Spanish Spelling Bee Success

Two of our Year 8 students have achieved impressive results at the recent online version of the south east regional Spanish spelling bee final.  The standard of this competition is always incredibly high and Year 8 students Olivia D and Coraline P achieved 3rd and 4th place respectively and are now through to the national … Continue reading Spanish Spelling Bee Success

Optional PE Kit Orders Now Open

The optional PE kit order block is now open via SCOPay and will close at midnight on Monday 14th December.  Orders will then be placed with our suppliers for production and decoration.  Deliveries for most items will be by the end of January 2021, assuming our suppliers do not experience further delays.  However, trackpants could be … Continue reading Optional PE Kit Orders Now Open

Queen Mary’s College – Admissions Update

Please see this flyer for some important updates on the application deadline for 2021 entry to Queen Mary’s College, Basingstoke.  

Years 9 & 10 PE GCSE Revision Guides

Please see these letters for how to order PE GCSE revision books for Year 9 students and revision books and cards for Year 10 students. Please note, orders need to be placed by Thursday 3rd December.

ZOE App – Important Clarification

Thank you to everyone who has downloaded the ZOE COVID Symptom Study App.  It is essential that you also register in one of our bubbles and use the school code BUQ6JYT, otherwise the data inputted isn’t allocated correctly. Please see below for a reminder about the ZOE app: We would like to encourage parents to … Continue reading ZOE App – Important Clarification

Years 10 & 11 Inspire Programme with St John’s College, Oxford

Please see this flyer about an exciting opportunity for Years 10 and 11 to join the Inspire Programme.  The deadline for registrations is Friday 27th November and the college has provided the further information below: St John’s College, Oxford are running an opportunity for Year 10 and 11 pupils at non-selective state schools to participate … Continue reading Years 10 & 11 Inspire Programme with St John’s College, Oxford

Live Online Presentation by Queen Mary’s College

On Thursday 26th November at 7pm Queen Mary’s College will be hosting a 40-minute live online presentation on “Looking after your Year 11”.  The presentation will help inform and reassure parents of current Year 11s.  Please see this flyer here for more detail and how to register.

Sports News

Athletics Congratulations to two Perins athletes who managed to compete for Winchester Athletics Club during a very fragmented season and record performances which placed them in the top 20 of their age group UK ranking lists. Ethan I (Year 8) ended the season ranked 16th for shot put and 19th for discus in the U13 … Continue reading Sports News

Zoe – The COVID Symptom Study App

We would like to encourage parents to join the COVID symptom study by downloading the free app and taking less than 1 minute a day to report how your child/children are feeling.  Zoe is the health science company contributing to the national effort against COVID, with scientific analysis provided by King’s College London.  They are … Continue reading Zoe – The COVID Symptom Study App

Science Revision Guides for Years 10 & 11

Please see the letters below to order GCSE Science Revision Guides for Years 10 and 11 students. Letter about ordering combined science revision guides (please note orders need to be placed by 20th November) Letter about ordering separate science revision guides (please note orders need to be placed by 27th November)

New Alresford Town Council Helpline

A reminder that the helpline is still operating in Alresford, and they also have contact details of community help for residents in the surrounding villages.  The helpline is able to offer non-medical support such as food shopping and medication collections. Here is a copy of their latest flyer.  

Year 7 School Photos – Friday 13th November

Year 7 students will be having their school photos taken on Friday 13th November.  Full details will be sent out tomorrow.

Poppy Appeal Collection at Perins

We have collection tins in each year group to raise money for The Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal.  If you would like your child to have a poppy, please send them in with some small change to make a donation.

Sports Clubs and Fixtures

Unfortunately, due to recently updated government guidelines, we are unable to run after-school clubs during the period of lockdown.  Our lunch time programme will run as usual and is detailed here. Also a reminder that sports fixtures will unfortunately not be taking place during November and December.

Science Revision Guides for Years 7 and 8

Please see this letter here for details of how to order a Science Revision Guide for your child.  Orders need to be placed by Friday 13th November.

Elevate Parent Seminar Next Week – Exam Preparation

Following the Key Stage 4 Elevate sessions last half term, we are pleased to advise that there is a further parental webinar on Tuesday. Whilst especially important for Years 10 and 11 families, this session is open to all parents; the sign up link is below.  We already have 240 families signed up to the … Continue reading Elevate Parent Seminar Next Week – Exam Preparation

Year 11 GCSEs Summer 2021

The summer GCSE exams will now start the week prior to half term in May 2021 and continue into July.  The provisional timetable has now been published by JCQ and may be viewed here.  

Year 7 Flu Vaccinations

Please see the message below from the School Age Immunisation Team. The original letter about Year 7 flu vaccinations, which includes a link to the online consent form and our school code, can be found here. Thank you for your support with the flu vaccination programme this year. There may be some parents who did … Continue reading Year 7 Flu Vaccinations

Year 10 Ex-scheme Laptops

For those keeping the ex-scheme laptops, please remember to pay the £10 transfer of ownership fee via SCOPay before we return the ‘undomained’ laptops after the half-term break.  This fee is to ensure we comply with HMRC Gift Aid rules for charitable donations.  If you have any questions please contact IT Services by emailing notebook@perins.hants.sch.uk … Continue reading Year 10 Ex-scheme Laptops

Optional PE Kit Delivery Dates

Thank you for your continued patience when ordering optional PE kit items (including hoodies). We have had three order blocks open so far and are working our way through the orders as quickly as the supplier can send the kit items to school. Just to confirm, compulsory PE kit is available all of the time … Continue reading Optional PE Kit Delivery Dates

Sports Clubs and Fixtures

Unfortunately sports fixtures will not take place during November and December. Our current club programme will resume immediately after half term (please see here for the programme). The activities on offer will be amended from the week beginning 23rd November to ensure students have the chance to sample some of the other activities on offer … Continue reading Sports Clubs and Fixtures

College and Careers Information

At this time of the year we would normally be inviting Years 10 and 11 into school to meet a range of employers and college representatives. In absence of this event, this year we have collated their information here for students and parents to view. Our advice, as always, is to contact the college or … Continue reading College and Careers Information

Sports News – Including Some Changes to Clubs this Week

Cricket Congratulations to Jake V in Year 7 who has been selected for the Hampshire U12 cricket winter training squad. Alumni News Perins alumni Betty Glover (2011 leaver) has recently been appointed to a full-time sports reporting role on Radio 1. Fitness Fever Fitness Fever will be based in the health and fitness suite once … Continue reading Sports News – Including Some Changes to Clubs this Week

Elevate Parent Webinar Reminder

Following our Key Stage 4 Elevate sessions, a quick reminder of the next parental webinar, which will be useful to all parents. The second webinar is next Wednesday, 14th October, and will focus on time management and organisation. Details of the event are as follows: Title: Time Management Date: Wednesday 14th October Time: 6:00 – … Continue reading Elevate Parent Webinar Reminder

Year 11 Trial Exams

The Year 11 Trial Exams will take place from Monday 16th November for 2 weeks.  Students will be sent a timetable shortly and any queries should be directed to their Tutor in the first instance.

Year 7 Baseline Assessments

Baseline Subject Assessments – Monday 12th, Tuesday 13th and Wednesday 14th October On entry to Perins School all students undertake a range of baseline ability tests. These tests are used internally to give the school an indication as to students’ academic potential and what we may expect them to achieve in the future. A reminder … Continue reading Year 7 Baseline Assessments

Virtual Careers Fair

Next week we will be launching our Virtual Careers Fair for Years 10 and 11 students.  As we are unable to host the fair at school this year due to COVID-19 we are putting together an online resource for students and parents, collating information from local colleges and employers. Over the next week Year 11 … Continue reading Virtual Careers Fair

Elevate Parent Booklet

Following the completion of Years 9, 10 and 11’s Elevate sessions, we are pleased to share this excellent Elevate Parental Support Booklet. Although this is targeted at parents of Key Stage 4 students, it does also contain some useful guidance for our Year 7 and 8 families. We are remaining in touch with our external … Continue reading Elevate Parent Booklet

Sports News

Club attendance has been sensational again this week; Years 7 and 9 have both mustered over 160 attendees on their clubs days and also well done Year 11 for an attendance of 120 on Friday. Congratulations to Molly M in Year 11 who has been selected for the London Pulse U17 Academy (a Super League … Continue reading Sports News

Year 7 CATs and Baseline Assessments

Cognitive Ability Tests (CATs) – Wednesday 7th & Thursday 8th October Baseline Subject Assessments – Monday 12th, Tuesday 13th and Wednesday 14th October As you may be aware, on entry to Perins School all students undertake a range of baseline ability tests. These tests are used internally to give the school an indication as to … Continue reading Year 7 CATs and Baseline Assessments

Optional PE Kit Orders

We have opened an extra order block for optional PE kit items such as; hoodies, sweatshirts and training tops etc. Please place your order on SCOPay by midnight on Monday 12th October. Delivery to students will be approximately in December; unfortunately we can’t be specific on the delivery date until the order is placed with … Continue reading Optional PE Kit Orders

Queen Mary’s College Online Open Evening 7 & 8th October

Please see this flyer here for details of Queen Mary’s College Basingstoke’s online Open Evenings on 7th and 8th October.

No. 67 Stagecoach Bus – Urgent Message

We have been asked to pass on an urgent message about the No. 67 Stagecoach bus: There is a burst water main between East Meon and Langrish. The single deck duplicate bus will use the lane between the A272 and East Meon to get those children to school, but it sounds as if we cannot … Continue reading No. 67 Stagecoach Bus – Urgent Message

Parent and Student ‘Elevate’ Sessions – Update

Following our Year 10 session with Elevate, we are pleased to confirm the Year 11 session on Wednesday 30th September in period 6 and the Year 9 session on Friday 2nd October in period 2. At present, we are postponing our Years 7 and 8 sessions, as we believe these may prove more valuable for … Continue reading Parent and Student ‘Elevate’ Sessions – Update

Year 9 HPV Vaccinations – Tuesday 29th September

On Tuesday 29th September, the Year 9 students who were unable to attend the vaccinations clinics over the summer, and whose parents gave consent in March, will be able to have their HPV at school. In the morning students will be collected from class in small groups. They should ensure that they eat and drink … Continue reading Year 9 HPV Vaccinations – Tuesday 29th September

Letter from Public Health England – COVID-19 Symptoms and Tests

Public Health England has produced a letter for schools to distribute to parents, which further explains what the symptoms of coronavirus are and when a coronavirus test is required. The intention of the letter is to help prevent children being taken out of school unnecessarily and answer some of the questions parents may have around … Continue reading Letter from Public Health England – COVID-19 Symptoms and Tests

Maths GCSE Revision Guides

CGSE Maths Revision Guides are now available to purchase for Years 10 and 11 students.  These guides are a useful tool to support students through their Maths GCSE.  Please note that if your child is in Year 11 and you purchased a book last year you will not need to purchase another. For Year 11s, … Continue reading Maths GCSE Revision Guides

Peter Symonds College Open Evenings Information

Please see this flyer here for some important messages about Peter Symonds’ upcoming open evenings on 20th, 21st and 22nd October.

