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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Christingle – the gallery

We promised more photos of Thursday’s lovely Christingle service – here they are! If you took some and would like to share them here, please email to marketing@hohs.co.uk and I will add them!

 



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Christingle Tingles!

This afternoon our Prep and Lower Prep pupils took part in an annual favourite: our Christingle Service at St Remigius Church. The service was led by Rev Derek McClean, with the children offering lovely musical contributions and leading the prayers.  With the lights turned off, Christingles lit and everyone circling the church and joining in with Away in a Manger, there was a magical Christmas atmosphere. Thank you to all the parents and families who came to share the service, and for your generous contributions for The Children’s Society. Look out for a full gallery of pictures over the weekend!




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Prep School Christingle Service this afternoon

We are so looking forward to our beautiful Christingle service at 2.00pm at St Remigius Church this afternoon and seeing all our Lower Prep families.

All children from Nursery to Year 6 have been making their Christingles at school and brought in their Christingle candles, kindly filled with spare change at home (thank you!). Here are some of them waiting to go to the church later. All proceeds to go to The Children’s Society


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Seniors telling tales!

One of the lovely things about our small, friendly school is the way our older pupils get to interact with the younger ones. Last week, with just four weeks to go to Christmas, librarian Mrs Maher thought it would be a good idea for some of our seniors to read seasonal stories to the children in Lower Prep. It seems they all thought it was a goo idea, too!



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More snow fun!

There may not have been huge drifts, but there was enough of the white stuff falling at lunchtime today for some seriously snowy fun!



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Let it snow!

It’s snowing here today and Year 1 went outside at lunchtime to have a good look and feel! Our lovely gap year tutors from Australia and South Africa were quite impressed, too.


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Medal haul for Caitlin

Earlier this month Caitlin (Year 5) scooped an impressive SEVEN medals at a swimming competition at UEA Sportspark. Caitlin, who trains six times weekly for UEA City of Norwich Swimming Club, competed against swimmers up to three years older from a total of seven swimming clubs. Her haul included two gold medals (50m and 200m backstroke), two silvers (100m breaststroke and 100m backstroke) and three bronze! Very well done, Caitlin!

Do you have achievements out of school to tell us about? Drop us a line at mailto:marketing@hohs.co.uk and tell us about it!