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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Match report: U9 & U11 hockey v Old School Henstead

Our younger age groups were in action yesterday at a very sunny but bitterly cold Old School Henstead. Sadly both teams lost but we have developed our skill level and realised the importance of passing the ball wide into space.

Player of the match for the U9 team: Oliver

Player of the match for the U11 team: Maxim

Great effort everyone!

Mrs Woods

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Match report: U9 & U11 hockey v St Felix School

Last Friday saw us play a very strong St Felix School at hockey. Despite our best efforts, both the U9 and U11 teams lost. However, this was the first match for many of our pupils and an opportunity to experience the challenge of playing a new opposition and work on some of our basic hockey skills.

Mrs Woods, Head of PE


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Match report: U11/U12 hockey v Town Close today

Our U11 mixed team was in action today for their first game of the season versus Town Close. The game demonstrated how much learning can occur in a game situation  – and against tough opposition, too. Well done to Maxim who showed great skill and use of his reverse stick. For this, he earned Player of the Match.

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Match report: U14 and U16 netball v CNS

The U14 and U16 netball teams played at home yesterday afternoon versus City of Norwich School. Both teams won convincing victories, with scores of 10-5 and 18-3 respectively.

Player of the Match for the U14 team was Sophie S, who was on fire when shooting!  Alice and Mia shared the title in the U16 match. A wonderful start following the Christmas break, well done!

Mrs Woods

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Sports update: U11/U12 hockey v Riddlesworth today

Unfortunately, Riddlesworth Hall are unable to attend the match here this afternoon so both HOHS teams will play each other instead.  Match teas will be provided as before and parents are welcome to come and watch!  The match will start at 2.30pm.





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Match report: U11A hockey v Langley School

On Monday afternoon our U11A team travelled to Langley Senior School. We started slowly and found ourselves 1-0 down very quickly, but this seemed to wake us up and we started to match the strong Langley attacks.

We managed to pull a goal back when an excellent run from Poppy down the right found Sam in the circle and he hit the ball cleanly into the goal. Langley came back at us, though,  and despite some resilient defending from Alexander in defence, they proved too strong and the game finished 4-1.

 Player of the match was awarded to Alexander for his defensive efforts.
The photo below is from an earlier fixture.






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Well done, HOHS hockey players!

We have had a fantastic half term of hockey – playing fourteen matches with nine wins! On Monday next week look out for ‘top scorer’ accolades and season highlights from Miss Mickleburgh – plus advice on buying equipment, joining clubs, photos from this half term and more…

Meanwhile, enjoy your half term break and we look forward to more hockey and  netball next half term!

Miss Mickleburgh