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Category Archives: Sport

National dressage success for Jess!

Written on November 5, 2014 at 3:00 pm, by

Jess, a pupil in Year 11 at Hethersett Old Hall School, scooped top prize in a national dressage competition last weekend. Her passion, practice and discipline in training paid off as Jess (pictured here on 14-year old Montague Spot, also known as ‘Monty’) and her team of four riders – the ‘Norfolk Divas’ – achieved  Continue Reading »

New After School Co-ordinator

Written on July 7, 2014 at 10:14 am, by

We are pleased to welcome Joel Brien, who is taking over from Sam Borrer as co-ordinator of our After School Club. Joel joins us from a background in sports and coaching, having had a successful junior football career with Peterborough United, Norwich City and Norfolk FA. His actions on the pitch earned Joel a soccer  Continue Reading »

Anglian Championship Success

Written on June 24, 2014 at 3:45 pm, by

On Saturday 21st June, having both come first in their events at the county meet last weekend, Year 10 pupils Anna and Sienna represented Norfolk at the Anglian championships, facing top athletes from Suffolk, Lincolnshire and Cambridgeshire.  Sienna competed in the intermediate girls high jump and came first clearing a height of 1.55 meters, while  Continue Reading »

Rounders Win for HOHS

Written on May 20, 2014 at 3:40 pm, by

On Monday 19th May our U15 rounders team travelled to Framingham Earl School for their first game of the season. We were able to field a strong team as the girls have been working exceptionally hard in lessons and practices to improve key skills and tactics. In the first innings we ran out comfortable 10 ½ to  Continue Reading »

Sprinting Success

Written on May 16, 2014 at 12:22 pm, by

Congratulations to the following Prep School students who achieved awards in their athletics lesson this week for their 75 metre sprint. GOLD: Harrison Groom and Ovilhera Mahere. SILVER: Dayon Park and Darci Sheppard-Mobbs. BRONZE: Harriett Catlin, Emily Grint, Imogen Stubbs, Georgia Williams, Jack Barrett, Sophie Barrow, Emma Bell, Talia Garner, Grace Greenfield, Benjamin Jones, Sarah  Continue Reading »

HOHS Girls Coached by an Olympian

Written on May 13, 2014 at 1:13 pm, by

Four HOHS girls recently enjoyed a fantastic weekend of badminton coaching by an Olympian sportsman. Frankie Udberg, Olivia Perry and Chloe Sellors (Year 10) and Isabelle Sellors (Year 6) were coached by Nathan Robertson, the most successful British badminton player of modern times. Nathan has achieved international success in both the mens and mixed doubles events, including  Continue Reading »

*New* Prep School Clubs

Written on April 10, 2014 at 11:15 am, by

Following feedback from parents and pupils, Mr Peace and his staff in the Preparatory School have devised an action-packed scheduled programme of extra-curricular activities to take place during the summer term. We do hope that our boys and girls have a go and try some of our new clubs (offered at no additional cost) which  Continue Reading »

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 »

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 »

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 »