Monthly Archives: March 2015

Nottingham High Infant & Junior School Assemblies

March 26th & 27th 2015

 Infants at Lovell House

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

 Star Certificate 

Star Certificates:

Reception George W for fantastic independent writing Learnign to write
Year1B:     ShadowAarya S – his amazing shadow picture in Science
Year 1F: Sam G – improved handwriting Writing
Year 2W: Writing 2George T for a huge improvement in his handwriting
Year 2B: All of 2B for super behaviour on the trip to Paul Smith. Whitby


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School Squirrel:

Reception Daniel R for huge improvements in listening and following instructions Listening.png
Year1B:     Mental MathsOm K for his fantastic numeracy work this week with ordinal numbers and counting in 2’s, 5’s and 10’s
Year 1F: Max M – lovely careful work Learnign to write
Year 2W: WhitbyAlfie C for excellent behaviour during our trip to Paul Smith.
Year 2B: Sahib T for always working really hard and trying his best in all he does. Well done

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‘If at first you don’t succeed; try and try again’

(allegedly) Robert the Bruce, King of Scotland.

Crowned 25th March 1306 at Scone Palace.


Mathletics Awards:


Mathletics GOLD Award (20 Bronze) Ben T, Ashley H, Aaron M, Rohan B, Noah B, Arnav S, Tom C, Leon E, Rayan M, Aditya M, Ben H & Jai S

Mathletics  2 Silver (10 Bronze) Alex B, Harrison S, Krish B & Rio G

Primary Maths Primary Maths Challenge

Bonus Round: Silver Medals to: Aditya M and Neel B
Bronze to Rohan T.


Times Tables
6,7,8 multiplication and division facts: Rohan B, Jack D, James M & Reuben C
3,4 and 11 times tables: Ujesh S, Oliver H & Aaron M
12 x 12 multiplication facts: Saahat S, Mohammed Z, Rio G, Finn D, Rishav A, Oscar M & Harrison P
12 x 12 division facts: Jacob C, Saahat S, Mohammed Z, Rishav A, Josh McK & Alex W

Mo S was awarded a medal for his good effort at his maths club.


Harry T-S was awarded a football medal for Referee’s choice.




Football Captains

Ball’s                      Hardy’s
Y3 – Taylor B        Y3 – Joshua M
Y4 – Harrison S    Y4 Jack D
Y5 – James R        Y5 Joshua McK
Y6 – Aamran A     Y6 – Adnan B

Tonkin’s                   Trease’s
Y3 – Alec S                 Y3 – Muhammad M
Y4 – Orlando B        Y4 – Matthew B
Y5 – Rio G                  Y5 – Max M-S
Y6 – Alastair S         Y6 – Thomas C-DF

On Thursday, the U11s beat St Augustines 9-1 in the league. A fantastic performance and we really passed the ball well. Goals by Will T (3), Aamran A (3), Alec C1, Isaac M 1, & Joseph P. Highlight was a cameo performance out of goal for Noah C and his overhead kick that unfortunately the goalkeeper saved.

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Harry E was awarded a medal for his part in winning the Loughborough R.F.C U11 tournament. He played alongside Thomas C-DF and Harry H

Fun Run

Cross Country

Year 4 have just won the team trophy at the Dagfa School Cross Country at Wollaton Park – congratulations.

Cross Country results DAGFA Invitational:
Under 9’s 1st place – Luca V. 2nd
Under 10’s 2nd place – Isaac M. 2nd & Hou Yu 3rd
Under 11’s 2nd place – William T. 3rd & Harry H. 4th

Mrs George commends all the boys for their effort but particularly Isaac M who , at the GSAL relays, had a large distance to make up, had to dig deep to catch up and then overtake other runners.  Very kindly he also supported a younger pupil who was feeling nervous before the race.


Otto G was awarded a gold medal for the U9s at the semi-finals of the English Primary Schools Chess Association.