Sports News

Cricket Two of our county cricketers played for Hampshire during the summer break. Rachel K (Year 11) averaged 30+ runs over four matches for Hampshire, her highlight being 50 not out against Sussex. Ollie C (Year 9) played for Hampshire twice in matches against Dorset and Somerset.  His bowling figures against Dorset were a very … Continue reading Sports News

Uniform Message

With students now settling into the new routines and patterns at school we are turning our attention to the climate for learning.  We had adopted a relaxed approach to uniform at the start of this term whilst we concentrated on the logistics of embedding new procedures at school. We would like to now remind parents … Continue reading Uniform Message

Year 7 Flu Vaccination Letter

Please see this letter here from the North West Hants Immunisation Team about the Year 7 students’ flu vaccinations.  Please note, your replies to give consent or not need to be submitted by Friday 2nd October.

Perins Student’s Incredible Fundraising Success

Well done to Perins student, Hayden Gray (2020 leaver), who completed his 230mile and 5000ft elevation sponsored bike ride over the weekend, cycling 140miles to Exeter on day 1 and 90miles, but a much hillier ride, to Cornwall on day 2, joined by his cousin. Hayden was raising funds for the Headway charity after his … Continue reading Perins Student’s Incredible Fundraising Success

School Site Access

We would like to remind parents that to keep students and staff safe we are only able to accept visitors on site with an appointment.  If your child forgets their PE kit, please do not bring it into school for them as with our current measures in place we have no facility for them to … Continue reading School Site Access

Sports Clubs – Updated Timetable

Thank you for encouraging your children to attend sports clubs this week. Attendance has been excellent. Year 7 students have led the way so far with 196 attendees at their various activities this week. We have amended the timetable as Years 7 – 10 badminton clubs will take place after-school, sorry for any confusion – … Continue reading Sports Clubs – Updated Timetable

PE Kit

Thank you for ensuring that your child is attending school in smart PE kit on the days of their PE lessons; the vast majority of students are looking immaculate. Please remember that we would like additional layers (for warmth) to be navy blue and that if navy leggings are worn, they must be worn under … Continue reading PE Kit

Current Vacancies

Please see below the current vacancies we have available: Maternity Cover – Preschool Room Leader – Part Time – Patchwork Preschool and Nursery Special Needs Lunchtime Supervisor – Sun Hill Junior School

Local College Open Events and Application Deadlines for 2020/21

In the coming weeks we will be talking to Year 11 students about local college open days and application deadlines.  We have put together a document summarising the relevant information to help you organise your child’s attendance and applications.

Face Coverings on School Transport

We have been made aware that a small number of students are removing face coverings during their journey to and from school.  We understand some students will be unable to wear face coverings due to medical conditions but for everyone else coverings should be worn at all times whilst on the bus.  We will continue … Continue reading Face Coverings on School Transport

Year 10 Literature Set Exam Texts – Shakespeare

Students are no longer entitled to use an ‘open text’ during their GCSE Literature examination.  In preparation for the exam, it is useful for them to annotate a copy of the text.  Please see this letter here for details of how to order a copy of your child’s Shakespeare text. Please note that orders and … Continue reading Year 10 Literature Set Exam Texts – Shakespeare

Payments

We are reducing the use of cash and cheques within Perins as much as possible to help keep everyone safe.  You can top up lunch money, pay for optional PE Kit, books etc online via SCOPay.  If you have not yet registered for your account, please contact the finance office who will email you a … Continue reading Payments

Optional PE Kit Orders and Perins Hoodie & Sweatshirt Sizing

Optional PE kit items are available to order online at SCOPay. Orders will close on Thursday 17th September with deliveries due into school in November. Items will then be distributed via the students’ tutor groups. Pricing and details of sizing can be found on this sheet here and on SCOPay. Optional PE kit items include: … Continue reading Optional PE Kit Orders and Perins Hoodie & Sweatshirt Sizing

School Office

Due to Covid-19, it has been necessary to adjust staff hours in Reception, therefore the school phones will go to voicemail from 4:00pm each day.  Communications will be monitored until 4:30pm as usual (4:00pm on Fridays).

Sports Leader Award – Current Year 10 Students

If any current Year 10 students would like to sign up to take part in the Sports Leader Award, please email Mr Faulkner and the item will be opened on SCOPay for payment. Sports Leader Polo shirts are an optional purchase for those taking part and can also be ordered online via SCOPay. Please see … Continue reading Sports Leader Award – Current Year 10 Students

Perins School is now Closed Until Thursday 3rd September

Perins School is now closed for the summer break and will re-open for a professional development (INSET) day on Thursday 3rd September, Year 7 students on Friday 4th September and Years 8 to 11 on Monday 7th September.  We are looking forward to welcoming all students back to school and starting the next stage of … Continue reading Perins School is now Closed Until Thursday 3rd September

Equipment for Learning

While we are taking comprehensive measures to ensure that rooms and surfaces are regularly cleaned and disinfected, we are unable to do the same with personal items. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they come to school suitably equipped to learn and we cannot permit students to borrow items from others. This includes basic … Continue reading Equipment for Learning

PE Kit when Students Return to School

From September in order to minimise use of changing rooms, students will be required to wear Perins PE kit to school on the days on which they have practical PE and Dance lessons or a lunchtime sports club (when these are able to run). The expectation is that regulation Perins PE kit, only, is worn. … Continue reading PE Kit when Students Return to School

Sporting Achievements in 2019-20

Perins students have performed incredibly well in sports over the last year, with impressive results in team and individual competitions and at regional and national level.  Please see here for details of these outstanding achievements and congratulations to these students who have performed so well.  

Year 11 Laptop Drop-Off and Hoodie/Yearbook Collection – Appointments 27-31 July

We are operating an appointment system for dropping off and/or collection of items.  The designated drop-off/collection area will be E6 (Eliot Building), accessed only by the external door with the green sign. You cannot come to school without an appointment or enter any building/room other than the designated area. Appointment for Keeping Laptop In order … Continue reading Year 11 Laptop Drop-Off and Hoodie/Yearbook Collection – Appointments 27-31 July

Year 11 Results Day

An email was recently sent to all Year 11s with details of this year’s exam results day – To keep everyone safe, the rules that say who may and may not be on the school site at the moment are very strict. This means that while in normal circumstances we’d really like to see you … Continue reading Year 11 Results Day

Year 6 Summer Challenge Ideas

Staff at Perins have put together this booklet to give ideas from each curriculum area of activities students could do over the summer holidays to keep busy and challenged.  Year 6 don’t have to do them but could choose a few if they like. Lots of them are good fun and challenging, will give an … Continue reading Year 6 Summer Challenge Ideas

International Challenge

Our final virtual challenge of lock down finished in spectacular style with 180 Perins families embracing the inter-continental task with outstanding enthusiasm.  The aim of travelling 6000+ KMs to liaise with our partner school, Danville Park High in Central Africa, was achieved and surpassed in a staggering manner. Thanks to the sensational commitment of all … Continue reading International Challenge

Sports Awards

On Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of next week we will be rounding up another excellent year of sport and announcing recipients of colours, commitment certificates and various awards. These announcements will be made via our Core PE Page on PerinsSharePoint and through the PerinsSport Instagram account.

School Clubs and Saturday Rugby Fixtures

We are putting together a lunch time/period 5 club programme for year groups and will announce these in due course. We would like to make parents aware that from September the Saturday rugby fixtures will not run before half term.

Hampshire School Nurse Bulletin

Southern Health NHS have produced this really useful newsletter, which can be found here, with lots of current advice and tips for teenagers’ health and well-being.

Year 8 Students’ HPV Vaccinations

The Northwest Immunisation Team are offering clinic appointments over the school holidays in Winchester for the HPV vaccination. If you would like to attend a clinic please contact the team on 01962 831111.

English GCSE Exam Set Texts and Revision Guides for Current Year 10 Students

Please see this letter here for details of how to order English Literature set exam texts and revisions guides for current Year 10 students.  If you missed the recent offer to order these texts and revision guides, we are pleased to be able to offer you another opportunity.

Sports Taster Day for Current Year 6

Please see this letter here from our PE team giving full details of the sport taster day on Wednesday 2nd September.  This day is for students starting Perins in Year 7 in September and is a really great opportunity for new students to get involved with rugby and netball, and meet the Perins PE Team.

INSET and Term Dates 2020-21

A reminder to please have a look at the Perins calendar on our website here for term and INSET dates in 2020-21.  Please note the following important dates in the autumn term: October half term is a two-week break from Monday 19th to Friday 30th October as confirmed earlier this year. School is closed to … Continue reading INSET and Term Dates 2020-21

Compulsory PE Kit Orders

We have been informed by our suppliers, Direct Clothing, that due to COVID-19 there is a delay on some sports clothing.  Direct Clothing expect to receive the stock by the second week of August at which point they will be able to fulfil orders.

