Monthly Archives: October 2014

Nottingham High Infant & Junior School Assemblies

October 15th and 16th 2014

 Infants at Lovell House

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

This morning Hukam S. entertained us with ‘ DOWN BY THE LAKESIDE’

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Star Certificates:

Reception:   Ayaan Q for making a super repeating pattern with the cubes. Cube patterns
Year1B:        SepllingsCharles D for making a great start to Year 1 spelling tests.
Year 1F: Eron B for creating a super leaf puppet Leaf puppet
Year 2W: SepllingsNathan S for getting full marks in his spellings every week this half term
Year 2B: Adit G. for improved reading skills Glasses

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School Squirrel:

Reception:          Sebbie M for always listening carefully and trying his very best.Thanks for listening 
Year1B:       Great Idea Lucas B for always trying his best and great ideas in class discussions.
Year 1F: Sam E for improved concentration in the classroom Well done 
Year 2W: Friends  Joshua P for an excellent first half term at school and for making lots of new friends
Year 2B: Matthew M for being kind and respectful to friends, big smile  Smile

 Nico and Ben shared their successes in their Kickboxing lessons with us.

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No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.


Mental MathsMaths: 2, 5, 10 Multiplication and Division Certificates: Ryan M., Cholan S. 6,7 &8 times tables and division facts : Rehan B





National Quiz Club – Inter-School Science Championship

Huge congratulations to the NHS team (and Mrs Sethi) in attaining 1st place:

Team Members:
1st place
– Arrandeep M., Rohan T., Neel B & Harry T-S., 2nd place Viraj D, Joe C., Charlie McK. & Ethan R. and Akki S., Hasan A., Imran Z and Alex C also represented the School.

SwimmingSwimming – On Tuesday 14th October, the NGHS came over for a home fixture against our Boys’ teams. This year children from Years 4, 5 and 6 age groups were selected to represent their year group, many for the first time. After an exciting start in the Medley relays, pupils from both the schools swam exceedingly well in the individual 25m events, with some very exciting and close finishes. Freestyle relays were then held for both age groups and again there was some excellent swimming. The
final scores were as follows:

1st NHIJS A team: 81 points
2nd NGHS A team: 57 points
3rd NHIJS B team: 42 points
4th NGHS B team: 38 points

 Age groups:
U11 NHIJS won 42 points to 38
U10 NHIJS won 45 points to 25
U9 NHIJS won 36 points to 32

Many thanks to Miss Thorpe for doing a fine job of positions; to the parent timekeepers; to our lifeguard and behind the scenes staff for helping out and making the gala a resounding success.                                                                                                                                Mrs H.J.Whittamore

Hou Yu L won Silver for the 200m Backstroke and a Bronze for the 100m Individual Medley at his club Nova Centurion.

Go kart

Harrison S was the ‘1st Place Novice’ at the Club Championships for his karting club.


Martial Arts

Martial Arts – Alex W has been selected to represent England at Ozwana International World Karate Tournament which is held in Las Vegas, USA. A superb achievement – well done, Alex.




This week, the Under 10s football team won 7-1 vs Scotholme Primary, with goals from Isaac M (3), Max McK-S (2), Ben T and Aamar K.



Ryaan Z has been successful in his recently held county cricket trials at Trent Bridge Nottingham. This means Ryaan will be representing Nottinghamshire Under 11 County Cricket Squad 2015 next season.


Playing musicMusic

Congratulations to Rohan T and Reeshav M who have been chosen to play with Nottingham Youth Orchestra



Student of WeekStudent of the Week.

William C for being a superb ambassador for the School at the recent Able Maths Day.DSCF2448

Nottingham High Infant & Junior School Assemblies

October 9th and 10th 2014

 Infants at Lovell House

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

 100_3890 JacobJacob played ‘twinkle, Twinkle’ this morning.





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Star Certificates:

Reception:   Lego HouseRafay A for a super picture and writing about his house and family.
Year1B:       Ompratham K – For fantastic independent newswriting this week News
Year 1F: ArtworkMaxwell C for lovely Inuit artwork
Year 2W: George T for excellent 2 and 3-d shape work this week 2D Shapes
Year 2B: LighthouseIsa SK for writing a super ending for the Lighthouse Keeper’s lunch.


