Independent day school
for girls 3 - 18 and boys 3 - 11
with boarding for girls from 9

Monthly Archives: October 2012

Netball Match Report

Written on October 22, 2012 at 11:43 am, by

HOHS U13s v Open Academy 6 – 12 This match was played at home. The girls were very keen to get started, in what was a very intense battle. The match was played over four quarters. All the girls managed to sustain their fitness and play well up until the final whistle. The scores were neck and  Continue Reading »

Netball Match Reports

Written on October 18, 2012 at 11:42 am, by

HOHS U15s v Taverham High 6 – 12 On Monday 8th October our U15 netball team played against Taverham High. Our girls have been training regularly on Thursday lunchtimes and this was their first match of the season. During the first quarter we played very well with some very consistent shooting from Olivia Freer. Taverham’s  Continue Reading »

Family Quiz Night – 16th November

Written on October 17, 2012 at 11:41 am, by

The school will be holding a Family Quiz Night in the Barn on Friday 16th November from 6.30pm-8.30pm. Tickets are available from reception and cost £5 adults/ £2.50 children, or a family ticket costs £12.50. Tickets include a pizza supper, please bring your own drinks and glasses. We hope you can join us!

Preparatory School Art Club

Written on October 17, 2012 at 11:41 am, by

Upper-Prep pupils in the Preparatory School have been producing some very accomplished pieces of work in Ms Mobbs art club on Monday lunchtimes. This excellent painting was created by Darci Sheppard-Mobbs (5T).

Preparatory School Book Fair 22nd November

Written on October 17, 2012 at 11:40 am, by

Norfolk Children’s Book Centre will be holding a book fair in the hall in the Orchard Building of the Preparatory School on Thursday 22nd November. Marilyn Brocklehurst owner and manager of the centre will be on hand to advise on titles and help you chose suitable books for your children. During the day Tom Hunt, who works at the centre, will be reading stories to  Continue Reading »

The First World War revisited

Written on October 17, 2012 at 11:31 am, by

Thirteen students from Years 10 and 11, together with a quartet of parents, are eagerly anticipating our Battlefields Tour, which begins early on Wednesday 24th October. The group is looking forward to our four days in France as we are led through the Ypres Salient and Somme Valley. Ours is the sole school opting to present wreaths at  Continue Reading »

Bird Club is flying high!

Written on October 15, 2012 at 11:29 am, by

There have been several new lunchtime clubs launched this term in the Prep school, which have proved very popular with our pupils. Bird Club run by our Year 3 teacher Mrs Bird has been a hit with our nature-loving boys and girls.  Mrs Bird’s ‘tweet’, “Bird club’s fifth week was marked by the unveiling of a splendid bird table, two window feeders and two  Continue Reading »

Kayaking lessons at Whitlingham

Written on October 15, 2012 at 11:28 am, by

Kayaking this term has been a right splash. Our senior girls have enjoyed going to Whitlingham every Wednesday to paddle in K1s and K2s.  Some of the girls have improved their speed across the water, other girls have improved their swimming ability by capsizing! A huge amount of fun has been had by all.  We all look  Continue Reading »

Oxburgh Hall trip

Written on October 15, 2012 at 11:28 am, by

Years 5 and 6 visited Oxburgh Hall in October, a 15th century moated manor house, as part of their studies on the Tudors this term. Jack Barrett took this wonderful photo of the hall. Sarah Kendall, wrote about the day, ” (the big house)….has been lived in for generations by the Beddingfield family. They still live in it today. In  Continue Reading »

Senior School Council Reps

Written on October 15, 2012 at 11:26 am, by

Congratulations to the following girls who have become senior school council representatives for the next academic year. 7H   Grace and Bronwen 8C   Lotty and Anna 9C   Sienna and Anna B 10R  Libby 11M  Maia and Faron 11R  Sophie B The sixth form will be represented by the school officers.