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

Monthly Archives: January 2014

New residents in Lab B!

Written on January 24, 2014 at 12:10 pm, by

Thanks to generous help from the Parents’ Association, our students were pleased to welcome some new additions to the science department this week. After much anticipation our small but carefully selected critters began exploring their new homes. We are sure that the pigmy chameleon, praying mantis and micro crickets will be popular with students learning  Continue Reading »

Tammy makes county heats of Poetry Competition

Written on January 20, 2014 at 11:49 am, by

Last term talented students at HOHS entered a pioneering national competition designed to encourage pupils at school and college in England to learn and to recite poems by heart. Brave students from Year 10 upwards, were invited to learn two poems, one pre-1914 and one post. The school competition was organised by Mrs Young and  Continue Reading »

Successful University Applications

Written on January 10, 2014 at 10:09 am, by

All of our Year 13 girls’ university applications were completed before Christmas and sent off well in advance of the closing date of January 15th 2014. Offers have already started to flood in. To date all of our students have had offers or invitations to interviews and some have heard from all five of their  Continue Reading »

HOHS makes Education Art Prize 2013 finals!

Written on January 7, 2014 at 10:27 am, by

Ella Kassulke (Year 8) has been selected as one of only ten finalists for The Education Art Prize 2013, a prestigious competition open to all schools and students, up to the age of 18. Her ‘Golden Twig’ artwork was inspired (and later judged by) this year’s featured artist, Ian Cook. In his own words, Ian Cook is “the guy behind  Continue Reading »