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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Our ‘stars’ of the week

Our ‘Stars’ of the week, receiving special mention from Mr Peace and their teachers in our Prep Department Praise Assembly this morning, are:

Grace (Nursery) for helping others and for her friendly and kind behaviour.

Charlie (Reception) for self-improvement and for being very kind and helpful. Charlie was also Top Athlete for Reception boys at yesterday’s Sports Day!

Jessica (Year 1) for creating a lovely zig-zag book reflecting her journey across the day on our trip to Amy T’s Willow Farm last week.

Theo (Year 2)  for pushing himself in PE lessons – his effort was well rewarded on Sports Day yesterday as he was Top Athlete for Years 1 and 2 boys.

Well done to all of our ‘stars’! The photos are from another recent assembly.

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Our ‘stars’ of the week

Our ‘Stars’ of the week, receiving special mention from Mr Peace and their teachers in our Prep Department Praise Assembly this morning, are:

Oliver (Year 3) for making a wonderful Tudor house. He researched first and produced a very detailed model.

Matilda (Year 4) for amazing ICT work including completion of her Tudor project using her ICT skills. Matilda enjoys ICT and picks up new concepts quickly.

Maxim (Year 5) for excelling in maths – using his time in exams to check that his answers were correct.

Skyla-Grace (Year 6)  for being amazing at spellings! Skyla gets full marks every week and always learns the ‘bonus’ spellings.

Well done to all of our ‘stars’! The photos are from an assembly last week.

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Our ‘stars’ of the week

Our ‘Stars’ of the week, receiving special mention from Mr Peace and their teachers in our Prep Department Praise Assembly this morning, are:

Sam Z (Nursery Yellow) who has settled in very well. Sam always listens and works hard on his letters and sounds and numbers. He has also made lots of new friends!

Daisy H (Reception) for working hard with everything! Daisy’s reading is going from strength to strength and her writing and maths are also progressing quickly.

Sophia S (Year 1) for fantastic reading progress – she has gone up a reading stage every month. Sophia has also produced some lovely artwork on the Magical Island theme.

Edward M (Year 2)  for being very well focused and beating his spelling scores. Edward asked lots of good questions while we were debating the election manifestos.

Well done to all of our ‘stars’! The photos are from an assembly earlier this week.

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Our ‘stars’ of the week

Our ‘Stars’ of the week, receiving special mention from Mr Peace and their teachers in our Prep Department Praise Assembly this morning, are:

Chloe (Year 3) for an excellent piece of work on mountains – her mountain model was very good and included very imaginatively-presented facts. Chloe has also been a good friend to a visiting boarder.

Caitlin (Year 4) for prompt completion of extra work including extension homework, making two mini dictionaries, on the Tudors and geography. She was also the first in her year group to learn all her times tables up to twelve and back.

Emma (Year 5) for writing a very good poem based on Christina Rosetti’s poem ‘Colour’, using excellent rhyming words.

Emily (Year 6)  for writing cartoons with excellent use of adjectives, good grammar and accurate writing.

Well done to all of our ‘stars’! The photo is from an earlier assembly – the children love to hear about each others’ achievements!

 


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Our ‘stars’ of the week

Our ‘Stars’ of the week, receiving special mention from Mr Peace and their teachers in our Prep Department Praise Assembly this morning, are:

Isabella (Year 2) for drawing a very good plan for the ‘Poetry Safari’ competition. Isabella used some excellent adjectives to describe the mouse she is writing about.

Sophie (Year 1) for very good English and, in particular, for using connectives such as  ‘because’ and ‘when’ really well, to make longer sentences.

Charlotte (Reception) for some excellent drawing skills with very good detail and for her writing about the story (Jasper’s Cat) as well.

Jack B (Nursery)  who is a delight to have in the class and very kind to others. Jack also had a brilliant swimming lesson, showing a lot more confidence.

Well done to all of our ‘stars’! The photo is from an earlier assembly – the children love to hear about each others’ achievements!

 


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Uniform Shop notice

Parents please note that our Uniform Shop will again not be open for its usual hour tomorrow morning as Mrs Clemitshaw is recovering from an operation.  However, if you have any urgent uniform requirements, please contact our Registrar, Linda Jones at ljones@hohs.co.uk and she will be able to assist.

We all wish Mrs Clemitshaw a speedy recovery.

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Sports Results: East Area Athletics Championships

On a very cold Monday afternoon the athletics team travelled to the UEA for the annual South East area athletics competition. We were up against strong opposition from Langley School, Wymondham College, Wymondham High School, Framingham Earl High School, Hobart High School and Hethersett Academy.

Although we await official confirmation, notable performances are as follows:

U17 Girls

Amy H: 1st in the javelin and 4th in the 100m final

Alice P: 2nd in the long jump

Ria S: 4th in the triple jump

Philippa H: 5th in the discus

Hannah Y: 6th in the discus

Aisling K: 5th in the triple jump

Relay team of Alice, Ria, Hannah and Amy: 4th

 

U15 Girls

Lucy C: 5th in the 100m final

Sophie B: 6th in the 100m final

Harriet C: 5th in the javelin and 5th in the 100m heats

Relay team of Lucy, Sophie, Faith-Marie and Harriet: 2nd

 

U13 Girls

Rachel Y: 4th in the 1500m and 6th in the shot putt

Relay team of Rachel, Anna, Annie and Cristina: 4th

Miss Mickleburgh
Head of PE