If you would like a tour of the school at any time (for example, for in-year transfers from another school) please contact the office on 01493 661523.
Application for a place in reception classes September 2022 is for children born between 1st September 2017 and 31st August 2018.
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 2022.
Ormiston Academies Trust is the Admissions Authority for Ormiston Cliff Park Infant Academy. PAN for September 2022 to be confirmed.
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 [email protected] or on 0344 800 8020.
FIRST ADMISSION TO SCHOOL (Pupils born between 01/09/2017 and 31/08/2018)
Round open: 27th September 2021
Round closes: 15th January 2022
National Offer Day (when school place decisions are made available): 19th April 2022
Appeals closing date: 13th May 2022
Mini admission round to consider changes: 20th May 2022
Appeals hearings: June/July 2022
Waiting lists maintained until 31st December 2022
Norfolk County Council admissions department arranges the allocation of spaces within schools. For Norfolk’s admissions arrangements 2022/23 please click here.
The documents ‘A parents’ guide’ and ‘Reception school guidance notes 2022-23’, plus lots of 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.
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
On Friday 2nd July Ormiston Cliff Park Infant Academy took part in their Euro 2020 themed Sports Day event. Families should have received a link to the OCPIA slideshow already, so please check your ParentMail app! An overall winner for each year group was announced after the children completed all 6 football themed activities, including […]
The government’s new Holiday Activities and Food Programme is available this summer, with the aim of providing some great activities, food, and friend-making opportunities for children in England. This programme provides free places to all school-aged children eligible for Free School Meals across England, but it is also open to all children from every background. […]
Has your child taken part in the OAT Matholympics Summer Challenge yet? As with the Christmas challenge, there are a bunch of Amazon vouchers to be won. These include four x £20 Amazon vouchers for the first four correct entries and an additional four x £20 vouchers available for pupils who may want to take […]
The Reading Agency‘s Summer Reading Challenge is underway! Launching on 10th July, this is the UK’s biggest annual reading promotion for children aged 4 to 11. It is delivered locally by local libraries with online services also available. How the Challenge works: · Children sign up through their local library and receive a Wild World Heroes collector poster · […]
Owing to recent changes in Government guidance relating to response to Covid-19, we are unable to carry out the planned admission evening event for the parents of children starting Ormiston Cliff Primary Academy in September 2021, which was planned for the 24th June. We are in the process of reorganising events to welcome your child […]
Please click the picture below to view or download this extremely useful support and self-help guide from the Norfolk and Waveney Children and Young People’s Mental Health Service.
Congratulations to Warren and Macy Westrup in Years 2 and 4, who won the national OAT ‘Make Your Favourite Number’ competitions for Primary age groups! Macy won the ‘Food & Drink’ category and Warren won the ‘Human Art’ category. A huge “well done” to both of you!
Join in with the RNLI Great Summer Treasure Hunt this May 29th, 30 or 31st for just £1. Go to the Lifeboats stand on the beach side of the Pier hotel to sign up. What a great way to raise money for this wonderful charity AND have a fun start to your half-term holiday! The […]
Reception classes have been looking at ‘people who help us’ as their learning topic, and to add an ‘arresting’ enrichment afternoon they had a visit from the local police. The children had a wonderful time learning about police work, hearing the patrol car siren, and even getting handcuffed to each other! A big “thank you” […]