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.
Pupil Admission Number (PAN): 90 per year
Application for a place in reception classes September 2020 is for children born between 1st September 2015 and 31st August 2016.
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 2020.
Ormiston Academies Trust is the Admissions Authority for Ormiston Cliff Park Infant Academy. PAN for September 2020 is set at 90 pupils.
For information on school admissions in Norfolk, please see the NCC School Admissions website here. 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 01/09/2015 and 31/08/2016)
Round open: 27th September 2019
Round closes: 15th January 2020
National Offer Day (when school place decisions are made available): 16th April 2020
Appeals closing date: 15th May 2020
Mini admission round to consider changes: 21th May 2020
Appeals hearings: June/July 2020
Waiting lists maintained until 31st December 2020
Norfolk County Council admissions department arranges the allocation of spaces within schools. For Norfolk’s admissions arrangements 2020/21 please click here https://www.norfolk.gov.uk/education-and-learning/schools/school-admissions/norfolk-admission-arrangements-2020-21
The documents ‘A parents’ guide’ and ‘Reception school guidance notes 2020-21’, 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
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 […]