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

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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 »

Public Speaking Competition Success

Written on February 14, 2014 at 12:42 pm, by

The drama studio at Wymondham High Academy was thronged with eager students on Monday evening, all waiting to introduce, speak about or question a wide variety of topics. These included the concept of free will, life a hundred years ago, feminism in the modern day and terrorism. We were represented brilliantly by Tammy Mahere (speaker),  Continue Reading »

Poetry by Heart Competition 2014

Written on February 10, 2014 at 11:25 am, by

There was a lot of tension in the air at the Norfolk final of the Poetry by Heart competition which took place at Norwich Arts Centre on Tuesday 21st January. Nervous competitors silently mouthed their verses while teachers and supporters tried to keep calm. Our entrant Tammy Mahere (Year 11) began her recitations with a  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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »