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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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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Year 7 Make Some Noise (and cakes!)

Year 7  held a CAKE SALE at lunchtime today (Thursday 12th October), with another planned for tomorrow (Friday 13th),  in their form room, M1.

Pupils and staff – if you didn’t manage to grab a sweet treat today, please come tomorrow!

The girls are raising money for Global’s Make Some Noise campaign, 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. Watch the blog for pictures, and news of how much the girls make!


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Junior Choir are a bit windy!

Our Junior Choir (Years 3-6) meets on Monday afternoons under the expert tutelage of  Director of Drama Mrs Richards. The roving camera caught them yesterday as they began work on an atmospheric song about the winter wind….perhaps you can tell from the picture that they are intoning some ghostly  “ooooh” wind sounds here!  We will all be able to see and hear the polished performance in the winter concert later in the second half of term.


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Please come and find your lost property

lost-and-found

We have a large number of un-named lost property items left from last term and have put them all in the Quiet Room for parents and pupils to check…so if you have mislaid an item, do come and have a look next week! The items will be displayed until Friday 15th September. After that,  they will go into the secondhand stock available for sale in our Uniform Shop.

Uniform items waiting to be claimed include blazers (old and new style), jumpers and sports jumpers, winter coats, ties, bags, skirts and more.


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Hope into (Tasty) Action by Year 7

Year 7 held a cake sale at lunchtime the day before the end of term in aid of their chosen charity Hope into Action, which provides homes for the most vulnerable in society in partnership with local churches. Plenty of pupils and staff came along and bought tasty treats. The sum raised will be announced later, but meanwhile, well done, girls, for bringing our attention to this very worthwhile cause, and thank you to all the girls and parents who made or donated items to sell.


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Year 7 cake sale tomorrow

Year 7 will be holding a cake sale at lunchtime (12.30pm) tomorrow, Thursday 30th March, in Room M1.

All proceeds from the sale will go to the girls’ chosen charity Hope into Action, which provides homes for the most vulnerable in society in partnership with local churches. We hope as many pupils and staff as possible will come along and buy some cakes from us tomorrow and help raise lots of money for this very worthwhile cause!

Some of the Year 7 girls who are selling cakes tomorrow


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A Golden Touch from Phase 3!

Phase 3 pupils presented an excellent assembly yesterday, based on the Ancient Greek myths they have been studying in their English lessons.  The audience of pupils, teachers and family members were treated to an outstanding performance of the story of King Midas, in which the children acted, danced and sang with confidence and beautifully clear voices.  The tale ended with a song reminding us of moral that we should all follow: ‘It isn’t gold, it isn’t wealth, the most precious thing is life itself’,  before the children spent some happy moments with their proud families.

A big thank you to all the parents, grandparents and family members who came along. They now know what their children are wishing for, thanks to the mini Powerpoint displays  that appeared at the end of the assembly!