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Parents wax lyrical about the school’s stunning location, academic achievements, family feel and ‘nurturing’ ethos. A family that recently relocated from the south-east told us: ‘We were originally looking at some of the big-name schools but then we visited Perrott Hill and were utterly enchanted. My two children are very different but they really celebrate the character and strength of...

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Our school motto is 'time and space for a full education' and this 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 and a huge variety of activities from horseriding and archery to carpentry and pinhole photography. Some 75% of children learn a musical instrument and art and drama are extremely popular throughout the school.
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Since 2018, Alex McCullough BA (40s), previously head of Polwhele House, a prep school near Truro. Educated at St Wilfrid’s Church of England High School in Blackburn (he was also a chorister at Blackburn Cathedral) and Durham University, where he read music. After his PGCE at Aberystwyth he taught at an Accrington primary school for four years and became deputy head of a primary in Lytham St Anne’s at the tender age of 27. Moved to Foremarke Hall (now Repton Prep) as academic director and also taught maths, music and sport, before spending nine years at Polwhele House.

When he visited Perrott Hill for the first time his overwhelming impressions were of the school’s ‘sense of warmth and all-embracing welcome’ – and parents say he has preserved that. He...

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