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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Georgina and Queen Vic!

At home over half term, Georgina (Year 5) made and painted an excellent clay model of Queen Victoria: we thought it was well worth showing our blog readers! Spot Matilda’s drawing, too!


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Our ‘stars’ this week are…

Star-of-weekOur most recent ‘Stars’, receiving special mention by Mr Peace in this morning’s Prep Department Praise Assembly, are:

Isabella (Year 3), for very good place value work in maths, and for writing really well about life processes in science.

Chloe (Year 4), for being very hard working in morning activities and for making a beautiful poster explaining the water cycle.

Georgina (Year 5), for reading lots of books – including reading out loud in front of an audience about a sloth she had found out about. Georgina also made a brilliant model of Queen Victoria for a holiday project – look out for a photograph on the blog later today!

Maisy (Year 6), for working very hard and showing a good attitude. Maisy has also been very good with punctuation in her written work!

Well done to all of these ‘stars’! Who will it be next week?

 


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Our ‘stars’ this week are…

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Our most recent ‘Stars’, receiving special mention by Mr Peace in this morning’s Prep Department Praise Assembly, are:

Daphne (Nursery), for being very polite and friendly and for an amazing performance in class assembly…she showed great confidence and enjoyment on stage!

Millie (Reception), for being very tidy and helpful in the classroom. Millie’s reading has taken off and she is so dedicated to succeed! She has also done some really thoughtful drawings in art lessons.

Elysia (Year 1), for excellent work in science. She has been asking great questions when experimenting in the lab and finding the answers! Elysia has fantastic recall skills.

Beatrix (Year 2), for working very hard – she never needs reminding to stay on task. Beatrix has had excellent results in assessment week, particularly checking her work carefully.

The whole of Year 2 also got a special mention for pushing themselves so hard in cross country this week!

Well done to all of these ‘stars’! Who will it be next week?


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Well done to this week’s ‘stars’!

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Our most recent ‘Stars’, receiving special mention by Mr Peace in this morning’s Prep Department praise assembly, are:

Lucia D (Year 3), for being a happy, positive member of the class. Lucia is also the official representative for Eco Club.

Harry C (Year 4), for settling in so well and being a happy, confident boy in his new school. Harry is working hard on a new language – Spanish.

Eve S (Year 5), for making superb progress in English, developing characters and stories. Eve has also been very confident in maths and completing extension work.

Maxim P (Year 6), for very good work on coding and computers and in maths.

A big round of applause to all of these ‘stars’! Who will it be next week?

 


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Who are our ‘stars’ this week…?

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In our Prep Department Praise Assembly this morning, these children received special mention by their teachers and Mr Peace:

Frankie (Nursery), for helping a new pupil to settle in. She has been a very kind and grown up friend and is always helping!

Grace (Reception), for being so wonderful in her class assembly rehearsals. Grace is so enthusiastic and has also learned her two times table up to 10×2!

Charlotte (Year 1), for working very hard on word problems and times tables in maths. She has been learning her two, five and ten times tables!

Amy (Year 2), for working really hard to overcome a new morning routine and trying very hard in maths, gaining high results in a class paper.

There were also some swimming certificates to give out, to Sahara-Star (Year 2), Evelyn (Year 2), Harry T (Reception), Grace T (Reception) and Chloe S (Reception). Well done, swimmers!

Well done to all of these ‘stars’! Who will it be next week?

 


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Our ‘stars’ this week were…

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Our most recent ‘Stars’, receiving special mention by Mr Peace in this morning’s Prep Department Praise Assembly, are:

Felicity (Year 3), for good work in English: Felicity produced a very creative piece of writing demonstrating correct use of pronouns. She has also been very kind to new pupils.

Imogen (Year 4), for always being very hard working and completing every task; her handwriting has also improved enormously.

Matilda (Year 5), for working very hard in all lessons and especially in art and ICT.  Matilda is also Form Captain and very helpful in class.

Sophie (Year 6), for fantastic maths work on fractions and being able to explain her working out.

Well done to all of these ‘stars’! Who will it be next week?

 


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A big round of applause for our ‘stars’ this week…

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The first ‘Stars’ of 2018, receiving special mention by Mr Peace in this morning’s Prep Department Praise Assembly, are:

Rey (Nursery), for being good mannered and well behaved, and for being very kind to the other children in Nursery.

Jake (Reception), for making a boat at home and testing it to see if it would float. Good experimenting and questioning, Jake!

Charlie M (Year 1), for working very hard on word problems in maths. Charlie has even been creating his own problems and solving them independently.

Mani (Year 2), for working hard on his phonics to improve his reading. Mani has also been very kind to other children and wants to help others.

Well done to all of these ‘stars’! Who will it be next week?