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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U12 and U14 Netball Reports

Our U12 netball team had their first fixture last Wednesday against Taverham High School. Lots of positive skills on show and great team work ensured them a 5-2 victory – what a wonderful start!

The U14 team were also in action against a very tall Taverham side! Despite a valiant effort the final score was a 19-16 loss – which in netball terms is a small margin.

Well done, everyone!
Mrs Woods, Head of PE


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Adventure club fun

Autumn is a wonderful time of year for gathering colourful materials for creative play, as these pictures from Lower prep after school adventure club clearly demonstrate!

 


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Years 3-6 mannequin Challenge

Congratulations to Year 3-6 Prep pupils for a brilliant mannequin challenge last week  in gymnastics – look how they are holding these poses!

 

 


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Restarting a Heart

The British Heart Foundation Restart a Heart initiative  saw two training sessions in HOHS . Both were well-attended and a total of sixteen pupils and staff learned how to save a life using CPR techniques on our training manikins.

As an additional interest, there was a demonstration of how to use a defibrillator.

Have a look at the BHF website for a story of Sarah,  who saved her father’s life only two weeks after being trained in CPR at school.

Kate Midgley

 

 


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Little workers on Open Morning!

We can’t resist sharing these pictures from last Saturday’s Open Morning….

In the first image, some of our Year 2 pupils are demonstrating their creative skills for visitors to admire, while the rest show Year 1’s little Van Goghs hard at work. The children have been studying the life and work of the famous French Impressionist and have been really enthusiastic about his colourful sunflowers!


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Year 7 Bake Some Noise (part 2!)

Year 7  held their second CAKE SALE at lunchtime yesterday. Before the hungry hordes even descended, the girls had already exceeded their goal of raising £30 for the Make Some Noise campaign, so we will be excited to learn how much they made altogether!

  • Make Some Noise is the charity adopted by FM radio, supporting small but brilliant projects across the UK to provide vital help for youngsters and their families living with illness, disability or lack of opportunity.


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Enjoy the half-term holidays!

Happy half term, everyone!

We hope all our families will enjoy the break – and that there will be plenty more beautiful autumn sunshine! School resumes on Monday 30th October.  A reminder, please, that all pupils should be in full winter uniform when we return.

  • Do email me on marketing@hohs.co.uk with your pictures and news if you are going away or doing something exciting! I am especially looking forward to hearing all about our senior school trip to Holland and Belgium…the girls’ special trip hoodies arrived earlier this week, to much excitement.

Liz French, Editor