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

Category Archives: Sixth Form

We wish you a merry Christmas…

Written on December 15, 2014 at 3:14 pm, by

Inspiring,not blinding, with science!

Written on October 16, 2014 at 12:37 pm, by

As part of British Science Week, 50 of our pupils – from Years 7, 8 and 9 as well as the sixth form – visited the Science Museum in London this Wednesday, 15th October, accompanied by Miss Mann, Mr Lambert, Mrs Collin, Mrs Grove and Mrs Batten. Miss Mann reports: “We had a fun morning with the girls,  Continue Reading »

Silver Duke of Edinburgh Practice

Written on September 22, 2014 at 5:20 pm, by

On Friday 12th September, ten senior students departed bright and early on the minibus for their camping practice expedition in North Norfolk, as part of their Silver Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. After a long day trudging along footpaths, through woods and across heath land they were all glad to finally arrive at the first campsite.  Continue Reading »

Open Events this term

Written on September 15, 2014 at 5:10 pm, by

Our next Preparatory, Senior and Sixth Form Open Morning is on Saturday 4th October from 10am to 12 noon.  It’s the perfect opportunity to come along and see what our busy, thriving school has to offer. For current parents at the school, it’s the ideal time to see your child ‘in action’ and take a  Continue Reading »

100% A Level success!

Written on August 14, 2014 at 1:35 pm, by

Today we gave out A Level results to Year 13, a small group of young ladies with remarkably diverse talents. We are delighted  that this this year we achieved a 100% pass rate at A Level, an improvement on last year, and we congratulate all of our candidates on their hard work and achievement –  Continue Reading »

Climb Every Mountain

Written on June 18, 2014 at 11:02 am, by

An intrepid group of sixth form girls spent last weekend on a practice expedition in the Brecon Beacons in preparation for their final expedition for their gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award which will take place next month. Mrs Grove

New Head of PE joins HOHS

Written on April 10, 2014 at 10:58 am, by

Miss Lauren Mickleburgh, our new Head of PE, was in school meeting staff and pupils in the  week before the Easter holidays prior to officially taking up her post at the beginning of the summer term. Lauren joins us from a school in Suffolk and gained her QTS and BA (Hons) in Physical Education from the  Continue Reading »

Down The Rabbit Hole

Written on April 4, 2014 at 11:47 am, by

After months of working together on Mrs Richard’s wonderfully original play ‘Jabberwocky’, the time finally came for the entire cast – ranging from those in Year 7 right up to the sixth formers – to perform it. And perform it we did. Everybody, from the actors to the stage management, put in their absolute all.  Continue Reading »

England hockey player joins HOHS

Written on March 28, 2014 at 12:50 pm, by

Hannah Godfrey, a former England hockey player and a Youth Olympics competitor, recently joined the school as our newest PE teacher. After graduating from Brunel University with a degree in sports and exercise science, Hannah worked at Norwich School and has now joined Hethersett to teach our pupils from age 3 up to Year 13. The 24-year-old  Continue Reading »

WANTED: For tea smuggling

Written on March 21, 2014 at 12:43 pm, by

Our Senior School play, Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll, takes place at Norwich Puppet Theatre next Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th March at 7.30pm. Jenny Richards, our talented director of drama, has adapted and directed the play – and it promises to be another fantastic HOHS production. Tickets are available from the school reception or call  Continue Reading »