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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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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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Lockdown Practice
Next week we will be having a Lockdown practice at school. A lockdown would be used at any time when we need to keep our tamariki safe and secure. The lockdown practice... Continue Reading
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