Cliftonville Primary and Pre-School is an excellent school the children are happy and thriving. Brilliant school, fabulous staff, great senior leadership team = a happy child! The dedication and hard work from the entire school team is outstanding and clear to see. I think you've all been amazing throughout the years, just want to so say thankyou & we appreciate everything you do for all of us . We love the school and are so impressed with all of the staff who work so hard constantly it is greatly appreciated by the children and parents and carers thank you. Presence of Teachers and caretakers at pick up and drop off really help you feel safe. The well-being of the pupils is outstanding. It is a lovely school with a welcoming feel and a positive atmosphere. Highly visible leadership team. A feeling of pride in the school. Supportive school for both parents and children. As parents we feel really proud that our son comes to such a great school, which we knew was fabulous whether OFSTED told us o

Curriculum enrichment

Curriculum enhancement and enrichment at Cliftonville School


These are just some of the highlights of the wealth of curriculum opportunities that Cliftonville children have the chance to experience or participate in.


  • Storytelling week
  • World Book day
  • Parliament Week: visit to Westminster, visits from local MPs, visits from local councillors to children and parents
  • Festival of Song at the Winter Gardens, Margate
  • Maypole dancing
  • KS2 Spelling Bee Competition
  • Early Bird Club
  • National Tree Week
  • Working with the Royal Shakespeare Company
  • School orchestra performing at the Gulbenkian Theatre, Canterbury
  • Monster Maths day Year 1 and 2
  • Thanet Prom
  • iPad project working with green screen technology
  • Sport Relief Week
  • STEM Club (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics)
  • Work with Charlton Athletic Football Club
  • NSPCC 'Numbers Day'
  • Maths games lending library
  • Thanet Festival of Song
  • Family craft activities and trips including London
  • Clubs: table tennis, athletics, football, netball, sewing, movie and animation, library club, story club, iPad, knitting , reading club, Shakespeare club
  • School wide termly reading raffle and book swaps
  • Year 6 production
  • Turner Gallery
  • Secret Gardens
  • Royal Albert Hall 'Classical Spectacular'
  • Y6 residential
  • Holy Trinity Church
  • 'Getting Secondary Safe' for Y6
  • Dover Roman Festival
  • Leeds Castle trip
  • Visits from: KIC theatre group 'Drugs awareness', Paralympian Tim Prendergast, Childline, R.N.L.I., Stage Coach, Living history- Vikings, Romans...
  • Dame Kelly Holmes Trust
  • Maths in Motion
  • Perfect Packed Lunch competition
  • Beach day for science and mathematics
  • Visits to Howletts Animal Park, Wingham Wildlife Park, Tesco Farm to Fork project
  • PDSA animal charity visit