Y6 and Puppets

This year, the year six’s have been working towards two marionette puppet shows for their end of year play. The Young People’s Puppet Theatre Company (YPPT) has been working throughout the year with the classes in all the different aspects of theatre production; from using clay to create the puppets heads to textiles for their …

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Fossils in Y3

Year 3 have been learning all about rocks and fossils in Science. Over the past few weeks, Y3 have explored fossilisation and the meticulous work of palaeontologists. A couple of weeks ago, the children made their own fossils using different materials, shells and tools. Last week, they became palaeontologists themselves, carefully excavating their fossils and …

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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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Celebration Assembly 16th May

Today we celebrated all the stars of the week! It was lovely to hear about all the amazing learning behaviours teachers are seeing in their class as well as all the achievements! It was also the last Celebration assembly in May so we had the pleasure of giving out a Birthday book to every child …

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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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Meet Snuggles, the Year 4 rabbit

Last week, Year 4 were surprised to come into school and find that they had a new classmate with four legs and two long ears!    “Snuggles”, the rabbit, returned home with Miss Rieger after what was meant to be an exploratory visit to a petshop.  She had been abandoned outside of a pet shop in a box …

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Celebration Assembly 9th May

Yesterday we celebrated great achievement and behaviours from Reception to Year 6. The stars of the week from Conkers shared their recounts from their Garden trip and other children shared some of their amazing work.  Well done to all of the stars of the week. The attendance awards this week go to Willow class (99.3%) …

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Drama Hut and all things History!

One of my roles as History Leader this year, has been to think carefully about ways to enrich learning so that it is both powerful and meaningful. We have been lucky to have four workshops, this year, from the ‘Drama Hut’ theatre company.  During the Autumn term, Year 6 had a workshop on World War …

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Year 4 trip to Whipsnade Zoo

On Thursday 2nd May, Year 4 Beam and Beech classes enjoyed a day trip to Whipsnade Zoo. The children were encouraged to reflect  on the extent to which the zoo environment manages to re-create the natural habitats of animals such as rhinos, giraffes, hippos, tigers, lions and meerkats, and on factors which endanger some of these …

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Summer term Curriculum overviews

Every term we provide an outline of the learning for the term for each year group. The purpose of the outline is to share information about the different themes and topic we will be covering during the term with parents. The curriculum overviews also have information about important trips happening during that term. The Summer  …

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Nursery and Reception Trip to the Burston Garden Centre

Acorn, Conker and Sunflower class  went to visit Burston Garden Centre.  We had the opportunity to explore the garden centre and found lots of different coloured plants, nice smelling herbs and some vegetable plants. We even saw lots of garden pots that were different colours and sizes.   We took parts in a special workshop for …

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