Messages from the Teachers

Visit the Transition web pages to see the goodbye video from your teacher!

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Summer activities

Here is a selection of activities that we recommend for summer. Please also remember to rest! https://summerreadingchallenge.org.uk/ www.cues-ed.co.uk/looking-after-ourselves/ www.varinautit.fi/in-english/ https://www.livingstreets.org.uk/walk-to-school/primary-schools

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Letter from the Acting Head Teacher

Dear Parents and Carers, Staff and Governors, I wanted to say thank you to you all once more for this Summer term. I remember standing in the middle of the empty playground early on the morning of the 20th April. It was my first day of Acting Headship and I was expecting to see 3 …

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First Class Learning

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Letter from the Governors

14th July, 2020 Dear Parents and carers, As we reach the end of this very unusual school term, I would like to take this opportunity to express my thanks to the whole school community for pulling together during the Covid-19 outbreak. Firstly, I would like to offer a heartfelt thanks to Ms Paalanen for leading …

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Farewell from Ms Holmes

Hi everyone! I thought id just post a few thoughts as a goodbye message.  I have been at Central Primary School for around 14 years (I’m not actually counting because this looks far too scary).  As you can imagine there have been many changes and a huge influx of children in that time. One of the advantages …

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Reading over the Summer

As you know, reading is incredibly important for a child’s education, well-being, emotional intelligence, vocabulary, imagination and so much more. This is why we hold reading in such high regard at Central. With recent events causing us all to go into lockdown, reading is more important now than ever, and is a sure-fire way to …

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Best 1st year teaching at Central Primary!

Since joining the fabulous team at Central Primary, I felt accomplished, valued and respected. I remember with joy and fondness all the amazing times spent at school. Starting with the Head, the Deputy and as well the  KS Leader, year group  partner or just colleagues, everyone has been nurturing, supportive and inspiring. Moments such as …

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Returning to School

Parents with a child in Reception Class wrote about their experience returning to school in June. Read their account of the events below.    Our youngest was very excited about going back to schools and to see her friends. We had to explain that although she was returning back, the school would look the same, …

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Time capsules in Year 2!

This week, Year 2 were set the task to make a ‘Time Capsule’.    We felt it was important for the children to reflect about their experiences during the partial school closures and keep these thoughts and experiences  in a safe place.    Some of the ways in which they captured this time to look …

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Long Service Award to Mrs Goman

Today was a special day, as we had the honour of handing out a Long Service Award to one of our own, Mrs Goman. This year marked the 20th year that Mrs Goman has worked for the local authority and at Central Primary school! Mrs Goman started her career at Central as a diner lady …

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Back to school in the group C bubble

Last week we added a new bubble to our school, the Year 5 key Worker bubble. We had so many year 5’s in bubble B, we had to have our own bubble! Although it is an unusual situation, we all settled in very quickly and it is nice that we have a familiar teacher and …

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