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Drive in movie!!

Drive In Movie On Thursday 4 April at 5.30pm, We are hosting our first ever drive in movie at Central! Children are encouraged to make their own car to sit in for the movie. The movie to be screened is The Incredibles 2, which is a high action superhero movie. Tickets for the movie are $5 and can be purchased from the school ...

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Momo Challenge *important notice*

Kia Ora Whanau Through media reports and the Ministry of Education, we have been made aware of an online "challenge" called the Momo Challenge. A recent article from the NZ Herald outlines more about this challenge: NZ Herald article. Should your child mention the Momo Challenge to you, PLEASE listen to their concerns and support them. If required, seek further professional support. Some ...

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Paid Union Meeting

NZEI, the union responsible for primary teachers, have called nationwide paid union meetings to update all teachers about the ongoing negotiations with the Ministry of Education and the government. The meeting that suits our teachers the best is being held on Friday 22 March at 1.30pm. In order to allow our teachers to attend this meeting, we will finish early Friday ...

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Tryathlon - Friday 1st March

Our school tryathlon - deliberately spelt to emphasise the ‘try’ (give it a go) will be held next Friday 1 March. With the swimming pool not being available, the three events for the triathlon will be: biking, running and then a slip and slide. Children will need to bring their bikes, covered shoes and togs/towel to participate in the event. Bikes can ...

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School Swimming

It is with great regret that we have had to close our school pool effective immediately. A large crack has been discovered on the base of the pool, which has lifted the concrete and allowed the water to get in underneath. We will be working to fix this issue, but it is not a quick fix. It is highly likely ...

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Community Picnic

Next Tuesday, the 12th of February, we will be hosting our annual Community Picnic, from 5.30pm - 7.00pm. This is a great chance to come along to school with your kai, play some games, meet the staff and chat with other members of our school community. A sausage sizzle will be available and the school pool will be open (for ...

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Summer Sports

Good afternoon all, Summer sports will be restarting again soon on the following dates: - Touch 15/02 (Week 3) - Teeball 09/02 (Week 2) Summer soccer is now finished. Thank you to all those that have returned their sports tops. If you have not returned your top, please do this asap. ...

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It's almost time!!!

Not long now until the first day of school! Staff have had two days of fantastic professional learning in preparation for the first days and the school year. It is incredibly hot today and weather reports indicate that this heat will continue for the rest of the week. School Hats are an absolute MUST and are school policy for Term 1. ...

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IMPORTANT REMINDER 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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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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NZEI Union Strike - 29 May 2019
You have probably heard through the media that the NZEI Union and its members (primary teachers) have called for a nationwide strike on Wednesday 29 May. This strike will also... Continue Reading
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