boarding Archives - Perrott Hill

In the Press

We were delighted to be named in The Week UK’s Independent Schools Guide recently, as one of the ‘best of the best preps’ in the country. “An idyllic rural location on the Somerset/Dorset border makes Perrott Hill a tempting option for town escapees and locals alike,” they write, before praising our extra-curricular programme and Forest […]

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21st March 2023

Weymouth Music Festival

Huge thanks to the organisers and volunteers at the Weymouth Music Festival who gave our musicians a wonderful morning last Saturday. Our Brass Ensemble and Rockin’ Reeds each performed a set and six pupils performed in solo classes, receiving expert adjudication from Clare Jackson. We are thrilled that Alvin and James were invited to perform […]

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14th March 2023

Roman History in Year 4

Year 4 are learning about Roman Britain in history with Mr Finch, and recently learnt all about Roman roads. After studying the various stages of construction, the pupils were set the task of building their own, using Digestives for the base, Maltesers for small stones, Smarties and M&Ms for sand, pebbles and gravel, custard creams […]

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20th February 2023

U11 Hockey Tournament

Well done to our U11 boys who won the plate competition at Friday’s IAPS hockey tournament. It was fantastic event (not to mention quite unusual, in that only one goal was scored in the pool stage!), and the team were commended for their resilience and effort. A special thanks to King’s Bruton for hosting the […]

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30th January 2023

Scholarship Day

Scholarship Day is coming up on Thursday 2nd February! We offer 9+ and 11+ scholarships to children who can demonstrate significant potential in one or more areas of school life. If your child is currently in Years 4 or 6 and you’d like more information about scholarships or a chat about the process, please contact […]

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16th November 2022

Year 3 Girls’ Loft Night

The Year 3 girls had great fun at their very first Loft Night on Friday! After spending time in the art room with Mrs Palmer and making gingerbread with Mrs Shaw, the girls settled down to watch Tom and Jerry in The Loft with tuck. Their summer term lessons in bed-making stood them in good […]

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11th November 2022

Scholarship News

Very well done to Henry in Year 8, who has been awarded the first scholarship of the year – a Sport Scholarship to Blundell’s. “Henry is a fantastic all-round sportsman who brings agility and power to every match” says Director of Sport, Mr Sheldon. “He is particularly strong on the rugby field and is one […]

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11th November 2022

James Purefoy Talk

Just before half term, we hosted a corker of a lecture for Years 3-8 by none other than actor extraordinaire, James Purefoy. James spoke to the children about his 40-year career, which has included more than 250 hours of television, 32 feature films, 33 plays, nine radio plays, seven short films, three commercials and one […]

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8th November 2022

Year 2 History Work

Year 2 stepped back in time in their history lessons before half term to explore what life was like in 17th century London. Using a range of historical sources, such as excerpts from the famous diary of Samuel Pepys and maps (a big thank you to Willow’s Dad for sharing his artefacts with us), the […]

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2nd November 2022

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