International Virtual Challenge – Started Today

We have launched our final virtual challenge – today’s itinerary is here.  At the time of writing we are halfway across The Channel! The challenge is to meet one of our partner South African schools, Danville Park High, at a point central to both schools. This centre point is the Cross River National Park on … Continue reading International Virtual Challenge – Started Today

Stationery Reminder

As we welcome students returning to school, we thought it would be helpful to provide a reminder of the equipment to bring every day.  Students need to bring their own set of equipment to avoid sharing with others for health and safety. Essential Items Pen – black Pen – red Pencil Ruler Eraser Pair of … Continue reading Stationery Reminder

Eastleigh College Online Open Day 8th July

Eastleigh College is holding an online open day event on 8th July for students considering joining the college.  Students will be able to preview the facilities and courses, and chat online with teaching staff.  Please see their website for details: https://eastleighcollege.onlineopendays.com/#

Peter Symonds College Open Evenings

Peter Symonds are unable to run open evenings for Year 10 students this term but have extended their October open evenings to run across three dates – 20/21/22 October from 5:30 to 8:30pm.  Applications open on 14th September and close on 14th December.  Please see these flyers for more details: Year 10 School Message Open … Continue reading Peter Symonds College Open Evenings

JSLA / Sports Leadership – Deadline 9am Monday 13th July

The deadline for current Year 9 students to sign up for the sports leadership programme has been extended to 9am on Monday 13th July.  Also, polo shirt orders need to be received by this date. A summary of the programme is below: Students who will be in Year 10 from September have an option in … Continue reading JSLA / Sports Leadership – Deadline 9am Monday 13th July

Queen Mary’s College Welcome Event for Year 11 Students

Year 11 applicants to Queen Mary’s College have been sent an invitation to a pre-enrolment taster event on 7-9th July, where they can try out subjects via virtual classroom sessions with teaching staff and also with the well-being team and student union. Full details can be found here: https://qmcollege.co.uk/2D39-1LYEI-B38XFA76DB/cr.aspx

HSDC Alton Virtual Open Evening

This sixth form college is inviting students to attend its virtual open evenings, during which lecturers will answer questions and give ideas as to what to study at college: Wednesday 1st July 5-8pm – vocational courses Thursday 2nd July 4-8pm – A Level courses Students and parents should register for the event here: https://www.hsdc.ac.uk/events-calendar/open-events/   … Continue reading HSDC Alton Virtual Open Evening

Wider School Opening Information for Year 10 Students

Year 10 students and parents were recently sent an email about returning to school.  We are really looking forward to welcoming our Year 10 students back.  As it has been a long time since we last saw these students there have inevitably been some changes. In order to make sure that students are safe in … Continue reading Wider School Opening Information for Year 10 Students

Duchess of Cambridge Leads Online Assembly

The Duchess of Cambridge recently lead an online assembly on mental well-being among children for the Oak National Academy.  The theme of the Duchess’ assembly was ‘spread a little kindness’ and is based on a lesson plan from Mentally Healthy Schools (https://www.mentallyhealthyschools.org.uk/), a platform that was developed in collaboration with children’s mental health charity Place2Be … Continue reading Duchess of Cambridge Leads Online Assembly

Guidance on Face Coverings from Hampshire County Council

Perins School received the following information on 11th June from the Home to School Transport Team at Hampshire County Council: Guidance regarding use of face coverings on HtST. The existing guidance on this subject provided by the home to school transport service is replicated below. There has been no published guidance from the Department for … Continue reading Guidance on Face Coverings from Hampshire County Council

Optional PE Kit Orders

September 2020 Orders Optional PE kit items are now available online at SCOPay.  Please place your orders as soon as possible – orders will close on Thursday 16th July at midnight. Orders will be placed with our suppliers for production and decoration and will be delivered to school in September 2020. They will be distributed … Continue reading Optional PE Kit Orders

Year 11 Peter Symonds College Virtual Welcome Day

Due to government guidelines regarding social distancing Peter Symonds are unable to run their Welcome Days in the usual way.  To support students’ transition from school, Peter Symonds is instead hosting a virtual Welcome Day for Year 11 students who are currently holding an offer at the College. This virtual Welcome Day will take place … Continue reading Year 11 Peter Symonds College Virtual Welcome Day

Future Skills Centre Bordon Virtual Open Event

The Future Skills Centre in Bordon will be hosting a virtual open event on Tuesday 23rd June 5.30 – 6.30pm. Staff will be online to introduce the centre, answer questions and talk about what courses are on offer. Register at https://www.bcot.ac.uk/fscopen The centre offers practical construction courses, including woodwork, joinery, brickwork, plumbing as well as … Continue reading Future Skills Centre Bordon Virtual Open Event

Wiltshire Creative Performing Arts & Production Open Day

Wiltshire Creative is holding a virtual open day on Tuesday 16th June in partnership with Wiltshire College and University Centre.  They deliver Level 2 and 3 Performing and Production Arts Courses accredited by UAL. Students are trained at Wiltshire Creative venues, spending two days a week learning in professional environments with further sessions taking place … Continue reading Wiltshire Creative Performing Arts & Production Open Day

Year 10 Careers Programme

Our Careers Advisor, Linda Corry, is working with our Year 10 students and she will be meeting with every member of the year group to discuss life after Perins; colleges, career paths and much more. Please look out for an email from Linda as she is starting to set up phone appointments on Fridays.  Linda … Continue reading Year 10 Careers Programme

Girls in Data & Pioneer Event

Zurich Insurance is hosting a webinar in partnership with Girls in Data and Pioneer, which is an organisation set up to encourage girls to consider STEM careers. The webinar is designed for those aged 11 – 17, of both genders, and will be on Tuesday 16th June and Friday 19th June.  Students can sign up … Continue reading Girls in Data & Pioneer Event

Year 11 Catering Balances

Due to the unexpected closure of the school in March many of our Year 11 students are left with a balance on their catering accounts. If your Year 11 child has a younger sibling, their balance will be transferred to the sibling’s account by the end of June.  If they don’t have a younger sibling: … Continue reading Year 11 Catering Balances

Positivity Calendar for Students

To help your child build their confidence during these challenging times our pastoral team have suggested that students might like to follow this positivity calendar for June.  There is an activity for each day of the month and it’s a fun way to increase their confidence, communication, resilience and self awareness skills. https://www.yesfutures.org/resources-for-parents

Year 10 JSLA/Sports Leadership Students

We have received some emails from parents regarding our current Year 10 students completing the JSLA/Sports Leadership Level 1 qualification they started this academic year. The students will have the course extended into Year 11 to ensure all the theory work is complete for students to be passed and will look to complete the practical … Continue reading Year 10 JSLA/Sports Leadership Students

Important Year 9 PE Lesson Information for 2020/21

As part of our programme, students who will be in Year 10 from September have an option in one of their two timetabled PE lessons to participate in the JSLA/Sports Leadership Level 1 qualification. This is a nationally recognised qualification which involved the pupils learning how to be a coach and leader, plan a series … Continue reading Important Year 9 PE Lesson Information for 2020/21

IT Support During School Closure

With laptops being an essential tool for learning at the moment, our school IT Support team is working to provide advice and, where necessary remote support for students. We are now carrying out hardware repairs on site. This is strictly by appointment only. To arrange a repair please email ITHelpdesk@perins.hants.sch.uk We’ve also assembled a help … Continue reading IT Support During School Closure

Music Tuition From September

If you are interested in your child starting music tuition lessons at Perins from September please see the document links below for further information. Please note that if your child currently has music tuition at Perins there is no automatic re-enrolment, and you should have already sent an indication of whether your child wishes to continue … Continue reading Music Tuition From September

Making Decisions About College or University?

Below is a link to a website that is a source of information about university taster days, workshops, masterclasses and open days, which may be useful for students who are thinking about their further education.  There are a number of online events, workshops and Q&A sessions that may be helpful for future decision making. https://www.unitasterdays.com/search.aspx?LID=true

PE Challenges Results!

Students have been getting really involved in our PE challenges, results from the first three weeks are below, showing who was the ‘Challenge Champion’ in each sport: Week 1 Dance – Maddie S in Year 7, sprinting – Sophie K in Year 8, throw/catch – Harry T in Year 7, circuits – Joe G in … Continue reading PE Challenges Results!

Current Vacancies

Please see below the current vacancies we have available: Cover Supervisor  

Hampshire Music Service County Ensemble Auditions

Applications are now open for the Hampshire Music Service county ensembles, some of which are auditioned and some are open to all.  There are a range of ensembles offering different genres and instrument groups – something for everyone!  More information can be found on their website: https://www.hants.gov.uk/educationandlearning/hampshiremusic/ensembles/countyensembles

Online CPD Course for Year 11

We are pleased to be able to offer “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teenagers” online course for our Year 11 students. Please see the letter below for details of this opportunity. Sign-up is by Friday 22nd May. FC Course Y11 Letter

Music Tuition from September

We will shortly be opening our application process for music tuition for the next academic year. Due to the current situation we can’t yet be clear about exactly what tuition will be available – as soon as we get more idea about arrangements we will be able to let you know.  The attached information gives … Continue reading Music Tuition from September

IT Support During School Closure

With laptops being an essential tool for learning at the moment, our school IT Support team is working to provide advice and, where necessary remote support for students. There are plans to begin some hardware repairs from 19th May and we will communicate these as soon as we’re able. In the meantime we’ve assembled a … Continue reading IT Support During School Closure

Southern Health Trust Family Wellbeing Pack During COVID

The NHS School Nursing Team has created a COVID family wellbeing pack with lots of helpful resources for families during these unprecedented times. We hope that you will find them useful. Click here to open the ‘Family Wellbeing Pack during COVID’

GCSEs Summer 2021 – Dates for your Diary

GCSEs for the current Year 10 students will take place from 17th May to 29th June 2021.  The results day will be 26th August.

GCSE Drama – Final Performances

On Thursday 19th and Friday 20th March, Year 11 GCSE Drama students will be performing their final practical examination for the course.  11C2 (Mrs Jordan) and 11D (Mrs Baker) will be assessed on Thursday, and 11C1 (Miss Craig) and 11B (Mrs Jordan) will be on Friday.  More specific timings will be given to the students … Continue reading GCSE Drama – Final Performances

Free Dress Day – Friday 20th March

Next Friday is a free dress day in aid of Abby’s Heroes (http://www.abbys-heroes.org/), Ventus House’s chosen charity. Abby’s Heroes supports children and their families, including bereaved families, who come under the care of the Piam Brown and the Teenagers and Young Adults (TYA) wards at Southampton General Hospital. They offer financial and practical help as … Continue reading Free Dress Day – Friday 20th March

Sports News

Artistic Swimming Charlie R in Year 10 competed at Swim England’s Artistic Swimming (Synchro) National Age Group Championships at the Manchester Aquatics Centre at the weekend. Charlie and her swimming partner Lily won the gold medal in the Duet competition and they also won the gold in the Free Team Swim competition with their club.  … Continue reading Sports News

Sports News

Rugby The U14 boys rugby team won the Orleans Park 7s, pipping Greys Court (The Middlesex Schools Cup runners up) to victory. Congratulations to the six Perins girls who play for the Basingstoke U15 team who won through to the national final following a commanding 28-5 victory in their semi-final match. Cricket The U13 girls … Continue reading Sports News

Year 11 Leavers – Hoodies & Yearbooks

We have been able to extend our deadline for ordering Year 11 hoodies and yearbooks – please note that the final day for ordering these will be Friday 13th March and after this date we will not be able to take any more orders.  Please see this letter here for details and how to order.  

