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Year 6 Debate

Our recent Year 6 debate on whether or not Roald Dahl’s books should be reworded was a hotly contested affair with impassioned speeches from both sides and some thoughtful questioning from the floor. Very well done to our proposers Daisie, Evie and Albert whose motion that the author’s books should not be tampered with was […]

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13th June 2023

Current Affairs Quiz

Congratulations to Etienne, Oscar, Alice and Esme who topped their year groups in this term’s current affairs quiz for Years 5-8, ably devised by our resident quizmaster, Mr Silk. They each win a £5 voucher to spend in our local small independent bookshop, Green Dragon Bookshop in Crewkerne. If you’d like to pit your wits […]

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28th April 2023

First Day Back!

Mr McCullough kick-started the summer term with a brilliant assembly this morning all about puddings. After a poll of pupils’ favourite puddings (with raspberry pavlova coming out on top), the children discussed the meaning behind the saying ‘the proof of the pudding is in the eating’ and looked at how this can often provide a […]

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17th April 2023

House Poetry Competition

Our recent House Poetry Recitations Competition was an absolute triumph, with pupils battling it out to win the coveted House Cup. Following several rounds of fantastic solo and House recitations celebrating this year’s theme of ‘all around the world’, Quantocks were crowned as this year’s champions. Well done, Quantocks! Well done, too, to those pupils […]

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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

Show Jumping Success

Congratulations to Harry in Year 2, who had another successful day competing with his pony Sardis Cassius at the Dorset Showground on Saturday. He picked up a 2nd in the Club class and secured another win for Perrott Hill in the British Show Jumping ‘Just for Schools’ League. Harry has only just joined the British […]

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14th March 2023

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

Perrock!

Parents and pupils enjoyed performances from actors, drummers and guitarists at yesterday’s informal concert in the Theatre, as well as the debut outing of our new rock band, Perrock! Very well done to all the pupils involved and our thanks to Mr Waite, Mr Lane, Dr Berkeley and Mr Shortman. A special mention goes to […]

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20th February 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

Year 7 Public Speaking Competition

Eight finalists took part in the hotly contested Year 7 Public Speaking Competition recently, to a packed audience of pupils, parents and our guest adjudicator (and school governor), Richard Redwood from Canford. Each pupil had to present a two-minute speech on a charity of their choice, with the top three charities being selected as our […]

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10th February 2023