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for girls 3 - 18 and boys 3 - 11
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Written on July 29, 2015 at 5:26 pm, by

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Time lapse records last days of beech tree

Written on February 26, 2015 at 12:22 pm, by

Over the February half term break we had to say a sad goodbye to our huge, iconic 300-year old  tree,  following a specialist survey last month. The ultrasound examination revealed extensive rot and splits in the two-metre-diameter trunk of the ancient copper beech –  and the delivery of an unexpected death sentence. The felling of  Continue Reading »

HOHS Tops Local GCSE League Tables

Written on February 17, 2015 at 12:43 pm, by

We are delighted to see Hethersett Old Hall topping the local schools’ exams tables for 2014. The table, which includes  eleven local schools within the Wymondham, Hethersett, Long Stratton, Attleborough and Diss area as well as North Suffolk, can be seen in full on our blog. It shows Hethersett Old Hall with an overall percentage of  Continue Reading »

Year 7 Scholarships – apply now!

Written on January 7, 2015 at 11:26 am, by

Hethersett Old Hall School is pleased to offer the opportunity for pupils currently in Year 6 to apply for a scholarship at the school for Year 7 starting this September. The deadline for applications is Friday 9th January and applicants will be required to attend for assessments in school on Monday January 19th.  Scholarships are open  Continue Reading »

We wish you a merry Christmas…

Written on December 15, 2014 at 3:14 pm, by

Candlelit Christingle and other festive delights

Written on December 5, 2014 at 12:49 pm, by

Hethersett Old Hall School enjoyed  a wonderful Christingle Service in St. Remigius’ Church on Wednesday this week, led by our friend Rev Mary Kerslake.  Head of Prep Sean Peace did a reading from St. Matthew, pupils read prayers and there were lovely performances by Reception and Nursery pupils and by the Prep choir led by  Continue Reading »

We shall remember them

Written on November 14, 2014 at 2:06 pm, by

On Monday morning, 10th November, our school’s imposing Georgian front entrance was transformed into a sea of poppies in tribute to the servicemen and women who have given their lives in conflicts past and present. Inspired by the ‘sea of red’ ceramic poppies at the Tower of London, our poppies were handmade by our pupils  Continue Reading »

National dressage success for Jess!

Written on November 5, 2014 at 3:00 pm, by

Jess, a pupil in Year 11 at Hethersett Old Hall School, scooped top prize in a national dressage competition last weekend. Her passion, practice and discipline in training paid off as Jess (pictured here on 14-year old Montague Spot, also known as ‘Monty’) and her team of four riders – the ‘Norfolk Divas’ – achieved  Continue Reading »

Inspiring,not blinding, with science!

Written on October 16, 2014 at 12:37 pm, by

As part of British Science Week, 50 of our pupils – from Years 7, 8 and 9 as well as the sixth form – visited the Science Museum in London this Wednesday, 15th October, accompanied by Miss Mann, Mr Lambert, Mrs Collin, Mrs Grove and Mrs Batten. Miss Mann reports: “We had a fun morning with the girls,  Continue Reading »

Silver Duke of Edinburgh Practice

Written on September 22, 2014 at 5:20 pm, by

On Friday 12th September, ten senior students departed bright and early on the minibus for their camping practice expedition in North Norfolk, as part of their Silver Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. After a long day trudging along footpaths, through woods and across heath land they were all glad to finally arrive at the first campsite.  Continue Reading »