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Farewell from Miss Paalanen

Farewell from Miss Paalanen It has come my time to say thank you and goodbye to all of you. I’ve had the most unforgettable journey at Central Primary. The front page of our school website has the word “welcome” written in 11 different languages. One of them is Finnish, my mother tongue, which I noticed …

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Farewell message from Mr Beach

Farewell message from Mr Beach Eight years ago, I started my career in education at Central Primary School. I remember interviewing in July 2013 and I was excited to hear the buzz in the staff room about a recent whole school trip to Brighton. I also had a brilliant experience teaching a small group of …

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ACE Creative Workshops Summer 2021

Please find attached information about some creative workshops that will run at Central Primary over the Summer 2021.  The school is not organising these workshops, so please use the contact information in the leaflets. Please use the following booking form.

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Stars of the week 15th July

Congratulations to all of our Stars of the week! Sunflower Class All of Sunflower Class.  We are very pleased with  all of you for working so hard and trying your best to learn new things; adjusting to the changes and looking forward to going into reception class in September. We are very proud of you …

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Year 4 African dance project

Our year 4 cohort were invited this year to take part in an online dance event ran by the creative arts company, BEECreative. The children’s brief was to create a dance video based on the theme “A postcard from…”. After speaking to the children and getting their ideas we decided as a group on the …

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The ADHD and Autism Trust Newsletter

Please take a look at the ADHD and Autism Trust’s Autumn Newsletter.  They provide lots of free training that we highly recommend. 

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Stars of the week 8th July

Congratulations to all of our Stars of the week! Sunflower Class Hazel – For showing fantastic skills in the creative area! Well done! Alan – For his confidence in leading outdoor games! Brilliant! Acorn Class Malaika – For always being the first to tidy up. Malaika always listens and follows all instructions asked. Well done! …

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The Gents performing for Year 6

Yesterday, Year 6 had the absolute pleasure of meeting and being sung to by The Gentlemen of St John’s – The Gents- who are a singing group from Cambridge University. The Gents, sing in church every day except Mondays and when they are not studying (or playing football they proudly told us!) they travel to …

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Transition morning

Yesterday we had our Transition morning. This year, the teachers moved around to go spend the morning with their next year’s class. We had the opportunity to invite all of our new teachers to spend the morning in with their new class as well. This is what some of the teachers got up to with …

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Stars of the week 1st July

Congratulations to all of our Stars of the week! Sunflower Class Burhanuddin for using his Phonics knowledge to read the names of his peers. Derick for showing good listening skills in his family group. Acorn Class Arwen – For fantastic writing and reading this week. It has been lovely to watch Arwen get to know …

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School Diversity Week

Last week, we were excited to take part in the Just Like Us ‘School Diversity Week’ for a second year. School Diversity Week is an annual event where schools and colleges across the country celebrate lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT+) equality in education. Why we celebrated it: Firstly, to appreciate what a diverse community …

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Stars of the week 24th June

Congratulations to all of our Stars of the week! Sunflower Class Maya for trying her best to follow instructructions, especially during Photo Day. Davi for being a role model for his peers, showing kindness and patience. Acorn Class Roman for writing the entire story of ‘Whatever next!’ during skills time. Wow Roman!  Aisha for coping …

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