The school opened in 1971 as Caister Infant School but in 1979 it was re-designated as a First School. In September 2008 it reverted back to being an infant school.
Ormiston Cliff Park Infant Academy is a community school. The academy is part of Ormiston Academies Trust, a not-for-profit multi-academy trust sponsoring 39 academies across England.
Ormesby County First School, Spruce Avenue, was opened on September 6th, 1989 by the children and Mr. A. J. Key, Chairman of School Governors