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

Category Archives: Boarding

Highlights for 2013

Written on February 20, 2014 at 10:45 am, by

Our annual yearbook ‘Highlights’ has just been published for 2013 and provides a overview of events, news and activities that took place at HOHS last year from January to December. You can download a pdf copy here or please call Mrs Borrer, Registrar, on 01603 810390 if you would like to be sent a printed  Continue Reading »

Follow us on Facebook & Twitter

Written on June 17, 2013 at 10:59 am, by

Our Facebook page and Twitter feed are both updated on a daily basis with the latest news from HOHS as it happens. Do like and follow us to find out all the latest news from HOHS.        

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Written on June 17, 2013 at 10:28 am, by

If you want to find out the latest news from Hethersett or view photos from recent events, please visit our blog which is updated on a daily basis. You can also subscribe to email updates on the blog, so you can receive the latest HOHS news, as it happens, in your inbox.    

Were you a boarder between 1980-1983?

Written on April 11, 2013 at 2:54 pm, by

Hethersett is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year and we have been tracking down old girls and members of staff. We have been thrilled by the response and so many fond memories! Mrs Edna Davies is one former member of staff who has been in contact. Mrs Davies was Head of Religious Studies and our  Continue Reading »

Christmas In Cambridge

Written on December 13, 2012 at 4:56 pm, by

Our boarders headed to Cambridge on Saturday, for their Christmas outing and meal. And some last minute present buying! As well as a Mexican meal and the many festive markets, Angel and Zoe found time to inspect Trinity College.                

Goodbye Sammy and Sophie!

Written on December 11, 2012 at 11:39 am, by

Our gap year students, Sophie and Sammy, will be heading back home to Australia and New Zealand at the end of this week after their twelve month stay at Hethersett. Our pupils in the Preparatory School and the boarding house will miss them greatly!        

Photo portrait voucher up for auction

Written on November 22, 2012 at 3:27 pm, by

The winning team at last week’s PA Quiz Night, were given a voucher for a family portrait sitting at Cameo Photographic Studio in Norwich and a 8×6 photo in a presentation folder, as part of their prize. The team has decided they would like to auction this off to the highest bidder, with the proceeds to be  Continue Reading »

Getting in the Christmas spirit at Thursford

Written on November 20, 2012 at 10:34 am, by

Last weekend, our boarders headed to the Thursford Christmas Spectacular with Madame Boscaratto. Day girls were also invited and we even had a visit from an old girl. Everyone agreed it was a fantastic show and we felt full of Christmas spirit by the end. Mollie Deeks (6R) has written about her experience. We hope we get to go again  Continue Reading »

Tweet us and Like us!

Written on November 19, 2012 at 11:13 am, by

You may or may not be aware that Hethersett Old Hall School has a busy presence on Facebook and Twitter. Why not ‘Like us’ on Facebook,, and get updates on everything that happens at our school. Find us here.   We’re also active on Twitter, Do follow us at @HOHS_tweets and comment on and retweet all the fantastic things  Continue Reading »

Nautilus the Penguin – latest news!

Written on November 13, 2012 at 12:17 pm, by

The boarders held a cake sale last Tuesday which turned out to be a huge success. We raised £51 towards the adoption fund for the much adored ‘Nautilus’, the penguin that we saw on our boarding trip to Colchester Zoo last month. We would like to say a big thank you to Mrs Swallow, Miss Mann, Mrs Collin and Mr Reeves who  Continue Reading »