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A New Year in the HOHS gardens…

Mr Crump took this picture today of the first snowdrops bravely peeping through in our gardens….a lovely sign that Spring is just around the corner.

We hope everyone is enjoying the last few days of the holiday – do send us your pictures and news for the blog if you are doing something exciting, to marketing@hohs.co.uk




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News from the HOHS gardens

Over the summer, our beautiful gardens provided a wonderful, colourful display to staff and summer visitors, with Mr Young working hard throughout the holidays to keep everything tidy! This week, apples from our orchard have found their way into the fruit bowl in the dining room, and there is plenty of weeding, dead-heading and tidying to be done as autumn approaches.

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No Valentine’s roses but….

…with the sun shining, our grounds still have plenty to offer. The first signs of spring are in evidence today, with these lovely snowdrops, and a few daffodils in bud. Unless the florist arrives with a bunch, we’ll have to wait a few months for roses, though. Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone!




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Double rainbow over Hethersett Old Hall School

This lovely photo was captured by one of our maintenance team, who was outside with his phone camera at just the right moment on Monday. The scaffolding we have in place at the moment can’t detract from the beauty of this image! We are pleased to report that the renovation work is going very well and we’ll soon be restored to our normal glory…



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White lines and wide horizons

It may be the holidays, but care and attention is still being devoted to the 16 acres of lawns, gardens, orchards, sports fields and woods where our pupils learn, play and grow!

Here is part of our sports field, showing off the new white lines we’ve had laid down ready for the track and field events… plus a few other views snapped at the same time.

While we’re at it, you might like to see more photos of the beautiful grounds at Hethersett Old Hall School.

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Spring is here!

Two signs that spring has definitely arrived: some much-needed colour around school and seeing our pupils making the most of the grounds during After-School Club.

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Take a tour of our grounds

With 16 acres of lawns, gardens, orchards, sports fields and woods to enjoy, every pupil has plenty of space in which to learn, play and grow.

See more photos of the beautiful grounds at Hethersett Old Hall School.