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A message from our Principal, Regan Orr

Thank you and Merry Christmas I have now been at Central for three terms and I have thoroughly enjoyed each and every day. We have a fantastic team of children and staff here and I am very proud to be the Principal/Tumuaki of Central Normal/Te Kura Tuatahi o Papaioea. Since Term 2, the highlights for me have been; •The respect and happiness of ...

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End of Year Dates

Important dates for the end of the year: Year 6 Graduation: 10 December, 6.30pm End of Year Assembly: 11 December, 10.00am Last day of school: 12 December, 12.30pm ...

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School Stationery

We’ve teamed up with OfficeMax to make Back to School easy! You’ll find your child’s school stationery list online at https://www.myschool.co.nz/ Simply search for our school, select your child's class and/or subject lists and follow the instructions on the website. There are 6 stationery packs for our school. Please ensure you order the correct pack for your child: Year 0/Year 1 (Room 19, Room ...

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Teachers Strike 13 November 2018

As you may have read in the notice on Tuesday, the overwhelming majority of teachers and principals have voted to strike again. Since the last strike, the union responsible for primary teachers and principals, NZEI, have been unsuccessful with their negotiations with the Government. The primary reason for striking is to send a strong message to the government about improving three key aspects:• a ...

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Our Values - Excellence

Striving for Excellence is very important to us here at Central Normal. Check out this video where our students tell us what Excellence looks like. ...

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Fundraiser for Riding for the Disabled

Keep an eye out for a 'Gingerbread horse 'order form coming home today. We are selling gingerbread horses to raise funds for Riding for the Disabled, a service some of our students use throughout the year. Get your orders in quick to make sure you don't miss out on this delicious treat. ...

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***Date Change Final Day of Term 4***

Please note our last day of term for the year is Wednesday 12 December. This is one day earlier than previously advertised as we chose not to have a Teachers Only Day after Labour Weekend. Instead, we are having our Teacher’s Only Day on Thursday 13 December. ...

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Calendar Art

Last term your child designed a beautiful piece of artwork for their calendar art. Other stationery that can also be ordered alongside the calendars are cards, diaries, mouse mats and sketch pads. Accompanying the Week 1, Term 4 newsletter is the order form for the calendar art. If you would like to purchase any item of stationery containing your child’s art, ...

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Staffing News

News from Regan Orr, Principal. "I am pleased to share with you that we have appointed two new Team Leaders - Mark Searle who will be the Team Leader of Matanginui and Matt Costley who will be the Team Leader of Maharahara. Mark is currently the Year 5/6 Team Leader at Trentham School, Upper Hutt and he has a passion for student ...

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Cyber Safety

Earlier this term we have nationally acclaimed Cyber safety expert, John Parsons, visit our school and talk with parents about how to keep our children safe while online. John has published a practical, easy to read book for parents to support them with developing safe online practices at home with their children. If you would like to read a copy ...

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A message from our Principal, Regan Orr
Thank you and Merry Christmas I have now been at Central for three terms and I have thoroughly enjoyed each and every day. We have a fantastic team of children and... Continue Reading
End of Year Dates School Stationery Teachers Strike 13 November 2018 Our Values - Excellence

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