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School Squirrel:

Reception:          Evan A-U – for being kind and thoughtful towards the other children and always trying his best.
Year1B:       Nihal S – for always bring helpful and great problem solving ideas
Year 1F: Max M for excellent behaviour
Year 2W: Myal A. to say thank you, for always trying his best and having excellent manners
Year 2B: James B for always being helpful in the classroom and around school.

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Every mistake you make is progress.

Mental Maths  Maths:

Certificates awarded:
12 x 12 tables certificate: Charlie M, Yuvraj S, Adam W and Edward M
2, 5, 10 division and multiplication facts: Shuban Y,  Yusuf B, Alex B and Kapil K

dramaSpeech and Drama Awards: Certificates to: With Distinction at Level 3: Harry T-S, Viraj D, Abhishek T, Edward M., Euan C, Jai V and Neel B.

With Distinction at Level 2 Cole T-S and Rohan S.,



Football The U10s football team lost 6-2 to Whitemoor. Aamar K scored both goals and represented the team really well. We played well going forward but were severely lacking in defence. The search for Year 5 defenders continues…

Rugby Ball     Rugby
Harry E was awarded ‘Well Played Award’ at the Kesteven RFC’s mini rugby festival

Tough Guy

Tough Guy 2014 Oscar M competed in the ‘Tough Guy’ 2014 event.




Cricket Dillon S was named as Gedling Colliery CC U11 Bowler of the Year



Chess Zain B won 2nd place in the U9s NPSCA Chess championship. Robert G won 3rd place in the same competition.


Student of Week       Student of the Week


William A. for good citizenship and taking responsibility for our own environment.

Infant & Junior School Assemblies

October 2nd and 3rd 2014

Infants at Lovell House

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

 George T played ‘Waltzing Elephants’ this morning. 100_3853 George T






MC900431611[1]Star Certificates: 100_3850 Stars

Reception: Vismay G for working hard at home and at school to learn his keywords. Glasses
Year1B:     Writing 2Alfie A  for fantastic effort with his handwriting this week.


Year 1F: Hukam S – Fantastic concentration in the classroom Smiles 3


Year 2W: Saketh C for fantastic hard work Phonics
Year 2B: 100Saad J- Sequencing a story using full sentences and always working hard.



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Reception:        George W for always trying so hard with everything 100
Year1B:     Smiles 3Jacob T for his beautiful manners and always trying his best.


Year 1F: Oscar A Lovely presentation of work in and out of the classroom Smiles 3


Year 2W: Alfie C for fantastic hard work Glasses
Year 2B: Sahib T – Always  being kind to others and always having a lovely smile  Kind



Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

Winston Churchill

Mental MathsMaths:

Sam G  times tables up to 12 x 12 by heart
William T division facts to 12 x 12 by heart


Football    Football

The Under 10s football team drew 3-3 vs Fernwood at Valley Road yesterday afternoon. A shaky start led to the opposition scoring after 10 seconds, but the boys did not let their heads drop and they managed to come back into it. Goals from Isaac M (2) and Max M-S. Aamar K also deserves a mention for a great performance.

Robin Hood Marathon Jake D ran the Robin Hood Mini-Marathon for the 1st time last Sunday and finished with a very respectable time of 11.26 – 268th out of 2303 runners.

Isaac M also ran as did Harry G, Isak I, Rayan M or Z, Joseph P and William A.

Mr Jones, Mr Caldwell and Mrs Bignall also competed in the half-marathon.

SwimmingSwimming Harry E came in 6th place for Mansfield Swimming Club

Hou Yu has been awarded 6 different trophies for his swimming at Matlock and District Club.


Cricket    Cricket

Arnav S was named ‘Most improved Player’ at Wollaton Club.

Edward M was named ‘Sportsman of the Year’ and Isaac M was named as ‘Player of the Year’ for his club.

Student of Week  Student of the Week.

Krish M for his fantastic effort in writing such a beautiful poem about his mum.