GCSE Exams Timetable

Year 11 students have been emailed their individual GCSE timetable.  Please see our website here for the Year 11 page which has the full GCSE timetable and other useful information.

History Visits

Battlefields Trip During the February half term our History Department took 40 Year 9 students to explore the battlefields of World War One. We visited numerous sites in Ypres over the first two days of the tour including the Bayernwald German trench system, Lisjessenthoek Cemetery, Tyne Cot Cemetery and Langermarck German Cemetery. Students also attended … Continue reading History Visits

Year 8 GCSE Options Straw Poll

Year 8 students are completing their GCSE options straw poll in tutor times this week. This is not their final set of choices, but is a useful tool to start to build the timetable model for next year. The final options form will be released later this month, in time for the deadline of March … Continue reading Year 8 GCSE Options Straw Poll

Latest Coronavirus Advice from the Department for Education

We received the following advice from the Department for Education on Wednesday 26th February: We are continuing to keep you updated on the government’s response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Public Health England advises that the risk to individuals in the UK remains low. Advice for those who have travelled recently Yesterday, the Chief Medical Advisor for … Continue reading Latest Coronavirus Advice from the Department for Education

Sports News

The Year 10 boys won the Hampshire Schools U15 Rugby Final on Wednesday with a 27-7 win over Mountbatten. This is a very notable achievement with our only other win in the competition occurring in 2013.  Congratulations to the team!

Mother’s Day After-school Art Project

Students in Years 7 and 8 are invited to join our Mother’s Day Club on Tuesday 3rd, 10th and 17th March in P10 from 15.30 to 16.30.  At the club students will be making a fabulous Mother’s Day gift.  The sessions will be relaxed, highly enjoyable and open to boys and girls in Years 7 … Continue reading Mother’s Day After-school Art Project

Current Vacancies

Please see below the current vacancies we have available: Teacher of Geography – Maternity Cover Teaching Assistant – Fixed Term Information Systems Technician Information Services Assistant Casual Gym Receptionist Casual Gym Instructor Early Years Practitioner

Trampolining Club – Cancelled

Please be aware that Trampolining Club, on Tuesdays after school, has been cancelled with immediate effect due to other events and commitments. This is for the remainder of the term and we hope the club will resume again after the Easter holidays. Thank you for your understanding.

HPV Vaccinations – Year 8

Before half term Year 8 students received a talk from the School Nursing Team about the HPV vaccinations which are due to be given at school on 23rd and 24th April 2020.  As well as a leaflet about the vaccination programme, students were also given a consent form for parents to complete whether accepting or … Continue reading HPV Vaccinations – Year 8

Year 8 Options Booklet now available online

The Year 8 Options booklet is now available to view online here. It contains: the timeline for the process advice from older pupils information on compulsory examined and non-examined subjects details on the proposed options subjects available Please be aware that this list may be subject to change. If you have any issue accessing the … Continue reading Year 8 Options Booklet now available online

Astro21 Dinner – Tickets on Sale Now!

On Saturday 2nd May, the Perins MAT is hosting a Sports Dinner, Quiz and Auction in the Main Hall at Perins in aid of Astro21, our fundraising campaign to upgrade our Astro for the benefit of all our school and community users. The evening’s entertainment will include teams of alumni, including a number who have gone … Continue reading Astro21 Dinner – Tickets on Sale Now!

Quiz Night – Year 11 Prom Fundraiser

We are pleased to invite you to our annual quiz night on Friday 13th March at 7pm in the Perins Main Hall.  This event is organised and run by our Year 11 students to raise money for their prom and is always a great night out. For just £10 per person, the ticket for the … Continue reading Quiz Night – Year 11 Prom Fundraiser

Private Flu Vaccine Clinic

A new private flu vaccine clinic is being offered by University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust. The Paediatric Immunology Team are offering the flu vaccine for children in Years 7 and above and their families at the Children’s Outpatients at Southampton General Hospital. This new service is being offered as most community pharmacies only vaccinate … Continue reading Private Flu Vaccine Clinic

Romeo and Juliet

We are really excited that we have booked the Young Shakespeare Company to perform Romeo and Juliet for all of our Year 7 and 8 students in April. In order for us to provide this fantastic opportunity, we are asking for a voluntary contribution of £2.60 per student. Thanks to the many parents who have … Continue reading Romeo and Juliet

Year 9 Options Process – Important Information

Please see this letter here for details about the options process that will be starting shortly for Year 9 students.

Flute Tuition Opportunity

We currently have some vacancies for flute tuition – please contact the Finance Team (financeteam@perins.hants.sch.uk) for further details if you are interested in taking up this opportunity for your child.

Year 9 Calshot Activity Centre Trip

A reminder to return forms for the Year 9 Calshot Activity Centre trip by 9am on Monday 10th February to the finance office.  A letter about this exciting residential trip was emailed to parents last week, and can also been found here.

Coronavirus – Advice from the Department for Education

Coronavirus – Advice for all early years providers, schools and further education providers The government is closely monitoring the spread of the Coronavirus and is taking action at home and abroad. The overall risk of Coronavirus to the UK remains moderate. However we understand that people may be concerned where there are children, students or … Continue reading Coronavirus – Advice from the Department for Education

Love Your Food Theme Day for Valentines

Our caterers are offering a ‘Love Your Food’ theme day, Thursday 13th February on the main servery instead of the regular meat and vegetarian main meals. The other usual menu items will still be available at break time and from the pod and café.  Please see below for the delicious menu that will be on … Continue reading Love Your Food Theme Day for Valentines

Sport

Squash Our Key Stage 3 squash team ventured to the impressive surrounds of Millfield School for the South Region Finals of the National Schools Squash Championships. Every Perins player battled fiercely throughout the day. We lost to Truro School 3-2, Lancing College 3-2 and Millfield (featuring leading players from India, Japan and England) 5-0. Despite … Continue reading Sport

Lost Water Bottle?

We have collected a large number of students’ water bottles.  Please have a look at these photos of bottles that are currently in reception waiting to be reunited with their owners!  We keep lost property for three months before recycling.  

E-Safety News

We would like to bring your attention to an app called OME-TV. It is a free webcam chat that enables users to speak to strangers. Although the app is rated ‘PG,’ there have been people abusing it by talking to and showing young children inappropriate content. This information was brought to us by Hampshire Police who … Continue reading E-Safety News

Year 11 Yearbook and Hoodie

After speaking with the rest of the year group, the Senior Prefect Team have decided that we would like to produce a yearbook for the Year 11 leavers, and also to offer a leaver’s hoodie.  We are aiming to be able to distribute these on students’ very last day at Perins in June.  Please see … Continue reading Year 11 Yearbook and Hoodie

Holocaust Memorial Day at Perins

Monday 27th January was Holocaust Memorial Day and this year marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the largest concentration and extermination camp – Auschwitz. To mark this event, the History and Art Departments asked tutor groups to stand together and reflect and remember all genocides, and to recognise that genocide does not just … Continue reading Holocaust Memorial Day at Perins

Reminder – South Africa Sports Tour 2021 – Deposit & Form Return Date 3rd February 2020

Please may we remind you that all deposits and completed forms need to be returned to school by Monday 3rd February at the very latest. This will form the final numbers, and late deposits or forms will not be accepted after this date. Any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Mr Arthur in the … Continue reading Reminder – South Africa Sports Tour 2021 – Deposit & Form Return Date 3rd February 2020

Sport News

Cricket Congratulations to Rachel K in Year 10 and Lottie H in Year 11 who single handedly ran a junior festival for Hampshire Cricket last weekend. Squash Congratulations to Harry F in Year 8 who competed in the British Squash Championships over Christmas. Despite the event title Harry’s competitors came from across the globe. After … Continue reading Sport News

Chinese New Year Menu – Monday 27th January

Please find below the delicious Chinese New Year menu our caterers will be running on Monday 27th January instead of the usual meat and vegetarian meals. Sweet & Sour Chicken Beef in Black bean Sauce Firecracker Quorn Fried Rice Pineapple Fritter Hoi-sin Chicken Noodles (on the grill) A reminder that Aspens has a useful app … Continue reading Chinese New Year Menu – Monday 27th January

Year 9 Vaccinations

Year 9 students have received a presentation today on the ‘Teenage Booster’ and Meningitis ACWY Vaccinations which will be taking place in school on Tuesday 11th and Thursday 13th February 2020.  Students will have a consent form and letter to bring home – please ensure that the consent form is completed either to consent or … Continue reading Year 9 Vaccinations

Arts Festival Dates and Details

Please see this document here for the timetable of Perins’ popular Arts Festival in February.  It gives the dates and timings for auditions and performances and details on how to purchase tickets.

Year 8 Information Evening

We would like to invite you to a Year 8 Information Evening on Thursday 23rd January from 6-7pm in the Main Hall.  We will be introducing the GCSE options process which begins this term, along with other content which we hope you’ll find useful. Please note that this information evening is for parents; please only … Continue reading Year 8 Information Evening

Quiz Night

We are pleased to invite you to our annual quiz night on Friday 13th March at 7pm in Perins’ Main Hall. This event is organised and run by our Year 11 students to raise money for their prom and is always a great night out. For just £10 per person, the ticket for the evening includes … Continue reading Quiz Night

Veganuary at Perins

Please find below the delicious vegan menu our caterers will be running for the week starting 20th January.  The usual meat and vegetarian mains, and desserts will also be available. Monday – Malaysian jackfruit curry, fruity flapjack Tuesday – smoked carrot bagel, banana & oat loaf Wednesday – risotto primavera with pesto, meringue Thursday – … Continue reading Veganuary at Perins

Catering at Perins

Our caterers, Aspens, will be running a Veganuary week from Monday 20th January, with delicious vegan options as well as the usual menu choices – more details to follow in the next parent bulletin. A reminder that Aspens has a useful app that parents and students can download for easy access to the menu for … Continue reading Catering at Perins

Sports Clubs after Christmas

First week of the new term in January (week commencing Monday 6th January, all clubs will start from Wednesday 8th January. To confirm there will be no clubs on the first Monday and Tuesday we are back to school.

