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

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New residents in Lab B!

Written on January 24, 2014 at 12:10 pm, by

Thanks to generous help from the Parents’ Association, our students were pleased to welcome some new additions to the science department this week. After much anticipation our small but carefully selected critters began exploring their new homes. We are sure that the pigmy chameleon, praying mantis and micro crickets will be popular with students learning  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 »

Successful University Applications

Written on January 10, 2014 at 10:09 am, by

All of our Year 13 girls’ university applications were completed before Christmas and sent off well in advance of the closing date of January 15th 2014. Offers have already started to flood in. To date all of our students have had offers or invitations to interviews and some have heard from all five of their  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 »

The Snow Ball

Written on December 18, 2013 at 10:13 am, by

Our senior school girls looked dazzling last Wednesday evening at the Snow Ball. The Barn was transformed into a winter wonderland – a huge thank you to our PA who worked extremely hard to make the event such a success. Mrs Kassulke was busy with her camera on the night and this year we are  Continue Reading »

On the Ball City!

Written on December 18, 2013 at 10:06 am, by

Eighteen members of our Prep School football team and our football coach Mr Borrer visited Carrow Road a couple of weeks ago. The pupils thoroughly enjoyed their tour of the stadium and were intrigued to see all that goes on behind the scenes at the club. Having paid a visit to the dug out, the  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 »

HOHS nominated for tennis award

Written on November 26, 2013 at 10:46 am, by

Katie Brooks, our tennis coach, was informed by the British Tennis Foundation this week that Hethersett Old Hall School has been given a highly commended recognition award! The schools’ awards recognise coaches and their schools who have set up innovative coaching programmes, getting more children playing tennis. We should be very proud as we were  Continue Reading »

Children In Need

Written on November 26, 2013 at 10:36 am, by

Pyjamas and onesies were the only acceptable dress on Friday 15th November, as the whole school – pupils and staff – got into the fundraising spirit of Children In Need. Mrs Collin padded the halls in her slippers taking photos of all our excited pupils who thoroughly enjoyed the chance to dress in their nightwear  Continue Reading »

Year 6 gets a shout out by Dermot O’Leary!

Written on November 14, 2013 at 12:37 pm, by

Hethersett Old Hall and Year 6 were given a special mention by Dermot O’Leary on his BBC Radio 2 show on Saturday, after Mr Peace wrote in the following letter to Dermot: ‘I was reminding my Year 6 class to use the apostrophe correctly, when, without hesitation, one of my kids chirped ‘Just like Dermot!’ At this point  Continue Reading »