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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »