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

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HOHS Girls Coached by an Olympian

Written on May 13, 2014 at 1:13 pm, by

Four HOHS girls recently enjoyed a fantastic weekend of badminton coaching by an Olympian sportsman. Frankie Udberg, Olivia Perry and Chloe Sellors (Year 10) and Isabelle Sellors (Year 6) were coached by Nathan Robertson, the most successful British badminton player of modern times. Nathan has achieved international success in both the mens and mixed doubles events, including  Continue Reading »

Midsummer Is On It’s Way!

Written on May 13, 2014 at 12:52 pm, by

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM Wednesday 21st & Thursday 22nd May 7.00pm With less than two weeks until Upper Prep’s performances of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ our pupils are working in their rehearsals. Mischievous hobgoblins, fairies, feisty kings and queens, a foolish donkey and of course love struck youngsters are just some of the characters you’ll  Continue Reading »

**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

*New* Prep School Clubs

Written on April 10, 2014 at 11:15 am, by

Following feedback from parents and pupils, Mr Peace and his staff in the Preparatory School have devised an action-packed scheduled programme of extra-curricular activities to take place during the summer term. We do hope that our boys and girls have a go and try some of our new clubs (offered at no additional cost) which  Continue Reading »

New Head of PE joins HOHS

Written on April 10, 2014 at 10:58 am, by

Miss Lauren Mickleburgh, our new Head of PE, was in school meeting staff and pupils in the  week before the Easter holidays prior to officially taking up her post at the beginning of the summer term. Lauren joins us from a school in Suffolk and gained her QTS and BA (Hons) in Physical Education from the  Continue Reading »

Down The Rabbit Hole

Written on April 4, 2014 at 11:47 am, by

After months of working together on Mrs Richard’s wonderfully original play ‘Jabberwocky’, the time finally came for the entire cast – ranging from those in Year 7 right up to the sixth formers – to perform it. And perform it we did. Everybody, from the actors to the stage management, put in their absolute all.  Continue Reading »

Opening Hours during Easter 2014

Written on April 1, 2014 at 1:17 pm, by

The school closes for the Easter break on Friday 4th April. There will be a skeleton office staff in during the holiday between Monday 7th and Monday 14th April (inclusive) between 9.00am and 4.00pm. The school office will be closed between Tuesday 15th April and Monday 21st April (inclusive). The school office will re-open between  Continue Reading »

England hockey player joins HOHS

Written on March 28, 2014 at 12:50 pm, by

Hannah Godfrey, a former England hockey player and a Youth Olympics competitor, recently joined the school as our newest PE teacher. After graduating from Brunel University with a degree in sports and exercise science, Hannah worked at Norwich School and has now joined Hethersett to teach our pupils from age 3 up to Year 13. The 24-year-old  Continue Reading »

Victorian School Days

Written on March 28, 2014 at 12:28 pm, by

On Tuesday, children in Year 5 and Year 6 became pupils at the Victorian School in the village of Great Cressingham. We had returned to the year 1894! Every child and member of staff had dressed up for the day and we were all looking forward to the range of traditional activities that had been  Continue Reading »