Ski Trip to Jasper, Canada 4th – 11th April 2020

Following our recent highly successful trip to Italy/France, Perins is planning a ski trip to the Jasper ski resort in Canada.   This trip is open to all current Year 7, 8 and 9 students (next year’s Year 8, 9 and 10).  Please see here for full details.

3-2-1 Challenge

Our next fundraising project to raise money towards the refurbishment of the all-weather pitch will take place during National School Sports Week (24th – 28th June). Pupils willing to participate will be challenged to complete a 3km cycle, 2km run and 1km (indoor) row during their PE lessons that week (all equipment provided by school). … Continue reading 3-2-1 Challenge

Useful Links from the Understanding and Supporting the Emotional Well-Being of Your Teenager Presentation

Thank you to parents who were able to attend our parent sessions on Understanding and Supporting the Emotional Well-Being of your Teenager.  Many of you asked for the links to helpful websites and list of the apps.  Please find them here.  

Sports News

Lacrosse Rohan G in Year 8 and Hayden G in Year 10 competed in a European Lacrosse Tournament last weekend in Brussels. Their team, representing the South of England, finished 4th overall. They played teams from Bratislava, Frankfurt, Munich and Israel. Athletics The Year 9 Hampshire Track Knock Out teams performed superbly in their semi-final … Continue reading Sports News

Year 11 Study Leave

Apologies for the awful typo in the subject line but we hope you received yesterday’s email regarding Year 11 Study Leave. This decision was made as we have been impressed by students’ ability to study independently in preparations for their exams over the past weeks, along with the fact that we feel the environment for … Continue reading Year 11 Study Leave

Year 10 Trial Exam Timetable June 2019

Please find here the timetable for the Year 10 trial exams in June.  Students have been briefed about the logistics of the exams but please email if you have any queries.

Music Tuition 2019-20

We are now in the process of collating music tuition requests for next year.  We can offer your child a wide range of music tuition including string, woodwind, brass, keyboard/piano, voice, guitar and drums.  If you are interested in finding out more, please see the letter and terms and conditions.  Please note that if your … Continue reading Music Tuition 2019-20

Catering Accounts

As your Year 11 child will be leaving school shortly,  we would like to remind you to rundown their catering account. If there is a balance remaining on their account after 14th June: On request we will transfer any remaining balance to a named siblings account here at Perins School. Any balance remaining below £5 … Continue reading Catering Accounts

Drama Triple Threat Performance Evening

The Creative Arts Faculty warmly invite you to a night of dance, music and drama. This will be an informal performance evening filled with entertainment and intrigue as we also present to you this year’s murder mystery play ‘Who Killed the Headmaster?’ When: Thursday, 6th June Where: HUB 1, Perins Time: 6:30pm-8:30pm Cost: £8.00 Please … Continue reading Drama Triple Threat Performance Evening

Sports Leader Opportunity

Your Year 9 son or daughter has the exciting opportunity to take part in the ‘Sports Leadership Level 1’ award. The Sports Leadership course is delivered over the whole of Year 10.  Students opting to take the course will participate in sports leadership for 1 out of their 2 hours in core P.E. time. The … Continue reading Sports Leader Opportunity

22nd May 2019 – Deadline for Laptop Scheme Response Forms

We need an online form submitting for all students who are coming to the end of their current scheme indicating your decision for both the existing device and new scheme.  All the information regarding the laptop options moving forward can be found on the school website by clicking here (Please note that we do not … Continue reading 22nd May 2019 – Deadline for Laptop Scheme Response Forms

Sports News

Athletics Some impressive results were achieved by Perins students last weekend at the Hampshire County Athletics Championships. Year 8 pupil Charlie E won silver and bronze medals respectively in shot and discus in a competition that included Year 9s. Year 9 pupil Nathan L won silver in the 1500m. Year 11 pupil Izzy B won … Continue reading Sports News

Positions of Responsibility Celebration Evening Date Change

Unfortunately, our tie suppliers are unable to guarantee that our ties will arrive in time for the Positions of Responsibility Celebration evening on Monday 20th May.  We have therefore taken the decision to postpone the event until after half term and the new date is Monday 10th June at the same time 6.00pm.  We hope you … Continue reading Positions of Responsibility Celebration Evening Date Change

Year 11 Study and Support Arrangements During the GCSE Exam Period

The main Examination period starts on 13th May, after practical examinations in April (Art, Drama and PE).  Until we break for half-term, on May 24th, our Year 11 students will continue to be in school full time. Where an exam takes place before half-term as far as possible, there will be a teacher-led session as … Continue reading Year 11 Study and Support Arrangements During the GCSE Exam Period

New Girls Step Aerobics and HIIT session

Sweat Box returns for students on Monday with a high intensity Step Aerobics and HIIT session for girls in the Dance Studio, 3.30 – 4.15pm every Monday.

