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‘A Midsummer Ball’ – Thursday 4th July 7.30pm

Written on April 8, 2013 at 10:34 am, by

This year’s Summer Ball has a traditional ‘English Summertime’ theme and will be held in the marquee on the school grounds. It will take place on Thursday 4th July from 7.30pm and is for Years 11 to 13 pupils, family, friends, former pupils and staff. Guest will enjoy a delicious meal followed by the fantastic live band  Continue Reading »

Taken By Storm – review of the Senior School Play

Written on March 26, 2013 at 1:23 pm, by

Our annual Senior School play took the Norwich Puppet Theatre by storm on 14th-15th March. Jenny Richards, our talented Director of Drama, told us how Hethersett Old Hall School’s performance of Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’ came to fruition. ‘When Mr Crump first asked me to direct The Tempest as the school play, I was filled with much trepidation. The  Continue Reading »

‘The Tempest’ Photographs

Written on March 18, 2013 at 1:40 pm, by

The official professional photographs of our senior school production ‘The Tempest’, which were taken at the dress rehearsal on Thursday, are now available to view. Visit Shutters Photographers website at and go to the Client Viewing area. Select the ‘Access Gallery’ tab and you will need to enter a client’s code, which pupils should have already received  Continue Reading »

Switzerland Ski Trip 2014

Written on March 18, 2013 at 12:08 pm, by

HOHS will be returning to Leysin, Switzerland next February half-term for another week of skiing in this fantastic resort. Pupils should have already received a letter providing full details of the trip, but it is open to all pupils in Year 2 and above and their parents. You will enjoy six days skiing and seven days  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 »

‘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 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 »

Student receives Highly Commended at British Biology Olympiad

Written on February 19, 2013 at 11:15 am, by

Three weeks ago, five of our Year 13 biologists completed in the first stage of the British Biology Olympiad. The British Biology Olympiad challenges and stimulates students with an interest in biology to expand and extend their talents. It allows students to demonstrate their knowledge. It is hoped that competing in the Olympiad will encourage students already interested in  Continue Reading »

Rehearsals for the senior school play, The Tempest

Written on February 14, 2013 at 5:16 pm, by

Rehearsals are now well underway for the upcoming Senior School production of The Tempest. Mrs Richards says the play is suitable for all ages, and it would be lovely to see some of our preparatory school pupils in the audience who have studied the play recently. Don’t forget to buy your tickets from the school office.  Continue Reading »