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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Are you ‘Running the Square’ on Sunday?

Don’t forget the annual two-mile ‘Run the Square’ fun run takes place in Hethersett this Sunday, 16th July, at 11am. This popular community event is now in its eighth year and as always,  staff, pupils, parents and friends of HOHS are invited to take part.

Good luck to all competitors taking part!

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Tennis News

 

A reminder that our Mini Tennis programme will be resuming from tomorrow – look out for details of the fun activities our  coach Katie Brooks has in store for this term!

The picture below will be a trip down memory lane for some of our pupils who have grown a little since it was taken!

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Are you ‘Running the Square’ tomorrow?

Don’t forget the annual two-mile ‘Run the Square’ fun run takes place in Hethersett tomorrow at 11am.

It’s not too late to sign up; DOWNLOAD a form here. Entry on the day costs just £4 for adults, £2.50 for under 16’s.

Good luck to all competitors taking part!

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Are you ready to ‘Run the Square’?

Do you want to take part in the Hethersett ‘Run the Square’ fun run on Sunday 5th July?

You can DOWNLOAD an entry form or collect one from the school reception. Completed forms can be sent to Village Hall, Back Lane, Hethersett, Norwich, NR9 3JJ or dropped off at the Hethersett Library

Entry costs just £3 for adults, £1.50 for under 16’s. £1 supplement for entry on the day. Cheques made payable to Hethersett & The Melton’s Sports Association.

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In training for The Ashes

 

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Pupils can brush up on their batting, bowling and fielding skills every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon at  Bat & Ball Games Club (Lower Prep) and at Cricket Club (Upper Prep) on Thursday afternoons.

 


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Anyone for cricket?

Nothing says ‘summer’ quite like a spot of cricket on the lawn. cricket-club Pupils can brush up on their batting, bowling and fielding skills every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon at  Bat & Ball Games Club (Lower Prep) and at Cricket Club (Upper Prep) on Thursday afternoons.


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Hethersett Open Weekend: 5-6 July 2014

The 5th annual Hethersett Open Weekend will this year be on Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th July.

This year, the programme consists of 4 main events:Hethersett (455x420)(1)

On Saturday 5th July at the Memorial Playing Field will be a “Come & Try” event. The event will run from midday to 4pm and will be lead by Peter Hoult, Peter Steward, supported by Active Norfolk and a plethora of volunteers. The event will feature a number of sports to try including Archery, Football, Cricket, Cycle Speedway, Bowls and many more. There will also be a BBQ.

At 10am On Sunday 6th July at the Social Club, there will once again be a multi-denominational service, lead by Rev. Derek MacClean.

At 11am starting from outside the Junior School, there will be the “Run the Square” fun run, with warm-up routines kindly demonstrated by Olympic Athlete Paul Evans who is also our honorary starter this year. All finishers will once again receive a commemorative medal and digital timing will be in place courtesy of the Hethersett Community Clock, which has been funded in 2014 by a kind grant from South Norfolk Council.  Thank you to the Hethersett Schools for supporting this event. Entry forms will be available on-line via the Village website, Schools and from the Library at the end of May.  The usual Roads will be closed to all traffic for a period of 1 hour from 10:45am.

A new event on the Sunday evening is an appearance of the “Wymondham Rock Choir” in concert at St Remigius. For timings and ticket details, please keep your eyes out in the local press and village website. All proceeds will be going to the Church Fabric and Repairs Fund.

Thank you once again to all the committee members, volunteers and community at large for their on-going support of Hethersett Open Weekends.

Shane Hull
Chair, Hethersett Olympic Legacy Committee.