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Category Archives: Sixth Form - Page 4

HOHS pupils sponsor a Guatemalan child

Written on February 14, 2013 at 4:40 pm, by

HOHS pupils know the importance of ‘giving back’ and have nominated two charities that we will be supporting with a wide range of fundraising activities this year. One of the charities is PLAN, a children’s charity that supports children in some of the world’s poorest areas. Our girls and boys have raised enough money to sponsor a child and  Continue Reading »

Highlights for 2012

Written on February 13, 2013 at 2:19 pm, by

We have just published our annual newsletter, Highlights, full of news stories and photos from throughout the school in the past twelve months. It’s astonishing to see just how much our pupils get up to during the course of a year! If you would like to receive a hard copy of Highlights please email enquiries@hohs.co.uk or download a pdf copy  Continue Reading »

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 »

Science in action!

Written on February 12, 2013 at 2:02 pm, by

As part of their A Level unit, our Year 13 applied science students have to carry out investigations that are vocational and produce a portfolio written to a professional scientist. Our girls are all investigating different topics currently. These include; studying the effect of energy drinks on heart rates and blood pressure, how cooking affects  Continue Reading »

Astronomy Club Observation Evening

Written on February 12, 2013 at 1:48 pm, by

Wednesday 30th January was our first astronomy club observation evening. The weathermen promised clear skies, and true to form it was a fairly cloudy evening for the dozen hardened scientific observers. However, hot chocolate (thanks to Sophie Beart 11Y) warmed everyone up and through the gaps in the clouds, we did manage to see the cloud  Continue Reading »

Senior School Book Fair 26th February

Written on February 12, 2013 at 1:37 pm, by

Our annual Senior School book fair will take place after half-term on Tuesday 26th February.  Marilyn Brocklehurst from Norfolk Children’s Book Centre will be on hand to give advice to pupils and parents in the Quiet Room. The book fair is open to all age groups at breaks and lunchtimes and after school. Books can be bought on  Continue Reading »

Winter Photography Competition Winners

Written on February 12, 2013 at 12:11 pm, by

The entries to the House photography competition, organised by Mr Johnston, were judged over the weekend and we can now announce the winners! The theme of the competition was ‘Winter Wonderland’. Category: Upper Preparatory School 1st Henry Greenfield (Year 3): FRY 2nd Grace Greenfield (Year 5) FRY Here is Henry’s winning entry.            Continue Reading »

Green Club meets Bird Club

Written on January 28, 2013 at 10:16 am, by

In true Hethersett spirit, our Green Club has shared some of its home-made bird feeders with the Year 3 students in Bird Club. Hopefully they will get lots of attention and encourage even more feathered friends to visit the school. Miss Mann        

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 »