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 5th November.

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

Current Vacancies

Please see below the current vacancies we have available: Teacher of English Nursery Practitioner Casual Gym Instructor Nursery Practitioner – Room Leader Gym Manager  

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

Current Vacancies

Please see below the current vacancies we have available: Nursery Practitioner Casual Gym Instructor Nursery Practitioner – Room Leader

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