Survey on Health and Wellbeing of Young People 2019-20

During the last week of the Autumn term, students in Years 7 & 10 will be asked to take part in the ‘Survey on Health and Wellbeing of Young People 2019-20’ from Hampshire County Council. Please click below to view a copy of the letter from Hampshire Council explaining the survey and the privacy around … Continue reading Survey on Health and Wellbeing of Young People 2019-20

Uniform reminders

Hair & Nails With the festive period approaching, some students like to colour their hair and/or apply extension nails/acrylics when taking part in activities and celebrations. Please can we ask that any hair colouring used is not semi-permanent or permanent as this can put us in a difficult position with regards to our policy on … Continue reading Uniform reminders

Children of Service Personnel

It is the time of year for parents to register children with the school as ‘Service’ pupils. The Directorate Children and Young People (DCYP) at the Ministry of Defence have requested our assistance in advertising this important event. Service Pupil Premium (SPP) was introduced by the Department for Education (DfE) as part of the commitment … Continue reading Children of Service Personnel

Terra House fundraiser

Last Friday was the Terra House charity day and the pupils were raising money for ‘Simon Says’ – a local charity that gives child bereavement support. As well as it being free-dress day for the whole school, the Terra tutor groups each put on a stall or arranged a fundraising activity – which included name … Continue reading Terra House fundraiser

Year 8 Paris Trip

Following an exceptionally successful trip last year, we are considering offering a trip to Paris in May 2020 for Year 8. The trip will be open to the whole year group and will be an excellent opportunity for the children to visit one of the most famous cities in the world, and experience an exciting … Continue reading Year 8 Paris Trip

Year 7 Self-defence Course

We will be running a self-defence course for Year 7 students on Fridays from 10th January to 7th February, 15:15 – 16:15 in the main hall. Students will need to wear school PE kit. To book a place on the course, please email cobb@perins.hants.sch.uk. There will be no charge for the course.

Year 11 Essential Exam Information

There is a dedicated Year 11 page on the Perins website that is updated with information throughout this important year for Year 11 students and their parents.  Please have a look as there are some very useful dates, documents and links that will help with this final year of school.  We have recently added a … Continue reading Year 11 Essential Exam Information

Reports Survey

In the last year, a number of changes have been made to the reporting system at Perins.  As we strive to ensure our processes work successfully for all stakeholders, we would welcome your views via a short two question survey,  now closed

PE Kit

Please may we remind everyone that clothing worn for PE should be navy blue with the exception of white polo shirts.  Students are welcome to wear tracksuit bottoms and tops in this cold weather, but as detailed in the school’s uniform guidance these additional layers should be navy blue so that students can be identified as … Continue reading PE Kit

Festive Jumper Day – Thursday 19th December

Festive jumper day will be on Thursday 19th December – the last day of term. This is an optional event and all proceeds will go to the ‘Save the Children’ charity. If students decide to take part and wear a festive jumper they are asked to donate a minimum of £1. This is not a … Continue reading Festive Jumper Day – Thursday 19th December

Calling All Perins Alumni

Over the coming months we will be re-launching the Perins Alumni Association. Our ‘Perins – Past, Present and Future’ campaign will see us re-uniting past friendships, enable us to keep in touch through alumni updates and organise alumni events.   We have created a survey to capture some general information on what you’ve been up to … Continue reading Calling All Perins Alumni

Year 10 Berlin Trip

Due to only a small number of students expressing an interest in the proposed Berlin trip in July 2020, unfortunately the trip will not be running.

Free Dress Day – Friday 13th December

It will be a free dress day next Friday, 13th December, in aid of Simon Says, Terra House’s chosen charity. There will be a variety of stalls to help raise money.  There is no theme but we stress that this is free dress and not fancy dress! Clothing should be appropriate for school and not … Continue reading Free Dress Day – Friday 13th December

Rugby KP Cup – Saturday 7th December

Please find here all the essential information you will need if your child is taking part in the KP Cup on Saturday, including a plan of the pitches.  Good luck Perins!

Christmas Lunch – Wednesday 18th December

Perins’ caterers will be offering Christmas lunch on the main servery, instead of the regular main meals.  It will be £2.50 for a main meal and £0.75 for a pudding.  The other usual menu items will still be available at break time and from the pod and café.  Please see below for the delicious menu … Continue reading Christmas Lunch – Wednesday 18th December

Year 10 Geography Students – Iceland Trip

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join our popular trip to Iceland next May (23rd – 26th), at a cost of £990.  If you would like more details please contact the Finance Office at financeteam@perins.hants.sch.uk

Lost Water Bottle?

We have collected a large number of students’ water bottles since the beginning of term.  Please have a look at this photo of bottles that are currently in reception waiting to be reunited with their owners!  Many thanks.

Financial Help for School Trips

Please be aware that if your child qualifies for free school meals, there may be a discount available on the cost of school trips.  Please contact the Finance Office for further details.

Sports Tour 2019 – Tour DVD Showing

To those Year 11 students who went on the last sports tour in July, the PE department will be showing the DVD of your tour on Thursday 12th December in the main hall at 7.30pm.

Sports Tour to South Africa 2021 – Initial Meeting

To those Year 9 and 10 students who have returned their slips to say they will be attending the initial meeting about the next tour, please note the meeting is on Wednesday 4th December and will take place in the main hall between 6-7pm.

Anti-bullying Week at Perins on BBC South Today

For anti-bullying week this year, our Anti-Bullying Co-ordinator Miss Cotton asked staff members if they would be willing to share their experiences of bullying, in the hope it might help some of our students to speak out and be heard. Students of all year groups have been shown Miss Cotton’s video ‘Change Starts With Us’ … Continue reading Anti-bullying Week at Perins on BBC South Today

Physiotherapy Appointments for Students

Please see this letter and consent form for details of physiotherapy appointments available for students; an opportunity to consider if your son or daughter is suffering from a long standing injury.

Optional PE Kit Orders

The optional PE kit ordering period is now open and will close at 9am on 16th December 2019.  Orders will then be placed and items delivered by approximately the end of January 2020.

Sport News

Congratulations to Harry T in Year 7 who has been selected for the Under 12s Hampshire (North) Cricket Winter training squad.

Hustings

On Wednesday 27th November, Perins School is the venue for a hustings ahead of the general election with all four candidates for the Winchester & Chandler’s Ford Parliamentary constituency. While this is not a school-hosted event it may be of interest to our students and parents and we’d encourage as many as possible to come … Continue reading Hustings

Berlin Trip for Year 10 History Students

We are considering running an optional residential trip for Year 10 GCSE History students to the fantastic city of Berlin in July 2020. Please see this letter here for details of this exciting opportunity.  The reply slip to show your interest needs to be returned by 9am on Monday 2nd December.

Sport News

Congratulations to Milly R in Year 11 who has been selected for the Hampshire Under 16 Hockey squad!

Parent Uniform Survey – November 2019

Following Mr Jones’ message about uniform in the parent bulletin at the end of last half term we would welcome parental feedback and views on uniform, and in particular the introduction of summer uniform.  Please follow the link below to complete a short survey.  Thank you for your contribution. https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/GBZ66GN      

Paris Trip for Year 10 French, Art and History Students

We are delighted to be able to offer a Paris trip in May 2020 for students in Year 10 studying French, Art or History.  Please see this letter here for further details.  The reply slip needs to be returned to the Finance Office by 9am on Tuesday 3rd December.

Christmas Showcase with West End Stars

Once again the wealth of talent at Perins has been recognised outside the Perins parameters!  We are very excited to share with you that some of our very talented students have been offered a wonderful opportunity – they have been invited to share the stage with some of the West End’s incredible stars to be … Continue reading Christmas Showcase with West End Stars

WW2 Speakers

On Tuesday 19th November the History Department welcomed some very special guest speakers who came to talk to some of our Year 9 students about their experience of living through WW2 and the Blitz: Maureen from Fareham; Roy from Portsmouth; Mary from London (who was evacuated to Gloucester) and Mrs Osborne speaking on behalf of … Continue reading WW2 Speakers

Residential Trips – Save the Date!

In addition to the South Africa trip that runs next in 2021 and every two years thereafter, we thought it would be helpful to share details of the residential trips scheduled for the coming academic year to allow you time to plan accordingly. Those trips in green have been booked and confirmed, and those in … Continue reading Residential Trips – Save the Date!

What is your Antarctica? An Evening with Captain Zanna Baker

Students and parents are warmly invited to a lecture on Thursday 5th December at 7.30pm in the Harvey Hall, main auditorium, St Swithun’s School.  There is no charge for this lecture but please register your attendance. St Swithun’s are delighted to welcome back Capt. Zanna Baker, a former student at the school.  Zanna was part … Continue reading What is your Antarctica? An Evening with Captain Zanna Baker

Sports News

Congratulations to India S (Under 14s) and Kate B (Under 15s) who have been selected for their respective county hockey teams. Kate has also been selected for the North Hampshire Under 15 cricket squad. Congratulations, too, to Seb M who has been selected for the Under 15 Hampshire Cricket Shadow Winter Training Squad. The Under … Continue reading Sports News

Drugs Awareness Evening for Parents of all Years

Parents of students in all years are invited to a drugs awareness parent information evening on Tuesday 26th November from 6-7pm in the main hall.  All parents are welcome to attend but please note that some of the content will be the same as last year. If you would like to attend please show your … Continue reading Drugs Awareness Evening for Parents of all Years

Student Drugs Awareness Education

Years 7, 10 and 11 Drugs Awareness Education Following on from our drugs awareness education last year we would like to inform you that this year we are again being visited by the drugs awareness company, Narconon. They will be delivering sessions to Years 7, 10 and 11 throughout the day on Tuesday 26th November. … Continue reading Student Drugs Awareness Education

Year 10 – Literature Set Exam Texts

During their GCSE Literature examination, students are no longer entitled to use an ‘open text’.   In preparation for the exam, it is useful for them to annotate a copy of the exam text.  Please see this letter here about ‘The Strange Case of Jekyll and Hyde’ text your Year 10 child will be studying and … Continue reading Year 10 – Literature Set Exam Texts

Remembrance at Perins

Last week, the remembrance assemblies at Perins were led by the history leaders. This year the focus was on asking communities across Britain to come together and remember the service, sacrifice, friendship and collaboration of the men and women of Britain, The Commonwealth and allied nations, who fought together 75 years ago. The history leaders … Continue reading Remembrance at Perins

PE GCSE Revision Guides for Year 9 and 10 Students

We will shortly be placing an order for revision guides to support our Year 9 and 10 PE GCSE students.  Please see this letter here for further details and how to place an order, which needs to be made by Thursday 21st November.

