Superior Students of the Week

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Tornado Towers 🌪

Clifton joins Banksy Inspired Exhibition

Some of our Year 8 students have had the opportunity to partner with other schools within the community and work with Rotherham’s Riverside Library as part of a literary art project.

Superior Students of the Week

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Superior Students of the Week

Congratulations to the new ‘Superior Students of the Week’ in English!

History Week – Poppies in the Quad

This week Clifton Community School has been celebrating History week.  We have been working on several projects to commemorate the centenary of the Great War.

Maths Loyalty Card Challenge

We would like to announce our brand new Maths Loyalty Card Challenge, the scheme will run similar to our previous Impossible Triangle challenge. To complete the challenge students collect stamps in their maths lessons, merits are given to pupils who have made a significant improvement, reached a test target, achieved a great piece of work in […]

Y7 Celebration of Effort

Congratulations to Year 7 Students in Celebration of Effort 1st Collection

Clifton Factor Final 2018

After an extremely high quality throughout the heats and semi-finals, we are now down to our 5 finalists:

Y9 Celebration of Effort

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Disgusting Dissections!

Superior Students of the Week

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Y8 Celebration of Effort

Congratulations to Year 8 Students in Celebration of Effort 1st Collection

Harry Potter Studios Tour

Last Tuesday, our Y8 students had a magical opportunity to go to the Harry Potter Studio Tour in London. Despite the early start to the day, as we approached the studios, the excitement and anticipation was clear to see on the students faces.

Superior Students of the Week

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Year 11 Revision Sessions

Year 11 morning and after-school sessions are now up and running. 

Learners First Open Event

Clifton Factor Semi Final

The Clifton Factor is now gathering pace as we enter the semi-final stage. Our performers will be taking part in the 5 chair challenge for their place in the Final, Thursday 8th November. 

Y11 RSL Mock Exam Performance

Clifton Music Department would like to invite you to join us for the Y11 RSL Mock Exam Performance on Thursday 18th October at 6.30pm in the Performance Hall.

Y11 Celebration of Effort

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Superior Students of the Week

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Cliftons Biggest Coffee Morning

Students and staff entered a Clifton meets MacMillan bake-off competition.  Once the entries had been judged, they were sold by the students at breaktimes, along with cakes and pastries made by the hospitality students and donations from staff.

Superior Students of the Week

Congratulations to the new ‘Superior Students of the Week’ in English!

Superior Students of the Week

Congratulations to the new ‘Superior Students of the Week’ in English!

Sexual Health Awareness Week 2018

Last week we took part in the Sexual Health Awareness Week in form tutor time. The focus this year was ‘consent’ and students had the chance to consider the key issues surrounding this vital concept. 

10 Books challenge

We are offering a new challenge to students, suggesting 10 books they should read before they leave Clifton Community School. 

Year 6 Open Evening Event

There will be a Year 6 opening event on Thursday 20th September 4.00-6.00pm. This is an opportunity to come and learn more about our school. Every curriculum area will be offering activities to take part in and will also be providing details about their subject curriculum. We look forward to welcoming you to our school and answering […]

Form Tutor Parents Evening

We have a Form Tutor Parents Evening which will be taking place on Thursday 4th October 4.00 – 7.00pm.

English Revision Sessions

Why not come along to our English Revision Sessions? Every Tuesday 3:20-4:00PM in the English Department!

GCSE Results 2018

Clifton Rocks!

Our annual Summer Concert – Clifton Rocks! was held on Tuesday 10th July to a packed audience of family and friends. Musicians from all year groups performed, with several of the new Year 11s taking the opportunity to perfect their skills before their live performance exam.

Results Day 2018

‘Team Clifton’ Colour Dash

On Saturday ‘Team Clifton’ took part in the Bluebell Wood colour dash for the second year in a row. Students and staff made it around the 5k course in the sunshine and had a brilliant time.

BT Boot Camp

Some of our year 10 students took part in a Careers Boot Camp ran by BT at their business premises in Doncaster recently. The day gave the students the opportunity to work with employees from BT plus a tour of the building.

Summer Reading List

Mrs Mather’s Summer reading list is now available for you to access over Summer. You can access reading lists from different subject areas, which can help towards your studies. Summer Reading List

Superior Students of the Week

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Spanish Spelling Bees 🐝

On Friday, our Spelling Bees, Tehmeed Mian and Keisha Kerr, buzzed to Cambridge University for the National competition of the Spanish Spelling Bee. 

Clifton Welcomes New Students!

After a successful induction day last week, Clifton welcomed our new cohort of Year 7 students on Monday. Many excited and eager faces could not wait to experience new lessons and get involved in new activities.

Best Educator 2018 🎼

The first ever Rotherham Music Awards took place on Tuesday 3rd July at Magna to celebrate the vast and varied music that can be found across Rotherham.

STEM Challenge Day

On Thursday last week, eight mixed Y10 and Y9 pupils attended a STEM Challenge Day at Sheffield Hallam University.

US in Schools Mentoring

Discover Us Residential

On 28th June, eight of our students were chosen to take part in the Discover Us Residential, where they spent two days learning about University life including taking part in enterprise activities, sports and team tasks.

Year 11 Prom 2018

The Clifton Class of 2018 celebrated the end of their time at Clifton in superb style with their prom at The Brooklands Hotel in Barnsley. The Ladies and Gentlemen arrived in a fabulous array of cars looking absolutely gorgeous in their suits and dresses.

Fond Farewell!

We held our final Year 11 assembly recently to share fond memories and say our goodbyes. We would like to invite them back to collect their GCSE results in the performance hall between 10am and 12 noon on Thursday 23rd August 2018.

Year 9 Rounders Tournament

Last night was the Year 9 Rounders tournament, the girls had 4 games to play in the 29 degree heat!

South Yorkshire Schools Athletics Championships

Recently, we had the absolute pleasure of taking Chad, Fernando, and Ellie-Mae to the South Yorkshire Athletics Championships at The Keepmoat Stadium, Doncaster.

