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

Leave a comment

Chicks update!

Last week we reported on the clutch of baby chick eggs which had arrived in the Prep School.

The children have been fascinated to see the little chicks hatch (it takes a while to break through the eggs’ shell, and looks like hard work!). They have also observed how the chicks need a bit of time to rest and let their downy feathers dry out and fluff up before they venture out and learn how to drink from the water bowls and find their food. The pupils have taken turns to handle the chicks, too. Here are some of our Year 1 pupils – they were being very, very careful and gentle!

chicks1chicks2mani chicksagata chicks

Leave a comment

Chicks have arrived!

A clutch of baby chick eggs arrived in the Prep School earlier this week.
There was plenty of excitement all round – and now the eggs have hatched it is even better! All the Prep children will have the opportunity to see and handle the chicks up close over the coming week. Watch out for more pictures…


1 Comment

Eve Scoops Dance Trophy

Eve (Year 5) has been dancing with the Stella School of Dance (formerly YSD) since she was three years old, progressing through the graded exams in the various disciplines with excellent results.

Last Sunday, at an awards ceremony held at the Sir Walter Roy Theatre in Norwich, she was presented with the trophy for “Highest Achievement Award for overall exam results” for her age group. She also collected certificates for ballet, tap, modern and acrobatic exams taken over the past two years – most of which were honours or distinctions.  She has worked really hard for her exams, even delaying her birthday party to concentrate on practising – and her determination has paid off. Well done, Eve!


Leave a comment

Fabulous Fete!

The weather may have been a little chilly but there was warm laughter, fun and a lovely laid-back atmosphere at HOHS for our well-attended fete today! Thanks to the PA for organising such a great event, and thanks to all who came – we hope you all had a great time!

Lots more photos to come over the next few days!

1 Comment

Summer Fete next week!

After months of planning and preparation, our Summer Fete is almost upon us – it’s next Saturday, 6th May.

Many thanks to all the parents who have so far made generous donations of raffle prizes, jam jars, plants, books, tombola prizes and pledges to bake for our
famous cake tent! Items still to come, and raffle ticket stubs or unsold tickets, can be left in the school reception any day next week.

Most importantly, though, do come along and have a brilliant time – and tell your friends and neighbours, too!


Leave a comment

Happy Easter!

Hethersett Old Hall School would like to wish you a very Happy Easter Day!

Leave a comment

How is your Easter break going?

Don’t forget to send us news and photos if you are doing something interesting over the holidays – or have been busy drawing, painting or creating! The senders of any published will win one of Windsor Bear’s cute bunny pencils! You can email words and pictures to marketing@hohs.co.uk