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Clubs & Activities Autumn Term 2018

Private school in Norwich Norfolk - list of clubs and extra-curricular activities open to girls in nursery, prep and senior school.


Dear parents,

Please click here to view the exciting range of clubs and activities we have available this term. From trampolining to Lego, there’s plenty for everyone to get involved in!

If you wish to attend any club or activity or would like further details please speak to the teacher/coach running the activity.

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Mrs Woods’ end of term Sports Report and gallery

This term saw our pupils play netball, badminton and football, swim in galas, hone our dancing and gymnastics skills and develop our fitness. Rugby tots continues to be a real hit for our youngest pupils. So much fun and enjoyment had by all!

We played 26 fixtures over the term and my personal highlight was our U16 netball match against Thorpe St Andrew School, where after being 8-1 down at half time the girls came back to win 14-13 – incredible!

Inter-house netball saw Ryder win both the Year 7-9 and Years 10-11 competitions, with some great skill on show.  Have a look at the short video clip from the Years 10-11 matches:
Our balcony area has been transformed into a fitness suite housing two treadmills, two bikes and a rowing machine. The suite is just awaiting the fixing of mirrors next week and will be open to pupils after the Easter break, so watch this space for some pictures!

As a busy term has passed, another one is forthcoming and there will be lots of rounders fixtures to announce soon!

Many thanks to Miss Wright, Mrs McEvoy and Katie Brooks for their continued hard work and dedication to the sport at Hethersett Old Hall School. An extra mention must go out to Mrs Maher who has been escorting us on all of our away fixtures. Without fail, she is there cheering our girls on through the wind, rain and the odd sunny day – thank you!

We hope you enjoy the gallery of pictures. Have a great Easter break, everyone!

Mrs Woods, Head of PE

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Mrs Woods’ end of term Sports Report

This term has seen us develop our skills in a variety of sports – hockey, gymnastics, netball and badminton – in both lesson time and as extra-curricular activities.

Our fixture schedule was hectic and totalled 40 matches against rival schools and I am pleased to say that every pupil in Years 3-6 had the opportunity to represent the school in two or more hockey fixtures.

The senior school also had their fair share of fixtures, although it is fair to say that we have the majority still to come in the new year!

Lower Prep pupils continued with their Rugby Tots, dance, swimming and hockey lessons and we have seen huge improvements in their sporting

I am proud of the wide range of sporting opportunities we have available to all of our pupils.

Please continue to send your child into school wearing their PE kit on Thursday mornings.

Will be developing ball skills through a variety of games; all pupils require indoor kit but no shin pads or mouth guards will be needed this term.

YEARS 3 – 6
Will have cross country on Thursdays and games on Fridays (football for boys, netball for girls). Please see the note opposite.

Girls will be moving on to netball in the new year and require their indoor kit.

Will have swimming for the second part of their games lesson.

Well done to all our pupils for a great term of sport and PE! Merry Christmas everyone and enjoy the festive season with your families!

Mrs Woods and the PE Department

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Sports Report: Autumn Term

It has been a fantastic term, with many games, events and fixtures.Sports-icon

In games, the Prep pupils and Years 7-9 have been taking part in hockey, while Years 10-11 have focused on netball this term.

A notable hockey victory was the Year 7 team beating Taverham High School 5-1, with Harriet scoring a hat-trick (in her first hockey game!) and Rebekah scoring two. Other hockey highlights included the U14 team entering their first ever county tournament and the U13 team drawing 1-1 with Taverham High School, with Hannah scoring the goal.

In netball the girls have been working exceptionally hard to improve their GCSE practical grades and the U15 team recorded their first win, beating the Hewett School 13-11. A special mention to Lottie, Tami, Sienna and Olivia who have been regularly attending Wednesday morning fitness in support of their GCSE PE course. All GCSE PE students are welcome.

Our badminton teams have shown great potential  with the U12 and U16 team playing eighteen games in total and winning all eighteen games.

Well done to all Year 5/6 gymnastics pupils who performed their final group routines this week. All involved have been working exceptionally hard and have been tackling movement skills, balances and jumps on the wall bars, ropes, horse, box and trampette apparatus.

In our final lesson Warwick was crowned the king of the ‘V sit challenge’, with Ashlyn, Anna, Cristina, Stella and Mia awarded queen status – excellent body tension! Noted improvements came from Harriet, James, Georgia and Amelia. A special mention is due to Warwick who has been working outside school on his gymnastic knowledge and talent and led the whole class warm up.

Miss Mickleburgh
Head of P.E.


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Updated sports fixtures list


New sports fixtures for this term and next term have been added to the Sports Fixtures page.


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Sports fixtures this term


New dates for the Autumn Term and Spring Term (2015) have now been added to the Sports Fixtures page.

Further fixtures will be added throughout the term.

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Sports fixtures this term


New dates for the Summer Term have now been added to the Sports Fixtures page on the blog.

Updates will be made to the fixtures list throughout the term as necessary.