La Fosca Residential

Recently, forty students from years 7-10 set sail in the direction of La Fosca beach, Girona, to undertake a week of watersport activities.

Superior Students of the Week

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Y5 & Y6 Open Evening

On Wednesday 6th June we held our Y5 and 6 open evening.

Performing Arts Showcase

On Thursday 7th June we had our first ever Y7 Performing Arts Showcase.

Y7 Music Leaders

In order to become a Music Leader, pupils have to consistently demonstrate excellent focus and commitment to their development as musicians.

Y5 Open Evening

Y5 Open Evening – Wednesday 6th June – 4-6pm

BBC School Report Presentation

Recently, three Y9 students attended an awards presentation evening at Rawmarsh School for taking part in a project at Rawmarsh media center.

Clifton University Girls

Almost three years ago Clifton school was approached by the University of Sheffield and the Grimm and Co organisation to do a project about Roma girls. This project was supposed to last for five months, however, due to a high popularity with the students, it has spanned two years.

Superior Students of the Week

Congratulations to the new ‘Superior Students of the Week’ in English!

Y8 Rounders Results

Last night the Y8 team added another victory to their impressive start to the season.

Spelling Bee Success

Last Monday three year 7 students took place in the regional final of the Spanish Spelling Bee in Bradford.

London here he comes!

Aurimas Jakas is one of only three acts who has been chosen to perform at the BTEC Showstoppers Award Ceremony in London in July. He was entered along with 100’s of other performing arts candidates from around the UK. 

Mental Health Awareness

This week we have been supporting the Mental Health Awareness Week.

Year 7 Performing Arts Showcase

Our very first Y7 Performing Arts Showcase is taking place at 6.30pm on Thursday 7th June!  This is designed to build on the success of our open event in November and to give our Y7s the chance to perform on stage to family and friends, showcasing the work they’ve done this year in Dance, Drama […]

Superior Students of the Week

Congratulations to the new ‘Superior Students of the Week’ in English!

Rotherham Music Awards Shorlist

The Rotherham Music Awards are a brand new event that will run for the first time this summer. These awards will recognise the musical talent that we have in the area, as well as those who work tirelessly to support the development of musicians and who create opportunities for performers.

Impossible Triangle Challenge

To complete the challenge students collect merit points in their maths lessons, merits are given to pupils who have made a significant improvement, reached a test target, achieved a great piece of work in a lesson and also completed a great piece of homework. 

Rotherham Armed Forces Annual Poster Competition 🎨

Clifton Community School was contacted by the Mayor of Rotherham to participate in the Rotherham Armed Forces Annual Poster Competition. We ran the competition in Art, and we have had 34 entries across Year 7 to Year 9.

Superior Students of the Week

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La Fosca Sponsored Cycle 🚴🏻‍♂️ Day 3

After a huge effort from students to cover the 35 km English Channel crossing on the rowing machine alongside a fantastic cycling stint of 135 km we are now on the outskirts of Paris!!  

Crossing Divides

Here at Clifton Community School, we are very proud of ex-student Wajeeha Malik for taking part in NCS (National Citizen Service) and being an advocate for forging friendships across “ethnic divides”. For more information and to see just what Wajeeha has been up to check out this video – NCS Video

La Fosca Sponsored Cycle 🚴🏻‍♂️ Day 2

Huge stint today from a much smaller group of cyclists really upping their game to maximise the distance. Lead-out from Peterborough by Josie this morning who blitzed my meagre 17.5 km on the opening stage with a massive 25 km.  Great start.

Outstanding Results for Alice 🎹

Talented Y10 musician Alice recently took her grade 1 piano exam, achieving a distinction with an outstanding  142/150!  

La Fosca Sponsored Cycle 🚴🏻‍♂️ Day 1

The first stage of the Tour de La Fosca saw Mr Gurran set things going with an elite performance time trial of a whopping 17.5 km!!  This highly energetic start worked wonders for team morale as the first round of students continued in the same vein and have amassed a great total of 120 km […]

Superior Students of the Week

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Movement Evening 2018 💃🏻

Our annual Movement Evening takes place next week on Tuesday 24th, Wednesday 25th and Thursday 26th April.  The show starts at 6.30pm each night and will feature spectacular performances from our very talented dancers in Years 7-11.

Superior Students of the Week

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Trip to Poland

We flew out from Leeds with 25 students all excited for their History residential.  Whilst in Poland we visited Auschwitz which left a lasting impression on all the students.  Other visits included the Oscar Schindler Museum, the salt mines (used for worship in WWII) and the Jewish quarter chronicling the persecution of the Polish Jews.  […]

Parent Pay Now Available

Spring Newsletter 2018

Click here to download our Spring Newsletter 2018

Excellence in English Awards

Our new ‘Excellence in English’ award winners have been drawn!

An Evening of Shuttlecocks & Rackets

Yesterday Mr Slack had the pleasure of accompanying a few very keen students to a Badminton fixture at Wales School. It was an absolute delight to see students who wouldn’t normally participate in extra-curricular activities coming out of their shells, getting involved and doing themselves & the school proud. After many weeks of pestering from […]

Mosaic Collaborative Project

Yesterday, Miss Southern had the pleasure of taking three of our y9 students to Sheffield to work with the local Artist Coralie Turpin. A while ago we were approached by the Friends of Ulley to work on a Project to celebrate 10 years since the flood of 2007. The old spillway of Ulley country Park […]

Artist of the week

Miss Charlton’s Artist of the week is the talented Caleb in Y8.  Caleb puts in 100% effort in all his lessons, he has created this lovely masterpiece, he has designed and built up his very own mixed media Cell. Caleb has used lots of different materials to create a range of surface textures and with […]

Science Week March 2018

Last week lots of students and staff enjoyed visiting the Science Department during Science Week to watch and get involved in lots of exciting science practicals.  These ranged from Rocket Science to crazy Chemical Reactions to engage the students in the practical aspects of Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

Easter Revision Sessions

We have a range of different revision sessions taking place during Easter. See the table below of scheduled times for student revision. Date Subject Where Time Monday 26th March PE Cranworth Road 11am – 3pm Tuesday 27th March Art /Textiles T2 & T13 9am – 3pm Tuesday 27th March D&T T8 & T15 9am – […]

Reading Racers Easter 2018

There have been some mind-blowing reading results across all of our groups since September with most classes now well and truly in the Millionaires Club and, after another incredible term of super speedy reading and quizzing action, our Easter Reading Racers results are now in!