PE GCSE Revision Cards for Year 11 Students

We will shortly be placing an order for revision cards to support our Year 11 PE GCSE students.  Please see this letter here for further details and how to place an order, which needs to be made by Thursday 21st November.

Year 10 Work Experience – Important Information

Thank you to parents who were able to attend the recent Work Experience Parent Information Evening; we hope that we were able to answer all of your questions. As promised, please find below all the information that was discussed at the session, including the own placement form that you can download if you wish to … Continue reading Year 10 Work Experience – Important Information

Sports News

Cricket Congratulations to Grant P in Year 9 and Adam P in Year 7 who have both been selected for the Hampshire Cricket (Central) Training Squad, and to Ollie C in Year 8 who has been selected for the Hampshire Cricket Under 13 Training Squad for winter training. Squash A Perins team competed in the … Continue reading Sports News

Basingstoke College – Future Skills Centre Open Evening

Basingstoke College of Technology is holding an open evening at their Future Skills Centre on Tuesday 26th November, from 4:30pm to 7pm. You can read more information about it here: https://www.bcot.ac.uk/news-and-events/2019/11/fsc-open-evening/ Students and parents will be able to see the facilities and talk to tutors and current students.  From carpentry to bricklaying, there will be … Continue reading Basingstoke College – Future Skills Centre Open Evening

Local College Open Events and Application Deadline Dates for 2019/20

We hope that Year 10 and 11 parents and students found the recent careers fair at Perins informative.  Please find below some information about open events and deadlines for 2019/20. (correct as of October 2019 but check before you go!)  

ThinkNinja® App for Students

We are delighted to inform you that we have recently introduced ThinkNinja®, a new app co-designed by clinical psychologists and secondary school students, to our Year 11 and Year 7 students. The app provides young people with a range of strategies and coping skills to support their mental health, emotional well-being and to build greater … Continue reading ThinkNinja® App for Students

Geography Field Trip for Year 11 GCSE Students

We have planned a visit to Southampton City Centre and surrounding areas so students can collect the fieldwork data they need for the People and Society component of their GCSE course.  Please see this letter for further details.  The deadline for receipt of voluntary contributions and/or return of permission slips is  9am Monday 4th November.

Paris Trip for Year 10 French, Art and History Students

We are delighted to be able to offer a Paris trip in May 2020 for students in Year 10 studying French, Art or History.  Please see this letter here for further details.  The reply slip needs to be returned to the Finance Office by 9am on Tuesday 3rd December.

A Christmas Carol – Theatre Royal Winchester

Year 7 Students are currently studying ‘A Christmas Carol’ by Charles Dickens.  Please see this letter here about an exciting opportunity for Year 7s to watch this famous play at the Theatre Royal, Winchester.

Italian Themed Lunch – Tuesday 5th November

Perins’ caterers will be running an Italian theme on the main servery, instead of the usual main meals.  It will be the £2.10 main meal price as normal.  Please see below for the delicious menu that will be on offer. The other usual menu items will still be available at break time and from the … Continue reading Italian Themed Lunch – Tuesday 5th November

Uniform Message

Please may we take this opportunity to remind you about our Perins Uniform Policy.  We have been very proud of our students’ efforts at smartening their uniform and we will be consistently monitoring this throughout the year. Jewellery  At this time we would like to draw all parents’ attention to the section in our policy … Continue reading Uniform Message

Year 11 Trial Exams

Year 11 students and parents were recently emailed the trial exam timetable, which starts on Monday 11th November 2019.  Please see here for a copy.  If you have any queries, please contact your child’s tutor.  

Sports News

Rugby Congratulations to Owen B, Will N and Rohan G in Year 9 and Josh W, Josh B, Kian N, Kieran T and Archie C in Year 10 who have all been selected for the London Irish Rugby Development Programme. On Saturday Perins’  Under 12A, Under 12B, Under 13A and Under 13B teams competed at … Continue reading Sports News

Year 7 Science Workbooks and Study Guides

Please see this letter here about some Science workbooks and study guides to support Year 7 students through the next two years of Science study.

Change of Date for Free Dress Day

Please note that we have had to postpone the free dress day that was planned for Friday 18th October.  The rearranged date will be announced shortly.

Picturing Poetry Exhibition – Winchester Discovery Centre

To celebrate the 200th anniversary of John Keats’ poem ‘To Autumn’, written after walking through Winchester’s Water Meadows, Head of English at Perins School, Mr. Barber, invited several students to collaborate with professional photographer Simon Bray on a project for National Poetry Day. Using Keats’ ‘To Autumn’ as inspiration, students wrote new poems exploring their … Continue reading Picturing Poetry Exhibition – Winchester Discovery Centre

Year 10 and 11 Language Revision Guides – Deadline Extended to 6th November

The deadline for placing an order for the language revision guides has been extended to Wednesday 6th November.  These revision Guides will support our Year 10 and Year 11 GCSE language students.  Please see the letter here for details of how to order the recommended texts for French, Spanish and German.

Year 10 – Laptops to be Undomained

If you have chosen to keep your child’s ex-scheme laptop we need to take the laptop off our school domain to ensure you can continue to use the laptop going forward.  Therefore please ensure your child brings their device to IT Services before half-term, so that we can carry out the work over the half-term … Continue reading Year 10 – Laptops to be Undomained

Fantastic Opportunity for Years 7, 8, 9 and 10 Students

A space has become available on the ski trip to Jasper, Canada next April.  The trip leaves on 6th April and returns to the UK on 14th April 2020 and costs £1,699.  We have now decided to offer this opportunity to Year 7 students in addition to Years 8, 9 and 10 – if your … Continue reading Fantastic Opportunity for Years 7, 8, 9 and 10 Students

Before-School Safety

As the winter months are upon us, it’s starting to get very dark in the mornings.  Please may we remind students who are waiting at bus stops along country roads, to wear reflective clothing or make themselves seen.

Anti-Bullying Week – Speakers Request

As Anti-Bullying week approaches, we are interested in finding a speaker for our Year 7 and 8 speaker programme, about bullying from the perspective of the police, or similar organisations that deal with either the targets, or perpetrators of bullying. If you would like to be involved, or know someone who might be interested, please … Continue reading Anti-Bullying Week – Speakers Request

Sports News

Cricket Congratulations to Rachel K in Year 10 who has been selected for the Hampshire CC Emerging Players Programme, 2019-20 – this follows on from an excellent succession of performances for Hampshire during the summer, and to Megan L in Year 8 who achieved an exceptional feat of winning both the Hampshire Girls Under 15 … Continue reading Sports News

Mock Interviews – Thursday 7th November

On Thursday 7th November Year 11 students will take part in a short interview with a visiting interviewer.  We strongly believe that getting a chance to practise interview skills will help them with college interviews and job interviews later in life. The mock interviews run from 8.30-1.15pm on 7th November and we are looking for … Continue reading Mock Interviews – Thursday 7th November

Live n Learn Revision and Study Skills Workshop for Students

Ahead of your opportunity to hear Rob Angel, from Live n Learn speak next Thursday the 10th October at 6pm, please be advised that all Year 11 students, at some point during the day, will have a revision and study skills workshop with Rob. This will be a fantastic opportunity for students to build their … Continue reading Live n Learn Revision and Study Skills Workshop for Students

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard Trip – Please Reply by Wednesday 9th October

Please see the letter here about the Year 8 trip to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, where students will visit the National Museum of the Royal Navy as part of the school’s ongoing remembrance work, in particular on World War One and Two.  Any student who would like to attend needs to return their reply slip to … Continue reading Portsmouth Historic Dockyard Trip – Please Reply by Wednesday 9th October

WW1 Battlefields Trip – Please Reply by Monday 7th October

Year 9 History students were recently handed out a letter about the Battlefields trip.  This is a very popular trip with students and offers them a wealth of cultural, social and educational experiences.  You may also see the letter here and please note that reply slips need to be returned by Monday 7th October. 

Lost Property

This term we have already accumulated many unnamed water bottles and shoes – please see the photos below.  We also have unnamed hoodies, coats, and PE kits. If any of these belong to your son or daughter, please could you ask them to collect them from Reception.  We do recommend that all equipment is named … Continue reading Lost Property

Homework Procedures – Important Information for Parents

Please click here to see a letter about homework from Mr Papanicolaou. Should you have any questions about any of the information within the letter, or questions about homework at Perins, please click here. We very much welcome any feedback that we receive.

Year 10 and 11 GCSE History Revision Books

Please see this letter here from The History Department about an opportunity to purchase some GCSE History revision books for Year 10 and 11 students.

Year 9 GCSE History Text Books and Revision Guides

Please see this letter here from The History Department about some new books and revision guides for Year 9 students.

Religious Studies – Visiting Activity Trailer

Next week all students in Key Stage 3 and many in Key Stage 4 will be spending a lesson on the GSUS Live trailer, which you will soon see arrive in the school car park; it is a purpose built mobile classroom computer suite.  Please see this letter for further information.

