Achievement Assembly Friday 4th May

The boys entered the Junior Hall this morning to Queen’s ‘We are the champions’, as Nottingham High Junior School are officially the U11 Nottingham City Football Champions 2012.

Our U11 squad consisting of Harvey, Adam, Will, Theo, Luke, Ralph, Daniel, Will and Herbie were magnificent, beating Whitemoor 2-1 in a thrilling final on Wednesday evening at Nottingham Forest’s training ground.

Well done boys and of course Mr Simpson.

Good luck for this afternoon’s match in the Nottingham County’s Quarter Final match-weather permitting!

Following on from our impressive performance at the IAPS National Finals, NHJS are proud to announce that we have three England chess players in our ranks. Taylor, Hari and John all qualified for the squad last weekend in Liverpool.

Donald, James, Sahrin and Karam are all also eligible to play at least two games for the England squad.


Gurvir and Sacheth in Year 6 have made it through to the final selection process for the County U11 Representative team 2012. We are all keeping our fingers crossed that you make it through to the final 13 boys. Good Luck!

Mr Harrison (teacher i/c Senior swimming) organised a ‘Swimathon’ event at NHS on Sunday 30th April, as part of the national fundraising event for Marie Curie Cancer and Sport Relief.

Three Year 6 boys took part – Matthew and Ralph swimming 5km and Luke swimming 2.5km.
Matthew 5km 01:43:09
Ralph 5km 01:48:50
Luke 2.5km 01:00:55

They all performed magnificently and based on this performance, Mr Harrison is looking forward to having the three of them in the Senior School in September!

Junior Memory Championship
The following boys were awarded certificates in the following categories:
Bronze Award:
Ralph, Luke, Sahrin, Donald & James
Silver Award:
Ben, Jithin, Matthew, & Sacheth
Gold Award:
Will and Gurvir (National Finalist)

Congratulations go to Toby and Adam in reaching 50 reading points; Rohan, Viraj and George 100 points; and Rohan 400 points.

Thomas, Oliver, Zain, David, Euan and Harry were presented with a range of certificates for learning their times tables:

Toby, George, Harry, Ronnie, Anand, Harry, Joshua and Hugo received their Golden Mathletics certificates.

Congratulations also go to 4S who were the first form in the whole school to achieve a 100% record of everyone achieving a gold award. As an extra treat the boys all had extra playtime this morning. Thank goodness it didn’t rain!

The Olympic Award this week went to Herbie for his heroic performance in defence during the U11 Nottingham City Football Final on Wednesday.

Student of the Week went to Archie for his fantastic Geography project.


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  1. Year 6 Football Team – Boys I was really proud of you. You played really well and demonstrated fantastic team spirit. Mrs Slater enjoyed being asked to help ‘ warm Adam up’, which involved her kicking the ball, rather than lending him an extra layer of clothing. I will attempt to use my newly learned footballing terms, when I come to watch you next week.
    Well done.

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