Superior Students of the Week

Congratulations to the new ‘Superior Students of the Week’ in English!

Year 10 Careers Event 2018

Students in Y10 recently had a hugely successful afternoon at their careers event. Professionals representing a wide range of post 16 options. It was a very busy but informative afternoon for the students. Thank you to all the visitors who helped to make the event a successful experience for the students. We are grateful to […]

Year 8 Stem 3D Printing Trip

On Tuesday 13th March Mr Brown and eleven Y8 Clifton students were give a rare opportunity to attend a 3D printing event at the AMRC in Sheffield. Only 3 other school from the Yorkshire area where given the opportunity to attend this event. In the morning session students got to see how state of the […]

Clifton Disco!

Are you ready to boogie the night away?

Guess the name of the Easter bunny!

Miss Kandola is running a competition in L2 to raise money for the La Fosca Trip. Have a guess at the name of the Easter bunny for only 50p a go! 

Science Week – Monday Madness

Monday’s exciting Science week activities included Mrs Burgin investigating pressure with a homemade hovercraft and balloon rockets, and Mr Goorwitch demonstrating a thermite reaction to produce iron.

Y11 Musicians Are Outstanding In Their Final Performances

The Y11 RSL Musicians have been working on their Live Performance exams since January.  For this exam each pupil must plan, rehearse, perform and evaluate a 10-15 minute set made up of solos and ensemble songs.  All pupils performed last week in a series of four concerts over two days, demonstrating true professionalism and excellent […]

March Cup Semi Final

On Wednesday Mr Davis and Mr Rowlands took the Year 8’s into their second successive semi final this time in the main Rotherham Schools Cup against last years winners Aston. The 1st half started out frantically with both teams failing to settle, Aston took hold of the game with their physical dominance (that being 4 […]

Year 8 Options Success

Last week the Year 8 students took a big step in their education when they made their GCSE option choices. They had spent a lot of time thinking about what they would like to be in the future and which GCSE subjects they would need to reach their goals. On Thursday we held the options […]

Superior Students of the Week

Congratulations to the new ‘Superior Students of the Week’ in English!

Science Week 2018

Embrace your inner geek, it’s Science Week! Monday 12th March – Friday 16th March 2018. Events going on around school: What are the chances of you? Form Time. Break 1 – Pressure, Pipes and Diamonds – Mrs Burgin – S1 Break 2 – Thunderous Thermite – Mr Goorwitch – S4 Click here for more information

Apprenticeships: Be Inspired 2018 Event

On Wednesday 7th March, some of our year 11 students had the opportunity to attend the ‘Apprenticeships: Be inspired’ 2018 event at the Cutlers Hall in Sheffield. This was the perfect opportunity for some of our students to meet employers, understand more about vacancies and industry sector, make connections, distribute their tailored CVs and learn […]

Year 7 Girls Netball

Miss Boyle and Miss Hughes took the Y7 girls to Wath to play in their first tournament last night. Although they did not qualify for the semi-finals they did play brilliantly throughout the 5 games, their confidenceteamwork work skills are improving every week. All girls are a pleasure to coach and I couldn’t be happier […]

Planning For The Future – Careers Day 2018

Our Year 10 students have a busy but informative afternoon coming up on March 15th. We have our annual Careers Day taking place throughout school. The students will have the opportunity to find out more about Apprenticeships, A level and Vocational study as well as life at University. The Post 16 providers attending are: Wickersley […]

Year 11 Futsal Tournament

Last night Mr Fisher took the Y11 boys to a Futsal (5 a-side) competition at Dinnington. We finished 3rd overall (tied on points with 2nd place) in Rotherham and were one result away from making the national finals. We lost our first game 3-1 against the eventual winner Wingfield. We genuinely felt if we had […]

Superior Students of the Week

Congratulations to the new ‘Superior Students of the Week’ in English!

World Book Day Celebrations

Last week we celebrated National World Book Day in style.  Our festivities included a Reading Relay of classics, such as George Orwell’s 1984 and Anne Frank’s Diary; competitions such as a literary treasure hunt and review writing; showings of films and an opportunity for students to see staff metamorphose into their favourite book characters.  The […]

Year 8’s Defeat Rawmarsh to Continue Rotherham Cup Run

The year 8’s took to the field last night in the Rotherham Cup against Rawmarsh who we beat on route to last year’s cup final.

Y7 Boys Travel to Dinnington to Compete in the Y7 Futsal Tournament

Last night the Y7 boys travelled to Dinnington to compete in the Y7 Futsal tournament. We were disappointed on arrival to see that some of the other schools had failed to attend but we still got 3 games and the lads had a good experience.

Cinema Nights

Battle of the Bands 2018

Do you have what it takes to be the next Rock Star?

