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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Pudsey total at HOHS

Our fun activities last Friday for Children in Need – the ramble, onesie race, scavenger hunt and Pennies for Pudsey – made a final total of £336 for the charity. Well done – and thank you, everyone!


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Rambling for Pudsey at HOHS

We promised some more pictures of last Friday’s sponsored ramble through our Autumnal woods and gardens. All the Prep children took part and enjoyed being together outside…we love that our school nurtures co-operatoin between different year groups, the older children always keen to encourage the younger ones.


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Fundraising for Pudsey at HOHS

We had a great time today with our Children in Need activities including collecting pennies for Pudsey, taking a leisurely ramble through our beautiful grounds in the bright Autumn sunshine, a “Runsie” (fun run wearing a onesie) and scavenger hunts! Looks like we have raised over £300 in total: we’ll be able to confirm this on Monday, and let you know which house won the donations competition, too.  More pictures of today’s ramble will be on the blog next week… WELL DONE, everyone!


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Scavenging for Children in Need this week!

With Children in Need this Friday, activities are underway at HOHS! Mia and Maisy (Year 12) have been running scavenger hunts since yesterday, with pupils encouraged to find the 15 spotty images they have placed around the grounds and gardens. Here are some of the Prep children having fun locating them all!





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Roald Dahl inspires Year 5!

Over the half term break, Year 5 were set some explorer homework; the challenge was to produce a piece of work based on Roald Dahl. The pupils were very inventive, creating power points, oompa lumpa masks, BFG’s dream jars and even George’s marvellous medicine!

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Felicity’s Beano Experience!

Felicity (Year 8) did something rather special last week on a trip to Scotland to visit her mother’s family.  Felicity’s aunt, who is a journalist, arranged for Felicity to visit the Beano office, because she was a massive fan when she was younger.

Felicity is pictured here with Mike Stirling, chief developer of the new Dennis the Menace series coming to CBBC in November. She was treated to an exclusive screening of the first episode and is sure the Prep School pupils will love it. She was also given a great goodie bag and she thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience.

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Years 3-6 mannequin Challenge

Congratulations to Year 3-6 Prep pupils for a brilliant mannequin challenge last week  in gymnastics – look how they are holding these poses!