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Nestled under the trees is forest school with a newly built roundhouse and large fire-pit. When we visited, it was alive with activity; one group was rubbing flints to make fire, another was learning to saw and a third group was making doughnuts – normal and gluten-free, of course. But the most important thing for many parents is self-belief and confidence and the school does a great job here. One parent told us, ‘My eldest was very shy and within a year was in the…

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What the school says...

The phrase 'Time and Space for a Full Education' runs through everything we do here at Perrott Hill. As one would expect, this is delivered from an academic perspective, but it is the ability to enrich the children's lives with a vast number of different activities that explains why Perrott Hill is loved by the children and why the pupils look forward to coming to school and want to learn.

A talented and dedicated staff deliver a full programme of academic lessons, games sessions (five afternoons a week) and a huge variety of activities from horseriding and archery to craft and den building in the woods. Some 75% of children learn a musical instrument and Art and Drama are extremely popular throughout the school.
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What The Good Schools Guide says

Head

Since September 2018, Alexander McCullough, previously head of Polwhele House prep near Truro. Music degree from Durham; after his PGCE, he became a primary school deputy head whilst still in his 20s, moving on to Foremarke Hall as academic director. His wife, Helen, is a pre-prep teacher and they have two children, who have joined the school.

Entrance

Non-selective, entry is at the discretion of the head following an interview with the parents and consideration of previous school reports. Scholarships awarded for academic, sport, music, drama and art/DT excellence. Means-tested bursaries also available. Overseas pupils should be at Basic Level A1 in English and are expected to complete a minimum of one term and preferably three terms; no short study programme. The EAL specialist teacher can offer two weeks intensive tuition to bring pupils up to...

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