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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 »

Winter Photography Competition Winners

Written on February 12, 2013 at 12:11 pm, by

The entries to the House photography competition, organised by Mr Johnston, were judged over the weekend and we can now announce the winners! The theme of the competition was ‘Winter Wonderland’. Category: Upper Preparatory School 1st Henry Greenfield (Year 3): FRY 2nd Grace Greenfield (Year 5) FRY Here is Henry’s winning entry.            Continue Reading »

Calling all David Baileys!

Written on January 23, 2013 at 10:34 am, by

We are holding a house photography competition with the theme of  ‘Winter Wonderland’. Pupils, parents and staff are invited to enter any wintry picture that you have taken (it does not have to contain snow!). There will be five entry categories: Sixth Form, Years 10 and 11, Years 7, 8 and 9,  Upper Prep, and parents and teachers. All entries should  Continue Reading »

House Christmas Quiz

Written on December 17, 2012 at 1:39 pm, by

On the last day of term, six teams buzzed their way through 240 spanking-new questions covering twelve months’ worth of news at local, national and international level. The results were: Round 1 Fry ‘B’ 220   Austen ‘A’ 140 Round 2 Ryder ‘A’ 210    Austen ‘B’ 90 Round 3 Fry ‘A’ 170    Ryder ‘B’ 140 Round 4  Continue Reading »

Call out for pupil entries! – Royal Norfolk Show 2013 art competition

Written on December 17, 2012 at 1:15 pm, by

The school will be entering the Royal Norfolk Show 2013 art competition this year, and Ms Coughlan would like to encourage pupils to submit their works. The theme for the competition is “Norfolk Farming in Style.”  The competition is intended to give children the opportunity to study the work of a professional artist, and then produce  Continue Reading »

Pupils entered into 2012 Saatchi Gallery Art Prize

Written on December 17, 2012 at 12:33 pm, by

Ms Couglan has entered some of our talented sixth form artists’ work into the prestigious 2012 Saatchi Gallery Art Prize for Schools, including this stunning geisha artwork by Emily Laxton (17). The competition is open to primary, secondary and sixth form schools from around the world, who are invited to submit art work from students up to and  Continue Reading »

Fingers on the buzzer!

Written on December 5, 2012 at 10:19 am, by

Our senior quiz squad, consisting of captain Hannah Brighton (Year 13), Sophie Downing (Year 11), Sienna Sexton and Emily Edwards (Year 9) faced tough opponents in a three-way tournament hosted by Norwich High on Monday, 26th November. They lost narrowly 350 – 390 to Reepham High, but then triumphed over Norwich High School 370 –  Continue Reading »

Poetry Competition Results

Written on November 22, 2012 at 10:35 am, by

Mrs Maher and Mrs Young recently held a competition for pupils to write a poem about ‘stars’. All pupils from our reception class through to sixth formers were encouraged to enter and we had some wonderful entries. The results are as follows: Best academic poem: Emily Edwards 9C Most creative poem: Grace Greenfield 5T Best use  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 »

Visit our new blog

Written on November 19, 2012 at 10:56 am, by

HOHS has recently launched a blog full of stories on day-to-day life at Hethersett and providing you with an insight into our happy, purposeful community. The blog features a Parents’ Page, Pupils’ Corner, an area on Boarding School Life and is constantly evolving to provide you with the news from Hethersett as it happens. In addition, the blog also features  Continue Reading »