Infant School Achievements
27th November 2017
Congratulations to both Emily G for taking part, completing and achieving a ‘MoRunner’ Mini Run and also to Hollie B for achieving her Girls’ Brigade badges.
Junior School Achievements
If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.
Maya Angelou, Author
Our Yr 5 team travelled to Birkdale School last Friday. Our A rugby team lost 8-4. We led the game at half time 2-1, but despite some brave tackling we could not keep the Birkdale attack at bay. Mr Baker commented that he could not have asked for more effort from the players. Samuel G was our man of the match.
Our B team were also leading 4-3 at half time, but eventually lost 9-6. There were some excellent tries scored by James B, Arun S & Euan D. James B was the man of the match for some of the best tackling Mr Simpson has ever witnessed at U10 level. It was a great afternoon of rugby and all of our players should be very proud of their effort and commitment on the pitch.
NHIJS VS Whitemoor – Wednesday, 22nd November
When we arrived at Whitemoor Academy and saw their tiny pitch, I felt nervous but optimistic because we thought our team would be able to shoot at goal more easily. If only that had happened!
In the first half we found the pace to be really hectic and we struggled to pass the ball because we kept running out of space! Our goalkeeper Ethan C. made some magnificent diving saves. One he turned onto the post, one he managed to push away with his fingertips as he dived and another he parried onto the crossbar.
The second half saw their players closing us down quickly however, we kept battling . Arun S. had a tremendous shot from the left and we all watched it curl… but over the top of the crossbar. Our team all tried to shoot from distance but we didn`t really test their keeper . George T. showed some skilful footwork and Fletcher P. made some great passes.
In conclusion, we lost 4-0 to a very strong team but felt unlucky not to have scored ourselves. We face Brocklewood next Wednesday and we hope it will be 7-a-side on a larger pitch.
Sasmeet S. (Y5)
On Wednesday 22nd November, Nottingham High travelled to Brocklewood to play a football fixture. Although we were still in our rugby season we won 3-0. We thought we played really well thanks to Mrs Slater coaching us. Our goals were from Fletcher P with 2 brilliant goals and Arun S with the last goal from a free kick that he took.
We earned a penalty when one of their players caught it in the box. George took the penalty but he missed. I want to mention some very good play by Aun and Euan to keep our team in front. There were some super saves by Ethan C.
Arun S (Y5)
Phoebe F read a report about the cross- country race last Saturday.
Harry G & Ryan M read a report about our Children in Need fundraising. We raised £395.25 which together with the money raised at Lovell House of £139.00, achieved the fabulous total of £534.25.
Isaac P for being quietly kind and helpful
Max M – for always being positive, completing his work to the best of his ability. Well done Max!
James B – For his tenacity, bravery and tackling on the rugby field against Birkdale School.