World Book Week 2018

Monday 26th February – Friday 2nd March

Clifton Carboot For Africa

This coming Sunday we are having a carboot at the Cranworth Road site. Come and join in with us or come for a look round to pick up a bargain. It is open to the public to set up from 9.00am and for shoppers will be open at 9.30am. Cars are £5.00. If you would like […]

Rugby For All Celebration Day

Mr. Slack and Mr. Duroe had the absolute pleasure of taking Bradley Bean from Y8 to the Rugby For All Celebration event on Saturday 10th February and this wasn’t just because we got to see the 6 Nations fixture between England and Wales! It was a result of Bradley exhibiting excellent attitudes and character that […]

The Spanish Spelling Bee

Yesterday, 12 year seven students took part in stage 2 of the Spanish Spelling Bee. The students were absolutely incredible and stood up in front of their peers to translate a selection of 100 words from English into Spanish and then spell them in Spanish. The students showed a huge amount of confidence and determination […]

Miss Hughes Plans to Donate Hair to The Little Princess Trust

In a few weeks Miss Hughes is off to the hairdressers to donate 10 inches of her hair. The hair donation will go to Little Princess Trust, a charity providing real hair wigs, free of charge, to boys and girls who have lost their hair through cancer treatment. The charity does so much for all […]

The Brilliant Club Scholars Programme

Time for Celebrations! Well done to some of our Year 10 and 11 students who graduated the Scholar’s Programme by completing a project with tutor Tinashe Mawodza, PhD student from the University of Sheffield. The programme aims to expand pupils’ academic horizons and give them a taste of Higher Education study.  The students have attended […]

Hairspray Trip Sheffields’ Lyceum Theatre

The Y10 Drama and Dance students were invited to watch Hairspray at Sheffields’ Lyceum Theatre on Thursday 1st Feb. Some of the cast were straight out of the original London stage show, so we knew it was going to be a good one. We arrived in plenty of time for ice creams and minstrels  (that […]

Superior Students of the Week

Congratulations to the new ‘Superior Students of the Week’ in English!

Year 9 Options Evening Success

On January 31st, year 9 parents and students attended a combined parental and options evening, giving our young people the opportunity to discuss with all staff what courses are available to them as they prepare to pick their GCSE courses. We had a very positive turn out, it was encouraging to see so many students […]

Y11 Snatch Defeat From The Jaws of Victory

Having won a close game 2-1 the last time we locked horns with Wickersley, we knew that we were going to face a tough battle on a sticky surface. We started slightly the better of the two teams and were passing the ball confidently but chances were few and far between for either side. We […]

South Yorkshire Cross Country Championships February 2018

Mrs. Reed had the absolute pleasure of taking Malak, Alex and Ellie to the South Yorkshire Cross-Country Champs on Saturday 3rd February and despite the freezing, wet, muddy conditions, the three of them were a real credit to Clifton. The final results are not in yet, but in the meantime, please congratulate them on their […]

Clifton Community School presents Return to the Forbidden Planet!

Captain Tempest and his crew, aboard the Albatross Survey Flight Nine, find themselves drawn into a meteor storm and stranded on the plant D‘Illyria where they are reunited with an old friend Doctor Prospero. All is not as it seems as Prospero, having been betrayed by his science partner and estranged wife, Gloria, has created the […]

Superior Students of the Week

Congratulations to the new ‘Superior Students of the Week’ in English!

Wickersley Sixth Form Taster Day

Have you applied for Wickersley Sixth Form or had an interview with us? Come and experience a day in the life of a Wickersley sixth form student at our Taster Day event on Monday 26th February 2018.

Artist of the week

Miss Greens Artist of the week is Charlotte. Charlotte is looking at the theme human figure and has drawn a vibrant colour version of feet using colour pencil contrasting with the background to make it stand out. Brillaint work – Well done! Miss Southorns Artist of the week is Sara. Sara has produced a detailed […]

Wickersley Sixth Form Open Evening

Are you thinking about attending Sixth Form? Wickersley Sixth Form have an open evening on Thursday 8th March 2018 at 5.30pm-6.30pm. If you would like more information about this event, please email sixthform@wickersley.net Click here for more information.

Y9 Options & Parents Evening

Y9 Options Evening and Parents Evening -Tuesday 30th January 4pm – 7pm.

New School App!

Download our new school App to get information and communication about your child. Available now via the App Store or Google Play. Click here to download the app. Click here for more information.

Yorkshire Wildlife Park – Run For Wildlife

Join us on the Sunday 29th of April to run for wildlife. Our aims are simple, have a great fun filled event, contribute to the health and well-being of the community, raise sponsorship and awareness for the Yorkshire Wildlife Park Foundation.

Superior Students of the Week

Congratulations to our final ‘Superior Students of the Week’ for this half term!

Impossible Triangle Challenge

To complete the challenge students collect merit points in their maths lessons, merits are given to pupils who have made a significant improvement, reached a test target, achieved a great piece of work in a lesson and also completed a great piece of homework. The completed triangle is made up of 9 collected merits when one […]

ICT Stars

Well done to the latest ICT Stars. They have received this award for their hard work and excellent effort in class, great attitude to learning and always trying their best. Keep up the good work! Year 8 (Bottom Stars): Monika Curejova Jenifer Lazarova Year 9 (Second Stars Up): Mahien Imtiaz Kamil Kracinski Year 10 (Third […]

Girls Netball Christmas Celebration

On the 14th December 2017 it was Y7, 8 & 9 Netball ‘bowling & burger’ Christmas party! We all had a brilliant time and the girls were fab! As well as celebrating their commitment and effort, every team member also nominated players within their teams for various awards. The award winners are below: Year 7 […]

Christmas Jumper Day 2017

Students were given the opportunity to take part in Bluebell woods national Christmas jumper day to raise vital funds for the charity. This is the first time Clifton have participated and we saw over 180 Christmas jumpers raising a total of £208. We look forward to taking part again next year!  

Christmas Concert 2017

The annual Christmas Concert took place on Tuesday 19th December with almost 60 pupils from Y7-11 performing to a jam-packed audience of family, friends and staff!   Soul Band opened and closed the show with a spectacular Stevie Wonder medley and our own version of ‘Fairytale of New York’.  We had debut performances by Ellie […]

Christmas Reading Racers

After an incredible term of super reading and quizzing action, our Christmas Reading Racers results are now in!

Superior Students of the Week

Congratulations to our final ‘Superior Students of the Week’ for this half term!

Parental Newsletter

Our latest Clifton newsletter is now available via the link below, copies will also be in the post this week. Parental Newsletter – December 2017

Excellence in English Awards

Our new ‘Excellence in English’ award winners have been drawn!

Y8 Xmas Performance

On Monday 18th December, the whole of Y8 were involved in Christmas performances.

Christmas Disco Success!

Recently around 70 students from years 7-9 took part in the Christmas Disco and I am pleased to say that the night went very well!

