careers Archives - Perrott Hill

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STEM Engineering Lecture

Many thanks to Amber and Afaq from Leonardo Helicopters in Yeovil, who delivered an interesting and informative STEM lecture on engineering for Years 3-8 before half term. The pair talked about the different forms of engineering, why we need engineers and which pathways pupils might take to become engineers themselves. The children were captivated, asked […]

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1st March 2023

OPH Careers Talk

Many thanks to Old Perrott Hillian Hugo H, who gave a fascinating talk to Years 7 and 8 recently about his career in horse racing. Hugo, who works as Assistant Trainer at fellow OPH Harry Fry’s yard in Higher Crockermoor, talked about how horses are trained and raced, what their care involves, and what happens […]

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20th February 2023

Upper Prep Careers Talk

Years 7 and 8 were given a fascinating insight into the life of a solicitor on Tuesday, as part of our programme of Careers Talks for Upper Prep. Mr Michael Brierley, a partner at Stokes Partnership in Crewkerne who specialises in dispute resolution, gave an engaging talk and was particularly impressed by the quality of questions […]

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27th September 2022

Careers Talk

Years 7 and 8 received a fascinating insight into journalism from Perrott parent, Adam Thomson, at Thursday’s Careers Talk. Adam explored his profession’s role in recording history, shining a light on issues that matter and holding the powerful to account. He also highlighted the opportunities for travel within journalism and spoke of his experiences as […]

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29th September 2021

Key4Life Talk

Last Thursday Years 7 and 8 listened to an inspirational lecture on the work of Key4Life, a charity which aims to reduce youth reoffending for prisoners and those at risk of going to prison. The charity’s founder and CEO, Eva Hamilton MBE, and former prisoner turned mentor, Renardo, spoke passionately about the charity’s rehabilitation programme […]

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10th May 2021

Careers Talk

Many thanks to Perrott parent, Mr Dan Keeping, who gave an intriguing insight into what it takes to become a pilot, as part of our programme of careers talks for senior pupils. From nimble Sea Harriers to hulking Boeing 747s, the former Naval Officer turned Cathay Pacific Captain took the children on a supersonic tour […]

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4th December 2020

Careers Talk

Photographer Giles Edwards gave a fascinating talk about his career to Years 7 and 8 recently. Inspired as a child by the work of war photo journalist Don McCullin, he spoke passionately about his approach and what makes a good photograph. He showed a selection of his landscape and street photographs and urged the children […]

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6th February 2020