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.
The transfer to junior school admission round is for children in their last year at an infant school (currently in Year 2). Pupils transfer from infant schools to junior schools in the year after their 7th birthday (they will be age 7+ on 1 September 2021).
Ormiston Academies Trust is the Admissions Authority for Ormiston Cliff Park Junior Academy. PAN for September 2021 will be 80.
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 School Admissions Team at [email protected] or on 0344 800 8020.
To further support the positive journey of our schools, we are proposing to merge them into a single primary school from the 2021/22 academic year. It is incredibly important to us that we hear the views of everyone in our community with regards to the plans to create one primary academy, and so the formal consultation period for this will run from Tuesday 12 January until midday Friday 26 March 2021.
The Proposed Admissions Policy is available on our ‘Policies and documents’ page here.
Round open: 9th November 2020
Round closes: 15th January 2021
National Offer Day (when school place decisions are made available): 16th April 2021
Appeals closing date: 30th April 2021
Mini admission round to consider changes: 14th May 2021
Appeals hearings: June/July 2021
Waiting lists maintained until 31st December 2021
Norfolk County Council admissions department arranges the allocation of spaces within schools. For Norfolk’s admissions arrangements 2021/22 please click here.
The document ‘A parents’ guide to admissions to schools in Norfolk 2021-22’ and information regarding arrangements for selection, school catchment areas, oversubscription criteria, and the application process is available on the Norfolk County Council Admissions Department ‘Transfer to junior school’ webpage here https://www.norfolk.gov.uk/education-and-learning/schools/school-admissions/transfer-to-junior-school
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
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