Physiotherapy – Friday 11th October

Registered physiotherapists from http://www.novophysiotherapy.com/ will be making their half termly visit to Perins on Friday 11th October.  If your son or daughter is suffering from a long standing injury this is an opportunity to consider.  Please see this letter for full details and how to book a place for your child, and this consent form … Continue reading Physiotherapy – Friday 11th October

Perins School is a Dog Free Site

Please may we remind parents that Perins School has a no dogs on site policy for safeguarding and health reasons.  A number of parents brought dogs with them while watching the rugby at Perins last weekend.  This has resulted in patches of dog mess on the sports field which is a health concern for students.  … Continue reading Perins School is a Dog Free Site

Year 10 Careers Fair

We would like to invite Year 10 students and parents to attend a careers fair on Thursday 10th October at Perins School.  Colleges and employers will be present to help you and your child investigate possibilities for life after Perins.  Please see here for details. Please note the time and location of the fair as … Continue reading Year 10 Careers Fair

Year 11 Careers Fair and Presentation

We would like to invite Year 11 students and parents to attend a careers fair and presentation on Thursday 10th October at Perins School.  Colleges and employers will be present to help you and your child investigate possibilities for life after Perins, followed by a presentation by Live-N-Learn about how to best support your child.  … Continue reading Year 11 Careers Fair and Presentation

Literature Exam Texts and Revision Guides for Year 11 Students

During their GCSE Literature examination, students are no longer entitled to use an ‘open text’.   In preparation for the exam, it is useful for students to annotate a copy of the exam text.  Recommended texts and some revision guides are available to order.   Please see this letter for further details.  Orders need to be received … Continue reading Literature Exam Texts and Revision Guides for Year 11 Students

West Side Story DVDs are Ready for Collection!

If you have placed an order for a West Side Story DVD it will be available for collection from the Drama Office at lunchtime on Monday 30th September.

Keeping Valuables Safe at After-School Clubs

We would like to reinforce that it is very difficult to keep possessions safe when students participate in after-school clubs as changing rooms can’t be locked due to the varying finish times of clubs.  Please urge your children to use the valuables boxes that we offer and to put their shoes and clothing into their … Continue reading Keeping Valuables Safe at After-School Clubs

Sports News

Another busy week of matches with some great results for the Perins teams: Under 13 Boys Hockey – 2nd place at the Alton School Quad Festival Rugby v Salesians – Under 12A win 20-5, Under 12B win 20-5, Under 13A – win 20-5, Under 13B – loss 30-5, Under 14 win 50-12, Under 15 win … Continue reading Sports News

GCSE Science Revision Guides for Year 10 Students

We will shortly be placing an order with CGP for Revision Guides, Exam Practice Workbooks and Revision Question Cards to support our Year 10 students. Details of each of the resources being offered can be found by following this hyperlink for students studying  Combined Science; and this one for students on the Separate Sciences courses. … Continue reading GCSE Science Revision Guides for Year 10 Students

Sports News

Well done to students for throwing themselves into after school sports clubs so early in the term. Attendance has been outstanding this week with over 150 pupils involved in activities after school every day this week, and a new record was set on Thursday with approximately 240 students participating in sporting activities after school! The … Continue reading Sports News

Curry Themed Lunch – Monday 7th October

Perins’ caterers will be running a curry theme on the main servery, instead of the usual main meals.  It will be the £2.10 main meal price as normal.  Please see here for details of the delicious menu that will be available. The other usual menu items will still be available at break time and from … Continue reading Curry Themed Lunch – Monday 7th October

Year 10 Work Experience

This year we are pleased to announce that our Year 10 students will have the exciting opportunity to take part in work experience. The dates for this are Monday 29th June – Friday 3rd July 2020 inclusive. We will be using a work experience company called EBP South who will guide the students through the … Continue reading Year 10 Work Experience

Year 7 and 8 Speaker Programme – Looking for Speakers

Throughout this year students in Year 7 and 8 will have a selection of guest speakers coming into school to talk to them on a range of subjects from human rights to anti-bullying. There are a few speaker sessions free and we would like to welcome any parent or family friend who may have an … Continue reading Year 7 and 8 Speaker Programme – Looking for Speakers

School Photographs

The proofs for the individual school photographs were issued to students this week.  The deadline for ordering is Friday 27th September. Where possible, please order online, although payment can be made in the envelope provided via school reception.

Maths GCSE Revision Guides

Revision guides are available to purchase through the school for Year 10 and 11 students.  These are an excellent tool to support your child with their Maths revision.  Please see this letter for further information and how to order.

GCSE History Support Documents

Please see below for some helpful documents that the history department has produced to help you support your child through GCSE History studies, revision and exams. For Year 11 students (and also helpful for Year 10s but the dates will be different) is the Parent Info Sheet and Revision Programme. For Year 9 students – … Continue reading GCSE History Support Documents

Literature Set Exam Texts for Year 10 Students

During their GCSE Literature examination, students are no longer entitled to use an ‘open text’.   In preparation for the exam, it is useful for Year 10 students to annotate a copy of the exam text.  Please see this letter here for details of the texts and how to order copies.

After School Dance Class

The creative arts department have recognised that there is a considerable amount of dance talent amongst our students and have therefore decided to provide an exciting opportunity for those who wish to develop their expertise.  Please see this letter here for details of after school dance classes.  There will be a free taster session on … Continue reading After School Dance Class

Uniform Message

We can confirm that girls may wear cropped trousers as an alternative to the Perins skirt if they wish. Please see below the description for girls trousers or view the full uniform policy here. Trousers: Black traditional style or cropped suit style trousers. Cotton fabrics, combats, cords, jeans, chinos, hipsters or flared styles are not permitted. … Continue reading Uniform Message

Sports News

Cricket – Hampshire State Schools Cup In the final week of last term, the U13 cricket team won the plate section of the Hampshire State Schools competition, defeating John Hanson comprehensively in the final. South Africa Sports Tour 89 students represented the school superbly on the two week tour of South Africa this summer.  All … Continue reading Sports News

School Uniform Returns

School uniform is available to try-on in the school office.  Please note that after placing an order with The Direct Clothing Company any items that need to be returned should be posted back to Direct Clothing.  The school office is unable to accept any returns on their behalf.

Perins at the Alresford Show

In addition to our usual support of the Alresford Show with the PE Department doing the shuttle-bus service between Alresford and the showground, The Perins MAT had our first stand at the show this year. It was a great day out with lots of visitors and supporters asking questions about Perins, Sun Hill Junior School, … Continue reading Perins at the Alresford Show

Optional PE Kit

Optional PE kit orders placed since the block opened again on 4th September will be delivered in approximately mid-November. The block closes on Scopay on 16th October. However if stock allows then orders will be processed and delivered sooner. For any queries regarding optional PE kit orders please email cobb@perins.hants.sch.uk (optional PE kit items are … Continue reading Optional PE Kit

School Hire

Need a function room?  A suitable space for a birthday party or a court for a quick game of tennis or badminton? The Perins MAT can cater for all of these events at one venue!  We offer a variety of facilities including our 3G astro pitch, our spacious dance studio and our staged main hall. … Continue reading School Hire

West Side Story DVD Now Available!

M3 are now taking orders for the DVD of West Side Story. This professionally produced DVD has multiple camera angles and features a multi-track sound recording.  Limited copies are available so pre-ordering is advised. Please send your order to M3 Productions, Hale Walled Gardens, Hale Lane, Hale, Fordingbridge, SP6 2RF.  Payment of £15 can be … Continue reading West Side Story DVD Now Available!

Canada Ski Trip Opportunity

A place has become available on the ski trip to Canada.  If anyone is interested in taking up this exciting opportunity, please email financeteam@perins.hants.sch.uk by 5pm on Monday 9th September.  The trip is next Easter, 6th – 13th April,  and is open to Years 8 – 10.

Important Sports Club Information

All clubs have now started – with the exception of Trampolining, which starts on Tuesday 17th September, and Basketball, which starts in December. Thursday Fitness Fever will be year 11’s only. Please see our website here for the full sport club timetable and where we have published the fixtures for this year. Students should check … Continue reading Important Sports Club Information

Parent Survey – one week left to complete

We would appreciate it if you could spare some time to complete our Parent Survey in the next week.  Your feedback helps us to prioritise our School’s development and shape the future of Perins, your comments are gratefully received. Please click on the link below to complete the survey. https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/L827B9X

Uniform Message

As the year draws to a close and we look to September please may we take the opportunity to remind you about our Perins Uniform Requirements. We have been very proud of our students’ efforts at smartening their uniform this year and we will be consistently monitoring this next year. Perins Skirts Please may we … Continue reading Uniform Message

Alton College Open Evenings

Alton College have announced some open evenings in the autumn term and in 2020: Thursday 10th October 2019 5-8:30pm Wednesday 13th November 2019 5-8:30pm Thursday 2nd July 2020 5-8:30pm Please see Alton College’s website for further information – http://www.altoncollege.ac.uk/sixth-form/open-evenings

Rugby – 2019/20 Season

Please see this letter here for details of the 2019/20 rugby season and pre-season training on Tuesday 3rd September, before the school term starts.  We are looking forward to an exciting season and to seeing as many students as possible at training and matches.

Creative Arts News

Local artist and sculptor Nic Joly has exhibited all around the world and is in collections globally. He works in the miniature using the world around us as his inspiration.  His sculptures are often seen as pieces of theatre using humour and pathos to convey his thoughts in his unique way. Nic has created a … Continue reading Creative Arts News

Sports News

Athletics 11 Perins students represented the Eastleigh and Winchester District at the Year 7 & 8 Hampshire Schools Athletics Championships this Tuesday. They performed superbly, results can be seen below: Kate B – 1st Shot (8.80m) Frankie W – 2nd LJ (4.48m) Owen B – 2nd LJ (5.15m) Charlie E – 2nd Discus (32m) Shedon M … Continue reading Sports News

Alumni Evening – Friday 6th September

If you have older children who have already left Perins, please make them aware that we will have an alumni event during the evening of Friday 6th September. We are hoping that each year group of leavers (including 2019 leavers) will be able to muster netball and touch rugby teams to provide an entertaining spectacle … Continue reading Alumni Evening – Friday 6th September

Mouthguards

The mouthguard fitting will take place on Friday 6th September. Please book and pay for a fitting by visiting SCOPAY.

PE Kit

Thank you for your support in ensuring that your children wear smart and appropriate PE kit; on the whole it has been excellent this year.  As you consider purchases in preparation for the new term, please remember the following: Shorts / tracksuit bottoms / base layer leggings / long sleeved outer layers should be navy … Continue reading PE Kit

Next Term’s Sports Clubs and Fixtures

The winter club timetable for 2019/20 has been finalised and can be found on the website here.  Clubs will begin during the first full week back. The boys’ rugby fixture list is complete and can be found on the same webpage.  Other fixture lists will be added as they are confirmed.

