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British Council International School Award success for Central Primary School

Press release 22nd of September 2020 British Council International School Award success for Central Primary School Central Primary School in Watford has been awarded the British Council’s prestigious International School Award in recognition of its work to bring the world into the classroom. The International School Award celebrates the achievements of schools that do exceptional …

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Welcome to Google Classroom

As you might be aware, Central Primary school is setting up a new remote education platform called Google Classroom.   Google Classroom is a web service that provides us with a wide range of different options, that we can use to take your child´s knowledge to the next level and keep their learning ongoing even …

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Birthday Books are Back!

As we are all settling in to our new routines at Central, it is time to welcome back an existing tradition. The parents’ association have once again kindly agreed to donate a book for every child in the school as a birthday gift from the Central Primary School community. Your child will be able to …

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Central Primary Online Safety Rules

We want to ensure that our pupils know how to stay safe online. We have created a new set of Online Safety Rules that we would like you to discuss at home with your children as well. 

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DfE guidance in different languages

Department for Education has translated their guidance for parents and carers into some languages. Please find the message from the DfE below:   Translation of guidance for parents and carers on early years providers, schools and colleges in the autumn term We have translated our guidance for parents and carers with children in nursery, school, or …

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Stars of the week 18th September 2020

Congratulations for all of our Stars of the week this week. 

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Busy week in Avocado

As we come to the end of this busy week we wanted to send you a short update of what has been happening in Avocado Class. From this point on, we will be updating and sharing our news, including some photos, on our Twitter pages (@MrsBeaufort & @MrsDixit2) so please do take a look! (You …

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Creativity in Year 1

Year 1 have had a very creative few weeks!  We have made some lovely mediation jars, created our own rangoli inspired coasters from clay and drawn our own interpretations of Charlie Mackesy’s lovely illustrations.   Our meditation jars have really helped us settle when we are feeling a bit excited in class. We shake them …

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Whole School Writing Unit

This week, the entire school began work on our new writing unit based around the book ‘The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse’ by Charlie Mackesy. After our time away from school, our friends and our colleagues during lockdown, this is a wonderful way to celebrate bringing everyone together again for the new …

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First week in Early Years

Last Monday, the EYFS Team were happy to open their doors to many new and some returning children. A week in and it’s like none of us were ever away: dens have been built, dinosaur eggs have hatched, shows have been performed and our curiosity cube is full! This year, we are planning in the …

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New playground markings

This year we have had our playground markings resprayed and new areas added for the children to explore. We’re very excited by all the possibilities this will give the teachers and children when teaching PE, playing during break times and in friendly competitions. #fitness

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Photos from the first week of school

A collection of photos from the first week of school:

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