Autumn 1 in Year 6

Chestnut Class The first half term in Chestnut class has been memorable; I have loved to get to know my new class. We have laughed together, we have played together and most of it all, we have learnt loads together. Here are some of the highlights: English: In English, we have had the chance to …

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Autumn 1 in Forest Class

Autumn 1 in Forest Class English For our first English unit we completed a range of activities linked to a brilliant book: ‘The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse’. We created watercolour backgrounds then sketched our favourite characters. We also wrote acrostic poems about kindness which is a key theme throughout the book …

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Phonics in Reception

In Reception we have really been enjoying our Phonics lessons and have learnt all of our Phase 2 sounds. These are the sounds that are represented by one letter.   You can see them in the photograph and can practise most of them using this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIpcahxNSU4   You could also sing the songs for …

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Stars of the week 15th October 2020

Well done to all of our Stars this week! Attendance awards go to Maple Class and Willow Class! Well done for good attendance!

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Google Classroom – updates

Dear parents and carers,    Our school is extraordinarily pleased to see our children and adults joining on our journey with Google Classroom. We set up this new platform at the beginning of this school year and we cannot hide our excitement when we see our pupils and teachers engaged and learning collaboratively, sharing homework, …

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There are endless ways to be a Lion!

This term, all year groups have been completing the next Jigsaw piece in our PSHCE curriculum ‘Celebrating Difference’.    Year 2 have been looking at how we are similar and different and celebrating our differences. We have also explored what ‘assumptions’ are and how we can avoid them making assumptions.    To understand this tricky …

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Whole School Assembly 9th October 2020

This afternoon, Miss Paalanen hosted a whole school assembly as a webinar so that everyone could join the assembly safely from their own classrooms.  The assembly was about the learning behaviours that we believe are important for every child and adult at Central. These learning behaviours are perseverance, curiosity, kindness, forgiveness and being hopeful. Mosaics …

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New Corridor Displays

During this week we’ve had the pleasure of noticing new corridor displays appear around the school. Every year group has been asked to display the art work they produced at the beginning of the term around the book by Charlie Mackesy “The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse”.  The pupils have had an …

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Black History Month -Reading suggestions for parents and carers

Dear parents & careers,  Central Primary school is a diverse community, which is something that we take great pride in. At Central, everyone is welcome, and we teach our pupils that it doesn’t matter about what you look like, what you sound like or where you come from. Everyone is different and everyone is equal. …

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Stars of the Week 8th October 2020

Another brilliant week is coming to an end! Well done to all of our Stars of the Week! The attendance awards this week go to Mulberry Class and Willow Class! Well done!

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Exciting books in Beam Class

Beam Class started immersing in the Black History Month by reading a book. Sulwe helped us to discuss different feelings we might come across due to our skin colour, but more importantly the book explained how to love ourselves and how to see the gift we have inside. We had an incredible conversation where children …

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Year 6 Puppet Project Update

Today the year six children began to make their very own marionette puppets, helped by the fantastic Young Persons Puppet Theatre group (YPPT).  After designing their puppets last week, we began making their clay heads, making sure it had all the appropriate features without being too heavy. It was a lot of fun, despite getting …

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