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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Give Rugby a Try!

If any girls aged 13 or over are interested in giving rugby a try (pun intended!) please see the poster below for information. Mrs Mann is the ladies’ team coach and Olivia, one of our Gap Year Assistants, is a regular team member so, if you’re not sure if rugby is for you, you can always ask one of them about it first.

 


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Free Trampoline Taster Session

Karly Good, our trampoline coach, is offering free taster sessions after school on Monday 10th September to pupils in Years 3 – 13. The sessions will take place in the Sports Hall from 4 – 5pm for Years 3 – 6 and from 4 – 6pm for Years 7 – 13. If you would like your son or daughter to participate in this session, please sign up at Reception as soon as possible, or email reception@hohs.co.uk, as places are limited.

Thank you.


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Charlie’s Half Marathon

Congratulations to Charlie M in Year 2 who has completed 11 junior park runs and joined the ‘Half marathon club’! His personal best over 2km is a fantastic 10 minutes and 58 seconds.

If there are any more budding athletes out there, junior parkrun is a free event for junior runners of all standards. It takes place at 9am every Sunday in Eaton Park. For information on how to register for a junior parkrun, please click here.


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Tennis League Winners

We are delighted to report that both our Years 7 & 8 and our 15 and under teams have won their inter-school tennis leagues!

Last Monday we played two matches against Aylsham High School.

The Years 7 & 8 team of Rachel Y, Anna L, Cristina M-M and Ashlyn G won 4 – 2. The girls then clinched their league title last Tuesday in their final fixture versus Acle.

The 15 and under team also recorded a straight 6-0 victory at Aylsham – well done Hannah Y, Rebekah Y, Skyla-Grace M and Darcey W – and have won their league too!

A fabulous achievement: well done to all the girls and of course to coach Katie. We hope all you tennis fans are enjoying watching Wimbledon!


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Rachel in Road to Wimbledon county quarter finals

Last Saturday Rachel Y (Year 8) represented HOHS at the county finals of the Road to Wimbledon 14 and Under Challenge County Finals,  held at East Anglia Tennis and Squash Club. Rachel played superbly, reaching the quarter-finals to finish in the top eight players in this age group in the county.  Well done, Rachel! She is pictured below with HOHS team mates following a victory at Hethersett Academy last month.

  • Did you know…?

The Road to Wimbledon 14 and Under Challenge is a unique competition which enables schools and tennis clubs throughout the country to inspire their 14 and Under players, with regional winners having the opportunity to play on the grass courts at Wimbledon in August.  Throughout the Summer Term, many singles matches were played at school: these established Rachel Y and Anna L (Year 8) as our school champions eligible to participate in the County Finals. Sadly, Anna was unable to attend the finals event.


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U12 rounders win v Ormiston

The U12 rounders team recorded a win on their final fixture of the rounders season this afternoon against Ormiston Victory Academy. Final score 21 1/2  to 11 rounders – well done, girls! Player of the Match was awarded to Skyla-Grace for her work on second post. A great way to finish this year! A round up of all the rounders fixtures will be coming shortly: watch this space!

Mrs Woods

 

 


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It’s the HOHS Sports Day!

Excitement is mounting on the field as the younger pupils have started their races and field events for the HOHS sports day. Good luck, everyone! Great to see so many parents and family members ready to cheer on the children – do check the blog for results and photos this evening…