Hou Yu L participated in the Nottinghamshire ASA County Championships and came 3rd in his age group. He received a plague from Ollie Hynd MBE, a Certificate and 9 medals!

Gold (200m Butterfly), Silver (200m Breaststroke, Backstroke and 50m Butterfly), 5 Bronze (200m and 400m Freestyle, 200m Backstroke, 50m Butterfly and 200M Individual Medley).

Mo S for 50m Front Crawl.


Ethan P was awarded a medal for his skiing.


Martial Arts
Alex W who is shortly going to Las Vegas to compete.

Police Convoy

The Junior School received a certificate this week thanking us for our recycling contribution to the Police Aid Convoy.

Student of WeekStudent of the Week.

The whole of Year 5 are congratulated for their huge effort and work on the play.


Nottingham High Infant & Junior School Assemblies

March 19th 2015

 Infants at Lovell House

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


Star CertificateStar Certificates:

Reception Evan A-Y for super writing progress Writing
Year1B:     MoneyBen M – for his fantastic money homework. What a super star!
Year 1F: Max C for his excellent work on compound words English
Year 2W: To all of 2W for excellent researching, writing, editing and presenting of their news reports. News
Year 2B: Science Michael S-G for super exploration work investigating plants in Science.


Squirrel 2School Squirrel:

Reception Rafay A for a cheerful attitude and for trying hard Writing
Year1B:     EnglishNico B for his super ideas when working with compound words. Well done!
Year 1F: Learnign to writeHukam S for being a super learner.
Year 2W: WritingFletcher P for being such a good boy and working hard in lessons.
Year 2B: Fred L – for always working really hard and being so polite. Working Hard

 Congratulations to the following boys:

Ben M – awarded orange belt for kick boxing

Sam G – awarded Gold for Mathletics

Euan D – awarded tennis player of the week.

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Nottingham High Infant & Junior School Assemblies

March 12th and 13th

Infants at Lovell House

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


 Star Certificate


Star Certificates:

Year1B:     Charles D for excellent ideas during our science lesson on Light and Dark light and dark
Year 1F:  Tea PartyStuart H – super royal tea menu
Year 2W: Josiah I – working hard this week Learnign to write
Year 2B:  StripesFred L for super shirt designs using stripes in the style of Sir Paul Smith



SSquirrel 2chool Squirrel:

Year1B:     Jacob T for his excellent news writing this week in his Literacy News
Year 1F: light and darkEdward M- great light and dark work in Science
Year 2W: George A – improved behaviour Well done
Year 2B: EnthusiasticJames B for becoming more confident in all his lessons.

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Red Nose

When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed

Maya Angelou, writer


5 Honours


Honour Point Certificates

5 Honour Points – Viraj D, Amun S, Edward M, Josh S, Oliver E, Isaac M, Harrison S,
James B

5 Honour Points – Adnan B, Daniel M, Jack S, Jagpal S, Alfie A, Ethan P
10 Honour Points – Aditya Mu, Rohan T, Hou Yu L, Ryan M, Shuban Y

5 Honour Points – Hasan A, Sam G, William W, Ujesh S, Shlok B, Nikhil S

5 Honour Points – Thomas C-D F, Joseph P, Rohan S, Ryaan Z, Mojetoluwa S, Ollie H, Dean S, Kapil K, Muhammad M, George E, Harry G
10 Honour Points – Luca V

Mathletics.png Mathletics Awards:

Mathletics GOLD Award (20 Bronze) Thomas B, Marcus S and Rohan S

Times Tables: 3, 4 & 11 times tables            : Alfie A


On the 11th March, our Year 6 team represented Notts County at the Kids Cup regional finals, with a place at Wembley Stadium at stake.  Due to such an early start in Swindon, the team travelled to Chippenham the day before and stayed overnight at a local hotel.

We lost our first game 3-1 to Crawley, then beat Colchester 1-0. Both of our goals were scored by Isaac M.

