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

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U14s Badminton team Norfolk Schools Champions!!

Written on March 18, 2013 at 12:03 pm, by

Congratulations to the girls in our U14s badminton squad who have just been announced Norfolk champions! The last match of the season was played at Sewell Park School on Tuesday evening, against the North Norfolk league winners Aylsham High. We played exceptionally well and beat them 9 – 0, a resounding victory! Well done to  Continue Reading »

Crazy Socks for Comic Relief!

Written on March 18, 2013 at 11:52 am, by

Our pupils were wearing their fanciest footwear on Friday, to raise money for Comic Relief. Pupils and staff were asked to wear their craziest socks or tights (girls only!) for Red Nose Day and make a donation for doing ‘something funny for money’! Year 9, who organised and promoted the event in school, managed to  Continue Reading »

Kayaking Club back again after Easter

Written on March 18, 2013 at 11:46 am, by

The school’s kayaking club will start again after the Easter holidays. The club, which is open to our prep and senior school pupils over the age of eight, will be held after school on Wednesdays at Norwich Canoe Club, Whitlingham. If you are interested in joining the club, Tim Scott and his team will be in our  Continue Reading »

Pupils adopt animals in South Africa

Written on March 13, 2013 at 11:07 am, by

Our Year 7 pupils have been busy fundraising this year and can now proudly announce that they have raised enough money to adopt some rhinos and blesboks at Umphafa Private Nature Reserve in Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa.            

‘Les Filles’ Performed for Our Girls!

Written on March 13, 2013 at 11:01 am, by

Our senior school students recently watched a touring play in French called ‘Les Filles’ that was performed in school. Sienna Sexton (9C) wrote a review. “The cast of two performed a play about a boy and his complicated relationship with his mother and three girls. The actors made it very clear and easy to understand by their use  Continue Reading »

Book of the Week – ‘Chains’ Laurie Halse Anderson

Written on March 12, 2013 at 1:56 pm, by

Pupils are invited to submit a review of our book of the week, ‘Chains’ by Laurie Halse Anderson. ‘Isabel and her sister Ruth are slaves. Sold from one owner to the next, they arrive in New York as the Americans are fighting for their independence, and the English are struggling to maintain control. Soon Isabel struggles to keep  Continue Reading »

Pupils enjoy Spanish theatre group

Written on March 12, 2013 at 1:47 pm, by

On Thursday 28th February students studying Spanish watched a play performed by a visiting theatre group entitled, ‘El Campamento’ (The Campsite). It was really funny and some pupils had the opportunity to participate in the play. We found it easy to follow because the actors used lots of gestures and there was a lot of  Continue Reading »

Pupils hitting the slopes in Leysin

Written on February 19, 2013 at 11:26 am, by

A party of Prep School, Senior School and Sixth Form pupils, along with parents and staff, set off on Sunday morning for the school’s annual ski trip. It was a chilly and very early start to the day, but we’re pleased to report that the band of merry HOHS travellers are now happily settled in their resort  Continue Reading »

Year 9 girls face the Dragons!

Written on February 18, 2013 at 12:38 pm, by

Our Year 9 pupils will be testing their entrepreneurial skills after half-term, as they embark on a business challenge under the guidance of Mr Lutkins. Our girls have been split into four groups. Each group will be given £100 of start-up money to invest in their newly established company. They must decide on a company name, allocate  Continue Reading »

For the Love of Byron

Written on February 18, 2013 at 12:12 pm, by

Year 10 pupils have been studying some love poetry as part of their GCSE literature course. After reading “When We Two Parted” by Byron we thought of some responses we might like to make from the woman’s point of view. Ellen Lee (10R) wrote a poem and Sheky, Libby and Safia wrote celebrity gossip columns covering  Continue Reading »