Sports News

Hampshire Hockey Toby B in Year 9 (see photo) and India S in Year 8 have both completed successful seasons playing hockey for their respective Hampshire Age Group sides. Toby played in 6 matches for the U14 Boys squad, winners of the Southern Counties title. Toby scored once during these matches. India also played in … Continue reading Sports News

Alresford Music Festival

With the tenth annual Alresford Music Festival (AMF) fast approaching on Saturday 8th June, AMF 2019 will be celebrating and you are invited to join! This year there is a brand-new festival layout created with the help of M3 Productions who are also staging Perins’ West Side Story at The Grange. Once you are inside … Continue reading Alresford Music Festival

Sports News

Alumni Gathering Over 50 Perins Alumni, Alumni parents and staff gathered at the Farnham RFU Rugby 7s and Touch Rugby Day for an annual get together on Saturday 27th April. The leavers assembled spanned 10 years (2009 – 2018). Fifteen of the more sensible leavers stepped forward to represent a Perins Alumni Team in the … Continue reading Sports News

Mr Barber’s London Marathon Success

Perins Teacher Simon Barber ran the London Marathon in aid of Save the Children on Sunday in an impressive four hours.  Simon is very grateful for the generous donations that have already been made towards the Save the Children charity – if you would still like to donate you can do so for a few … Continue reading Mr Barber’s London Marathon Success

School Lunch Theme Day

On Tuesday 21st May there will be a special themed lunch called Voulez Poulet!  It will feature chicken main dishes and accompanying sides.  

Spelling Bee Finals

Congratulations to Year 7s Ella P, Abigail L and Freya J for representing Perins at the South East Regional Spelling Bee Finals for French and Spanish at Southampton University this week.

West Side Story Tickets Now Available!

Tickets for our fantastic performance of West Side Story are now available and are expected to sell fast!  If you would like to purchase tickets, please paste this link into your browser ( or go to The Grange Festival website ( and enter West Side Story in the search bar. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday performances … Continue reading West Side Story Tickets Now Available!

Sport News

Rugby Sam H in Year 11 played for London Irish at the National Academies U16 Festival at Wellington College over Easter (only the second time a Perins pupil has achieved this honour). The five day event enables the boys to display their talents to national coaches through a series of training sessions and matches. Sam … Continue reading Sport News

Year 9 Laptops

All students who are coming to the end of their current laptop scheme have been invited by email to join our new laptop scheme for September 2019.  If you have not received an email it may mean that your child’s laptop is not yet due for renewal (i.e. if they joined mid-year and are on … Continue reading Year 9 Laptops

Year 11 Laptops

All parents whose children are on a current laptop scheme should have already received an email providing information regarding the end of the scheme. If you haven’t received this email, all the information you need can be found on our website by clicking here Please note that all Year 11 laptops, either Stone or Toshiba, … Continue reading Year 11 Laptops

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 for Year 11s

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 departments you have chosen. Enrolment 27th, 28th or 29th August – please save the dates. Please visit the college’s website … Continue reading Queen Mary’s College – Important Dates for Year 11s

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 – Skirt Try-on Evening Date Change

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-on … Continue reading Uniform Message – Skirt Try-on Evening Date Change

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

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 has returned and will be running on Thursday lunchtimes – please come along!  

Athletics Club

Outdoor athletics club has started on Wednesdays at 3.30-4.30pm for all year groups. All the athletics events are on offer, and students are invited to come along and practice.

Temporary bus stop change for students

Hampshire County Council are carrying out work on the footpath (Arlebury Park side) of The Avenue.  There are temporary traffic lights and the Council 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 taking place. The work … 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 for students.

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

Uniform message

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

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