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Category Archives: Competitions

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 »

Public Speaking Competition Success

Written on February 14, 2014 at 12:42 pm, by

The drama studio at Wymondham High Academy was thronged with eager students on Monday evening, all waiting to introduce, speak about or question a wide variety of topics. These included the concept of free will, life a hundred years ago, feminism in the modern day and terrorism. We were represented brilliantly by Tammy Mahere (speaker),  Continue Reading »

Poetry by Heart Competition 2014

Written on February 10, 2014 at 11:25 am, by

There was a lot of tension in the air at the Norfolk final of the Poetry by Heart competition which took place at Norwich Arts Centre on Tuesday 21st January. Nervous competitors silently mouthed their verses while teachers and supporters tried to keep calm. Our entrant Tammy Mahere (Year 11) began her recitations with a  Continue Reading »

Tammy makes county heats of Poetry Competition

Written on January 20, 2014 at 11:49 am, by

Last term talented students at HOHS entered a pioneering national competition designed to encourage pupils at school and college in England to learn and to recite poems by heart. Brave students from Year 10 upwards, were invited to learn two poems, one pre-1914 and one post. The school competition was organised by Mrs Young and  Continue Reading »

HOHS makes Education Art Prize 2013 finals!

Written on January 7, 2014 at 10:27 am, by

Ella Kassulke (Year 8) has been selected as one of only ten finalists for The Education Art Prize 2013, a prestigious competition open to all schools and students, up to the age of 18. Her ‘Golden Twig’ artwork was inspired (and later judged by) this year’s featured artist, Ian Cook. In his own words, Ian Cook is “the guy behind  Continue Reading »

Education Art Prize 2013

Written on December 9, 2013 at 9:41 am, by

The Senior School Art Club has been getting creative this term with some pop bang colour creating entries for The Education Art Prize 2013, a prestigious competition open to all schools and students up to the age of 18. The students had to design an original piece of work, using alternative ways to create art,  Continue Reading »

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

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

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National Science Week in the Prep School

Written on March 26, 2013 at 12:12 pm, by

Our Upper Prep department was given the challenge of designing and making a bridge to span thirty centimetres, as part of the British Science Association’s National Science Week. The children worked in mixed age house teams and our pupils were given a limited amount of materials and had to make the strongest bridge possible. There were some very interesting  Continue Reading »

Student receives Highly Commended at British Biology Olympiad

Written on February 19, 2013 at 11:15 am, by

Three weeks ago, five of our Year 13 biologists completed in the first stage of the British Biology Olympiad. The British Biology Olympiad challenges and stimulates students with an interest in biology to expand and extend their talents. It allows students to demonstrate their knowledge. It is hoped that competing in the Olympiad will encourage students already interested in  Continue Reading »