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for girls 3 - 18 and boys 3 - 11
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Monthly Archives: January 2013

An Evening of Stargazing with BBC’s Mark Thompson

Written on January 28, 2013 at 10:19 am, by

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Green Club meets Bird Club

Written on January 28, 2013 at 10:16 am, by

In true Hethersett spirit, our Green Club has shared some of its home-made bird feeders with the Year 3 students in Bird Club. Hopefully they will get lots of attention and encourage even more feathered friends to visit the school. Miss Mann        

9 – 0 Victory for our U12 netball team

Written on January 28, 2013 at 10:11 am, by

Last Thursday the U12 netball team, which consisted of girls from Year 7 and Year 6, played a fixture at home against Sprowston High School. The girls took part in an enthusiastic warm up led by our in-house netball coach, Gemma Ashton. The girls focused on tactics involving their shooting, centre and back line passes,  Continue Reading »

Netball Match Reports

Written on January 28, 2013 at 10:05 am, by

Last Wednesday, our U13 and U11 netball teams went to compete at Taverham Hall School. The U13 girls played first, with Anna Allen as captain. After the first quarter the scores were even at four all. We continued into the second quarter and unfortunately fell behind by four goals taking the score to 11 – 7 at half-time. No  Continue Reading »

HOHS Girls Meet Prince Edward

Written on January 28, 2013 at 10:01 am, by

On Monday 14th January, HOHS old girls Charlotte Bacon, Sophie Zangerle and Madi Gianfrancesco went to collect their Gold Duke of Edinburgh certificates at St James Palace. It was a very special day for all involved, especially having the opportunity to meet The Earl of Wessex, Prince Edward. Charlotte was determined to make the most  Continue Reading »

‘The Hobbit’ Book of the Week

Written on January 24, 2013 at 5:18 pm, by

The libary’s ‘Book of the Week’ is JRR Tolkien’s ‘The Hobbit’. Once you’ve read it, we’d love for you to write a review for the website. Submit your reviews to              

The Tempest coming soon….

Written on January 24, 2013 at 3:05 pm, by

Our famous senior school production is back! Thursday 14th March and Friday 15th March; please save the dates. Everyone is trying so hard to put on yet another outstanding performance at Norwich’s Puppet Theatre. Mrs Richards has mixed up William Shakespeare’s The Tempest; we are starting to see brilliant results, with some dazzling dancing and some exciting music.  Continue Reading »

“Feed the birds…..”

Written on January 24, 2013 at 2:55 pm, by

Green Club has been concerned about our feathered friends during this snowy weather and in out first meeting of the year we have produced a variety of different bird feeders. Some of the feeders are made from fruits, others recycled bottles and some were simply crafted into shape. We hope they prove helpful to the birds during this cold time of  Continue Reading »

Snowed in Prep School pupil puts pen to paper

Written on January 24, 2013 at 2:25 pm, by

The recent snowfall has meant some inevitable disruptions, and a few of our pupils have had difficulty travelling to school. For Rosie Ling in 2W, this didn’t mean a day in front of the television at home however! She set herself a task to write a poem inspired by the weather. Snow Day Crickle, crackle under my feet  Continue Reading »

A Winter Wonderland Poem

Written on January 24, 2013 at 2:15 pm, by

Mrs Wilson’s Year Two class has written a poem inspired by the recent snow and a walk through our woods. A Winter Wonderland Snowing White, no sounds, but Squeak, squeak.   Glistening trees Sparkling, Sunshine magic Shining through.   Secret pathways Remind us of Narnia, Trees laden So pretty with snow.   Children laughing Playing, shouting Sledges  Continue Reading »