Next we beat Yeovil 1-0 (Joseph P.), and Swindon 1-0 (Aamran A.) With one game to play we still had a slight chance to qualify, but had to hope that Crawley stopped winning. Sadly, they scored with literally the very last kick of the match to defeat Colchester 2-1 and therefore ended our hopes of a return to Wembley.  Dejectedly, we lost our last game to Leyton Orient 2-0.

It was an amazing performance from all of the squad and each and every one of them contributed in equal measure throughout the tournament

ChessChess Zayan B gained 2nd place as part of Notts A U9s in the County Chess competition, Naveen B gained 3rd place and Namit Batra was awarded bronze.



Students of the Week Student of Week

Robert G is one of our stars of the week for his act of kindness last week in finding another child’s blazer together with Aman C for “outstanding effort in his Art topic”.

Nottingham High Infant & Junior School Assemblies

5th & 6th March 2015

Infants at Lovell House

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

 Star Certificate 

Star Certificates:

Reception Dimitris G. for working very hard at his reading and making super progress Reading
Year1B:     QueenArchie S – his fabulous role play ideas as King Archie! 
Year 1F: Stuart H – super behaviour around School Well done
Year 2W: Mental MathsSam G. for great perseverance with a really hard numeracy problem. 
Year 2B: Tunde A for decoding braille Braille 


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School Squirrel:

Reception Vismay G. for always being so keen to share his fantastic general knowledge with everyone in Reception Well done
Year1B:      QueenNihal S – his careful listening when following instructions to make a crown 
Year 1F: Maxwell C – Excellent story mapping work Map 
Year 2W: GlassesMyal A for being so sensible with his new glasses
Year 2B: Sam G for being kind and responsible when looking after Adit. Well done 

 Hukam S played ‘Pop, goes the Weasel’ today and Matthew M. 2B – The Bullfrog

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There are 2 types of people in life:

Radiators – radiate warmth and enthusiasm.     Drains – drain you dry.

World Book Day 2015  World Book Day, Thursday 5th March 2015

Fancy Dress competition (as adjudicated by Jeff Norton) Overall winner – Jake D Individual form winners: 3W – William H – The boy stood on the burning deck (‘Casabianca’) 3S – Seth D – Fox (“Foxes Fury”) 4S – Zayan B – ‘as regular as clockwork’ 4W – William W – The King from ‘Sing a song of sixpence’ 5C – Cole T-S – ‘as mad as a hatter’ 5S – James M – ‘shot himself in the foot’ ( idiom) 5A – Joshua L – ‘Daffodils’ – Wordsworth 6G – Hassan M – as blue as an ocean 6S – Adam W – ‘Dulce et Decorum Est’ – Wilfred Owen

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Mathletics.pngMathletics Awards: Mathletics GOLD Award (20 Bronze) – James B & Vijay M-S

Mathletics  2 Silver (10 Bronze) – Aman C & James C

Times Tables 6,7,8 multiplication and division facts: Kapil K, Oliver E, Rohan B 2,5,10 times tables – Krish S, Muhammad M 3,4 and 11 times tables – Noah B, Tom C

 Playing musicMusic Project Player of the week:

Viiolinist William H (for 24.02.15 & 03.03.15)!
Cellist Joshua M
Flautists Kapil K
Oboist Alec S


Footballer Football Luca V’s team ‘West Bridgford Titans’ were awarded U9 Sat Runners Up for 2014.

Year 6 A team won 4-1. Fairfield were the better team first half, but we somehow managed to get to half time 0-0. The second half was much better. We showed much more composure on the ball and passed to team mates much more accurately.

Goals from Thomas CDF, Alex C & Aamran ensured a 4-1 win.

Our B team won 3-2 in what was a closely contested match. Fairfield went 1-0 up, but late goals from Ryaan, Sukumar and Amun led us to victory. Man of the match was Sukumar V

U10s A Won 5-1 (Goals: Isaac, Harrison, Aamar, Rui, Max)

Good performances from Hector – great tackling in defence. We were very good going forward, but still need to work on passing the ball earlier. Defensively we did okay but need to be tighter with our marking. Overall it was a great effort from the team.

