Monthly Archives: March 2013
Written on March 26, 2013 at 1:39 pm, by hethersett
Senior girls in Years 7 – 10 will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in French culture in October 2013, with a trip planned to the Opal Coast in France. The Opal Coast in France has white cliffs, golden sand dunes, snail and cheese farms as well being famous for chocolates, chantilly cream and pancakes. It is a perfect Continue Reading »
Written on March 26, 2013 at 1:23 pm, by hethersett
Our annual Senior School play took the Norwich Puppet Theatre by storm on 14th-15th March. Jenny Richards, our talented Director of Drama, told us how Hethersett Old Hall School’s performance of Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’ came to fruition. ‘When Mr Crump first asked me to direct The Tempest as the school play, I was filled with much trepidation. The Continue Reading »
Written on March 26, 2013 at 12:12 pm, by hethersett
Our Upper Prep department was given the challenge of designing and making a bridge to span thirty centimetres, as part of the British Science Association’s National Science Week. The children worked in mixed age house teams and our pupils were given a limited amount of materials and had to make the strongest bridge possible. There were some very interesting Continue Reading »
Written on March 26, 2013 at 11:40 am, by hethersett
Year 3 made some healthy and delicious sandwiches as part of their ‘Healthy Eating’ topic last week. Yummy!
Written on March 19, 2013 at 11:23 am, by hethersett
Our Year 2 pupils had enormous fun last week when they made toxic slime with Miss Mann, one of our senior school science teachers. Miss Mann set up a fascinating lesson firstly showing ordinary things under the microscope and how very different grass, ice and skin looks when it is magnified many times. The children were then invited to Continue Reading »
Written on March 18, 2013 at 1:40 pm, by hethersett
The official professional photographs of our senior school production ‘The Tempest’, which were taken at the dress rehearsal on Thursday, are now available to view. Visit Shutters Photographers website at www.shuttersstudio.com and go to the Client Viewing area. Select the ‘Access Gallery’ tab and you will need to enter a client’s code, which pupils should have already received Continue Reading »
Written on March 18, 2013 at 1:01 pm, by hethersett
Our Year 10 pupils are taking the opportunity to compete in the Nationwide Biology Challenge run by the Society of Biology this week. As of the end of last week, over 19,000 students had taken part and our girls will be adding to this number. Several of our keen Year 9 students who wished to demonstrate there skills Continue Reading »
Written on March 18, 2013 at 12:23 pm, by hethersett
Our Year 1 pupils are currently growing some summer marigolds in their classroom. Here is Jenny carefully watering the plants.
Written on March 18, 2013 at 12:21 pm, by hethersett
Our young swimmers in Years 3-6 enjoyed a well-deserved win against Norwich School in their gala on Tuesday 5th March. All our boys and girls performed extremely well. Firsts Year 5 freestyle relay, Year 6 freestyle relay, Year 6 medley relay, Jessica Lloyd (butterfly, front crawl and breaststroke), Sarah Kendall (backstroke), Max Chambers (backstroke), Harry Continue Reading »
Written on March 18, 2013 at 12:15 pm, by hethersett
Congratulations to all our pupils who took part in the taekwondo grading last week. They all worked really hard and achieved their new belts with flying colours.