independent school Archives - Perrott Hill

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Scholarship Day

We are now inviting applications for our 9+ and 11+ Scholarship Day on Thursday 3rd March. These awards are aimed at children currently in Years 4 and 6 (going into Years 5 and 7 in September) who can demonstrate significant potential in one or more areas of school life. Please contact our Admissions Assistant, Scarlett, […]

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4th February 2022

Learning in Reception

Our Reception children enjoyed a range of activities last week, with lots of reading, handwriting, phonics, numeracy and plenty of learning through play. We were delighted to welcome one of our governors, Paul Brewster, into Pre-Prep too – the Nursery children loved his reading of ‘Dear Zoo’ by Rod Campbell.

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15th November 2021

Years 5 and 6 Art Project

Years 5 and 6 have been working on their entries to the Mary Fedden OBE Commemorative Art Competition hosted by Badminton School. This year’s theme is ‘Roots or Routes’, with pupils being asked to explore these words through art. Our pupils, under the superb guidance and direction of Head of Art, Mrs Palmer, are exploring […]

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5th November 2021

Great Fire of London

Year 2 have been learning about the Great Fire of London in history this term. As well as making their very own replica of Pudding Lane (which they set alight in Forest School this week), they also tested their knowledge with a game of ‘Who Wants to be a Millionaire’ – scooping the top prize, […]

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5th November 2021

75th Anniversary Celebrations

Our 75th anniversary celebrations kicked off on Saturday with a very special service at St Martin’s Church in North Perrott, led by Reverend Jonathan Morris. Former pupils, parents, staff and governors came together to sing the hymn from the very first school assembly in 1946, ‘Awake, My Soul, and with the Sun’, while the senior […]

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21st September 2021

Pre-Prep Tour

On Tuesday, our Reception children took a tour of the school. As well as saying hello to the fish in the Rose Garden and peeking into the pavilion on Top Field, they also explored the Music School, where they heard a trumpet being played and saw our Tuneful Tots (ages 0-3) in action. A highlight […]

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8th September 2021

Geography Field Sketching

Pupils across the school have been making the most of this glorious weather by taking their learning outdoors. This week, 5LC were spotted doing some field sketches on the Front Terrace with Mr Coverdale. They were working hard on labelling and annotating their sketches – a very important skill for Common Entrance geography and beyond!

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8th September 2021

Year 4 and 5 Science

4H had great fun making water filters in science yesterday, as part of their work on separating techniques. Meanwhile, Year 5 are investigating the reaction between acids and alkalis (in this case, vinegar and bicarbonate of soda). They learnt first-hand how it can produce enough carbon dioxide gas to pressurise a film canister and launch […]

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29th April 2021

Heads of School

We are extremely proud to introduce our new Head Boy, Head Girl and Prefects. The team enjoyed a Prefects’ Tea in the Headmaster’s Study on Friday, where they discussed their roles and responsibilities for the term. Beau and Ashtyn had their first official duties as Head Boy and Head Girl this week, as they took […]

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27th April 2021

Archaeology Lecture by Peter Ginn

Years 3 to 8 benefited from a brilliant lecture by Perrott parent Peter Ginn this term, which took in his early days studying Egyptian archaeology as a student at University College London right up until his role as co-presenter of the acclaimed BBC Two ‘Historical Farm’ series. He gave a fascinating insight into what it takes […]

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17th December 2018