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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Our boarders are back!

Today our boarders will all arrive safely back to school after their Easter break – and this evening they will doubtless be busy catching up with each other’s news, unpacking and sorting their rooms, some of which have had a fresh lick of paint over the holidays!

We look forward to seeing the rest of our school family tomorrow morning, ready for an exciting  and very busy Summer term. Don’t forget, it is full summer uniform from tomorrow!

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Happy Easter!

Hethersett Old Hall School would like to wish you a very Happy Easter Day!


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Boarders visit Oxburgh Hall

On Saturday the boarders rounded off the term with a visit to Oxburgh Hall to experience what life was like in the 15th Century. The sun came out and the hall enchanted the girls with its secrets. The priest’s hole was a huge excitement but luckily nobody got stuck in the small entrance to it. The beautiful grounds were the perfect place for the picnic and it was a lovely end to the term’s excursions.

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Boarders go in search of the Gruffalo

This weekend the boarders explored Thetford Forest in the hunt for The Gruffalo. After downloading the free app, they bravely headed out into the forest to search for clues and gather evidence that The Gruffalo had been by. As you will see from the photos, they found him, and he very kindly posed for some shots! The other Gruffalo characters were out and about, too, and before the rain set in the girls had managed to find them all and gather the evidence they needed that the forest really is home to all sorts of furry and feathered friends.


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Welcome back!

welcome back

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Our boarders have landed!

Today our boarders arrived safely back to school after their Christmas break and this evening they will be busy catching up with each other’s news, unpacking and sorting their rooms!

We look forward to seeing the rest of our school family tomorrow morning, ready for an exciting new Spring term.

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Mysterious letter found in fireplace!

Mr Crump found a mysterious envelope in his fireplace last Friday just as the log fire was about to be lit. What a good job he looked first! It was addressed to Year 2 who were summoned to read it. Imagine the children’s surprise when they discovered it contained personal replies to letters they had written earlier to Father Christmas! We think the Sixth Form may have helped Santa with this.

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