Monthly Archives: January 2014

Nottingham High Infant & Junior School Assemblies

Friday 31st January 2014

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

DSCF2289Today in assembly we were delighted by Cholan playing, ‘Waltzing Elephants’ this Friday.







Gold StarStar Certificates:  DSCF2287

Reception:      Writing 2  Umair N. – for writing a lovely story,   with a beginning, middle and end.
Year1B:     Saad J. – superb and neat handwriting. Book.jpg
Year   1F: Phonics  James F. – good phonics
Year   2M: Krish   B. – for his descriptive dinosaur poem  Dinosaur 2
Year   2W: Dinosaur  George E. for excellent dinosaur  description work


Squirrel 2  School Squirrel:  DSCF2288

Reception:      Oscar A. –  for helping to tidy up without being asked.  Tidying Up
Year1B:     Sam G. – excellent behaviour and   attitude towards school life all the time.  Smile
Year   1F: Friends  Zayyan G. – for being a kind friend.
Year   2M: Muhammad   M – having more confidence around class.  Dance
Year   2W: Ryan M. for always being enthusiastic   and ready to learn.




Maths  Mathematics
Times Tables Certificates:

3,4 and 11 multiplication and division : Alex W. Isaac M. and Zayan B.  DSCF2281





DSCF22802, 5 and 10 multiplication and division : Harrison S., Luca V., Thomas B.,Vuyo M., Noah B. and Ujesh S.



Mathletics Gold Awards:
Nathan H., Alexei S., Tom G., Oliver H. and Joe C.


Swimming  Swimming Award

Congratulations to Harry E. for achieving his Bronze Swimming Challenge Award.DSCF2285

Playing music  Music

 Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music:

Thomas B        Trombone         Grade 3
Eoin B               Trombone         Grade 4
Ben O                Violin                   Grade 2
Harry H            Saxophone        Grade 1
Adam W           Trumpet             Grade2
Razeen S         Trumpet             Grade 2


Performers of the week.


Ashley H., Aaron M., Jagpal S., Marcus S., Oliver H., Ujesh S. and Mohintan A.




Congratulations to Tom G. for passing, with Merit, his Royal Academy of Dance ballet competition.


Fun Run  Running


Congratulations to Isaac M. on his trophy for
first place in a 5km event at the Windsor and
Eton Winter Run.





Tennis  Tennis

Luca V. was presented with his trophy from the DL West Bridgford Orange Ball Competition which he won.


Student of Week    Student of the Week

DSCF2286Harry W. for taking responsibility and tidying the musical instruments to stop children standing on them.

Nottingham High Infant & Junior School Assemblies

Friday 24th January 2014

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


Today in assembly we were delighted by Sahib S. playing ‘Twinkle Variations’ and George A. playing ‘Crazy Sausages’ DSCF2274





Gold StarStar Certificates:  DSCF2272

Reception:      Nihal S. – super progress in phonics   and showing a great keenness to learn. Phonics
Year1B:     Pirate  George T. – star – super story writing   about a desert island and pirates!
Year   1F: Alfie C. for excellent pirate story planning  Boy Pirate
Year   2M: MathematicsHarry   G. – always showing a good understanding in his numeracy lessons.
Year   2W: Isaac W. will get the star for his   super story work about Zog  zog


Squirrel 2  School Squirrel:  DSCF2275

Reception:      Aarya S. – for trying hard with all his work and making great progress. Writing
Year1B:       Arun S. – following instructions Artworkcarefully during our art lesson .
Year   1F: Millen R. for being  sensible and organised when going swimming  Swimming
Year   2M: Fossil  Seth   D.- for his diagram of how fossils formed.
Year   2W: Alec S.  for always being responsible in and out of  the classroom and having lovely manners  Dance


Special mention to James B. who gained enough
confidence to jump into the swimming pool  

Junior School

A  positive attitude may not solve every problem but it makes solving any problem
a more pleasant experience

Grant Fairley, author

Mathematics  Mathematics Success

Times Tables Certificates –  3,4 and 11 multiplication and division

Alex W., Abdullah S., Isaac M., Rehan B., Finn D.


6,7,and 8 multiplication and division

Manas P.

Certificate  Mathletics Gold Awards:

David E., Frazer L., James C-K., Alex DS., Euan L., Josh S.,  DSCF2265
Neel B., Euan C., William C., Amun S., Adam W., Oliver E.,
Arrandeep M. & Joseph M.



Swimming Award   Swimming

DSCF2262Congratulations to Viraj D. for achieving his 2000m award.







MusicMusic Performers of the week  DSCF2263

Isak I., Harrison S., Ashley H., Noah B., Orlando B., Matthew B., Naveen B & Gwilym M.

Student of WeekStudents of the Week.

