This area of our website provides information that you need to know to help your child succeed in their learning.
We hope you find what you are looking for, however, please do not hesitate to contact us if your questions are not answered here.
If you would like a paper copy of any of the information held on this webiste, please contact the academy, and we can provide it for you free of charge.
We hold open days for prospective new families (Reception Year admissions) in October of each year; please check here, as well as local press for details in September. If you would like a tour of the school at any other time (for example, for in-year transfers from another school) please contact the office on 01493 665123.
Water Bottles Required
As a precautionary measure we have turned off the water supply to our drinking fountains.
We would like every child from Monday 16th March to bring a water bottle to the Academy, clearly labelled with the child’s name and class.
Fruit juices / squash should not be in bottles to prevent any issues relating to tooth decay.
Jugs of water will also be available in classrooms.
Thank you for your support.
The school gates will be locked between 8.30–9.00am and 3.00–3.45pm. Thank you for your continued cooperation.
|Autumn term||Thursday 5th September 2019 – Thursday 19th December 2019|
|School closed||Monday 21st – Friday 25th October 2019|
|Spring term||Monday 6th January 2020 – Wednesday 1st April 2020|
|School closed||Monday 17th – Friday 21st February 2020|
|Summer term||Monday 20th April 2020 – Tuesday 21st July 2020|
|School closed||Friday 8th May|
|School closed||Monday 25th – Friday 29th May 2020|
We want to do our best for all children in our community, and at Ormiston Cliff Park Infant Academy we firmly believe that regular attendance at school is vital for children as it promotes good learning, positive attitudes and maintains continuity in their education and friendships.
Home and school must work together to ensure that children feel safe and secure, and know the routines clearly.
Please note that it is the policy of Ormiston Acadmies Trust to discourage leave of absence during term time and holiday requests are not normally authorised.
We are committed to giving your child the best opportunities that we can. We do this most effectively when working with you.
Please feel free to download a copy of our home/school agreement, from the Related documents section of this page.
Ofsted has launched Parent View, a 12-question online survey that gives parents an opportunity to give Ofsted their opinions on aspects of their child’s school at any time, and in addition to expressing views during an inspection. Click here to visit the Parent View website.
We have really enjoyed making this message for you all! Not everyone was able to take part, but we are ALL very proud of you and miss our Cliff Park family very much.
This time of uncertainty during school closure and partial lockdown has brought many positives to our lives. Some of our families have shared their experiences of home learning with us, and we would love to bring a bit of cheer to your day by sharing them with you! See our website galleries here for some […]
As families face the pressure of staying at home for a prolonged period during these tough times, the Norfolk Safeguarding Children Partnership (NSCP) and Norfolk County Council have joined the country-wide ‘See Something, Hear Something, Say Something’ campaign. Schools and nurseries are currently closed to the vast majority of children and, in addition, children cannot currently […]
After the Easter break, as from 20th April, the kitchen will no longer provide packed lunches during the school closure period and instead Free School Meal families will receive a voucher from the Department for Education. Please see the DfE_FreeSchoolMeals_ParentCarerFAQs guidance for more information.
Please continue to check our‘Newsletters & Letters to Parents’ page, as well as our‘Resources – Home Learning’ pages. As you know, we are all facing extraordinary challenges at this time and the situation is placing pressure on all parts of society. Our staff have been doing all they can to keep our Academies open, or […]
Our ‘Coppers for Copters’ appeal is going well, but we want it to go sky high! So empty the bottom of your bag, tip out your wallet, and turn your sofa cushions over! Please bring in any 1 and 2 pence coins you have, and help us to support the East Anglian Air Ambulance charity […]
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 […]