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Cliftonville Primary and Pre-School is an excellent school the children are happy and thriving. The dedication and hard work from the entire school team is outstanding and clear to see. I am extremely happy with Daniel's progress since starting at the Pre-School. He seems to have made a lovely group of friends and enjoys coming in every day. I can't wait to see him progress further. Presence of Teachers and caretakers at pick up and drop off really help you feel safe. The well-being of the pupils is outstanding. They have gone above and beyond to make sure my children have felt safe at school. My child is happy to come to school, the staff are visible and approachable. 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 or not!

Parliament Week

This term, Miss Conellan, who facilitates the Pupils' School Council, spent a week in Westminster as part of the Teachers' Institute Programme. After a very competitive application process, she was one of a small number of teachers from across the UK selected to take part in this unique professional development opportunity. Teachers of Government & Politics, Citizenship and related subjects, and other education professionals,  applied to experience an intensive, informative and unforgettable course based at the Houses of Parliament.

 

The Teachers' Institute programme offered:

  • A tour of the Palace of Westminster
  • The chance to watch debates in the chambers
  • Question & Answers with Members from both Houses
  • Informative sessions to improve delegates' knowledge of Parliament and democracy
  • Activities that will help to develop classroom resources
  • Networking opportunities

 

Miss Connellan has come back with lots of great ideas to teach the children about aspects of democracy and law making.  There will be a special themed week in November which coincides with 'Parliament Week'.

 

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