Year 8 Options

Many thanks for assisting your child with the final options form, the deadline for which was Wednesday, 3rd April. You should have received email confirmation of the option choices your child has selected. As they should have worked through the options form with you, there should be no issues but please do let us know … Continue reading Year 8 Options

Queen Mary’s College – Important Dates

Please find below important dates for Year 10 and 11 students: Year 10 Open Evening 25th April 17:30-20:30 Year 11 Parent welcome meetings 12th and 13th June – please look out for your information via email and remember to register. Welcome day 2nd July – experience a college day and spend time in the college … Continue reading Queen Mary’s College – Important Dates

Peter Symonds College Open Evenings

Peter Symonds are holding open evenings on Tuesday 9th and Wednesday 10th July, 5.30-8.30pm.  These evenings are aimed at current Year 10s, and they are also a good opportunity for Year 11s to return to college again, should they or their parents have any outstanding questions. The college will also be holding Autumn Open Evenings, … Continue reading Peter Symonds College Open Evenings

Uniform Message

Please may we remind parents that as from September 2019 all girls will need to be wearing the new Perins skirt as part of their school uniform. The length requirements for this skirt can be found here. In order to assist with purchasing the correct skirt for your daughter we are holding two further trying … Continue reading Uniform Message

Free Dress Day in aid of the Cyclone Idai Appeal

Thank you to everyone who participated in the additional free dress day we held today, in aid of the Cyclone Idai Appeal. Perins were responding to an urgent appeal from the Disaster Emergency Committee (DEC) for funds to help people affected by Cyclone Idai.  The cyclone swept through Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, leaving behind a … Continue reading Free Dress Day in aid of the Cyclone Idai Appeal

Summer Term Fixtures

Further to our message last week about summer term clubs, we are in the process of finalising the summer term fixture lists. As each list is completed it will be posted here: Please note down details and encourage your children to check team lists / communicate with staff to confirm their availability to play.

Sports News

Equestrian Club On the 12th March and 2nd April we took two groups of Equestrian Club members over to Inadown Stables to take part in some Horseball training sessions (netball on horses!).  They had an amazing time, and enjoyed it so much that we are now looking to set up our own Perins Horseball Team … Continue reading Sports News


Choir is returning after the Easter break, and will be on Thursday lunchtimes as before. See you there!  

Athletics Club

Outdoor athletics club starts after the Easter break on these dates: Wednesday 24th April (3.30-4.30pm) – for Year 7 only.  Anyone in Year 7 is invited and students should meet at the top changing rooms, for an opportunity to try out all the different athletics events. Wednesday 1st May (3.30-4.30pm) – for all year groups. … Continue reading Athletics Club

Temporary bus stop change for students

Hampshire County Council will shortly be carrying out work on the footpath (Arlebury Park side) of The Avenue.  There will be temporary traffic lights and the Council has requested that the Cresta and Jacobs school buses pick up in the afternoon at the bus stop (on the school side) on Jacklyns Lane, while work is … Continue reading Temporary bus stop change for students

Summer term PE clubs

The summer term PE club programme is now available here.  There are lots of new activities and they start from the first day of the summer term.  We have some fixtures at the end of the first week, so please attend from the start if you would like to be in the teams.

Year 11 Leavers Ball

The Year 11 leavers ball will be held on Friday 21st June at The Holiday Inn, Telegraph Way, Winchester.  Please see this letter for full details.

Drugs awareness theatre company

On Wednesday 3rd April Year 9 will watch a touring theatre company perform a drugs awareness play called ‘I love you Mum, I promise I won’t die.’ The play is written by a local playwright from Southampton and follows the true story about a young boy who made one bad decision. The play will be … Continue reading Drugs awareness theatre company

Safe4Me website

Hampshire Constabulary’s website,, provides useful information and resources to help parents and schools keep children safe, and to educate them about responsible choices. Relevant parent advice and support is provided on a range of topics including cyber bullying; drugs; sexting and teen relationship abuse.

