Entries by Yasmin Ireland

Translation Bee TRIUMPH!

Yesterday afternoon Tehreem (y9) and Tehmeed  (y8) competed in the Translation Bee Regional final at Sheffield Hallam University. This competition is similar to Spelling Bee but this time students are expected to translate entire sentences in three tenses in one minute.  The talent was incredible and standards were so high and consequently there were tie […]

Y10 DC3 Effort Awards

Well done to our Y10 students in our data collection 3 effort awards. NUMBER 1’s! Salina, Demi-Leigh, Ellie, Habibah, Abigail,  Alex, Monea, Cristiana-Ana, Sabeehah, Aleesha, Lauren, Ameerah, Haris TOP 20! Dylan, Christopher, Mahien, Kamil, Ihtishaam, Diana, Jennie, Vanesa, Amelia

University of Sheffield Celebration Event

Earlier this month, a celebration event was held at the University of Sheffield to mark the end of the 2018/19 US in Schools Mentoring programme in which 24 of our Y10 pupils have taken part in weekly sessions with university students. Parents attended to see all children receive a certificate as well as two awards […]

Success at the Clifton Soapbox Derby

On Saturday 18th May, we had the privilege of taking some students to compete in the Soapbox Derby for the 3rd year running. This year’s event had been scaled up massively with the amount of teams increasing from 26 to 41 teams, the majority of these being big name engineering manufacturing companies and experienced enthusiasts. […]

Rotherham Schools Athletics Trials

On Wednesday 16th May, the PE department had the pleasure of taking some of our elite athletes up to Herringthorpe for the Rotherham Schools Athletics trials. Noticeable performances included; Jamie winning the Inter boys 800m Ellie-Mae taking a brief break from revision to come 2nd in the 100m Fernando coming 2nd in the 100m, against […]

The Young Shakespeare Company’s performance of Macbeth: magnificent, mind-blowing and mesmerising.

Laid out like a theatre in the round, Clifton school’s Performance Hall hosted an exceptional version of Shakespeare’s play, Macbeth on Friday 3rd May.  It was an incredibly humourous performance, which kept the Year 10 audience riveted from start to finish.  It didn’t disappoint any of us, inter-mingling comedic moments with the challenging language of […]

Rother Armed Forces Poster Competition

Clifton Community School was contacted by the Mayor of Rotherham to participate in the Rotherham Armed Forces Annual Poster Competition. Rotherham’s Armed Forces Day is Saturday 29th June 2019.  2019 is the 9th year this event has been held in the town and each year they aim to make the event bigger and better than the previous […]

Spelling Bee Final at Sheffield Hallam

On Tuesday 30th April 2019 our Spelling Bee finalists visited Sheffield Hallam to compete in the Regional final. The students performed excellently and despite being very nervous placed 5th, 8th and 9th out a whopping 1916 students! This year the students have participated in the Spelling Bee as an extracurricular club which has taken huge […]

Shoebox Rainbox Creations in Geography

Y9 Geography students recently showed their creative sides when making their very own shoebox rainforest as an end of topic task. Students were given a criteria to work too to make their rainforests were as accurate as possible. Some chose to to work alone, others in groups. All worked very well and came up with […]