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

Blog Archives - Page 2

Open Events this term

Written on September 15, 2014 at 5:10 pm, by

Our next Preparatory, Senior and Sixth Form Open Morning is on Saturday 4th October from 10am to 12 noon.  It’s the perfect opportunity to come along and see what our busy, thriving school has to offer. For current parents at the school, it’s the ideal time to see your child ‘in action’ and take a  Continue Reading »

100% A Level success!

Written on August 14, 2014 at 1:35 pm, by

Today we gave out A Level results to Year 13, a small group of young ladies with remarkably diverse talents. We are delighted  that this this year we achieved a 100% pass rate at A Level, an improvement on last year, and we congratulate all of our candidates on their hard work and achievement –  Continue Reading »

Four golds and a silver for Emma

Written on July 7, 2014 at 10:20 am, by

Congratulations to Emma Bell from Year 6, who swam in the Norfolk ASA County Challenge gala held on two Sundays in late June.  She performed superbly, winning Gold medals in the 200m backstroke, 200m freestyle, 100m individual medley and 50m freestyle – all with personal best times – as well as a Silver in the  Continue Reading »

New After School Co-ordinator

Written on July 7, 2014 at 10:14 am, by

We are pleased to welcome Joel Brien, who is taking over from Sam Borrer as co-ordinator of our After School Club. Joel joins us from a background in sports and coaching, having had a successful junior football career with Peterborough United, Norwich City and Norfolk FA. His actions on the pitch earned Joel a soccer  Continue Reading »

Anglian Championship Success

Written on June 24, 2014 at 3:45 pm, by

On Saturday 21st June, having both come first in their events at the county meet last weekend, Year 10 pupils Anna and Sienna represented Norfolk at the Anglian championships, facing top athletes from Suffolk, Lincolnshire and Cambridgeshire.  Sienna competed in the intermediate girls high jump and came first clearing a height of 1.55 meters, while  Continue Reading »

Climb Every Mountain

Written on June 18, 2014 at 11:02 am, by

An intrepid group of sixth form girls spent last weekend on a practice expedition in the Brecon Beacons in preparation for their final expedition for their gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award which will take place next month. Mrs Grove

HOHS at Royal Norfolk Show

Written on June 16, 2014 at 9:50 am, by

HOHS will be attending the Royal Norfolk Show this year on Wednesday 25th and Thursday 26th June with our stand located in the same position as last year near the Dereham Gate entrance. We are Stand number 35 on Avenue 3. Do come and visit us and enjoy some refreshments and hospitality.

A Midsummer Success!

Written on May 23, 2014 at 11:37 am, by

Our Upper Prep pupils performed ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ to a full audience of proud parents on Wednesday evening and last night. Deputy Head, Mrs Collin said, ‘What a superb piece of theatre. The casting was spot on and every pupil gave an excellent performance. The costumes, scenery and effects were all fantastic. Well done  Continue Reading »

Rounders Win for HOHS

Written on May 20, 2014 at 3:40 pm, by

On Monday 19th May our U15 rounders team travelled to Framingham Earl School for their first game of the season. We were able to field a strong team as the girls have been working exceptionally hard in lessons and practices to improve key skills and tactics. In the first innings we ran out comfortable 10 ½ to  Continue Reading »

Sprinting Success

Written on May 16, 2014 at 12:22 pm, by

Congratulations to the following Prep School students who achieved awards in their athletics lesson this week for their 75 metre sprint. GOLD: Harrison Groom and Ovilhera Mahere. SILVER: Dayon Park and Darci Sheppard-Mobbs. BRONZE: Harriett Catlin, Emily Grint, Imogen Stubbs, Georgia Williams, Jack Barrett, Sophie Barrow, Emma Bell, Talia Garner, Grace Greenfield, Benjamin Jones, Sarah  Continue Reading »