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Happy birthday Thomas Bailey Aldrich

Today I choose a poem by Aldrich, born today 1836,  which captures the sense of adventure that used to exist in every sea port of the world in the age of sail.  223 more words


Perfect snacks for DofE.

When I did my bronze award I packed all the sweets I could lay my hands on thinking sugar=energy. This is absolutely not what you should do! 593 more words

Duke Of Edinburgh Award

Gold DofE Assessment

So I’ve been off my computer for quite some time, which is weird for me.  I used to be on it almost every day however now I’ve gone almost a fortnight without touching it.  1,972 more words


Icebreakers and leadership games for young people

Sometimes, getting started on the right path is the hardest part.  It’s true of any big work project, an outdoor challenge or simply working up the motivation to go out for a run. 218 more words


HOHS Golden Girls at the Palace

Last year’s HOHS Deputy Head Girl Emily Matthews writes:

On May 24th 2017 five of us (last year’s Upper Sixth) got the opportunity to receive our Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s award at Buckingham Palace. 146 more words

Hethersett Old Hall School

The father & daughter walk

I’m preparing for a bit of a fight and have been getting it lined up for a couple of days now. Dragging darling daughter out for a walk. 443 more words

Mental Health

The first school exped of 2017, setting the year alight!

We recently had the pleasure of working with staff and students from First Point School, Dubai, on their Duke Of Edinburgh International Award Silver and Bronze adventurous journeys. 253 more words

Mountain Experience