New Improvements to SCOPAY

If you’re already using SCOPAY, the good news is they have rebranded and updated their user interface meaning their website is now easier to use, and they have also released a mobile app (available on the Apple App Store and Google Play). For parents not yet using SCOPAY, did you know you can pay for … Continue reading New Improvements to SCOPAY

School Uniform Orders

If you would like to order school uniform over the summer, please note that the last delivery date to school will be Monday 22nd July.  Uniform can then be collected from the school office only on the following dates: Tuesday 23rd July Thursday 22nd August Friday 30th August Monday 2nd September Tuesday 3rd September Home … Continue reading School Uniform Orders

Lost Property

There are several unnamed full PE kits in lost property.  Please would you check these photos to see if any of them are your child’s kit?  Please note that lost property is cleared out once a term and unnamed uniform will be given to Friends of Perins.  

Percussion Exam Success

Over the weekend Elden O in Year 8 took his tuned percussion, grade 6 and his snare drum, grade 6 and achieved a merit in both.  Well done Elden!

Equestrian Club News

We have been to our regular instructor, Francesca Baring at Northington Stud and Stables, for some jumping and flatwork sessions.   Despite some really hot conditions, all the club members had a great time, and are looking forward to the next lot of sessions early next term. All current and prospective Equestrian Club members should watch … Continue reading Equestrian Club News

West Side Story – exclusive preview

Please note that tickets for this exciting preview show must be purchased via SCOPAY by 9am on Monday 15th July. We have a fabulous opportunity extended to our Year 9 and 10 students to attend a preview event of this year’s production, West Side Story at the Grange. Tickets for this special show are at … Continue reading West Side Story – exclusive preview

Next Week Will be Timetable Week B

After the suspension of the school timetable for VITA week activities, for clarification please note that next week will be timetable week B.

Sports News

Squash Harry F and Megan L in Year 7 represented the South of England at the Aspire Regional Team Championships in Warwick last weekend. They both performed impressively well and played a significant part in contributing to their teams overall victory. Sports Day Participation at this year’s Sports Day was outstanding with almost every event … Continue reading Sports News

Winchester Festival

Perins are taking part in the Winchester Festival again this year; an event Perins Art students have been part of for the last 20 years! This year we have a selection of Year 11 work on show in the Cathedral alongside Henry Beaufort and Osbourne House. Simply a celebration of some of our Year 11 … Continue reading Winchester Festival

West Side Story – Hurry Last Few Tickets Remaining

You quickly forget the cast are 15 and under!! Rehearsals have gone brilliantly and we can’t help but think this is ‘one of the best productions we have ever done.’ But we say that every time! Excitement is mounting across the school as The Perins School Theatre get ready to perform at the Grange in … Continue reading West Side Story – Hurry Last Few Tickets Remaining

GCSE Exams – Summer 2020

The summer 2020 GCSE exams will take place between 11th May 2020 and 24th June 2020 with some practical exams taking place in April. Contingency Day Wednesday 24th June will be a ‘contingency day’ for all exam boards in the UK. In line with Ofqual’s exam system contingency plan , this is an additional day at … Continue reading GCSE Exams – Summer 2020

Sports News

District Sports 64 Perins athletes participated at the Eastleigh and Winchester Championships last Thursday. Each one of these athletes played a key role in amassing 340 points which edged us to victory in a tight contest. This was our 6th consecutive title and our 8th win in the past ten years. Individual District Champions on … Continue reading Sports News

Parent Survey

We would appreciate it if you could spare some time to complete our Parent Survey.  Your feedback helps us to prioritise our School’s development and shape the future of Perins, your comments are greatly and thankfully received. Please click on the link below to complete the survey. https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/L827B9X

Perins School 2019 GCSE Results

The GCSE Results for the Year 11 2019 cohort will be released to our students on Thursday 22nd August 2019. Students are invited to collect their results from Perins School between 9.30am and 11.30am on Thursday 22nd August 2019 from the Café.  Any results that are not collected will be posted to the student’s home … Continue reading Perins School 2019 GCSE Results

Sports News

Alresford Run Thank you to the South Africa Tour Party 2019 who made an invaluable contribution to this year’s Alresford 10K, which included a record 460 runners. The students’ efforts in setting up the event and helping with marshalling were greatly appreciated by the Rotary Club. Primary Area Sports Over 300 primary school children competed … Continue reading Sports News

Year 5 History Workshop

Perins History Department welcomed year five pupils from local primary schools on Friday 14th June.  Students completed a workshop about: ‘Why we should remember?’ with a particular focus on stories of the Second World War.  Students used artefacts to examine the story of Joan Phillips, a 9 year old evacuee from Hartlepool.  They also looked … Continue reading Year 5 History Workshop

Science Text Books

Now the exam period is over the Science Department are asking for help in tracking down any text books that may have found their way into your son or daughter’s rooms. We are looking for any OXFORD OCR Gateway Biology (Green), Chemistry (Orange) or Physics (Blue) text books (please see the example below). We have … Continue reading Science Text Books

History Request

In preparation for some curriculum changes we will be teaching a new topic on London and the Second World War – which will include living through the Blitz. We would like to ask parents if you know of anyone who lived through this time and might be willing to speak to the students about their … Continue reading History Request

Auschwitz Trip

Please note there will be a student and parent meeting about the Auschwitz Trip on Wednesday 19th June from 6-7pm in E8.

VITA Week

This year our VITA week will be running from Monday 1st – Friday 5th July. The normal timetable will be suspended and students will be given an opportunity throughout the week to work with different year groups, within their houses. They will experience a range of enrichment activities to win points for their houses and … Continue reading VITA Week

Sports BBQ – Deadline for tickets Monday 8th July!

Please order tickets over the weekend on SCOPay if you would like to attend the Sports BBQ on 12th July. Current sign–up for next Friday’s Sports BBQ (our annual sports awards evening) has been low and for catering reasons we must make a decision by Monday 8th July as to whether this event will run.  … Continue reading Sports BBQ – Deadline for tickets Monday 8th July!

Sports Day – Friday 28th June

Please find below the arrangements for Perins’ sports day on Friday 28th June. Competitors must attend school in regulation Perins PE kit (White polo shirts and NAVY BLUE shorts / skorts. Please ensure any additional layers are navy blue.) Pupil spectators have the choice to attend school in regulation Perins PE kit or school uniform. … Continue reading Sports Day – Friday 28th June

Professional Mouth Guard Fitting – Friday 6th September 2019

For all pupils who take part in rugby and hockey, we strongly recommend that mouth guards are worn. A dentist will be coming into school on Friday 6th September to take fittings for mouth guards at a cost of £25.50, however, cheaper alternatives can be bought from sports shops which we happily accept. Please note … Continue reading Professional Mouth Guard Fitting – Friday 6th September 2019

Scholastic Half Price Book Fair

Perins School are holding a Scholastic half price Book Fair from Wednesday 19th June to Monday 24th June.  It will be open to all students during break times and will be situated in the library.  Students can come and browse/purchase the selection of books available – all purchases to be made in either cash or … Continue reading Scholastic Half Price Book Fair

Student Deals This Summer at Evolution!

This summer we are promoting our fantastic student memberships; students can join for as little as £20 a month. This exclusive offer is valid for all returning university and college students wanting to stay in shape during the summer break. Younger adults can also take advantage of our summer deal; 14 and 15 year olds … Continue reading Student Deals This Summer at Evolution!

Student Survey

Well done to all the Year 11 students who have now completed their exams; we hope they are enjoying some well-earned rest. In their final days as a Perins student we kindly ask them to complete a survey.  We would like to hear about their experience at Perins and their thoughts on what could be … Continue reading Student Survey

Sports News

Rugby Owen B in Year 8 travelled to Lyon at the weekend to play in a rugby tournament for the London Irish Rugby Team.  They played really well and it was a closely matched competition, but the London Irish pulled through and won the overall trophy.  Well done! Tennis A Year 9 tennis squad reached … Continue reading Sports News

Optional PE Kit for September – Orders Close 9th July

The next optional PE kit order block is now open and closes on Tuesday 9th July, with deliveries due approximately mid September 2019. For any queries regarding sizes and kit items available please email Mrs Cobb in the PE Department or visit the PE kit webpage.  

Useful Parent Website

Commonsensemedia.org is an independent non-profit website that advises parents and schools on entertainment media and technology that their children might like to use.  It provides reviews, advice and tools to help parents help their children navigate the fast changing online world safely.   A really useful feature is the reviews and age-ratings of films, TV shows, … Continue reading Useful Parent Website

Laptops

Please remember that all Year 11 laptops, either Stone or Toshiba, will need to be removed from our domain if your child plans to keep the laptop, or handed back to school before the students’ last day. The laptop should only be taken to IT Services once it is no longer needed.  If keeping the … Continue reading Laptops

Sports News

Netball Netball at Perins is coming to a close with only the South Africa Tour teams training for their South African Experience. The school teams finished as below in their school leagues and tournaments: U12 – 1st U13 – 3rd U14 – 2nd U16 – 2nd The U15 squad also won the Perins Super 15s … Continue reading Sports News

Last Day of Summer Term

Plans are in place for a 12:00 midday finish on Friday 19th July.  Arrangements have been made with contract bus companies to collect early, ready for a 12:10 departure. Students who take the number 67 public bus will be allowed to leave school slightly earlier.  Those who travel in the Winchester direction will be able … Continue reading Last Day of Summer Term

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 billington@perins.hants.sch.uk if you have any queries.

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

Student Physiotherapy Appointments

Registered physiotherapists from http://www.novophysiotherapy.com/ will be making their half termly visit on Friday 14th June between 1530 and 1800. If your son or daughter is suffering from a long standing injury this is an opportunity to consider.  Please see the letter and consent form.

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

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 selling fast!  If you would like to purchase tickets, please paste this link into your browser (https://thegrangefestival.co.uk/operas/west-side-story/) or go to The Grange Festival website (www.thegrangefestival.co.uk) and enter West Side Story in the search bar. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday performances start at … 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 Wednesday 19th June 3:30-4:30pm

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 a try-on afternoon … Continue reading Uniform Message – Skirt Try-on Wednesday 19th June 3:30-4:30pm

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: https://www.perins.net/clubs-and-trips/sport/sports-clubs/ 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

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.

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, www.safe4me.co.uk, 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

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

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

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

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

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