Creative arts news

Harry M in Year 7 recently achieved a distinction in his London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art Acting Grade 3 solo.  Well done Harry! At the weekend, Georgia T-F in Year 7 competed at the Isle of Wight Music, Dance and Drama festival, performing a modern dance, and a song and dance.  Georgia received … Continue reading Creative arts news

Sports news

Indoor rowing Last Friday Mr Fuccio took fifteen Perins pupils to the National Indoor Rowing Championships at the Olympic Park.   All pupils performed superbly. Incredibly, three Perins pupils achieved top ten finishes. Louis P in Year 7 finished 9th, Abi N in Year 10 finished 6th and Owen B in Year 8 was U13 Boys … Continue reading Sports news

Year 11 Easter revision camp

Please see this document which outlines the revision programme to support our Year 11’s at the Perins School Easter Revision Camp 2019. Team Leaders are in the process of advertising the spaces on these workshops to the students, however if your child has not mentioned the revision sessions to you, please make contact with their … Continue reading Year 11 Easter revision camp

Year 11 yoga for exams

As a school we are keen to prepare our Year 11 students not only for their exams with content and exam technique, but also with strategies to help those who become nervous about exams.   If enough students are interested, we would like to run a session with a trained yoga teacher who will go through … Continue reading Year 11 yoga for exams

Ordering uniform

From the summer term we are making some changes to the way you order and receive school uniform.  There will no longer be an option to buy uniform directly from the School Office although there will be items available there to try for sizing. You can continue to order uniform on the Direct Clothing Company … Continue reading Ordering uniform

Physiotherapy – Friday 29th March

Registered physiotherapists from Novo Physiotherapy will be making their half termly visit on Friday 29th March between 1530 and 1800. Please see this letter for further details and here for the consent form.  Please pay and return the form by Wednesday 27th March.

Uniform message

Please take a moment to read our uniform policy which is available here on the website.

Free Dress Day – Friday 5th April – Cyclone Idai Appeal

We will be holding a free dress day tomorrow, Friday 5th April, in aid of the Cyclone Idai Appeal. Clothing should be appropriate for school and not revealing.  Footwear should also be suitable for normal lessons.  Tutors will be collecting donations (minimum £1) from all students out of uniform. Lastly, a reminder to take bus … Continue reading Free Dress Day – Friday 5th April – Cyclone Idai Appeal

Sports news

Cross country: A number of Perins’ students represented the Eastleigh and Winchester District at this week’s Hampshire Schools Cross Country Championships.  The excellent results are as follows: Harry C came 9th and Ben H came 98th in Year 7 boys;  Sophie Y came 45th in Year 7 girls; Tom Y came 34th, Sam J came … Continue reading Sports news

Year 8 GCSE options

On Thursday 28th March parents of Year 8 students will receive a new link to the options form they are required to complete online by Wednesday 3rd April.  Students have already practised completing this form online at school when the initial poll was taken. For those who were unable to attend the Options Fair, please … Continue reading Year 8 GCSE options

Uniform message

We would like to take this opportunity to remind parents about our piercing and jewellery policy. Whilst monitoring this at school we have found that there are still a number of students who are wearing more than the permitted one stud per ear lobe. In recent weeks we have had a safety issue with students … Continue reading Uniform message

West Side Story hoodies are now available to purchase

Please see this letter for details of the West Side Story hoodies that are now available to purchase.  Deadline for orders to be placed has been extended to 9am on Monday 25th March.

Student orchestra is back!

After a rest since Christmas, student orchestra (NOT the West Side Story orchestra) will be making a return on Tuesday lunchtimes in Ibsen.  All abilities and orchestral instruments welcome!

GCSE timetable and revision

GCSE exam timetable All Year 11 students will have now received their personal GCSE exam timetable.  The full timetable for all subjects is on the Year 11 information page on the website here.  This page also has a range of other useful resources to support Year 11 students and parents. Year 11 revision support continues … Continue reading GCSE timetable and revision

Current vacancies

Please see below the current vacancies we have available: Teacher of English Teacher of Science (maternity cover) Teacher of Music Teacher of Science Nursery Practitioner Nursery Manager Fitness Instructor

Year 11 leavers’ yearbook and hoodie

A yearbook and hoodie are being produced for the Year 11 leavers.  Please see this letter for further details of these great keepsakes to celebrate your child’s time at Perins.  Both need to be pre-ordered by 9am on Friday 29th March, so please don’t miss this opportunity!

