New Caterers from September

Innovate Grill ServicePerins is pleased to announce that it has appointed new catering contractors to provide the school’s catering from September 2014.  Specialist school catering company, Innovate, was selected from 6 companies that tendered for the Perins contract, offering by far the most impressive range of catering services. Continue reading

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Oxbridge Success

We are delighted to learn that all four ex-Perins students who were offered Oxbridge places will be starting their studies there in October.  Our warmest congratulations Continue reading

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New Formula for Perins Science Team

Science lesson at PerinsFrom September 2014, Perins  will be making some changes to the structure of its science department enabling it to embrace the new Key Stage 3 curriculum.  The start of the new school year will see the current Head of Science, Miss Jo Davies, step down and her role taken over by Mrs Sarah Henderson. Continue reading

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52 weeks in 52 slides

As the year comes to an end, we wanted to share some highlights of the past year with you.  Please click on the image to view a selection of images from the year. 

52 weeks in 52 pictures

Our thanks to Mr Whybro for compiling this.

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Summer Newsletter

School Newsletter Summer 2014A new edition of our newsletter is now available and can be viewed as an ebook by clicking on the front cover image.  Alternatively, you can download it as a pdf here: Newsletter Summer 2014 . Packed full of news about some of the recent events at school, from Rock Challenge to Maths challenges, history, music, STEM, citizenship, we hope it gives you some flavour of the huge variety of life at Perins.

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Nature trail

Peacock butterflyOver the summer holidays, we would encourage visitors to the Perins website to take a glance at Jackson’s website as well.  Jackson has just come to the end of his first year at Perins and has been keeping a blog about local wildlife, as part of a national project run in conjunction with the BBC Wildlife Magazine.  His fantastic blog is at  He keeps it up to date regularly and it is building up into a fascinating, insightful diary of just some of the beautiful wildlife which surrounds us. Continue reading

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Germany 2014

We wish all our students going on the History trip to Germany viel Glück und gute Reise.  Friends and family can follow their progress on Twitter at

Germany 2014 @perinshistory1

(if you have any problems finding the account, it can sometimes be easier just to search for Perins History). 


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Turing Maths block opens for business

Mrs Bernard, Prof Niblo and Maths AmbassadorsA beautiful warm, sunny morning provided the perfect setting this Wednesday (16 July) for the official opening ceremony of the new Perins School Maths block.  A group of invited guests enjoyed an opportunity to network and tour the new building after the building was opened by Professor Graham Niblo, Head of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Southampton.

In line with the other classroom blocks at Perins which are named after eminent academics, the new building has been called ‘Turing’, chosen by the students in memory of the British mathematician and World War II code-breaker Alan Turing.  After a short speech identifying what an apt commemoration this was to Turing, Professor Niblo unveiled a wall plaque to mark the occasion.  A copy of the speech can be downloaded here Professor Graham A. Niblo Speech 16Jul14.

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