Entries by Danny Green

Joint Student Council Meeting

On Friday, Student Councillors from Rawmarsh Community School visited Clifton for a Joint Student Council day with their counterparts here at Clifton School. As well as touring the school and experiencing lessons, they met as a group to share ideas and views on learning, reward systems and school environment resulting in some very lively and thoughtful debate. […]

2015 Award Ceremonies

Awards Assemblies have taken place for Years 7 to 10 from last year, to celebrate their outstanding successes both in and out of school. Parents joined students and staff to reward the highest achievers for attendance, excellence in subjects, outstanding and improved effort, endeavour, and Top Boy and Top Girl! Well done to all of […]

Accelerated Reader Awards

Congratulations to the Year 8 students who were recognised for their achievements on our Accelerated Reader scheme. Certificates and cash prizes were awarded to those students who had taken and passed the most book quizzes and read the most words. From March to June this year, the year group as a whole read an astonishing […]

The Clifton Factor!

Auditions are currently underway for The Clifton Factor! – these are taking place every lunchtime in P5. Pupils must perform a solo song of their choice to a backing track, demonstrating their talent as singers.  The Elimination Stage will commence in September, where pupils will be divided into Rounds and perform to increasingly larger audiences of […]

Summer Music Concert

The annual Summer Music Concert was held at Clifton Community School on Tuesday 30th June.  It was a spectacular event, enjoyed by performers, staff and family, despite the sweltering heat. As well as featuring our own talented youngsters, the concert opened with a selection of songs performed by a choir of over 60 KS1 and […]

GCSE Results Day 2015

Date:     Thursday 20th August Place:     Performance Hall (Fire Exit Entrance) Time:     10:00am – 12:00noon If you are unable to collect your results yourself there are a couple of options: Post Home – we can post your results to home BUT you must provide school with a self-addressed envelope. Family member / friend to collect – if you […]

Gold, Silver, Bronze Awards!

Over the last term, students in every year group have been awarded with Gold, Silver and Bronze prizes for their aspirational attitude towards effort, attendance and punctuality. Three times a year, students will receive a credit score based on average effort, attendance and punctuality. These credits are quantified, with top achievers receiving either a Gold, Silver […]

Scientist of the Week

Each week, every Science teacher will nominate one Key Stage 3 and one Key Stage 4 pupil to be named ‘Scientist of the Week’. Winners will receive a certificate along with pride of place on the ‘Scientist of the Week’ display board on the Science corridor, as well as a mention on the ‘big screens’ […]

Robot Wars

The Prince’s Trust organised a two-day “Robot Wars” event with some of our students. The event began with students meeting John Findlay, founder and owner of ‘Roaming Robots’ the company behind the TV show ‘Robot Wars’. He even introduced them to the famous ‘Matilda’ robot! The event was designed for students to improve teamwork, communication and designing skills […]

Willmott Dixon Project

Beginning on Monday the 8th June, Clifton Community School students took part in the Willmott Dixon “Opening Doors” project to Work Experience and Apprenticeship Opportunities. Students from Year 9 and Year 10 were selected and the project started with a 5 day ‘Opportunity Knocks’ programme that gave students an introduction into the construction industry. This […]