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

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Written on July 29, 2015 at 5:26 pm, by

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Time lapse records last days of beech tree

Written on February 26, 2015 at 12:22 pm, by

Over the February half term break we had to say a sad goodbye to our huge, iconic 300-year old  tree,  following a specialist survey last month. The ultrasound examination revealed extensive rot and splits in the two-metre-diameter trunk of the ancient copper beech –  and the delivery of an unexpected death sentence. The felling of  Continue Reading »

HOHS Tops Local GCSE League Tables

Written on February 17, 2015 at 12:43 pm, by

We are delighted to see Hethersett Old Hall topping the local schools’ exams tables for 2014. The table, which includes  eleven local schools within the Wymondham, Hethersett, Long Stratton, Attleborough and Diss area as well as North Suffolk, can be seen in full on our blog. It shows Hethersett Old Hall with an overall percentage of  Continue Reading »

We wish you a merry Christmas…

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

We shall remember them

Written on November 14, 2014 at 2:06 pm, by

On Monday morning, 10th November, our school’s imposing Georgian front entrance was transformed into a sea of poppies in tribute to the servicemen and women who have given their lives in conflicts past and present. Inspired by the ‘sea of red’ ceramic poppies at the Tower of London, our poppies were handmade by our pupils  Continue Reading »

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 »

Calling all David Baileys!

Written on January 23, 2013 at 10:34 am, by

We are holding a house photography competition with the theme of  ‘Winter Wonderland’. Pupils, parents and staff are invited to enter any wintry picture that you have taken (it does not have to contain snow!). There will be five entry categories: Sixth Form, Years 10 and 11, Years 7, 8 and 9,  Upper Prep, and parents and teachers. All entries should  Continue Reading »

Sixth former biologists head to the zoo

Written on December 13, 2012 at 5:06 pm, by

Our sixth form biology students enjoyed a trip to Colchester Zoo on Sunday 2nd December, to help enhance their A Level studies. The girls looked at a number of different animals and completed questions on a variety of topics. Despite the cold they also fed elephants and giraffes and even found time to visit Santa’s  Continue Reading »

Don’t panic! Keep calm and carry on

Written on November 22, 2012 at 3:42 pm, by

As part of their GCSE programme, our Year 11 history students travelled to Time and Tide, Great Yarmouth’s award-winning museum, last Friday. They were able to interpret sundry artefacts and leaflets produced for the Home Front during the Second World War. Laura Tudge donned and endured a gas mask, Erica Nunney created a racket with her rattle,  Continue Reading »

Year 7 Taster Day, Thursday 29th November

Written on November 22, 2012 at 1:38 pm, by

The move from primary school to senior school is a big step for most children. To make this transition easier, we offer girls in Year 6 the opportunity to experience a typical day at our school when they can meet current pupils, experience science in the labs, use the sporting facilities (including the heated indoor  Continue Reading »