 6 and 8 about an endangered animal they’d been researching. The animals included takins, giraffes, elephants, giant pandas and hedgehogs!

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24th January 2022

Heads of School

We are extremely proud to introduce our Head Boy and Girl, Freddie and Eleanor, and Prefects for this term. Our Heads of School and Prefects are appointed in recognition of their personal qualities and efforts and, following their first meeting with Mr McCullough and Mr Silk, the team are raring to represent the school. As […]

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14th January 2022

Carols and Readings

Pupils and parents came together for a glorious evening of carols and readings in the Grundy Hall last week. Featuring an array of musical performances and readings, as well as as carols in Mr Shortman’s own inimitable style (a special mention to the Headmaster for his impromptu solo!), it was a lovely festive evening next […]

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10th December 2021

Shortlist Success

We are excited to share the news that Perrott Hill has been shortlisted in not one but two categories at the AMCIS Impact Awards 2021. AMCIS is the leading association for admissions, marketing and communications in independent schools, with over 500 member schools in the UK, so this is high praise indeed. Fingers crossed for […]

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15th June 2021

Short Story Success

Congratulations to Year 7 pupil Alistair, whose short story on the theme of ‘space’ has been shortlisted for the St Mary’s Shaftesbury ‘Born to Write’ competition. There were over 230 entries from schools across the South West and the judging was taken on by a team of staff from St Mary’s along with journalist, BBC […]

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28th February 2019