Hethersett Old Hall School (HOHS) blog – an independent day school near Norwich, Norfolk.

Girls 3-18 and boys 3-11, boarding for girls from 9


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Medal haul for Caitlin

Earlier this month Caitlin (Year 5) scooped an impressive SEVEN medals at a swimming competition at UEA Sportspark. Caitlin, who trains six times weekly for UEA City of Norwich Swimming Club, competed against swimmers up to three years older from a total of seven swimming clubs. Her haul included two gold medals (50m and 200m backstroke), two silvers (100m breaststroke and 100m backstroke) and three bronze! Very well done, Caitlin!

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Darci’s prize specimen!

Darci (Year 9) was recently shortlisted for the The Nancy Rothwell Award, a national award scheme celebrating specimen drawing in schools and highlighting the benefits of combining  art and science. Darci’s botanical drawing depicted a rose with all its different parts.  You can see it on the Nancy Rothwell pinterest board here, along with other shortlisted entries.

Congratulations to Darci and the other Year 9 girls who entered – the work is on display in school, outside Mrs Collins’ office.

 


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County Badminton Success for Izzy!

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Congratulations to Izzy (Year 10) who competed in a Badminton England U17 Bronze competition last weekend in Suffolk.  The competition was open to entrants nationally, and she competed against strong players from across East Anglia and the Southern Counties.  Izzy played very well and went on to win gold at mixed with her partner Charlie (pictured).  She also won silver with her doubles partner Charlotte, just missing out in a close final with a score of 21-18.


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County Badminton Success for Izzy!

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Congratulations to Izzy (Year 10) who has been selected to play for both the U16 and U18 Norfolk Badminton teams.  Izzy is pictured below, left, after winning an adults tournament with her doubles partner Charlotte over the Summer.  Her first county match is this Sunday when she’ll be travelling to play against Essex for the Under 18 team. Good luck!


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Dancing to success!

Well done to Agata, Beatrix, India, Jessica and Sophia – some of our lovely Year 2 girls – for achieving excellent results in their ARTS dance exams recently!

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Congratulations to Chloe!

Chloe  (Year 2) entered two LAMDA exams over the summer, one a solo Entry Level Award in Communication, for which she got a distinction scoring 99/100; and the second  a group effort for which her group scored 98/100. She received the results a couple of weeks ago and was super pleased!

You can find out more about the exams on the  LAMDA website. Please ask at Reception if you are interested in taking LAMDA classes via HOHS, with  our highly experienced tutor Jane Hardy.


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Isabella’s Gymnastics Awards

Isabella (Year 3) loves gymnastics and has been working her way through her British Gymnastics proficiency awards at Levels 8, 7, 6, 5 & 4. Earlier this month she was presented with the certificates for all of these, making her parents very proud indeed! Isabella is now working towards  Levels 3, 2 & 1. The second picture shows some of the skills tested for Level 3. Well done, Isabella!