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

Category Archives: Charity Work

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 »

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 »

Children In Need

Written on November 26, 2013 at 10:36 am, by

Pyjamas and onesies were the only acceptable dress on Friday 15th November, as the whole school – pupils and staff – got into the fundraising spirit of Children In Need. Mrs Collin padded the halls in her slippers taking photos of all our excited pupils who thoroughly enjoyed the chance to dress in their nightwear  Continue Reading »

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

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Read our latest news at www.hohs-blog.com

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 www.hohs-blog.com 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.    

Crazy Socks for Comic Relief!

Written on March 18, 2013 at 11:52 am, by

Our pupils were wearing their fanciest footwear on Friday, to raise money for Comic Relief. Pupils and staff were asked to wear their craziest socks or tights (girls only!) for Red Nose Day and make a donation for doing ‘something funny for money’! Year 9, who organised and promoted the event in school, managed to  Continue Reading »

Year 9 girls face the Dragons!

Written on February 18, 2013 at 12:38 pm, by

Our Year 9 pupils will be testing their entrepreneurial skills after half-term, as they embark on a business challenge under the guidance of Mr Lutkins. Our girls have been split into four groups. Each group will be given £100 of start-up money to invest in their newly established company. They must decide on a company name, allocate  Continue Reading »

HOHS pupils sponsor a Guatemalan child

Written on February 14, 2013 at 4:40 pm, by

HOHS pupils know the importance of ‘giving back’ and have nominated two charities that we will be supporting with a wide range of fundraising activities this year. One of the charities is PLAN, a children’s charity that supports children in some of the world’s poorest areas. Our girls and boys have raised enough money to sponsor a child and  Continue Reading »

Volunteering expedition to South Africa 2014

Written on February 12, 2013 at 2:08 pm, by

Miss Mann is currently organising a volunteering expedition to South Africa for pupils in Years 11, 12 and 13 in July 2014. The trip will be for 14-16 days and pupils will not only enjoy exploring South Africa, a safari, horse-riding, hiking and sight-seeing but they will also spend five days volunteering for a variety  Continue Reading »