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Public Speaking Competition

Written on February 14, 2013 at 4:54 pm, by

Two teams from HOHS took part in a public speaking competition at Wymondham High School on Monday evening. Libby Allen (10R) gave a speech on why she thinks men and women can never be equal – there was a lot of audience participation (from both genders!) following her presentation. Tammy Mahere (10R)made us all focus on the important  Continue Reading »

Astronomy Club Observation Evening

Written on February 12, 2013 at 1:48 pm, by

Wednesday 30th January was our first astronomy club observation evening. The weathermen promised clear skies, and true to form it was a fairly cloudy evening for the dozen hardened scientific observers. However, hot chocolate (thanks to Sophie Beart 11Y) warmed everyone up and through the gaps in the clouds, we did manage to see the cloud  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        

9 – 0 Victory for our U12 netball team

Written on January 28, 2013 at 10:11 am, by

Last Thursday the U12 netball team, which consisted of girls from Year 7 and Year 6, played a fixture at home against Sprowston High School. The girls took part in an enthusiastic warm up led by our in-house netball coach, Gemma Ashton. The girls focused on tactics involving their shooting, centre and back line passes,  Continue Reading »

‘The Hobbit’ Book of the Week

Written on January 24, 2013 at 5:18 pm, by

The libary’s ‘Book of the Week’ is JRR Tolkien’s ‘The Hobbit’. Once you’ve read it, we’d love for you to write a review for the website. Submit your reviews to              

“Feed the birds…..”

Written on January 24, 2013 at 2:55 pm, by

Green Club has been concerned about our feathered friends during this snowy weather and in out first meeting of the year we have produced a variety of different bird feeders. Some of the feeders are made from fruits, others recycled bottles and some were simply crafted into shape. We hope they prove helpful to the birds during this cold time of  Continue Reading »

The Big Garden Birdwatch this weekend

Written on January 24, 2013 at 1:23 pm, by

The Big Garden Birdwatch takes place this weekend, 26th-27th January. Please take part online at Today the Preparatory School bird club will be submitting their ‘watch’ results. If you take part at home, you have until 1st February to submit your results. All you have to do is top up your bird feeders and tables  Continue Reading »

Pupils take part in this years Big Draw!

Written on January 23, 2013 at 12:13 pm, by

All our pupils have been invited to the art department to help make a giant Zentangle for this years Big Draw Campaign! Pupils having working on the Zentangle at lunchtimes, breaktimes and at after school art club on Tuesdays. The Zentangle is several feet long and eventually will get more and more detailed. What’s Zentangle?! Zentangle is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and  Continue Reading »

The Preparatory Post is out now!

Written on December 13, 2012 at 5:24 pm, by

The Christmas edition of the Preparatory Post, which will be available tomorrow. As essential as the Christmas Radio Times, our Year 6 pupils under the guidance of Mrs Hall, have created another snapshot of life from the prep school. Well done to our budding journalists!          

‘Christmas Tweetings’ from the Bird Club

Written on December 13, 2012 at 5:08 pm, by

At last I have managed to get a photograph of a  robin, no less, eating from our bird table!   Mrs Bird