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 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.
Please do not drive or park on Orde Avenue, or the academy staff car park. Thank you for your continued cooperation.
|Autumn term||Monday 7th September 2020 – Friday 18th December 2020|
|School closed||Monday 26th – Friday 30th October 2020|
|Spring term||Tuesday 5th January 2021 – Thursday 25th March 2021|
|School closed||Monday 15th – Friday 19th February 2021|
|Summer term||Monday 12th April 2021 – Wednesday 21st July 2021|
|School closed||Monday 3rd May 2021|
|School closed||Monday 31st May – Friday 4th June 2021|
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 Academies 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.
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” […]