Boarding Events & Activities Blog

29th April: Avengers at 3D IMAX

On Sunday, the boarders descended upon the cinema to watch ‘Marvel Avengers Assemble’ in 3D. They all enjoyed the film and the enormous amount of popcorn that came with it! After arriving back at school for supper, many of the children went for another swim but this […]

28th April: Race Night

For the first weekend of the summer term, the boarders were rather unlucky with the weather. After all the rain on Saturday, the boys spent their games lesson in the cricket nets and the girls swapped between ball skills inside and some rather fun aerobics, known as “Wake Up, Shake […]

26 February: Parents & Pupil Clay pigeon competition, Inter-house Squash & Tennis

Following the successful afternoon of matches with the Boys 1st XI, 2nd XI and U11A and Girls 1st VII, 2nd VII and U11A all winning their respective matches, the boarders settled down to the premier of the BBC show ‘Swimming with Crocodiles’. This was kindly […]

4 March: OBH Bake Off

Sunday morning saw an early rise for those children who had to set off for the Oakham Tournament – this would end up to be an ill-fated move as it did nothing but rain all day but a few games of play were managed! Thanks […]

3 March: Brian Cox B’day party

Professor Brian Cox’s birthday party had caused some confusion since appearing in the calendar. So, to clear things up, a couple of fun loving staff wanted to spend the evening playing old fashioned party games with the children and unfortunately we were without a birthday […]

18 March: Lord of the Dance

On Sunday, the girls glammed themselves up for a night on the town and headed to Ipswich to see the evening performance of Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance – sans Michael unfortunately. Due to it being Mothers Day, we also invited along our Mummies, […]

14 Jan: Ultimate Man Hunt

The boarders certainly started the new term with a fun filled weekend! After the first matches of the season, the boarders wrapped themselves up warmly for an evening of Ultimate Man Hunt; a mixture of orienteering, night navigation and team work. Mr Drake carefully selected […]

15 Jan: Camp Building Competition

Sunday morning was equally exciting. Mr Drake set the children the task of building a den suitable to sleep in, down in the Big Woods. Once given the task there was no stopping them! First, a suitable location was found and then the mass stick […]

20 Jan: Burns Night Supper

The First Ever Burn’s Night at OBH was a fantastic success with all having the most enjoyable evening.   The Year 8’s were amazing – Rory Hunnable and Toby Rix utilised amazing skills to sell over £250 of Luxury Raffle tickets….. Waiters and Waitresses could […]

21 Jan: Quiz, fish and chips night

The boarders enjoyed a ̳quiz and chips‘ evening on Saturday 21st January. The varying rounds were fiercely fought but the eventual winners were Archie Dixon- Smith, Archie Maxwell, Archie Bullen and Tom Newton.