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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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Learning Conferences 4th and 5th September

Learning Conferences On Tuesday 4 September and Wednesday 5 September we will be hosting our Learning Conferences/Parent/Teacher Interviews. These conferences will be an opportunity for you to meet with your child’s teacher to discuss your child’s learning and their progress. Conferences can be booked online through the School Interview site: www.schoolinterviews.co.nz and then enter the code: d7tpd. A link to the booking ...

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Our Values - Diversity

At Central Normal School we believe it is really important to remember everyone is special in their own way, everyone is different, and being unique makes us who we are. We are an inclusive school, celebrating our differences. Here is a short video our students have made about Diversity. ...

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Daffodil Day 2018

Thank you to everyone who supported Daffodil Day today! What is Daffodil Day? The Cancer Society of New Zealand's Daffodil Day symbolises hope for 1 in 3 New Zealanders affected by cancer. Your donations will go towards vital scientific research into the causes and treatment of all types of cancer, as well as providing a wide range of support services, education ...

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Our Values - Integrity

Our focus at the beginning of this term was on the value of Integrity. We have been talking with our children about what Integrity means and how we demonstrate integrity. We will also still be maintaining our focuses on our other values of Respect and Excellence. Here is a short video on Integrity we showed recently at assembly from some of ...

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New Facebook Page

Central Normal School has a NEW Facebook Page. Please go and 'like' our new page 'Central Normal School - Te Kura Tuatahi O Papaioea'. We will be using this page from now on to post notices, sports draws and upcoming events. We will be deleting all other school pages at the end of the week.  Please click here to visit our ...

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School Closed - 15 August 2018

A reminder that due to the upcoming teachers strike, the Board of Trustees have chosen to close the school on Wednesday 15 August. We appreciate this is an inconvenience and disruption for our whanau, but appreciate your support for our teaching staff with this strike action. ...

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From the PTA

Doughboys Family Pies Orders and money to be returned to the school office by Monday 6 August. Pies to be collected from The Tile Room on Thursday 16 August between 2.30pm - 3.30pm. The next PTA Meeting is on Tuesday 21 August at 6.45pm in the staffroom. All welcome to attend. ...

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Early Finish - Thursday 28th June at 2:00pm

Paid Union Meetings The teachers union, NZEI, are currently talking with their members about a range of issues affecting teachers and education, which include: teacher shortage across the country, workload, access to support staff to assist students who have learning needs and improved pay to reflect the profession of teaching. NZEI have scheduled a range of meetings across the country for their ...

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CNS Arts Groups

At CNS we aim to provide our children with a large range of experiences and opportunities, to further enrich the curriculum we offer here at our school. Currently, we have a range of arts groups in operation, which we are very proud of. Here is a list of the groups on offer and the teacher in charge: Tuesday - Junior Dance with ...

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Latest News

POSTPONED - Paid Union Meeting
Kia Ora whānau ma. The Paid Union Meeting that was planned for this Friday 22 March has been POSTPONED, in respect of the Christchurch tragedy. Therefore, we will not... Continue Reading
Christchurch Tagedy - A message from our Principal Drive in movie!! Momo Challenge *important notice* Paid Union Meeting

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