Our School

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Headteacher’s Welcome

Welcome To Central Primary Thank you for visiting our school’s website and welcome to Central Primary School. We aim to be a school at the centre of our community; a place where pupils, parents, staff and the wider community can grow and learn. Our school has a diverse community with over 50 different languages spoken by our …

Vision

Our Mission statement: Every Child is Central Vision  Our vision is to equip our young people with the skills and knowledge needed to enable them to be lifelong learners who are successful in the 21st century.  We aim to do this by providing challenging, creative, inspiring and fully inclusive learning experiences in which everyone’s needs …

Attainment

We have focused strongly on improving our standards over the past few years and this has started to show in both our Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 results. In the table below are our Key Stage 2 results for 2019, 2018 and 2017. Our attainment figures are highly influenced by the number of …

Speech & Language

During the academic year 2021-2022 the SLCN Outreach Service will be offering online training every term. The training will focus on one particular aspect of supporting pupils with SLCN in the classroom, for example vocabulary. The training will be made available online so that settings and practitioners in DSPL 9 can access it at any …

Staff

Headship Team Headteacher Katie Devenport (Designated Safeguarding Lead) Deputy Headteacher Sabrina Wright (DSP) Assistant Headteacher – Learning & Teaching Amy Bond Assistant Headteacher – Inclusion Andy Young (DSP)   Inclusion team- Led by Andy Young SENCo Tammy Perry (DSP) (SLT)  Assistant SENCo Jess Bishop Family Support & Safeguarding Lead Hayley Guthrie (DSP) (SLT)    Senior …

Governors

School governors are people from the local community who wish to make a positive contribution to children’s education. They are the largest volunteer force in the country and have an important part to play in raising school standards through their three key roles of setting the strategic direction of the School, ensuring accountability, and being …

Admissions

We are delighted that you are considering our school for your child. As a Hertfordshire Community School our school admissions are centrally managed by the Local authority. Starting School in September 2022. Applications for a place in Reception in September 2022 opened on 1st November 2021 and the application deadline is 15th January 2022.  Due …

EAL Training

Central Primary School has approximately 75% EAL learners on roll and we have a wide and varied experience with working with children learning English as an Additional Language. Central Primary works as part of a local cluster of schools to provide English as an Additional Language training and support. Through the EAL network group we …

Policies

These policies are currently under review.   

Ofsted

Central Primary was last inspected by Ofsted in November 2017, when we recieved a Good rating with Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare graded as Outstanding. Please follow the link below to read a copy of our latest report. Ofsted Inspection Report If you are a parent of our school and would like to give your views …

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Volunteering

Volunteers are a valued part of our school team.  In order to keep children safe at all times, our volunteers must undergo safeguarding checks and some training before we will allow them to work with our children.  Please contact the School Office to express an interest in volunteering.    

Directions & Parking

Central Primary School is less than 5 minutes walk from Watford Town Centre. There are many ways of getting here including bus and train.  We have a small car park containing 18 parking spaces which is for the use of Central Primary School during term time school hours. It is only for use of the …