Poetry competition

Year 7 and 8 Modern Foreign Language (MFL) students are preparing for the Perins MFL Poetry Competition. Students may enter a poem in either French or Spanish (using the different poem guidelines from their lessons) and the winners will receive a language-related prize. Good luck to all entrants!  

Optional PE kit

The next order block is now open and closes on Tuesday 2nd April, with deliveries due in mid May. For any queries regarding sizes and kit items available please email Mrs Cobb in the PE Department or visit the PE kit webpage.  

Interested in becoming a teacher?

If you are looking for a career change and would like to become part of an exciting school environment, Perins Innov-8 is offering training places to become a primary or secondary teacher in 2019-2020 as part of the School Direct Scheme.  Please see here for further details.  

Do you speak French or Spanish?

The Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) Department are looking for confident French or Spanish speakers to volunteer to help Year 10 and 11 students practise their speaking skills during MFL lessons and revision sessions.  This would involve working with students on conversation skills, photo description and role play scenarios. If you are interested in volunteering please … Continue reading Do you speak French or Spanish?

Resources to help students choose their GCSEs, A Levels and university courses

We have put together a document of really useful resources to help students make the important decisions regarding choosing their GCSEs, A Levels and university courses.  There are also links to helpful advice about applying to university.  Please see the document here.  

Summer term golf lessons

Perins School golf lessons will recommence after Easter at Alresford Golf Club. Tuesday sessions will be aimed at novice golfers and Thursday sessions will run for pupils with regular experience of playing on golf courses. The series of lessons will run for an eight week block, between 30th  April to 2nd May and 25th to … Continue reading Summer term golf lessons

Drugs Awareness Student Workshops 14th March 2019

In partnership with Narconon Drug Prevention and Education we will be delivering a number of educational workshops and drop in sessions to our students. Years 10 and 11 will receive a more in-depth presentation from the charity where they will also get a chance to ask questions. Below is a bit more information about what … Continue reading Drugs Awareness Student Workshops 14th March 2019

Physiotherapy – Friday 8th February

Registered physiotherapists from will be making their half termly visit on Friday 8th February between 1530 and 1800. If your son or daughter is suffering from a long standing injury this is an opportunity to consider. The physiotherapists will attempt to identify the cause of the problem and prescribe remedial exercises. Appointments last for … Continue reading Physiotherapy – Friday 8th February

Supporting Your Child Through Their Secondary Years – Parent Seminars

We would like to take this opportunity to announce our ‘Supporting your child through their secondary years’ programme.  At Perins we firmly believe that early parental involvement builds a positive relationship between school and home, enhances pupil progress and leads to academic success. Throughout the year we will be putting on a number of different … Continue reading Supporting Your Child Through Their Secondary Years – Parent Seminars

Live N Learn Presentation

Year 11 Parents – Live N Learn Presentation – Wednesday 16th January 6-7pm At Perins we firmly believe that early parental involvement enhances pupil progress and leads to success in the final GCSE examinations. We would like to invite Year 11 parents to attend an important information evening where you will have the opportunity to … Continue reading Live N Learn Presentation

Beauty and The Beast photos

The professional photo album, prints and downloads are now available.  Orders need to be received by 5th December 2018 for delivery before Christmas.  Please see below for further information and how to place an order.  Please note, prints and JPEG downloads need to be ordered via the website link below and the album needs to … Continue reading Beauty and The Beast photos

Gluten Free Menu

Aspens Catering has recently produced a gluten free menu for students.  A wide range of gluten free options are available, some to be purchased on the day, and others, such as gluten free pasta and sandwiches, can be ordered in advance, either the day before for collection at morning break, or at morning break for … Continue reading Gluten Free Menu

Year 11 Exam Revision Support 2018-19

Download here n.b. The first named subject in each box is the priority for students on that day where there is a clash. Sessions run from 3.30 onwards and last approximately 1 hour. Week A Week B Monday o   Staff Meeting day o   PE o   Staff Meeting day o   PE Tuesday o   MFL o   ENGLISH … Continue reading Year 11 Exam Revision Support 2018-19