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

Monthly Archives: November 2012 - Page 5

Forthcoming Football Matches for Prep School

Written on November 13, 2012 at 1:35 pm, by

HOHS (Years 3-5) v Saxlingham Nethergate on Friday 16th November Home match. 1.45pm kick off. Mr Borrer will notify all pupils who are playing.   HOHS (Years 1-3) v Little Melton on Friday 23rd November   Away match. Pupils to depart school at 1pm, for 1.30pm kick off.  Pupils will return to school at 2.45pm. Again, Mr Borrer will notify all pupils  Continue Reading »

Norfolk High Schools’ Choir Festival 2012

Written on November 13, 2012 at 1:20 pm, by

On Thursday 18th October our school choir took part in the Norfolk High Schools’ Choir Festival at Saint Andrew’s Hall in Norwich. Ten local schools combined to form a large choir of 500 singers. Our conductor was Richard Allain, the Director of Music at Norwich School. The Intermediate County Youth Orchestra also played and accompanied us.  Continue Reading »

Year 9 girls show sports leadership in the PE department

Written on November 13, 2012 at 1:09 pm, by

Two of our Year9 girls have been very busy helping in the PE department recently. Frankie Udberg and Lilyella Ayers completed their Sports Leadership qualification last year, a year earlier than usual as they were so keen. They have since helped run the rounders club for our Upper-Prep pupils and are currently assisting with the Upper-Prep  Continue Reading »

Nautilus the Penguin – latest news!

Written on November 13, 2012 at 12:17 pm, by

The boarders held a cake sale last Tuesday which turned out to be a huge success. We raised £51 towards the adoption fund for the much adored ‘Nautilus’, the penguin that we saw on our boarding trip to Colchester Zoo last month. We would like to say a big thank you to Mrs Swallow, Miss Mann, Mrs Collin and Mr Reeves who  Continue Reading »

HOHS’ tennis coach finalist in Norfolk Sports Awards 2012

Written on November 13, 2012 at 12:09 pm, by

Our tennis coach, Katie Brooks, was one of three finalists in the ‘Norfolk Coach of the Year’ category at the BBC Radio Norfolk and Active Norfolk Sports Awards last Wednesday. Katie was nominated by HOHS pupils for her hard work and the enthusiam she puts into lessons. She had a lovely evening but narrowly lost out to a  Continue Reading »

HOHS holds an act of remembrance

Written on November 12, 2012 at 11:24 am, by

School holds an Act of Remembrance On Friday 9th November the school gathered for an act of remembrance in the barn. It was a special service to commemorate members of the armed forces who had given their lives in two World Wars and in numerous other conflicts since 1946. At the beginning of the service  Continue Reading »

House Music Festival – The Results!

Written on November 12, 2012 at 10:43 am, by

Here are the results of the House Music competition that took place on the last Wednesday of term. OVERALL CHAMPIONS: FRY 706 marks 2nd RYDER 696 marks 3rd AUSTEN 560 marks Adjudicators: Mr Lutkins, Mrs Young and Mrs Richards Small group winning piece: FRY ‘True Colours’ by Steinberg and Kelly Duet/solo winning piece: RYDER ‘Standing  Continue Reading »

Astronomy Club

Written on November 12, 2012 at 10:41 am, by

Mr Lutkins hopes to have an astronomy club running in the next couple of weeks. The aim of the club is for students to be able to experience and gain an understanding of the universe around them. Mr Lutkins hopes to show pupils some of the main features pupils can see in the night sky,  Continue Reading »

Looking forward to another successful badminton season

Written on November 12, 2012 at 10:40 am, by

The badminton season went well last academic year with the U12s winning their league and the U14s just missing out on the title and coming runners-up. We have great expectations for our U14 team this year with four Norfolk players on the team. Chloe Sellors, Olivia Perry, Frankie Udberg and Anna Allen all represent Norfolk  Continue Reading »

Battlefields Tour 2012

Written on November 12, 2012 at 10:38 am, by

An intrepid party of thirteen Year 10 and 11 pupils and four parents returned on Saturday 27th October after another inspiring tour of First World War museums and memorials. We traversed the killing fields of Flanders and the Somme in the company of our wonderfully knowledgeable and empathetic guide, Alan. At the Last Post ceremony  Continue Reading »