We believe that a strong home school partnership supports your child in being happy and confident in school and achieving well.
This partnership begins before your child starts school through our new parents evenings and opportunities to visit and see our school in action. For families moving to the area and pupils changing schools, visits are always welcomed. Our staff are very approachable and work to develop a strong partnership with parents at all stages as your child moves through our school.
We have regular parents’ evenings, Story and Reading Café events (see our ‘Cafe Opportunities’ page), learning theme newsletters and updates on English and Maths to keep you informed.
We love to have parents learning with us in school, and with the support of our friends working for the Family and Parent Partnership, we have been able to offer adults the opportunity to develop their literacy, maths and ICT skills. We look forward to further opportunities in the future.
A chance to work alongside others to share ideas. Read more about the Parent Forum here.
Parent helpers are welcome in school. Children benefit immensely from the experience and support of such helpers across the curriculum. If you would like to help in any way (for example with reading, art and craft, sporting and many more activities) please see your child’s teacher.
We have an active and supportive Parent Teacher Association for the Cliff Park schools which organises a range of fundraising events. This is a very active organisation and money raised directly benefits the children of our school.
Thank you to everyone for encouraging their children to participate in the NSPCC Rocks Times Tables Rock Stars competition on Friday! The results are in: 1st place – Ibis class (Year 2) 2nd place – Chaffinch class (Year 4) 3rd place – Sparrow class (Year 3) Well done to everyone who took part!
Abigail in our Year 1 class, Ladybird, has become a little entrepeneur, and has even been featured on a local website! Her dad posted a mention Abigail’s business making decorative pots on LinkedIn at the end of April and it was picked up by a Norfolk Blog called ‘Folk Features’. They interviewed Abigail and on […]
We now have the results for last week’s TTRS Battle of the Bands competition. The winning class for Year 2 is: Ibis! Such fantastic maths skills, well done Ibis. And a big “well done” to all winning classes!
The consultation into the proposed merger of Cliff Park Infant and Junior schools has now closed. Thank you to everyone who provided responses during the consultation period and/or engaged with us through the stakeholder webinars. We very much value your feedback, suggestions, and comments. All comments have been considered and answers to common questions can be […]
Our academies raised a grand total of £735.13 for Comic Relief on Red Nose Day this year! Thank you all so much for your donations! We would also like to thank Sainsbury’s Great Yarmouth for their donation of Red Nose Day prizes including activity packs, drinks bottles, bake sale kits and notebooks. Our Wacky Wardrobe […]
Tuesday 23rd March 2021 marks the one-year anniversary of the UK’s first national COVID-19 lockdown, and there is a 1 minute silence at 12 noon to comemorate this; to remember those we’ve lost, and to hope for better days to come. All of the staff and children across the academies will be taking part in […]
“Welcome back!” to all of our students and the whole Cliff Park family! We are learning about ‘letting go’ this week – to release our worries, and take our negative thoughts and assumptions and ‘Let It Go!’
We had a wonderful surprise last week; on Thursday 25th February, Tesco Community Champion Officers Danielle Spink and Julie Goodson delivered a big box of children’s books to us as an incredibly kind donation from the Great Yarmouth Tesco Extra supermarket. We would like to extend our sincerest thanks for this fantastic addition of resources.
Next week is National Storytelling Week across the country, and despite our strange circumstances, we would love our school community to share some stories with each other! It would be wonderful if at some point next week, you and your children could take a picture of yourselves sharing a story. This could be virtually with […]