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

Category Archives: School Trips - Page 2

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 »

Volunteering expedition to South Africa 2014

Written on February 12, 2013 at 2:08 pm, by

Miss Mann is currently organising a volunteering expedition to South Africa for pupils in Years 11, 12 and 13 in July 2014. The trip will be for 14-16 days and pupils will not only enjoy exploring South Africa, a safari, horse-riding, hiking and sight-seeing but they will also spend five days volunteering for a variety  Continue Reading »

HOHS Girls Meet Prince Edward

Written on January 28, 2013 at 10:01 am, by

On Monday 14th January, HOHS old girls Charlotte Bacon, Sophie Zangerle and Madi Gianfrancesco went to collect their Gold Duke of Edinburgh certificates at St James Palace. It was a very special day for all involved, especially having the opportunity to meet The Earl of Wessex, Prince Edward. Charlotte was determined to make the most  Continue Reading »

Christmas In Cambridge

Written on December 13, 2012 at 4:56 pm, by

Our boarders headed to Cambridge on Saturday, for their Christmas outing and meal. And some last minute present buying! As well as a Mexican meal and the many festive markets, Angel and Zoe found time to inspect Trinity College.                

Bright Lights, Big City!

Written on December 12, 2012 at 10:58 am, by

As a part of their A Level travel and tourism course, a group of our sixth formers arranged a Christmas outing for the entire sixth form to go to London. The girls visited the National History Museum, took in the spectacular sights at Hyde Park’s Christmas winter wonderland and enjoyed some outdoor ice skating before (window)  Continue Reading »

Mixed Reviews for ‘Romeo and Juliet’

Written on December 5, 2012 at 1:29 pm, by

Theatre Review by Megan Groom (10R) As part of our study of Romeo and Juliet we went to see a performance of the play at ‘The Playhouse’ in Norwich. The play was being performed by the ‘Icarus Theatre’ in conjunction with ‘Kings Theatre’. The choice of casting was, in my opinion, quite strange. Multicasting was  Continue Reading »

Don’t panic! Keep calm and carry on

Written on November 22, 2012 at 3:42 pm, by

As part of their GCSE programme, our Year 11 history students travelled to Time and Tide, Great Yarmouth’s award-winning museum, last Friday. They were able to interpret sundry artefacts and leaflets produced for the Home Front during the Second World War. Laura Tudge donned and endured a gas mask, Erica Nunney created a racket with her rattle,  Continue Reading »

Upper Prep pupils walk like Egyptians!

Written on November 22, 2012 at 12:14 pm, by

On Monday, our Year 3 and 4 pupils visited Norwich Castle museum to spend the day learning about the Ancient Egyptians. Our girls and boys are studying the Egyptians this term, and the trip was organised to enhance their learning of the topic. Our pupils took part in four different workshops which included; handling genuine Egyptian artefacts, learning about mummification, jewellery  Continue Reading »

Getting in the Christmas spirit at Thursford

Written on November 20, 2012 at 10:34 am, by

Last weekend, our boarders headed to the Thursford Christmas Spectacular with Madame Boscaratto. Day girls were also invited and we even had a visit from an old girl. Everyone agreed it was a fantastic show and we felt full of Christmas spirit by the end. Mollie Deeks (6R) has written about her experience. We hope we get to go again  Continue Reading »

Tweet us and Like us!

Written on November 19, 2012 at 11:13 am, by

You may or may not be aware that Hethersett Old Hall School has a busy presence on Facebook and Twitter. Why not ‘Like us’ on Facebook,, and get updates on everything that happens at our school. Find us here.   We’re also active on Twitter, Do follow us at @HOHS_tweets and comment on and retweet all the fantastic things  Continue Reading »