Artist of the week

Miss Charlton’s Brilliant Bacon’s Y10 Textile students Shannon Bulman and Jenna Hawksworth

End of Term Arrangements

As we approach the Christmas holidays we would like to give you advance notice of our intention to close early on Thursday 21 st December 2017.

Drumtastic 2017

A Story of Motown at RCAT

Last night 12 musicians from Y10 and Y11 visited RCAT to watch the first year L3 BTEC Music students perform their first show, ‘A Story of Motown’. The pupils were a credit to Clifton, and really enjoyed watching musicians in the next stage of their musical studies. We also had the pleasure of seeing some […]

Snowflake Project Trip

Last night members of the student council were invited to the Children’s hospital light switch on in Sheffield. The girls represented Clifton brilliantly. They enjoyed a tour around the new part of the hospital and a presentation by the charity. As a school, we are one of thirty that has helped raise over thirty thousand […]

Superior Students in English

Congratulations to the new ‘Superior Students of the Week’ in English! These students have shown consistent effort and enthusiasm in English lessons this week.  They have involved themselves in class discussions and are working hard to reach their target grades.  Well done everyone! Mrs Mather: Dylan Parker 11.3 Kristen Sneddon 11.3 Miss Pyott: Kashif Hussain […]

Y8 Tapas Trip to The Olive Lounge In Wickersley

On Thursday, thirty Y8 students visited ‘The Olive Lounge’ in Wickersley as part of their module on Spanish food. The students were extremely well behaved and were a credit to Clifton. The waiters called out the dishes in Spanish and the students were very enthusiastic about using Spanish to order further dishes (and ask for […]

Sheffield University Campus Visit 2017

A group of 20 students from Y9 and Y10 have been selected to be part of the US in Schools programme, led by Sheffield University. This will involve them having a weekly session with their University Mentor in school throughout this year. Students have been selected based on their academic success, with them all having […]

Artist of the Week

Well done to the latest Artists of the Week. Thank you for your continued effort and hard work.

Knit & Stitch Show Harrogate 2017

The Y10 textile students have had such an inspirational day! They were able to have a wander around the textiles exhibitions and take a peek at graduate textile students work from various university’s, to get an insight into the textiles industry and career paths. They have all been inspired to experiment and test new media […]

Y11 Boys Locked Horns with Oakwood For The Second Time This Season

Our Y11 boys locked horns with Oakwood for the second time this season. We were keen to gain revenge for our cup exit at the hands of the hosts in the opening game of the season. We did this in some style with a 6-0 victory. We started the game strongly and created a couple […]

Progress Shown in Year 7 Football

Mr. Gurran had the pleasure of taking 11 Y7 lads to Oakwood for a football fixture.  Having been beaten 8-1 in the corresponding home fixture we were certainly looking for improvement. Half-time saw us 1-0 down from their only shot on goal.  We were a little sleepy at the back first 5 minutes and were […]

Superior Students in English

Congratulations to the new ‘Superior Students of the Week’ in English! These students have shown consistent effort and enthusiasm in English lessons this week.  They have involved themselves in class discussions and are working hard to reach their target grades.  Well done everyone! Mrs Mather: Callum Boyle 7.6 Sameera Mazhar 11.4 Miss Pyott: Archie Birch […]

Dance Workshop Delivered By A Professional Practicioner From Phoenix Dance Company

As part of BTEC performing Arts Dance, the Y10’s and a few Y11’s took part in a dance workshop delivered by a professional practitioner from Phoenix Dance Company. This is a well known contemporary repertoire whose works have entertained audiences all over the world. Students studied a piece by Christopher Bruce called shadows. All the […]

World AIDS Day 2017

We are supporting World Aids Day on the 1st December. Miss Miller will be selling red ribbons to be bought at 20p for students and 50p for staff from the Humanities workroom on both breaks. LET’S END IT End isolation End stigma End HIV transmission You’ve helped us fight HIV. Now, let’s end it. This […]

The Year 8 Showcase

Artist of the Week

Well done to the latest Artists of the Week. Thank you for your continued effort and hard work.

The KS3 Ball Tickets Are Now On Sale

Year 8 Rugby Tournament

Once again, Mr Duroe had the pleasure of taking a team to the All Schools Rugby Festival under the floodlights at Rotherham Pheonix’s ground on Herringthorpe playing fields. This time it was Y8 who got a run out, the following lads put in a great shift against more experienced sides: Luke Steane Finley Chadburn Kurtis […]

Y7 Valiant Cup Defeat

Against a very strong Aston team (physically and technically) containing 5 academy players the lads battled hard all game and unfortunately came out losing 7-0. We were under the cosh from the start as Aston won the toss and kicked down the hill, with the wind and Sun in our faces. Some valiant defending couldn’t […]

Christmas Light Switch On At Rotherham

Last night, Curriculm support staff accompanied 26 pupils to the Christmas Light switch in Rotherham Town Centre. The pupils were a credit to school and had a brilliant time and showed that no matter your age, background or culture friendships can be built.

Modern Foreign Legends

Congratulations this term to our Modern Foreign Legends, who have all impressed their teachers in a wide variety of different ways in French, Spanish or English Language Acquisition. KS4 – Mohammad Ahmadi KS3 – Stanislav Gilak Well done and Keep up the hard work!

