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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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PTA Fundraiser

The PTA are really excited to have this wonderful photo opportunity again. Please keep an eye out for your booking form coming home this week. Please make sure you add your Child's name and Room number at the bottom of the return slip. Thank you Karen Phillips PTA ...

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Very Important dates

This notice has gone home this week (week 9). Please keep an eye out for it and note the dates! Stay safe over the long weekend and have a lovely family time. ...

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Latest News

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
School Bank Account Pa Ropata Farewell Assembly Term 3 Enrolment at Central Normal School Advanced Notice - Teachers Paid Union Meeting

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