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

County Literacy Award ceremony


We were thrilled to have won not just one, but two KM Literacy awards for the innovative work in teaching and learning at Cliftonville School.  Five members of staff were invited to Hempstead House Hotel, to receive our awards at an evening ceremony.  The key aspects for which the school was recognised were cross-curricular writing, using Talk4Writing, and the development of family engagement with the library.  Both projects have contributed significantly to improving pupils' progress, confidence and enthusiasm for skills across the English curriculum.  We are very lucky to have Mrs Wilson as our English leader whose passion for 'all things literacy' inspires both children and staff alike. 


The photos show some of the exciting hooks for writing that have been used from visits from retired greyhounds, to a sausage dog puppy - from mysterious dinosaur footprints in Year 1 to collaborative writing workshops with local schools.  There has also been some fantastic, independent writing produced in home learning projects on a range of topics.