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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Celebration Assembly 6th June

It’s been a lovely first week of Summer 2 at Central Primary. This week we celebrated children’s achievements and behaviour with a Celebration Assembly. Congratulations to all of our Stars of the week. Attendance Award for this week goes to Pine class fro 100% attendance! Well done!

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Affirmation Cards in Beam Class

It has been raining affirmation cards in Beam class! Ever since Central Primary initiated its new system of celebrating positive and pro-social behaviours and attitudes of which we would love to see more, Beam class have been dedicating the first slot of our morning to applauding children for kindness, perseverance, curiosity, excellent listening, focus, respect, oracy skills  and so many more …

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Headteacher’s Blog

Dear Parents/ Carers, I hope you have enjoyed the past half term. We have certainly been very busy here at Central. One of the major things we have been doing as a school is bring our Year 6 puppet project to an end. It has been an absolutely massive project and our children have learnt …

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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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