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

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HOHS pupils sponsor a Guatemalan child

Written on February 14, 2013 at 4:40 pm, by

HOHS pupils know the importance of ‘giving back’ and have nominated two charities that we will be supporting with a wide range of fundraising activities this year. One of the charities is PLAN, a children’s charity that supports children in some of the world’s poorest areas. Our girls and boys have raised enough money to sponsor a child and  Continue Reading »

Highlights for 2012

Written on February 13, 2013 at 2:19 pm, by

We have just published our annual newsletter, Highlights, full of news stories and photos from throughout the school in the past twelve months. It’s astonishing to see just how much our pupils get up to during the course of a year! If you would like to receive a hard copy of Highlights please email or download a pdf copy  Continue Reading »

Nursery Class celebrate Chinese New Year

Written on February 13, 2013 at 1:32 pm, by

Our Nursery class has been celebrating Chinese New Year. As well as learning about the twelve animals in the Chinese zodiac, they also tried some rice, noodles and prawn crackers for their mid-morning snack. All the children enjoyed the new textures and flavours, though some found the chopsticks a little trickier to master than others! There  Continue Reading »

Bon voyage to our skiiers

Written on February 12, 2013 at 2:14 pm, by

A party of pupils from throughout the Preparatory School, Senior School and Sixth Form, along with parents and staff, will be flying to the resort of Leysin in Switzerland this Sunday for the school’s annual ski trip. We wish you all a wonderful time, keep warm (it’s currently -6 degrees!) and hope you enjoy your time on the slopes.        Continue Reading »

Love of Languages

Written on February 12, 2013 at 1:57 pm, by

Our modern languages department has been extremely busy this academic year, with pupils covering a vast range of topics and exciting projects during lessons. All pupils in the school learn French and Spanish from Years 3. Our younger pupils in Year 6 have just produced some wonderful work on their daily routine (on display in  Continue Reading »

Swimming Gala v Town Close

Written on February 12, 2013 at 1:51 pm, by

Pupils in Years 3 – 5 competed against Town Close on 31st January in a closely fought gala, in which we were narrowly beaten. Well done to everyone who competed; Mrs McEvoy is very proud of you all. The following pupils deserve special mention for coming first or second in their races: Firsts Emma Bell  Continue Reading »

Life in the Fast Lane!

Written on February 12, 2013 at 1:40 pm, by

Year 2 had a marvellous afternoon on Friday. Mr John Sellors brought along a racing car to school. He drove into the car park in a maroon Lotus Exige 3.5 V6 supercharged – the model had come straight off the test track and is worth £55,000! All of Year 2 took turns to sit in  Continue Reading »

Senior School Book Fair 26th February

Written on February 12, 2013 at 1:37 pm, by

Our annual Senior School book fair will take place after half-term on Tuesday 26th February.  Marilyn Brocklehurst from Norfolk Children’s Book Centre will be on hand to give advice to pupils and parents in the Quiet Room. The book fair is open to all age groups at breaks and lunchtimes and after school. Books can be bought on  Continue Reading »

Winter Photography Competition Winners

Written on February 12, 2013 at 12:11 pm, by

The entries to the House photography competition, organised by Mr Johnston, were judged over the weekend and we can now announce the winners! The theme of the competition was ‘Winter Wonderland’. Category: Upper Preparatory School 1st Henry Greenfield (Year 3): FRY 2nd Grace Greenfield (Year 5) FRY Here is Henry’s winning entry.            Continue Reading »

Green Club meets Bird Club

Written on January 28, 2013 at 10:16 am, by

In true Hethersett spirit, our Green Club has shared some of its home-made bird feeders with the Year 3 students in Bird Club. Hopefully they will get lots of attention and encourage even more feathered friends to visit the school. Miss Mann