Pizzas in Year 1

For the past few weeks Year 1 has been getting ready to prepare a pita bread pizza as part of their D&T curriculum. They learned about different ingredients, different methods of preparing food and they had a go at planning which toppings they would use in their pizza.  Today was finally the day, when they …

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Using School Gateway App

At Central Primary School we use an online communication and payment app. It is very easy to do this once you download the app School Gateway from your app store (Android and iPhone). The app shows the same information as the website + you can send app messages to the school for FREE – this …

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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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Science week

This week has been Science week at Central. The children have had lots of fun experimenting and exploring various areas of science and we have had many exciting and interesting visitors to the school. The fun began on Tuesday when Year 6 were visited by an aeronautics engineer who taught them all about green energy. …

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Residential trip to Isle of Wight

This week, some of the Year 6 children have been on a residential trip to the Isle of Wight. It has been a fantastic experience for them to see a different part of the country and take part in many different activities including fossil hunting, bowling, boat trips around the island and so much more. …

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Poets in Y6

In Year 6 this week we have been studying ‘The Raven’ by Edger Allen Po. The children studied the poem, and explored its meaning. In our last lesson of the unit we explored writing another stanza of the poem. Here are some of the wonderful pieces that were written. The Raven hesitated no longer, it …

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Guinea pig therapy!

In Pine class, we have four guinea pigs. They are called Lenny, Tommy, Rodney and Sidney. All four of the guinea pigs are boys, which in guinea pig world, we call ‘boars’. Female guinea pigs are called ‘sows’.   We really love all of our guinea pigs and enjoy their different coats and quirky characters. In one …

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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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