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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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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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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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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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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Welcome to Central Primary’s News Blog

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Dear Parents and Carers,  I am delighted to welcome you to Central Primary’s News Blog. We are going to be sharing the wonderful information, we used to share with you through the newsletter, through this blog. The blog format allows us to have different contributions about events that take place in the school and we …

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Central Primary’s News Blog

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Dear Parents and Carers, We are pleased to let you know that we are establishing a new way of communicating with you as we are creating a Central Primary blog as part of our current school website. This will allow us to share all the important information with you in the most convenient way through …

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