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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Our ‘stars’ this week are…

Star-of-weekOur most recent ‘Stars’, receiving special mention by Mr Peace in this morning’s Prep Department Praise Assembly, are:

Edward B (Nursery Yellow) for progressing well in swimming and jumping into the pool for the first time. Edward’s teacher says he is a joy to have in the class!

Millie A (Reception), for the diary she made over the Easter holiday, with beautiful pictures, writing and photographs.

Charlie Mc (Year 1), for his great Easter holiday homework. Charlie completed every bit of the work on senses for science with lovely writing and presentation.

Sophia S (Year 2) for excellent comments and thought in science and great work on fractions in her maths lessons.

Adam S and Chloe T  (Year 4) for excellent work on poetry! Chloe made an entire booklet on limericks and Adam wrote an impressive limerick during the lesson.

Well done to all of these ‘stars’! Who will it be next week?


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An outdoors sort of day at HOHS!

What a wonderful, warm day we have had today! The children took the opportunity to spend as much time as possible outside in our lovely gardens and play areas. We hope the weather will stay summery this week, but of course it is important that the children are well protected with sunscreen and their named sun hats. Parents –  please check that they have them for school tomorrow – and every day when it is warm –  so that they can all enjoy break time and sports without risk of burning. We will make sure everyone has plenty to drink!




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On the menu this week

MONDAY LUNCH:
Macaroni and Chicken Carbonara
Mixed Salad
Quorn Carbonara
Salad Bar
Chocolate and Banana Muffin and Chocolate Sauce
Yogurts
Fresh Fruit

TUESDAY LUNCH:
Chicken Sausages
Creamed Potatoes
Sliced Green Beans
Vegetarian Sausages
Salad Bar
Peaches and Cream
Fresh Fruit
Yogurts

WEDNESDAY LUNCH:
Beef Chilli
Rice
Corn Chips
Vegetable and Mushroom Chilli
Salad Bar
Buterscotch Mousse with Marshmallows
Yogurts
Fresh Fruit

THURSDAY LUNCH:
Crispy Chicken Fillets
New Potatoes
Broccoli
Vegetable Fritters
Nut Roast

Salad Bar
Choc Ice
Yogurts
Fresh Fruit

FRIDAY LUNCH:
Battered Cod
Shoestring Fries
Peas
Mozzarella Croquettes
Salad Bar
Mixed Fruit Yogurts
Fresh Fruit

 


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Welcome Back

A very warm welcome back to school to all our day pupils, boarders, parents and staff! Mr Crump led the seniors in an assembly this morning before the girls started lessons in what will be an important exam term for many. The younger pupils, meanwhile,  have had an exciting morning learning and catching up with their friends and have just enjoyed their tasty lunch before going off to play outside. There are spring flowers around the grounds and the sun seems to be trying to shine to prove the point that this is, after all, the summer term!








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Back to school tomorrow

Tomorrow we look forward to welcoming back our pupils, boarders, parents and staff. We hope you’ve had a lovely Easter break and are now rested and raring to go for what will be an action-packed term!


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The Early Years visit Wroxham Barns

Last Thursday the Nursery and Reception children had a fantastic day out at Wroxham Barns.

We all had a wonderful day even though the day was quite chilly! The children learnt all about  the different animals on the farm and the different types of food they eat. They all enjoyed bottle feeding the spring lambs in the barn and seeing the hens, pigs, cows, donkeys, sheep, goats and chickens around the farm.  We also got to  sit on bales of straw in the barn and cuddle the chicks and guinea pigs.

Well done, everyone, for being so well behaved. Happy Easter from us all!

Mrs Jones



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Ryder triumphs in house netball matches

On a much warmer afternoon than we have had to contend with lately, Ryder were yesterday crowned champions of the Years 10 and 11 netball house matches. Runners-up were Fry. Well done! You can watch some video highlights below.

Years 7-9 played on Wednesday afternoon and, once again, Ryder were victorious, though this time Austen beat Fry into second place.