Cliffdale Primary Academy
Cliffdale Primary Academy is a designated special school which caters for children between 4 and 11 years of age who have complex learning difficulties and who may also have severe Autism. All pupils have an Education, Health and Care Plan or a Statement of Special Educational Needs.
Details of the school’s SEND Information Report can be found by clicking here
Who is able to attend our school?
• Have a statement of special educational needs or Education, Health and Care Plan. In exceptional
• Be in the age range of 4-11 years; national curriculum years R to 6.
• Show attainment within the national curriculum that is outside the range within most children are
• Show performance on measures of attainment and underlying cognitive skills which place the child in
• Show attainments in underlying skills (especially speech and language, literacy and numeracy)
• National standards as monitored through Ofsted Inspections which are available on the school’s website.
• Local Authority monitoring of pupil progress.
How to get a place at the school?
Through the Inclusion Support Panel.
How and who to make a complaint to:
Initially in writing to the Head teacher of the school. Further details of the complaints procedure can be obtained from the school.
Who can I contact for further information?
For parents the first point of contact is your child’s class teacher. If you need more general information about the school contact either the school leader in the specific areas:
EYFS & Lower school: Beth Arnold
Upper School: Louise Quaid or Kim Radlett
Head of School: Ashley Oliver-Catt
If you are considering your child joining the school the first person to talk to is Sarah Robb, PA to Alison Beane, Executive Headteacher who meets all prospective parents and introduces them to our academy.