U10s B Drew 1-1. (Scorer: Mo)

They were leading 1-0 until the last kick of the match, which saw Fairfield score the equaliser.

On Thursday, the Under 10s team won 3-2 at Scotholme. After conceding early in the match, we battled hard to come back into it. Scotholme were much stronger and quicker than the last time we played them. They have a huge goalkeeper! Goals from Max (2) and Aamar (1).

Max was ‘Man of the Match’, as he really shone today. He carried the team and pushed things forward when it was looking tough.

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Harry E was awarded Man of the Week for Nottingham Corsairs


SwimmingSwimming On the first Monday 23rd February, the u10 and u11 A teams set off to Bromsgrove School for the regional rounds of the I.A.P.S. swimming competition. This was one of the regional rounds for a national competition involving just Independent schools whereby schools participate at various regional galas throughout the country. The galas are officiated by ASA officials and times are taken for each stroke at each age group as well as for relay teams and then compared with those from schools nationwide. The individual swimmers who have achieved the top 16 fastest times and the top 12 relay teams are then invited to a finals gala which takes on 11th May 2015 at K2 Leisure Centre in Crawley, West Sussex.

There were 10 schools participating in the regional round that we attended. All of the boys swam exceedingly well, with many achieving personal best times in their events against strong competition:

Event Name Time Position in heat
U10 freestyle relay Hou Yu, Charlie V, Harrison and Isaac M 16.66, 20.52, 19.02 & 17.79 2nd
U11 freestyle relay Neel, Harry E, George R & Joseph P 18.26, 19.44, 19.19 & 18.57 3rd
U10 25m backstroke Milad 26.46 secs 3rd
U10 25m breaststroke Charlie V 25.54 secs 2nd
U10 25m freestyle Hou Yu 16.27 secs 2nd
U10 25m butterfly Isaac M 17.91 secs 1st
U11 25m butterfly Harry E 23.55 secs 3rd
U11 50m backstroke Neel B 46.48 secs 2nd
U11 50m breaststroke Viraj 53.30 secs 3rd
U11 50m freestyle Joseph P 40.60 secs 4th
U10 medley relay Milad, Charlie V, Isaac M & Hou Yu 27.52, 27.44, 18.23 & 17,27=1.30.46 4th
U11 medley relay Neel, Viraj, Harry E & Joseph P 21.32, 26.09, 23.91 & 19.69=1.31.01 3rd

The swimmers were a credit to themselves and to the school.

We now wait for all the times to be put together nationally to see how we have done nationally.

 Report for Bromsgrove Invitational relay gala On Monday 2nd March, our fastest A and B team swimmers travelled to Worcester to participate in a huge invitational gala involving 16 independent school teams from 8 different counties. This is a relays only event where the teams swim in heats and the fastest 6 teams qualify for the “A” final and the next 6 fastest teams qualify for the “B” final.

Our Medley A relay team swam first, coming 3rd in their heat and qualifying for the A final; unfortunately our B team were disqualified due to an early takeover (but learnt from the experience!). Our A team then swam exceedingly well in the Medley A final and came 3rd overall, gaining certificates and medals for their achievements.

Next it was the freestyle events; our A team came 3rd in their heat and qualified for the A final and our B team swam well also coming 3rd in their heat and qualified for the B final. Our A team then swam very well against very strong competition in the A final and came 6th overall Our B team came 5th overall in their final.

It was an amazing experience for all our boys to swim so well against very strong competition and again some of our boys gained personal best times. The boys were a credit to themselves and the school in terms of swimming and behaviour and really pulled together as a team. I was particularly impressed with their sportsmanship too, supporting any swimmers who were last to finish and also encouraging the Senior School team. Well done! Mrs HJ Whittamore

Certificates and medals were awarded to the team.

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Student of Week  Student of the Week.

Arandeep M who, despite being on the ski trip, managed to learn all his lines for the Year 5 play! Great effort!