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U16 and U14 netball excellence v Thorpe St Andrew

Our U14 and U16 netball teams were both in action at home yesterday against Thorpe St Andrew.  Both teams played extremely well in very close games.  At half time, the U16s were losing 8-1,  but the girls really stepped up in the second half, effecting a brilliant come-back to pull off a 14-13 win! The U14 team worked hard for the whole game, playing some great netball and ending with a final score of 8-8.

Players of the match were picked by the opposition: congratulations to Alice P  for the U16s and Emily D for the U14s.  Well done to all the girls who played – there was some exceptional netball on display.

Miss Wright

Our U14 team at yesterday’s fixture v Thorpe St Andrew High School

U16s with Mrs Woods

HOHS U16 netball team

Half time team talk for the U16s, who pulled back from being 8-1 down to win the match 14-13!






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Sports Results: U16 netball v Sprowston High

The U16 netball team were in action against Sprowston last Thursday. Sadly we were not victorious this time but the girls showed resilience on a cery chilly day! Player of the match was awarded to Alice for her movement around the court.

Mrs Woods, Head of PE






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Netball club shout-out!

Parents – please note that owing to a staff meeting this  Thursday (8th February), netball club will be cancelled.  The U16 fixture will still go ahead with Mrs Woods.

Mrs Woods, Head of PE

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U14 and U16 badminton v Thorpe St Andrew High School

This evening saw both our U14 and U16 badminton teams play a strong Thorpe St Andrew side. Although both teams suffered defeats, with the final scores being 6-3 and 5-4 respectively, there were some notable successes, with special mention going to Harriet and Mia who won all of their matches (again!). My thanks  to Rebekah who stepped in to play in Izzy’s absence.

Mrs Woods, Head of PE

The pictures are from last week’s matches against Norwich High School for Girls.

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Match Report: U12 HOHS v Norwich High School for Girls

On Wednesday the U12 netball team hosted NHSG. The girls played extremely well and I am pleased to announce that they won 10 – 2. Player of the match went to Laura for some exceptional shooting. Great result girls – well done! 

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Great start for HOHS U14 and U16 badminton teams

After a well-earned festive break, the PE Department wasted no time in springing back into action, starting with the U16 and U14 badminton teams playing against Norwich High School for Girls yesterday.

The U16 team won their match with notable performances from Amy, Alice, Izzy and Philippa, who won all their games. Fabulous start to this year!

Despite a close finish, the U14 team were not victorious on this occasion, winning four games to their five, and with notable performances from Mia and Harriet who won all their games. Another great start!

Thank you to Rebekah and Cristina who both stepped in at the last minute, and particularly to the Year 11 girls who played immediately after their exams. I suspect the shuttlecocks received a fair pounding as a source of stress relief!

Mrs Woods, Head of PE

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U9 and U11 hockey shout-out!

Parents of Years 3-6 children: please note that tomorrow’s game against Norwich High School for Girls is currently still on – but watch this space in case the weather deteriorates!

Please ensure that your child brings track suit bottoms, jumper, woolly hat and gloves – no scarves please.

Thank you!

Mrs Woods, Head of PE