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.
Pupil Admission Number (PAN): 90 per year
Application for a place in reception classes September 2019 is for children born between 1st September 2014 and 31st August 2015.
Parents are entitled to defer their child’s admission or request that their child attend on a part-time basis. By law, children must start statutory education full-time no later than the beginning of the term following their fifth birthday, and must be offered a full-time place at a school from September 2019.
Following a consultation regarding the Pupil Admission Numbers (PAN) for Cliff Park Infant School, in early 2018, East Anglia Schools Trust (the previous MAT for Ormiston Cliff Park Infant Academy) reached the decision that the school PAN for September 2019 would be set at 90 pupils. From 1st December 2018 onwards, Ormiston Academies Trust is the Admissions Authority for Ormiston Cliff Park Infant Academy.
Application forms will be sent out automatically by the Norfolk County Council Children’s Services (School Admissions) Department. If you would rather apply online, please go to: http://www.admissionsonline.norfolk.gov.uk/
If you do not receive a booklet and form, please contact Norfolk County Council Children’s Services Department School Admissions Team at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 0344 800 8020.
Applications are now closed. Parents were informed in April 2019 of places offered.
We have adopted the Local Authority Admissions Policy; Norfolk County Council admissions department arranges the allocation of spaces within schools. For Norfolk’s admissions arrangements 2019/20 please click here https://www.norfolk.gov.uk/education-and-learning/schools/school-admissions/norfolk-admission-arrangements-2019-20
The document ‘A parents’ guide to admissions to schools in Norfolk 2019-20’ and all other information regarding arrangements for selection, school catchment areas, oversubscription criteria, and the application process is available on the Norfolk County Council Admissions Department ‘Admissions to reception classes’ webpage here https://www.norfolk.gov.uk/education-and-learning/schools/school-admissions/admission-to-reception-classes
A move to a different school at any time other than admission to reception, transfer to junior or transfer to secondary is known as an ‘in-year transfer’. This could be a move between Norfolk schools or a move to a Norfolk school from a school in a different area.
Norfolk County Council organise in-year school transfers and admissions. Please see the Norfolk County Council ‘Moving schools during the school year’ webpage here https://www.norfolk.gov.uk/education-and-learning/schools/school-admissions/moving-schools
If you want to transfer to a school that is not in Norfolk you will need to contact your new local authority to ask about their admissions process. Find your new local authority using the Government’s local council finder here https://www.gov.uk/find-local-council
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 […]