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

Category Archives: Events

Time lapse records last days of beech tree

Written on February 26, 2015 at 12:22 pm, by

Over the February half term break we had to say a sad goodbye to our huge, iconic 300-year old  tree,  following a specialist survey last month. The ultrasound examination revealed extensive rot and splits in the two-metre-diameter trunk of the ancient copper beech –  and the delivery of an unexpected death sentence. The felling of  Continue Reading »

We wish you a merry Christmas…

Written on December 15, 2014 at 3:14 pm, by

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 »

Silver Duke of Edinburgh Practice

Written on September 22, 2014 at 5:20 pm, by

On Friday 12th September, ten senior students departed bright and early on the minibus for their camping practice expedition in North Norfolk, as part of their Silver Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. After a long day trudging along footpaths, through woods and across heath land they were all glad to finally arrive at the first campsite.  Continue Reading »

HOHS at Royal Norfolk Show

Written on June 16, 2014 at 9:50 am, by

HOHS will be attending the Royal Norfolk Show this year on Wednesday 25th and Thursday 26th June with our stand located in the same position as last year near the Dereham Gate entrance. We are Stand number 35 on Avenue 3. Do come and visit us and enjoy some refreshments and hospitality.

**POSTPONED** School Fete 10th May

Written on May 8, 2014 at 11:36 am, by

Due to the poor weather and forecast, we have made the decision to postpone the school fete this Saturday. The fete will now take place in September. We apologise for any inconvenience.

School Fete – Saturday 10th May 11.30am – 2.30pm

Written on May 2, 2014 at 11:35 am, by

WANTED: For tea smuggling

Written on March 21, 2014 at 12:43 pm, by

Our Senior School play, Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll, takes place at Norwich Puppet Theatre next Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th March at 7.30pm. Jenny Richards, our talented director of drama, has adapted and directed the play – and it promises to be another fantastic HOHS production. Tickets are available from the school reception or call  Continue Reading »

Jabberwocky – Senior School Play

Written on March 14, 2014 at 11:36 am, by

Norwich Puppet Theatre, Thursday 27th and Friday 28th March 7.30pm. Tickets available from reception – £8 adults/ £6 concessions – please call 01603 810390 or call in. Hethersett Old Hall School’s Senior School Play returns. Did Alice Jabberwocky really turn bad when she fell down the hole and landed in Wonderland? Is the Mad Hatter really selling tea illegally  Continue Reading »