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

Monthly Archives: March 2013 - Page 2

PA Fundraising – Bedding Plants for Sale

Written on March 18, 2013 at 12:11 pm, by

Summer is coming….honestly! As in previous years, the Parents’ Association is giving parents the opportunity to order your bedding plants and hanging baskets. The plants will be delivered to school mid-May for distribution. The school will receive 30% of the total order placed. Parents should have already received an order form, but if you would like another  Continue Reading »

Switzerland Ski Trip 2014

Written on March 18, 2013 at 12:08 pm, by

HOHS will be returning to Leysin, Switzerland next February half-term for another week of skiing in this fantastic resort. Pupils should have already received a letter providing full details of the trip, but it is open to all pupils in Year 2 and above and their parents. You will enjoy six days skiing and seven days  Continue Reading »

U14s Badminton team Norfolk Schools Champions!!

Written on March 18, 2013 at 12:03 pm, by

Congratulations to the girls in our U14s badminton squad who have just been announced Norfolk champions! The last match of the season was played at Sewell Park School on Tuesday evening, against the North Norfolk league winners Aylsham High. We played exceptionally well and beat them 9 – 0, a resounding victory! Well done to  Continue Reading »

Little Chicks on Stage!

Written on March 18, 2013 at 11:57 am, by

Our Year 1 pupils have been busy rehearsing  for their assembly tomorrow. Good luck with the final performance on the day!          

Crazy Socks for Comic Relief!

Written on March 18, 2013 at 11:52 am, by

Our pupils were wearing their fanciest footwear on Friday, to raise money for Comic Relief. Pupils and staff were asked to wear their craziest socks or tights (girls only!) for Red Nose Day and make a donation for doing ‘something funny for money’! Year 9, who organised and promoted the event in school, managed to  Continue Reading »

Kayaking Club back again after Easter

Written on March 18, 2013 at 11:46 am, by

The school’s kayaking club will start again after the Easter holidays. The club, which is open to our prep and senior school pupils over the age of eight, will be held after school on Wednesdays at Norwich Canoe Club, Whitlingham. If you are interested in joining the club, Tim Scott and his team will be in our  Continue Reading »

Pupils adopt animals in South Africa

Written on March 13, 2013 at 11:07 am, by

Our Year 7 pupils have been busy fundraising this year and can now proudly announce that they have raised enough money to adopt some rhinos and blesboks at Umphafa Private Nature Reserve in Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa.            

‘Les Filles’ Performed for Our Girls!

Written on March 13, 2013 at 11:01 am, by

Our senior school students recently watched a touring play in French called ‘Les Filles’ that was performed in school. Sienna Sexton (9C) wrote a review. “The cast of two performed a play about a boy and his complicated relationship with his mother and three girls. The actors made it very clear and easy to understand by their use  Continue Reading »

Book of the Week – ‘Chains’ Laurie Halse Anderson

Written on March 12, 2013 at 1:56 pm, by

Pupils are invited to submit a review of our book of the week, ‘Chains’ by Laurie Halse Anderson. ‘Isabel and her sister Ruth are slaves. Sold from one owner to the next, they arrive in New York as the Americans are fighting for their independence, and the English are struggling to maintain control. Soon Isabel struggles to keep  Continue Reading »

Pupils enjoy Spanish theatre group

Written on March 12, 2013 at 1:47 pm, by

On Thursday 28th February students studying Spanish watched a play performed by a visiting theatre group entitled, ‘El Campamento’ (The Campsite). It was really funny and some pupils had the opportunity to participate in the play. We found it easy to follow because the actors used lots of gestures and there was a lot of  Continue Reading »