At Ormiston Cliff Park Infant Academy we have nine classes which allows us to have three classes each in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2.
Teachers and teaching assistants work closely together to plan and provide opportunities for learning within their year groups and across the school.
Our classes are:
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Please take a look at the Our curriculum page here, and individual year group pages listed in the Classes & curriculum menu to find out more about the classes and curriculum.
Ormiston Cliff Park Infant Academy has adopted the National Curriculum as the foundation for planning learning opportunities and experiences for our children in Year 1 and Year 2.
We believe that children learn best when they can build on new skills through different learning contexts that inspire them. We plan our learning through a creative curriculum approach where children can make links in their learning and apply literacy and numeracy to all areas of life. We use themes and topics to motivate and challenge our children to learn.
Work in Ormiston Cliff Park Infant Academy’s Early Years is planned using the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum.
Marking and feedback at Ormiston Cliff Park Infant Academy relates to the aims and values of the school as a whole, and seeks to acknowledge the children’s achievements, at the same time as helping them to understand any challenges or problems they may be having. We support all children equally, regardless of aptitude; fair, positive, and clear feedback and marking helps us to achieve this. We aim to inform parents of these principles, including our individual work marking structure:
If you would like to view our full Behaviour for Learning Policy, please click here.
Yesterday (11th February) was Safer Internet Day 2020. Every year, across both academies, we hold lessons, special assemblies, and fun activities to highlight problems that our pupils could face online, and to give them the tools and knowledge they may need to stay safe and happy. One of the resources we use was this presentation (for […]
Place2Be is the UK’s leading provider of schools based mental health support. They launched the first Children’s Mental Health Week in 2015 to shine a spotlight on the importance of children and young people’s mental health. Now in its sixth year, they hope to encourage more people than ever to get involved and spread the […]
This year’s Children In Need day was great fun, and we raised lots of money for this worthy cause. Thanks to all of our families, we raised a grand total of £856.93 across both schools! Children and staff looked fantastic in their colourful ‘spots and stripes’ clothes, and Pudsey t-shirts! We learned about what it […]
We would like to thank all the children and parents across both schools for collecting the stickers for ‘Get Fresh’ from Aldi. Across both schools we manage to collect over 400 stickers! That’s one completed poster, plus over 100 on the second poster! The posters have been sent off, and we will receive an Aldi […]
Ormiston Cliff Park Infant and Junior Academies took part in the BBC’s wonderful ‘Ten Pieces’ project at the very end of the summer term. This project opens up the world of classical music to school children; using classical works such as Gerswin’s ‘Rhapsody In Blue’, Sibelius’ ‘Finlandia’ Suite, Britten’s ‘Storm’ Interlude, Villa-Lobos’ ‘The Little Train of […]
We have added up the payments for Red Noses, and kind contributions from staff, parents, and children, and would like to announce the total Ormiston Cliff Park Infant Academy has raised for Comic Relief is: *drumroll* £437.94! Added to the money Ormiston Cliff Park Junior Academy has raised, this brings the total across both schools […]
Last week, Ormiston Cliff Park Infant and Junior Academies welcomed a new Executive Principal, as current Principal Sue Mitchell has announced her departure at the end of the academic year. Mrs Kate Rutherford has joined the academies as Executive Principal with immediate effect, after 13 successful years as Principal of the local Ormiston Herman Academy […]
Once again, the School Council helped to make this year’s Link to Hope Shoebox Appeal a success. This year we managed to send 21 shoeboxes to the Link to Hope Shoebox Appeal. A big THANK YOU to all the children who made this possible! The School Council appreciates this generous support. Click here to see some of […]