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

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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 »

Mr and Mrs Crump head to Africa

Written on March 11, 2014 at 4:34 pm, by

Mr and Mrs Crump will set off for Africa tomorrow morning to attend an exhibition in Tunis and to meet up with some of our parents who live and work there. As a boarding school and international community we are proud to have links with many parts of the world. After making the same trip  Continue Reading »

Norfolk County Music Festival 2014

Written on March 10, 2014 at 10:37 am, by

Eight children from Years 5 and 6 went with Mrs Greene to Central Baptist Church in Norwich on Wednesday to take part in the Norfolk Music Festival. We were part of a concert of recorder music. Although our players were nervous, they performed extremely well and gained a Highly Commended certificate. It was a good  Continue Reading »

Pinterest and Ipads in the Art Department

Written on February 28, 2014 at 11:11 am, by

Many of you are probably already aware that Pinterest,, is a fun website that enables you to create and share a visual, digital collection of ideas for different projects and interests online. The site allows people to collect ideas on ‘boards’ by ‘pinning’ anything of interest they might find on the web, or re-pinning  Continue Reading »

Open Morning – 8th March 2014

Written on February 25, 2014 at 10:41 am, by

Preparatory School, Senior School and Sixth Form Saturday 8th March 2014 10.00am – 12.00 noon Join us for our whole school open morning on Saturday 8th March. All pupils (except for our nursery class) will be in school on this day, so you be able to see the school in operation. You will have the  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 »

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 »

Sportshall Success for HOHS boy

Written on February 10, 2014 at 11:32 am, by

Last Sunday the Norfolk Athletics Association took part in the Sportshall Eastern Regional Finals against five other counties (Suffolk, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Essex and Cambridgeshire & Peterborough) at the University of Hertfordshire’s Sportspark. Teams from across three age groups (Under 11, Under 13 and Under 15 Girls & Boys) took part with Warwick Davey (Year 4)  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 »