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Kelly College’s 130
years of expertise
KELLY College, founded by and class size of a smaller school. Kelly enjoys an established
Admiral Kelly in 1877, is proud The preparatory school is co- reputation for good academic
of its 130 years of service to the educational and has a further 190 results (a 100-per-cent pass rate
Royal Navy. pupils aged between 2½ and 11 at A-level for the last six years,
Kelly is situated in the beautiful years. with 65 per cent at grades A and
South West of England and offers The prep school shares many of B in 2008) and for its cultural and
a co-educational full and weekly the facilities of the senior school sporting achievements.
boarding, and day education for including boarding from Year 5. The sporting record of the
Creating a
pupils aged 11–18. Kelly provides a high-quality, school is very strong; Kelly has a
It is a school of 360 pupils of well-balanced education with a national reputation in swimming,
whom half are boarders. strong commitment to a whole rugby and athletics, while hockey
Kelly offers all the facilities of a range of extracurricular activities. and netball teams have achieved
Perrot Hill is a
happy family
larger school, while retaining the The staff are fully involved seven county and regional success.
advantages in the individual care days a week, 24 hours a day. At the same time, the college is
particularly proud of its music and
drama and delighted to be taking
advantage of the new performing home from home
unit at
arts centre.
One of Kelly’s strengths is the PERROTT Hill prides itself on The staff realise the need for a
range and diversity of its societies providing ‘time and space for a full stable education for the children,
Headteacher Pippa Harris-
and activities – from squash to education’ and Headmaster Robert especially when families are often
Burland is building a school of
shooting, debating to drawing, Morse believes that the success of moving or a parent may well be
sailing to surfi ng, public speaking the school can be attributed to a away from home for sometime.
“My vision is for Rookesbury
to pottery – with dozens to choose progressive approach to education The boarding community is
to develop as a strengths-based
from there is something for coupled with the all-important run by John Warlow and his wife
school, using our setting more
everyone to enjoy. traditional values that are so often Sarah, along with toddler Sam and
effectively, being known for our
We aim to nurture the academic overlooked in today’s busy society. labrador Murphy, and is a thriving
high academic standards, and
potential of all pupils. In recent Perrott Hill’s ethos is that every community – a home from home
challenging our pupils with a
years, every leaver who has wished child matters and each child’s with plenty of extra-curricular
stimulating curriculum in a
to proceed to higher education has potential is encouraged to develop clubs and activities.
nurturing family environment,”
done so. and grow. The summer holidays saw
she says.
Small class sizes ensure There’s a mass of opportunities the start of the refurbishment
“Our boarding house is a safe
individual attention and a for every pupil: academically with programme for both the boys’ and
and supportive home from home
committed staff seek to work small class sizes and streaming girls’ dormitory areas.
where each child, from the age of
with parents to achieve the from Year 5; on the games fi eld The location of the school
seven through to 13 years old is
personal goals of each pupil, where sport is played fi ve times a is quite stunning, set in the
listened to and has the space and
whether that be a place at a top week; in regular musical concerts countryside and overlooking the
loving encouragement to be who
university, international sporting and competitions; in the Art/ Somerset/Dorset border.
they want to be.
representation, or a chosen career. DT rooms and on the stage. The Once a private manor house, the
“Our small community
Kelly College invites all pupils are happy and confi dent pupils are lucky enough to have the
upstairs operates just like a
prospective families to its annual and benefi t from being taught by freedom to enjoy the buildings and
family; weekends are relaxed
open morning on Saturday dynamic and enthusiastic staff. to explore the extensive gardens,
and activities such as ice skating,
October 3 between 10am and The school has had a long fi elds and woods.
cycling and cake-making all add
mid-day. association with the Forces, This year saw the 32 leavers go
to the family unit,” says Pippa.
For details – and for further especially the Royal Navy as it on to 13 different public schools
“We are a very happy school
information about bursaries for is only a 20-minute drive from and a number of children were
where relationships between
Service families – contact the RNAS Yeovilton. awarded scholarships, both
children and adults take priority
registrar, Candace Greensted, on It offers children a very happy academic and all-rounder awards.
– recognised as ‘outstanding’ by
01822 813100 (telephone), 01822 and secure environment in which For more information please
612050 (fax) or admissions@ to grow and develop as young contact the school or visit the
Pippa is very proud of the (email). people. website.
family environment for boarders
and encourages all children to
contact parents, especially those
posted abroad.
Each child has their own
• A voluntary aided, mixed 13-18 Grammar School
personal log-in to Skype to enable
them to contact parents. This
• No tuition costs. Boarding fees £2,860 per term
means that loved ones are never
• 66% A/B grades at A level. 95% of students go on to University
far away.
Pippa is a huge advocate of the
• Performing Arts Centre, Sixth Form Centre
well being of the children, and
• 400 seat theatre, sports hall, astroturf and technology centre their happiness is her top priority.
Through such activities
• Weekend programmes with a wide range of outdoor pursuits
as yoga, Circle Time, setting
• Art, design, music and drama thrive
SMART targets and all the
• 75 acres of grounds
sport the children are involved
Contact the Registrar at:
in, their spiritual well being has
been shown to facilitate better
Cranbrook School, Cranbrook, Kent, TN17 3JD
results in the classroom as well as
Tel: 01580 711804 Fax: 01580 711828
creating a happy and fl ourishing
E-mail: For more information about
Rookesbury Park School, please
call 01329 833 108.
Academic scholarships are
available this September 2009 for
entry into Years 7 and 8.
Bursaries for all forces families.
Perrott Hill
y 9
9.30 -y 1
• Co-educational Pre-Prep and Prep School •
• Boarding and Day • Forces Burseries available •
• Highly successful ISI Report and Ofsted Report •
• School Transport from Bridport, Axminster and the A37 •
• Excellent scholarship results •
Time and space for a full education
North Perrott, Crewkerne, Somerset TA18 7SL Tel: 01460 72051
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