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Year 5 trip to the Synagogue

To support our RE learning, on Monday Year 5 visited Northwood and Pinner Liberal Synagogue. We were lucky enough to see the Ark and the Torah scrolls and learn all about them and why they are important to Jews. Then we learnt all about the different Jewish festivals and how different foods play an important …

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Singing Celebrations

On Wednesday 10th July, we held our annual Singing Celebrations and what celebrations they were! Over the last 5 years Central Primary School has worked closely with the Voices Foundation to support and develop musicianship. Our annual Singing Celebration gives the children and their teachers an opportunity to show the many musical skills they have …

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Artsmark Gold Award

Central Primary School has been awarded Artsmark Gold Award by the Art Council of England! This is an incredible achievement and we are very proud this award. We would like to take this opportunity to thank Mrs Bulaitis for all the hard work that she did as the Creative Arts leader in our school for …

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Summer Fair 2019

Last Saturday we organised one of the most exciting events of our school year, our Summer Fair! By 12 pm the main playground was buzzing with children and adults visiting different stalls. The atmosphere was great and everyone was really enjoying themselves. Face-painting and the tombolas were big hits. The tombolas would not have been …

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Growing plants in Year 1

Year 1 is learning about plants in science this Summer Term. We have learnt about what plants need to grow, how they grow and also about parts of a flower. All the children have planted their own plant using butter bean, soil and water. They are watching their bean plant grow and recording it in …

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Refugee Week

From Monday June 17th to Friday June 21st, Central Primary celebrated Refugee Week through a range of activities designed to help children learn about current issues facing those who have fled their countries due to persecution on the grounds of faith, political opinion, social group, ethnicity or race.  Through a tailor-made Guided Reading text, video clips …

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Art in Year 5

Year 5 are looking at botanical art and natural objects this half term. We have been working on close observation and identifying shape from and texture and capturing it through sketching and painting. Some fantastic examples from everyone.

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What’s it like to work at Central?

Today someone asked me, what was it like to work at Central Primary. I though for a moment and replied “Well just off the top of my head… Everyday I am surrounded by children laughing, singing, dancing, reading, sharing, learning together, learning from each other, being inspired, being inspiring, growing in confidence, knowledge and pride …

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Teacher training at Central

Part of our work at Central Primary is the training and development of teachers. Each year we support new teachers in the profession by giving them training and advice. We find this work rewarding and interesting as it develops our own teaching skills making us more effective teachers. We also have student teachers work as …

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Supporting the Hornets

Today Central Primary school filled with new colours as we were showing our support to our local football team Watford FC! Tomorrow Watford FC will be playing in the FA Cup final in the Wembley stadium and we hope them the best of luck in the game! Thank you to all the pupils and staff …

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Chicks in Early Years

The children in Nursery and Reception have been very excited to watch the chicks hatch and grow over the last week.  We have learnt that the eggs need warmth in an incubator before they are ready to crack before the chicks hatch.  Once the chicks are dry, they then move into a brooder where they …

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Book Fair at Central

We are excited to be hosting another Scholastic Book Fair at our school this academic year! The Book Fair arrived last week and already had lots of enthusiastic customers! Today Mr Jaffer visited the Book Fair with some of the Year 1 children. They were excited to be able to browse some new books and …

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