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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Caitlin selected for national swimming squad

We are delighted  to announce that talented swimmer Caitlin C-K (Year 5) has been selected for the National Swimming squad and has started her training with the squad.  Congratulations, Caitlin, on this wonderful achievement. The picture shows Caitlin with a ercent medal haul from a competition at UEA Sportspark.

Do you have achievements out of school to tell us about? Drop us a line at mailto:marketing@hohs.co.uk and tell us about it!


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Mia goes gold!

Last Saturday Mia (Year 10) took part in a termly swimming competition with Norwich Swan Swimming Club, swimming to Gold medal position in both the front crawl and backstroke 50metres races in the 14+ age group. Well done, Mia!

Do you have achievements out of school to tell us about? Drop us a line at mailto:marketing@hohs.co.uk and tell us about it!


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Caitlin scoops Top Athlete swim trophy at UEA

Last weekend Caitlin (Year 5) scooped a stunning TWELVE medals at a long course (50 metre pool) swimming competition at UEA Sportspark involving eight swimming clubs from around the region.  Caitlin, who trains six times weekly for UEA City of Norwich Swimming Club, took six gold, five silver and one bronze medal. Her haul also brought her the coveted ‘Top Athlete’ trophy, as her points tally beat off all the other 266 girls who competed.  Well done, Caitlin!

Do you have achievements out of school to tell us about? Drop us a line at mailto:marketing@hohs.co.uk and tell us about it!


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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!

Do you have achievements out of school to tell us about? Drop us a line at mailto:marketing@hohs.co.uk and tell us about it!


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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!