Monthly Archives: September 2013

Nottingham High Infant & Junior School

Infant and Junior School Achievement Assemblies

Friday 27th September 2013

Infants at Lovell House

 Well done! You did your best,
Well done! We’re so impressed,
Well done! Congratulations,
You deserve the praises!

                       

Respect, Reach and Responsibility
As ever, this assembly at Lovell was a delightful event.

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We were lucky enough to hear Sasmeet S. 1B playing ‘Mary had a little lamb’ beautifully on the piano at the end of the assembly.

 

Star Certificates:

Reception:         Hukam for always being ‘ready to learn’.
Year1B:                Arun for a responsible attitude towards handwriting.
Year 1F:               Thales for super work on houses and homes.
Year 2M:              Muhammad for excellent use of time connectives.
Year 2W:              Raman for very good numeracy skills.

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School Squirrel:

Reception:          Finn for being independent.
Year1B:                 George T.  kindness towards all boys at school both inside and outside the
classroom
Year 1F:                James F. for returning to school with a very positive attitude.
Year 2M:.             Namit for helping others in class.
Year 2W:              Taylor  for taking responsible in the classroom

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Squirrel 2These boys are allowed to take home ‘Nutty’ the class squirrel and look after him all weekend and helping to write the Squirrel Diary. The ‘Nuttys’ each had very exciting weekends last week, going to parties, bouncing on the trampoline and visiting grandmothers. Life is full of excitement for Lovell House squirrels!

 

We also congratulated George E. who achieved a football award and Abdullah and Kapil for cricket awards. Well done to these boys for their achievements outside of school.

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Juniors

 ‘Winning doesn’t always mean being first. Winning means you’re doing better than you’ve done before’

                                                                                                           Bonnie Blair, Olympic Gold Medallist

France

At 5am this morning, most of our Year 5s along with four very brave and dedicated staff left Nottingham bound for France. We wish them a very safe and enjoyable trip and we are looking forward to hearing about it next week.                                  

 

Cricket Success

I was delighted to present Fahad K. with a trophy that he was awarded for ‘U10s Batting’  DSCF2121 at his cricket club.

 

 

 

House Points Total

Congratulations to Hardy’s House as top scorers.

The top scores in each House this fortnight were:

Ball’s:           Reeshav M.    (87)DSCF2123

Hardy’s:        Aditya M.       (74)

 

 

Red Star     Trease’s:       Rohan S.       (66)

Purple Star   Tonkin’s:       William C.      (113)!!!

Student of the WeekScroll

‘Awarded to Anthony A. for being a brilliant House Captain and a super role model to all students’

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NOTTINGHAM HIGH INFANT & JUNIOR SCHOOL ACHIEVEMENT ASSEMBLIES

Infant and Junior School Achievement Assemblies

Friday 20th September 2013

 Infants at Lovell House

 Well done! You did your best,
Well done! We’re so impressed,
Well done! Congratulations,
You deserve the praises!

                       

Respect, Reach and Responsibility

As ever, this assembly at Lovell was a delightful event.

We were lucky enough to have George A play ‘Old McDonald’ on the piano at the end of the assembly.

Star Certificates:

Reception:  Max M for super effort with phonics.

Year1B: James B for improving his listening skills at school.

Year 1F: Sam for his beautiful art collage

Year 2M: To all 2M for working so hard in their assessments.

Year 2W: To all 2W for working so hard in their assessments.

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 School Squirrel:  Squirrel

Reception:  Umair for being kind, smiley and helpful. Umair helped to tidy up without being asked!

Year1B:  Matthew M for excellent behaviour inside and outside the classroom.

Year 1F: George for excellent behaviour.

Year 2M: Harry for trying really hard and reaching to do his best to improve his handwriting.

Year 2W: Ryan for being a super Y2 boy, helpful and kind.

DSCF2118These boys are allowed to take home ‘Nutty’ the class squirrel and look after him all weekend and helping to write the Squirrel Diary. The ‘Nuttys’ each had very exciting weekends last week, taking part in a variety of activities with their boys including eating pizza, playing cricket and reading bed-time stories. Life is full of excitement for Lovell House squirrels!

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We also congratulated Jai for achieving his ‘Preliminary Award’ from Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club.

Juniors

“When anger arises, think of the consequences”
    Confucius

 

The boys have been settling down well this week and there has been a buzz of excitement around the Junior building as clubs and activities begin.  Personally, I am lookCupcakeing forward to Mrs Sethi’s ‘Cookery Club’ next week as she has asked me to be a ‘fairy cake’ adjudicator. Sadly, I am only allowed to judge on aesthetics and not taste!                                          

 

Swimming Success

Swimming

We were delighted to hear of Harry E’s recent award from Mansfield Swimming Club. Harry   was presented with a cup for coming 6th in the club’s 9 year old Champion Competition.

 

 

Cricket Success

Cricket

Edward M has won Answorth Cricket Club’s ‘Man of the Year Award’ and his brother Gwilym was cited for his dedication and effort in his first year of cricket.

Edward has also been chosen to play for the U11 Kwick cricket team and the U12 hardball team this season.

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‘Panto’ time. (Oh, yes it is!)

drama

Congratulations to Euan C who has been cast as one of the Lost Boys in Peter Pan at the Theatre Royal in this year’s pantomime. Euan performed his audition piece brilliantly to the Junior School this morning.

 

As usual you will be able to join other families at the ‘Friends’ outing to this pantomime at the end of term.

Beanstalk

(Not to be confused with the whole school outing to ‘Jack & the Beanstalk’ at The Playhouse)

 

 

Student of the Week.

DSCF2113Awarded to Sammy King for great enthusiasm, a pro-active approach and helpfulness across many curriculum areas’.

 

Junior School Achievement Assembly

Junior School Achievement Assembly, Friday 13th September 2013

 “Do not give up, the beginning is always the most difficult.”
Anonymous

We were delighted to hear of the following success –

Music Awards:

The Associated Board of Royal Schools of Music:Certificate

Aasam I                Grade 1 Flute
Rohan A               Grade 1 Piano
Ted GD                 Grade2 Piano
Jai V                      Grade1 Violin
Rohan T               Grade 1 Violin (merit)
Oliver B                Grade 3 Violin (merit)
Hassan M            Grade 1 Violin
Thomas C            Grade 2 Trumpet (merit)
Viraj D                  Grade 2 Trumpet (merit)
Oliver H                Grade 2 Trumpet (merit)
Rohan S                Grade 2 Trumpet (merit)

Trinity College London

Gabe H                 Initial Guitar

Associated Schools Amateur Drama Awards:

Andrew B        Verse Speaking (Honours)

English Speaking Board

The following boys were awarded Graded Examination in Speech: Communication (Distinction)

 

Entry 2

Abhishek T

Adnan B

Euan C

Harry T-S

Neel B

Rohan S

Rohan T

Viraj D

 

Entry3

Shivraj S

 

 

 

SATIPS Poetry

We presented Ptolemy B with the books that he had chosen with the prize money from winning 3rd place in this competition.

 

Mathletics:

James Eatch

 

Sporting Success:

We were all delighted to hear of Sammy’s recent success. He gained first place in the City of Nottingham Junior Triathlon on Sunday. It looks as though the lunchtime swim club and cross country have paid off!

 

Cricket

Nottinghamshire Cricket Bronze Award achieved by Milad F-B

                                               

 

Student of the Week.

Awarded to Year 3 for settling in so well to the Junior School.