Entries by Steph Benton

Rotherham Inter-schools Climbing Competition

On Wednesday 2nd March 2016 the annual Rotherham Inter-schools Climbing Competition was held on the Clifton School climbing wall. The competition centred around each student’s performance in completing 12 boulder problems set to test the participants climbing skills and technique. The competition was split into 2 age groups, Key Stage 3 (Y7 – Y9) and […]

Students of the term!

Every week for the past term, our Science and Health and Social Care teams have been picking ‘Students of the Week’. Students are picked out by members of staff from each department for their outstanding commitment to their subject, at the end of each term all the students are then placed into a draw, the winner is […]

Year 9 PSHE Competition

Miss Miller in PSHE is running a Competition for Year 9 students. Students are required to produce a project based on positive aspects of diversity within Clifton school. The project can be submitted in any format including powerpoint, short film or posters. Projects should be submitted to Miss Miller by 8th April at 3:10PM. The […]

Little Shop of Horrors

After months of preparation and rehearsals the Little Shop of Horrors performance went down a treat last week. The acting, singing, dancing, live band, set, lighting, props and costumes all working seamlessly together in this musical bonanza. The musical, about a man-eating plant who takes over the world, was greatly received. Our cast included students from Years 8, 9 […]

South Yorkshire Gymnastics

Yesterday the following students competed in the South Yorkshire Gymnastics finals held at the institute of sport, Sheffield. The team competed against schools from around South Yorkshire, and achieved third place overall with an outstanding performance! We are very proud of our students and would like to congratulate them on there win! Well done! B. Gilberthorpe […]

Battle of the bands

Don’t forget battle of the bands will be coming on Thursday 5th May at 6:30pm. The classrooms and practice rooms have been packed at breaks and after school with pupils forming groups, so don’t miss your opportunity to take part! Ticket prices Adults: £3 Students: £2 Under 11s: Free Tickets are available in P5 workroom from […]

Pupils shine at Music Festival

We took some very talented musicians to the Wickersley Music Festival last week to compete against Rawmarsh and Wickersley.  Although it was a long night, there were excellent performances from all three schools, making the role as judge really difficult.  Our pupils were a credit to the school and have once again raised the bar in […]

Little Shop Of Horrors

Theres still plenty of time to get your tickets for the little shop of horrors! Performances on Monday 7th and Tuesday 8th March, show starts at 6:30 PM in the performance hall. Ticket prices Adults: £4 Under 16s: £3 Under 11s: Free See Miss Houlbrook in P5 for tickets Dont miss out! Its sure to […]

Teen Tech

Some Y8 pupils attended the TeenTech Science Exhibition at Doncaster Racecourse yesterday. Their enthusiasm for the event and their personalities really made an impact on those at the exhibition. After our welcome by Maggie Philbin of Tomorrow’s World fame we had morning activities wandering round different exhibitors including: Vulcan (the aeroplane/bomber) where pupils made model planes […]

Wickersley Music festival

The ‘Epic’ Wickersley Music Festival – what a tour de force. Bringing together secondary and primary musicians in this event showed just how much musical talent is growing and flourishing in our schools.