For settling in so quickly at NHIJS: Zamel S., James R., Max McK-S.












NHIJS Achievement Assemblies – Friday 17th January 2014

Infant and Junior School Achievement Assemblies

Friday 17th January 2014

 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

DSCF2261Today in assembly we were delighted by Alfie Cooper playing ‘fire engines’




Gold StarStar Certificates:        DSCF2259


James S – careful and super writing about Martin (an alien!).  Alien

Year   1B:     Parrot  Sasmeet S – careful parrot painting and drawing.
Year   1F:

James F – desert island writing  MFL Poster

Year   2M:   Namit   B – always working hard in his numeracy lessons  Mathematics
Year   2W:

Ben F – improving the amount of work produced in a lesson and beginning to work hard  Writing


Squirrel 2  School Squirrel:      DSCF2260

Reception:      Max M – always being helpful and friendly towards others  Smile
Year   1B:    

Euan D – excellent descriptive sentences about a desert islandPirate

Year   1F: Tunde A – always ready to learn  Writing
Year   2M:

Omar   A – speaking with confidence and expression when describing a character and setting  Speaking

Year   2W: SmileHarry E – for always being so enthusiastic about all aspects of life at school




I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color* of their skin, but by the content of their character.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Mathematics  Mathematics Success

6, 7, 8 x             Alex C and Yuvraj S    DSCF2258




Fun Run  Cross Country

Congratulations to all the boys on their efforts for House Cross Country last week.

The final results:

  • 1st – TONKIN’S –      161pts
  • 2nd – TREASE’S –      237pts
  • 3rd – HARDY’S –       257pts
  • 4th – BALLS –           259pts

Congratulations to Tonkins Trophy



Congratulations also to our Cross Country Team who achieved 1st, 2nd and 3rd place and won the Overall Team at the Nottingham City Schools event on Wednesday.


Playing music  Music- Performers of the week.

Zain K   DSCF2255
William W
Jacob C
Arnav S
Harvey J
Zayan B


Beanstalk                    Year 4 Production  Pumpkin Coach

WandCongratulations to Year 4, Mrs Slater, Mr. Caldwell, Mrs Kawalec and Mrs Worsley on a fantastic production this week.


Tour GuideTour Guides

Thank you to the Year 5 boys who helped to show the School to our Open Afternoon DSCF2256visitors on Wednesday. We received many compliments based on their enthusiasm and confidence.




P1000093    Giraffes

We have had 4 new ‘pupils’ join us this term.  Amateur naturalists may have spotted them feeding with our other ‘wild animals’ in the dining hall or loitering in Reception with our resident elephant, tiger and snow leopard.  P1000088P1000089





Student of the Week.

Noah B. for being so brave and stepping in to help the Year 6  DSCF2254 football team on Wednesday

Infant and Junior School Achievement Assemblies – 10th January 2014

Infants at Lovell House

Squirrel 2 

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


Respect, Reach and Responsibility

Gold Star  Star Certificates:


Alfie A. –   confident counting in maths  Mathematics

Year1B:       Joseph R. –   for improving listening skills in class Listening 
Year 1F: Isa SK. –   excellent pirate adjectives  Pirate
Year 2M: Alfie A.  –   excellent handwriting  Writing
Year 2W: Taylor B.  – hard work constructing his supercontinent Earth


Squirrel 2  School Squirrel:

Reception:           Maxwell C.   – always being happy and cheerful Smile
Year1B:       Myal A. – for   excellent description work about a pirate   Pirate
Year 1F: Adit G. – for   sensible and kind behaviour towards his friends  Dance
Year 2M: Ben H. – being independent and responsible when getting ready for swimming  Swimming
Year 2W: Jai S –   settling down to his work quickly at the start of term  Writing




“I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re doing something..

Neil Gaiman, Author

Maths  Mathematics Success

Times table certificates (2, 5 and 10 times):  DSCF2249

Krrish M

Tom C

Ollie H


Fun Run  Cross Country

The under 11’s  team finished first in the Nottinghamshire County Championships   X Country Janmeaning they are now County Champions to go with the County League title they won before Christmas. Sammy K finished 2nd and Yousef 3rd.

Well done to all!



Music  Music – Performers of the week

Krrish M
Oliver H   DSCF2248
Orlando B
Jagpal S
Jacob C
Toyan G



Those boys who have achieved Reading Awards: Gold, Silver and Bronze, were acknowledged.

drama    Drama
Congratulations to Euan C for completing the pantomime season at the Theatre DSCN1217Royal.   Euan has been starring as a ‘lost boy’ in Peter Pan with David Hasselhoff (The Hoff) as his supporting cast member.



ScrollStudent of the Week 

DSCF2251Oliver Hulme for showing kindness and concern after bumping into someone accidently