Scientists of the Term

Each term, every Science teacher will nominate one KS3 and one KS4 pupil to be named ‘Scientist of the Term’. Winners will receive pride of place on the ‘Scientist of the Term’ display board on the Science corridor, as well as a mention on the ‘big screens’ in school, the website and the schools social […]

Protective Services at Wickersley Sixth Form

Are you looking for a career in the Police, Fire Department, Prison Service or Armed Forces? Wickersley Sixth Form are offering a brand new course Protective Services to students enrolling in Sept 2018. Protective service is for learners who are interested in learning about the protective services sector alongside other fields of study, with a view to […]

Anti-Bullying Week 2017

Anti-Bullying Week is coordinated by the Anti-Bullying Alliance and takes place this year from 13th – 17th November and is supported by SafeToNet. Anti-Bullying Week shines a spotlight on bullying and encourages all children, teachers and parents to take action against bullying throughout the year. The theme this year is ‘All Different, All Equal’ with the […]

The Clifton Factor Final 2017

Superior Students in English

Congratulations to the new ‘Superior Students of the Week’ in English! These students have shown consistent effort and enthusiasm in English lessons this week.  They have involved themselves with class discussions and are working hard to reach their target grades.  Well done everyone! Mrs Mather: Ben Townend 10.3 Hassan Ali 11.6 Miss Pyott: Timea Hlavacova […]

The Remembrance Service in Clifton Park

The English faculty took Y8 down to the Remembrance Service in Clifton Park to act as ambassadors for the school. We are brimming with pride at the impeccable behaviour, level of maturity and respect towards the Soldiers that was demonstrated. All the students greeted the soldiers and broke into a spontaneous round of applause as […]

Rugby For All Festival at Herringthorpe

Last night Mr Duroe had the pleasure of taking 14 Y7s to the Rugby For All Festival at Herringthorpe. Having only a handful of sessions of Rugby in their PE lessons and being up against more experienced teams outlet lads were going to be up against it. We started the first game against St Bernard’s […]

Netball Fixture V Oakwood

The girls had a fixture last night against Oakwood at Cranworth Road.The year 7’s had a good turn out with 11 players. Chisom stepped up and played for the y9’s which was a very nice gesture. We had some debut players in Billie-Jo, Skye and Lola. Although it was a close game the girls, unfortunately, […]

CACHE Early Years Students At Clifton

Cache Early Years students continue to support our community in their playgroup based at Clifton Community School. Yesterday their focus was sensory play and language development as they made sensor shakers and enjoyed a themed singing activity. If you are thinking of a career in Early Years come along to our open evening next Thursday […]

Spelling Bee

We have a Spanish Spelling Bee Club that will take place on Wednesday after school until 3:45PM and Thursday break one. You can practice in preparation for the first round of competition at the end of this half term. Open to all Year 7 students to get extra practice in for the National competition.

Poppies Are Now Available To Buy For Remembrance Sunday

What is remembrance day and why do people wear poppies? When did it all start? World war I ended on the 11th November 1918, at 11 o’clock. This is when remembrance day started. We remember all the soldiers who sacrificed their lives to fight for our freedom. Since WWI this date has been used to […]

Artist of the Week

Well done to the latest Artists of the Week. Thank you for your continued effort and hard work.

DofE Students Take Part In ‘We Love Where We Live!’

The DofE students are taking part in the ‘We Love Where We live’ litter picking scheme. They wanted to give back to the community and work towards their DofE award, and what better way to do it! They have had a fantastic week, filling a total of 24 rubbish bags. They will be taking part […]

Pumpkin Carving at CCS!

Yesterday 7 of our students carved pumpkins in a Curriculum Support competition.

Year 10 Sell Glassware for Chosen Charities

Miss Purshouse’s Year 10 Step Up class have been working hard on a charity project to raise money for Safe at Last .

Y7 Showcase!

Y7 pupils invited their parents to see their work in Drama, Dance and Music in our first ever Performing Arts Showcase on Thursday 26th October! Y7s thoroughly enjoyed themselves acting out scenes from Cowboys, dancing to Michael Jackson, African Drumming and showing parents and siblings how to use Garageband. Some very talented drummers also took […]

Impossible Triangle Challenge

To complete the challenge students collect merit points in their maths lessons, merits are given to pupils who have made a significant improvement, reached a test target, achieved a great piece of work in a lesson and also completed a great piece of homework. The completed triangle is made up of 9 collected merits when one […]

MathsWatch Is Now Live!

MathsWatch is available to all our students to help them prepare for any of their Maths exams or assessments. All have usernames and passwords so get on to do some alternative revision or homework. All students have access to MathsWatch and have their own login which consists of 3 letters. If you need your login […]

The Reading Racers Checkpoint Is Now In…

After a very busy half term, packed with reading and quizzing, the results of the next Reading Racers checkpoint are now in! Year 7 7EN1 maintain pole position with a staggering 1,185,433 words read since the start of the half term in September! Stepping up to the challenge recently, 7EN2 now have a much healthier […]

Excellence In English Awards

The first winners of our ‘Excellence in English’ award have been drawn! The name of each Superior Student from this half term was put into a hat and a winner from KS3 and KS4 drawn at random by Mrs Mather. And the winners are… Finley Chadburn 8.2 Natalia Santana Peguero 10.4 These students have shown […]

Clifton Take Part In The South Yorkshire School Cup

We ended our interest in the South Yorkshire school cup on the 24th October at the hands of our old nemesis Penistone Grammar. Having lost to the hosts at the quarter-final stage last season we hoped we may be able to gain revenge this time around. Unfortunately, this was not to be. We were disappointed […]

Y11 Mock Performance

Y11 Musicians took part in a mock performance on Thursday 19th October in preparation for their final live performance in February when they will each perform for 10-15 minutes.  We are incredibly proud of them all tonight – everyone was well prepared and very supportive of each other.  Highlights can be found on the Clifton […]

Artist of the Week

Well done to the latest Artists of the Week. Thank you for your continued effort and hard work.

Bag Packing Success!

On Saturday a team of 40 students (year 7-10) and five staff members went to Tescos to pack bags to raise funds for the trip to La Fosca next year. The students were such a credit to our school. Although they were a bit nervous to start off with, after packing a few bags they […]

Superior Students in English

Congratulations to the new ‘Superior Students of the Week’ in English! These students have shown consistent effort and enthusiasm in English lessons this week.  They have involved themselves with class discussions and are working hard to reach their target grades.  Well done everyone! Mrs Mather: Millie Callaghan 11.4 Sameera Mazhar 11.4 Miss Pyott: Bradley Bean […]

Y9 Netball Tournament Away At Wales

Wales held the Y9 netball tournament last night. After hours of after school and lunchtime practices, the girls arrived with a confident head on their shoulders. We were put into a category with Wickersley, Aston, Wath and Maltby and all delivered very strong teams. Despite this the girls gave their all from the first game […]

Halloween Movie Night Success

Last night over 50 students attended a Halloween movie night, in aid of the Sheffield Children’s hospital’s snowflake project. The evening was organised and ran by members of the student council. They sold tickets, sweets, drinks and popcorn to raise money. The evening was a great success and enjoyed by all.

