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Independent Schools of the Year

We were pipped at the post for Best Prep School at Monday night’s Tatler Schools Awards (well done to Abberley Hall), but there’s more exciting news to share today… We are delighted to announce that we have been named as one of only six finalists for Small Independent School of the Year at the Independent […]

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8th September 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

BSA Awards 2022

Hot off the press! We are very excited to announce that Perrott Hill has been named as one of three finalists in the Supporting Junior Boarders category at this year’s BSA (Boarding Schools’ Association) Supporting Excellence Awards. Says Head of Boarding, Mrs Layfield: “We are delighted to sit alongside some of the biggest and best […]

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20th April 2022

Fun in the Dorms

On Friday, the Year 5 girls took over the top floor for their Loft Night, featuring a film with tuck and lots of laughter. Big thanks to Dr L-C and the boarding team for a brilliant evening. On Saturday, Years 6-8 descended for their activity weekend with Mr Edgar, Miss Hand and the Grads, which […]

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1st March 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

A Busy Week in Pre-Prep

Our Pre-Prep children have enjoyed a fantastic start to the new term. The EYFS theme of ‘pirates’ has been a hit and the children have wasted no time in getting stuck into the new pirate ship in Mrs McCullough’s classroom – it’s is a marvel! Pupils have been working hard on their handwriting as well, […]

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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

Remembrance Service

Prep pupils came together for a poignant Remembrance Service in St Martin’s Church in North Perrott on Thursday, before Mr McCullough laid our school wreath at the war memorial on the village green. Our sincere thanks to Perrott parent and former Captain in the Scots Dragoon Guards, Charlie MacDermot-Roe L.V.O., gave a thoughtful and inspiring […]

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15th November 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

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