Entries by Steph Benton

Rock School – Cast your votes…

Y11 Rockschool pupils are going to end on a high! They are currently planning a concert to take place on Thursday 12th May from 6.30pm in the performance hall. Pupils are working in four teams to plan, promote and run the event. Each team has been allocated 40 tickets to sell – the success of their promotion […]

Battle of the Bands 2016

Congratulations to all of the musicians who performed in last weeks battle of the bands contest at Clifton Community School – they really were fantastic! It takes time and a lot of hard work to become a musician, and guts to stand on stage and perform to a room full of people – the kids did […]

Year 9 & 10 Cricket Match

Yesterday evening Year 9 & 10 boys visited Winterhill school in lovely sunshine. We were put into bat first and started in determined fashion. Dawood Rafiq and Haidar Ali started building up our total. Unfortunately this didn’t last as Haidar was caught and bowled. Josh Woodcock came into bat and steadied the ship while Dawood remained […]

Young Journalist of the Year Competition

If you’re a lover of writing, with a nose for a good story and a passion for spreading the word, then this is the writing competition for you. STABILO and First News are looking for young writers to share thoughts and opinions on the stories that matter to you. It might be something that affects […]

English Stars of the Week

Congratulations to all of our students who have been awarded ‘Stars of the Week’ in their English lessons. Students were awarded their star status for excellent effort in lessons and high quality of work. The accolade is open to all year groups and every member of the English Department nominates one girl and one boy […]

Life in the Music Department

We’ve got 2 concerts in a fortnight next month!  Clifton Musicians are frantically preparing for our first Battle of the Bands on Thursday 5th May when student bands from across Rotherham will compete against each other to become the 2016 winners. Y11 Rockschoolers are also planning their final showdown on Thursday 12th May.  Tickets can […]

Year 9 Photography Winner

Some of our year 9 students have been taking part in last terms photography competition, the competition focused on macro and close up photography. We had some great entries sent in throughout the term, but here are our four top photographers! In fourth place is Leonard Mata In third place is James Mycroft In second place […]

Battle of the Bands – Band List

Check out our list of bands for this years Battle of the Bands contest. A number of schools will be participating in the contest such as Wickersley School & Sports College, Rawmarsh Community School and Clifton Community School plus many more. Battle of the Bands will take place on Thursday 5th May 2016 at 6:30PM, […]

Clifton Cricketers!

Last week Clifton took 17 players to St. Pius for their first cricket match of the season. The weather was perfect for the occasion, the sun was beating down on the wicket making it ideal for the batsmen, while a slight breeze from one end gave the seamers some assistance. We batted first and while some […]

Movement Evening 2016

This was the first time we have held our annual movement evening over two nights (next year it will be for three nights). 105 amazing dancers performed for a packed audience on both nights, performing to popular tracks such as Circle of life, Run the World and Rotten to the core. It was lovely to see 25 of […]