Maths Achiever of the Term

We now have a new award in Maths ‘Maths Achiever of the Term’. Each term each Maths teacher will nominate 3 students across Y7-Y11 that have gone over and above in Maths.

Year 8 Football Vs Wickersley

A much better display by the Y8’s this week. With a much changed team to previous weeks the lads showed the effort and commitment which had been lacking slightly, leaving us on the end of an unfortunate 2-0 defeat to a really strong Wickersley team! The first half started with a real high tempo with […]

Year 11 Football Against Wickersley

We put in our best footballing performance of the season today in a fine 2-1 win against a well organised Wickersley team. We started much the better of the two sides and our quick passing game was causing danger every time we went forward. Strangely it was through route one that we carved out the […]

Artist of the Week

Well done to the latest Artists of the Week. Thank you for your continued effort and hard work.

Superior Students in English

Congratulations to the new ‘Superior Students of the Week’ in English! These students have shown consistent effort and enthusiasm in English lessons this week. They have involved themselves with class discussions and are working hard to reach their target grades. Well done everyone! Mrs Mather: Muhammad Abdullah 7.2 Auguste Rekyte 11.1 Miss Pyott: Callum Boyle […]

Playgroup Fun at Clifton Community School

Playgroup fun at Clifton Community School organised by Wickersley 6th form CACHE students. Everyone welcome each Wednesday from 1.30-3pm, next session will be Wednesday 25th November. For more details contact jarmstrong@wickersley.net

The Clifton Factor Finalist Have Been Revealed…

The Clifton Factor Finalists are: Juste Ziulpaite Connor Malin Lauren Wilson Demi Atkinson Charlie Twible Isabelle Smith The Grand Final will be on Thursday 9th November at 6.30pm – tickets are now on sale, £3 for adults and £2 for pupils, and can be purchased from the Music Workroom in P5.

Clifton Factor Semi Final!

It’s the Clifton Factor Semi Final after school tonight from 3.30pm in the Performance Hall. You will get chance to vote for your favourite performer out of this lovely bunch of singers: Charlotte Caprani Charlie Twible Juste Ziulpaite Amy Burling Alicia Walker Connor Malin Isabelle Smith Demi Atkinson Hermione Mercy Lauren Wilson

Music Week 25th – 29th September 2017

Music Week took place from 25th – 29tth September and was busier than last year, with pop-up performances around school, a pianothon and performances in assemblies.

Artist of the Week

Well done to the latest Artists of the Week. Thank you for your continued effort and hard work.

Wickersley Sixth Form Open Evening

Are you thinking about what happens after you leave school? Wickersley Sixth Form have an open evening on Thursday 16th November 2017  at 5.30pm -7.30pm. If you would like more information about the event, email sixthform@wickersley.net Click here for more information.

Year 8 Football v St Bernard’s

The Y8 Football team were well beaten this evening in their tussle against St Bernard’s. The boys are still adapting to playing on grass having spent most of last season on a flat Astro turf surface.

Soap Box Derby For Bluebell Wood

We had an incredible day on Saturday as our school cart entered the 2nd running of the Clifton Park soap box derby.

Y11 Football Against Wath in High Scoring Encounter

Following an 8-8 draw the last time we faced Wath we were fully expecting a high scoring encounter as we travelled there on Saturday morning. That was exactly what we got as we ended up on the wrong side of a 5-3 scoreline.

Superior Students in English

Congratulations to this weeks’ Superior Students! Mrs Mather: Jamie Hartley 9.1  Arpad Lazar 10.2 Miss Pyott: Ellie Haywood 8.2 Alhamudin Orshdin 11.1 Miss Foster: Boris Kondik 7.4 Bradley Rush 11.3 Miss Wilkinson: Reece Seymour 8.6 Abigail Johnson 9.4 Miss Allison: Alfie Lowe 7.5 Burrough Amoafo 10.4 Miss St. Pierre: Josh Wheeler 7.5 Laura Johnson 10.5 Miss […]

Eurpoean Languages Day – What We Got Up To

Last Tuesday 26th of September, our school celebrated the European Languages Day with different activities during the breaks where staff and students were offered a little taste of some of the different cultures we have in Europe.

Clifton Bake Off For Macmillian

Y10 hospitality pupils have been baking goods which could be sold at the cake sale for the last month.

Cross Country Result

Last night was the turn of Wickersley to host the cross-country fixture, which saw another strong turnout for Clifton with 30 pupils in attendance.

Year 11 Football Away At Dinnington

Our Year 11 Boys traveled to Dinnington for their second game of the season where we came away with the victory that our play deserved.

Football: Toe to Toe Against Dinnington

The year 7 lads had another run out this evening against Dinnington, in what was a thoroughly entertaining encounter we found ourselves 4-1 down early on but rallied fantastically to get back to 4-4. 

Netball Match Against Maltby

Our Year 7’s played really well in their first ever game and although the final score did not go our way, they learned loads and showed real progress over the duration of the game. 

Y11 Football v Oakwood

Sporting our new kit for the first time we were slow out of the traps allowing Oakwood the best of the opening exchanges.

European Day of Languages

European Day of Languages – Tuesday 26th September 2017 Do come along on Tuesday take part of some of the activities going on around school!

Artist of the Week

Well done to the latest Artists of the Week. Thank you for your continued effort and hard work.

