Hot Air Balloons in Year 3

This term, in Design & Technology , Year 3 children have been making their own hot air ballons. For this activity, children used the paper mache technique. This technique helps them create three-dimensional  projects by combining paper with a strong glue and drying it to a sturdy shell.   In the first stage of the activity,  children used strips …

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Cake Competetion at the Creative Arts Showcase

Friends of Central invite you to take part on a Cake Competition at the Creative Arts Showcase on the 11th February. The cakes will be placed for exhibition but also sold at the event inside the Art Gallery at the venue. If you’d like to take part, please email Abigail Donald at abigaildonald@central.herts.sch.uk or leave …

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Spanish visitors

This week three members of our partner school CEIP Peñalta in Spain came to visit us. They observed various classes from Year 1 to Year 6 and were impressed by our methodology and notebooks. They also really enjoyed the way we teach maths and phonics. What surprised them was the difference in the school system …

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Events at Watford Central Library

Some information about upcoming events at Watford Central Library. Harry Potter Night Watford Central Library and North Watford Library are joining forces for Harry Potter Night! See what our house elves have planned for Harry Potter Night 2020! Activities will include invisible ink, sorting hat quiz, character bookmarks, prizes and Harry Potter fun. For all …

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Dinosaurs in Year 1

Year 1 found some fossils in their classroom and became palaeontologists to unearth more information about them.   They then made their own fossils, using dinosaur footprints, tails and skulls, as well as plants and shells.   This week, the children learnt about Mary Anning, a famous British lady who discovered the first fossils in …

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Celebration Assembly 16th January

Well done to our Stars of the week and to the first pupils joining the Bronze Club in our 100 Book clubs.  Joining the Bronze Club this week: Robert (Y2) and Prisha (Y2) Please read more about the 100 Book Club and take part! Attendance award this week goes to Beech Class with 100% Attendance. 

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Donation for the Corridor library

A massive thank you to Zaka for donating a selection of books to the school.

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SEND Local Offer

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Arts Discover Award Y2

Year two have been completing an exciting project called ‘Arts Discover Award’.   Arts Award Discover is an introductory award, designed for ages 5 and above, but is open to children and young people aged up to 25.    To achieve an Arts Award Discover, children and young people collect evidence in an individual arts …

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Clay bowls made from slabs

During Art week Year 6 rose to the challenge of creating their own clay bowls from slabs of clay. While this looks simple when completed the processes involved are complicated and the children had to think carefully about both their designs and the construction of their bowls. The week began with an exploration of templates, …

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Art week

This week was Art Week, which meant that all classes took part in a variety of art activities throughout the school.  Early Years painted stones, inspired by artist James Brunt and created their own gallery inspired by the book ‘The Dot’. Our Year 1’s created their own tassels using recycled fabric and self portraits inspired …

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Celebration Assembly 9th January

It was lovely to get together yesterday for the first Celebration assembly of 2020. Congratulations to all the Stars of the week! ] The attendance awards this week go to Pear Class and Chestnut Class.

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