Animation in Year 6

In the past few weeks Y6 has been busy with animations. They have been learning to create short film using stop-start animation. Children have used a particular software to put together dozens of pictures that when putting together give the impression of movement.    Year 6 have kindly shared one of their animations with us! …

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Get ready for Space Race!

Today we heard wonderful news, as all the children at Central Primary were invited to join a Space Race! Space Race is a free reading challenge organised by the local libraries across the country and it’s really easy to take part of! All you need to do is, visit your local library, sign up and …

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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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Rabbits in Year 4

Year 4 continue to be greatly enthused by “all things rabbit”. Since the arrival of our second Lop Rabbit, Teddy, children have been finding all sorts of excuses for needing something urgently from their personal trays and have enjoyed watching their two new friends play with and groom each other.  Rabbits are very sociable animals, …

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Inclusion and Parent Partnership

As you know, Central Primary School is a very inclusive school, where diversity is celebrated. Are you a parent of a child with Special Educational Needs? Are you a parent who is interested in the inclusive practise of the school? If so I would like to invite you to be part of the annual review …

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Celebration Assembly 26th June

Congratulations to all the stars of the week this week. Your hard work, enthusiasm and kindness make us proud every day!  Attendance awards go to Pine and Chestnut Classes. Well done!

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Free Parent courses for parents of children with Special Educational Needs

DSPL9 and associated groups regularly run courses for parents with children in local schools who have Special Educational Needs.  These courses offer support, advice and strategies for parents and carers.  Locations vary but are all within the local area. If you want more information or talk to someone about the courses, please be in touch with …

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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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Celebration assembly 20th June

In the Celebration assemblies this week, we celebrated a lot of important learning and behaviour characteristics. Congratulations to all of our Stars of the week. As June is coming to end, we also had the pleasure to give out Birthday books to all the children born in June. We want to share our love of …

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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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