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.
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 […]