Excellence in English

Congratulations to this weeks’ Superior Students! Mrs Mather: Codi Billen 7.6 Courtney McKenzie 11.5  Miss Pyott: Fatima Iqbal 7.5 Haris Mahmood 10.3 Miss Foster: Bozena Zigova 8.2 Siyaam Hussain 10.6 Miss Wilkinson: Zara Hussain 8.1 Jacob Dimbleby 10.1 Miss Allison: Finley Chadburn 8.2 Tiba Ghadeer 11.1 Miss St. Pierre: Daniela Hlavacova 8.5 Libby-Jane Hall 10.6 […]

Netball Match Against Winterhill

The girls Netball fixtures got underway last night with a home fixture against Winterhill for Years 8 & 9. Our Year 9 Team came up against an extremely strong Winterhill side (who made the Finals last year) but this did not prevent them from putting up a competitive fight and gave them the opportunity to […]

Reading Racers

Year 7 and 8 Accelerated Reader classes have been making excellent progress with their reading so far this term.  The results of the first Reading Racers checkpoint are now in! Year 7 7EN1 are in pole position with 135,769 words read since the start of term. 7EN2 are next with 51,372 words. 7En4 are close […]

Science Club & Revision Sessions

Science club starts on Thursday 21st September 2017. Y11 Science After School Revision Club- Tuesdays and Wednesday 3.10-4PM. See Miss Morton for more details. Y7 & Y8 Science Club – Thursday’s after school 3.10-4PM (S10). See Miss Carr for more details.

Daniel Barnett Arts Foundation – Non Uniform Day

At the end of the summer term, we had a non-uniform charity day to raise money for the Daniel Barnett Foundation. You can read the full article on their website, click here to view.

Excellence in English

Congratulations to this weeks’ Superior Students! Mrs Mather: Georgia Foster 7.6 Mitchell Weatherhead 11CS1 Miss Pyott: Hammad Masood 8.5 Javairia Hussain 11.4 Miss Foster: Sebastian Ilko 7.4 Bradley Rush 11.3 Miss Wilkinson: Coby Godber 8.4 Habibah Hussain 9.3 Miss Allison: Kristian Horvath 9.2 Perla Makulova 10.4 Miss St. Pierre: Aleesah Judge 7.3 Joe Woods 10.3 Mrs […]

Art Packs Now Available

At the beginning of term We offer Art packs for year 10 and 11 students as practical work will be set for homework each week and therefore  it is recommended that students purchase the art pack to complete the work at home. Students who do not have equipment at home, will need to stay behind after school to […]

Artist of the Week

Well done to the latest Artists of the Week. Thank you for your continued effort and hard work.

Cross Country At Wath Comprehensive School

30 pupils of our own pupils visited Wath Comprehsive School for the first cross country event of the season. The pupils were a true credit to school and for the second year running we had the biggest turn out from the local schools! Year 7 boys and girls lead the way with some great performances […]

European Languages Day 2017

We are celebrating European Languages day on the 26th of September and will have a range of activities around school for students to take part in. Activities that will happen on the day: International food in the canteen– students can try a range of different dishes from European countries. International cinema at break and lunch in […]

Rugby Kit Designed By Our Own Students

Yesterday Mr Fisher took 4 students to Laund Hill YMCA in Huddersfield to take part in a workshop with representatives of Canterbury Sportswear and the RFU to design a Rugby shirt for our School. It was about involving pupils who love participating in sport so we took Neve and Joshua from Y7 along with Sathurja […]

Clifton Soul Band Returns!

Clifton Soul Band is returning on Wednesday 20th September 2017. See Miss Maud in P5 for more information.

Y8 Football First 11 Side Fixture Of The Season

Tonight was our first 11 a side fixture again last years cup winners Aston, which saw a few new faces line up for Clifton. We started the game well on a very large pitch for the lads, Aston quickly got in their stride being a larger and stronger team. They soon made that pay going […]

Sexual Health Awareness Week

We are supporting the 2017 Sexual Health Awareness Week. Click here for more information.

Excellence in English

This week, the English department have nominated their first students for the new ‘Excellence in English’ award! To be nominated for this, students have to show consistent effort and be enthusiastic in every English lesson as well as involving themselves with class discussions and be working hard to reach their target grade. Deserving students from […]

The School Show Is Coming…

The school show is coming and we need YOU! A practical workshop will be taking place Friday 8th September after school for half an hour in the Dance studio. The show title will be revealed and audition material will be available for collection. AUDITIONS will be held on Tuesday 12th September, after school, on the performing arts corridor.  Students need to attend both […]

English Revision Sessions

Year 11 Revision English revision sessions will start on Wednesday 13th September. The sessions will be weekly and start after school until 4pm. Year 10 Revision English revision will also begin after school on Wednesday 13th September, will be every 2 weeks. Year 7 and 8 Reading Club Reading Club starts this Thursday, after school in […]

Clifton Community Playgroup

Come down and join our free community playgroup at school! Everyone is welcome with children 0-5 years, to meet new people and let your children play with our qualified staff and experienced students. We run every Wednesday in term time 1.30pm- 3pm. Starting 20th September 2017. No need to book places. Creative activities for the children, […]

GCSE Results 2017

Well done to all of our year 11 students on their GCSE results. You have worked so hard throughout the years at Clifton, you will be greatly missed. Good luck for the future!    

Junaid Bostan Selected To Represent England

Junaid Bostan has been selected to represent England in the Junior European Boxing Championships. Junaid attended a selection camp in Birmingham on the 29th July which got him to where he is now. Even being friends with a Team GB Boxer, Dalton Smith (both pictured in the image above). Junaid will be boxing at 48kg in […]

GCSE Results Day 2017

GCSE Results Day, Thursday 24th August 2017. Results can be collected between 10:00am and 12noon from the Performance Hall.

Term Dates 2017/2018

Click here to view the 2017/2018 term dates.

Year 7 Poetry Festival

Artist of the Week

Well done to the latest Artists of the Week. Thank you for your continued effort and hard work.

Art Packs

At the beginning of term We offer Art packs for year 10 and 11 students as practical work will be set for homework each week and therefore  it is recommended that students purchase the art pack to complete the work at home. Students who do not have equipment at home, will need to stay behind after school to […]