Achievement Assembly @ NHJS Friday 12th October

This week has been quite an eventful week to say the least!

Today we had the task of lining the boys from each section of the High School in height order ready to take a photograph of the whole school community as part of Nottingham High School’s 500th anniversary.

Parents – if you pre-order your copy of the school photo before midnight on Sunday, 14th October you will receive a 10% discount. Please check your emails for further details.

Speaking of photographs, the eight House Captains and I were invited to the grand opening of the new Sainsbury’s Local on Wednesday and we were delighted to see ourselves in the Nottingham Evening Post along with Mr Fear (Senior Headmaster) and Mrs Cummings (Lovell Headteacher).

You can see that our House Captains managed to get their hands on a genuine Paralympic torch. They also received a goodie bag, as did the boys from Lovell House.

In terms of achievement assembly, it seems quite apt that we put in a sporty mood with our trip round the corner to Sainsbury’s with the opportunity to hold a Paralympic torch, as today’s Achievement Assembly focused on our results in both Cross Country and Football.

U8-11 Cross Country at QEGS Wakefield

We have yet to receive a full set of results, but our boys ran really well, some of whom ran for the first time for NHJS.

Here are the edited highlights…

Year 3

Isaac 1st

Alex 2nd

Year 3 Team-3rd place 

Year 4

Harry 5th

Thomas 12th

Year 5

Sammy 3rd

Yousef 4th

Y5 Team-1st place 

Year 6

Sebby 3rd

James 9th

NHJS Overall Team Position-3rd

Football Results

Monday 8th October

U10 vs. Grosvenor (home)          Won      10-0

U11B vs. Grosvenor (home)        Lost        5-3

U11A vs. Walter Halls Primary School (away)       Won      3-1

Wednesday 10th October

U10 A vs. Foremarke (away)       Lost        4-3

U10 B vs. Foremarke (away)       Won      12-1

U11 vs. Foremarke (away)           Lost        6-0

Will also brought in his trophy for being Man of the Match for his team ‘Edwalton Cavaliers’.

Chess Results

Thursday 11th October

U11 vs. Ranby House (away)       Won 14-0


Milad brought in his trophy today as he came in 2nd place in the 25m freestyle event at the 2012 Club Championships.

On to more familiar territory, Edward collected his certificate for knowing all the multiplication facts up to 12×12 by heart.

Book Day


Ben and Joseph collected their prizes from last week’s competition (see last week’s blog for further details).

School Council

The following boys have been appointed as School Council Representatives for 2012-13:

3M                      Joseph

3W                      Oscar

4C                        Imran

4S                        Adnan

5A                        Yousef

5S                        Fahad

6G                       Harry

6L                         Toby

6S                        Achintya

I’m sure that the boys will wear their badges with honour.

Student of the Week this week was Alexander for always having a positive outlook.

And finally…

Good luck to Mr Jones who will be running in the Liverpool Marathon on Sunday.

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