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Sports Results: U16 netball v Taverham High School

The U16 netball team had their second game of the new year yesterday against Taverham High School.

Sadly we were not victorious this time, but managed to sustain a strong amount of enthusiasm and determination throughout a tough match. Well done, girls, for your resilience in the face of

Player of the Match is awarded to Alice for her agility and stamina.

Team: Brontë S (didn’t play), Hannah Y, Philippa H, Alice P, Ria S, Tayla D, Aisling K, Sofia G, Amy H.

Mrs Woods, Head of PE






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Sports Results: U16 netball v Framingham Earl High School

The U16 team had their second match of the week yesterday against Framingham Earl School. Despite an 11-6 loss, the girls played really well and I was
thoroughly encouraged by the skill and passing level on display. Player of the match goes to Lacey who did a sterling job at goal defence. Well done!

Mrs Wood







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Sports Results: U16 and Under 19 netball v Taverham High School

It has been a very busy week of sport at HOHS, and yesterday both the U19 and U16 netball teams were in action at home against Taverham High School. The U19 were victorious, with a 12-8 win; while the U16 team lost by just one goal with a final score of 5-6. These photos were taken during the warm-up session just before the Taverham team arrived!

Mrs Woods


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Sports Results: U16 netball v Framingham Earl High School

The Under 16 team played a thrilling match on Thursday 12th November against
Framingham Earl High School. The final result was 10-10, with both teams
playing really well. Our player of the match was Isabel who played out of her usual position and defended superbly!

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Sports Results: U15 netball v Wymondham College

Netball-HOHSThe U15 Netball team played a fiercely contested fixture against Wymondham College on Thursday 26th Feb, and I am delighted to report they WON, by one goal!

Huge congratulations to the entire team, in particular Eleanor Whattam, who was my player of the match.

Mrs Woods

PE Department

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Resounding results on the rounders field

rounders shotIt was certainly a successful time for sports last week, with victories for our U12, U13 and U15 rounders teams.

On Wednesday 8th May the U15 and U13 rounders teams travelled to Hethersett High School.

The U15 team played very well in the first innings, scoring 9 rounders. Hethersett High soon caught up and we were only ½ a rounder ahead. During the second innings we played superbly adding a further 12 rounders to our score. Hethersett High were unable to respond and the match finished 21 – 15 to Hethersett Old Hall School.

Libby Allen was named ‘Player of the match’ for her excellent batting and fielding work as backstop.

The U13 team played very well with excellent fielding from Atlanta Webster and some superb batting from Abbey Ayres. The final score was 21 ½ to 15 to Hethersett Old Hall School and ‘Player of the match’ was Atlanta Webster.

On Thursday 9th May both teams played a home rounders fixture against City Academy Norwich.

The U12 team (led by Captain Bronwen Laxton) was made up of girls from Year 5, 6 and 7. They all played a great game and won 25 – 10 ½ rounders. Isabel Hartley was named ‘Player of the match’ for her excellent catches at 2nd post and some very effective batting.

U12-rounders-teamThe U13 team (led by Captain Anna Allen) won convincingly by 31 ½ – 4 rounders. Player of the match was Catherine Jones, who made some excellent catches on 1st post, stumping out at least 4 players.
U13-rounders-teamDespite the windy weather both teams worked well together and demonstrated their skills to a high level.

Well done to all the girls on such a great start to the season! 

Mrs McGlinchey