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

Category Archives: Academic Success - Page 2

HOHS biologists create DNA models

Written on November 14, 2012 at 10:38 am, by

Miss Mann’s Year 11 biologists were set the challenging of creating there own models of DNA from animals like chimpanzees, monarch butterflies, grizzly bears and elephants. The girls got inventive and made DNA from crisps, shells, beads and even electrical wire. Amber Batten’s (11M) brilliant 3D wired elephant DNA earned her a commendation for the  Continue Reading »

Planes, Trains and Automobiles – travel and tourism student works it out

Written on November 14, 2012 at 10:27 am, by

Our head of religious studies, Robin Myerscough, also specialises in photographing religious sites in Britain, Europe and the Middle East. These photographs are made available for teachers of the subject via his website. At half-term he was due to take photographs at St James’ Cathedral at Santiago de Compostela, the end of the Camino in Spain  Continue Reading »

GCSE Success!

Written on August 23, 2012 at 10:58 am, by

Fantastic GCSE news for us today – 92% of our girls with 5 A*-C grades! 31% A*/A grades! Mr Crump said,  “We are delighted with the results and they are a testament to the hard work of the pupils and the dedication of the staff.” Congratulations to all our girls with a special mention to star  Continue Reading »

A Level Results – best in a decade!

Written on August 16, 2012 at 10:56 am, by

Pupils and staff at HOHS are celebrating the best A Level results in ten years. An amazing 85% of passes were at the top grades of A* – C this year, making them the best results in over ten years and beating the previous top score in 2010 by a clear ten percent! Over a  Continue Reading »