Science STEM Work

Well done to Danielle for her Science Stem work. Mr Gurran is very proud of her knowledge and understanding shown through her protein design. Well done Danielle. This particular protein makes up the sodium ion channel and is important in nerve transmission. If the sodium channel was in a nerve cell that was part of […]

GCSE Results Day – 20th August 2020

GCSE Results – Thursday 20th August This year due to Covid19 and social distancing measures results day will be slightly different. You will be sent an email or letter giving you a specific time to arrive at school, to avoid large groups of people arriving at the same time.  You must keep to the time you […]

Excellent Work in Maths

Some excellent Maths work here from Alisha Khan Y9.Alisha Khan, Logan Mcloud, Boris Abaffy, Ayesha Abrar, Abigail Foord, Tehmeed Mian and Adam Saleh have all consistently produced work to a very high standard throughout lockdown. They have all completed revision mats, worksheets, mathswatch and practice papers, ensuring they have a solid basis of their previous […]

With Me in Mind – June Newsletter

School Provision for Y10

Quality Work in Drama

Students in Years 7 and 8 have been working through scenes of The Demon Barber scripts and Ukashah has recorded her version of the script and edited it as she is playing all of the characters in two of the scenes which have sent out.An excellent example of using technology to produce an imaginative piece […]

Learning Newsletter – June 2020

Risk Assessment on Reopening School

A full and comprehensive Trust wide risk assessment on the reopening of schools in June is now available to view here.

Birthday Card Competition Winners

We are so excited to reveal the winning designs for the Birthday Card competition! Each winner will receive an Amazon gift voucher, a supply of their birthday cards for friends and family, alongside a mystery prize! Well done once again to Darcy Williams (Monkwood), Esmae Swallow (Ashwood), Faye Scott (Monkwood), Chloe Duddill (Sandhill), Isabelle Pitman […]

Clifton April Newsletter

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Update – Monday 11th May 2020

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement yesterday evening, we are anticipating further clarity over the next few days. We are expecting the government to provide explicit guidance for schools to ensure any decisions we make have student safety at the core. As soon as we are in a position to relay any future plans we will […]

Birthday Card Winners

After receiving over 90 entries, we are really excited to announce the winners of our Design a Birthday Card competition! Congratulations to… Darcy Stanley (Monkwood), Esmae Swallow (Ashwood), Faye Scott (Monkwood), Chloe Duddill (Sandhill), Isabelle Pitman (Gainsborough) and Meisha Brown (Gainsborough)! We’re busy working on turning your designs in to the finished product, and we’ll […]

Wickersley Partnership Trust Newsletter

We are thrilled to share with you the very first edition of the Wickersley Partnership Trust newsletter. Our first edition focuses on all of the excellent work our schools, families and community have been engaging in to support each other in these unprecedented times. Click here to read!

Mr Brown Creates PPE For Key Workers

Once again, staff at Clifton have been showing just how amazing they are,  even in the most challenging of times.For the past few weeks Mr Brown has been making Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for key workers across south Yorkshire.  He has been making face visors and clips for the face visors, and raising money for NHS/COVID […]

Online Education Resources for Home Education

The government have brought together an initial list of online educational resources to help children to learn at home. These websites have been identified by some of the country’s leading educational experts and offer a wide range of support and resources for pupils of all ages. The list includes subject-specific resources for: English maths science […]

Easter Newsletter

Please follow this link to view our most recent newsletter. Wishing all of you a happy and safe Easter.

Rotherham Heroes Volunteer Programme

Home Learning Superstars

Congratulations to all the students who are making such a huge effort with their Home Learning.  Here are our Home Learning Superstars from Y7, Y8, Y9, Y10 and Y11. Shakira Hearn Connie Watson Chisom Christopher Lana Abdulrahman Malykah Hussain Jessica Smith Jordan Blackshaw Jessica Kaur Abigail Foord Luke Steane Bradley Bean Eve Jackson Lana Abdulrahman Laila […]

Following last night’s government announcement

Last night’s government announcement: Boris Johnson has announced a complete lockdown of the UK, instructing people not to leave their homes or meet in groups of more than two people. This is to further enforce social distancing measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus. With this in mind, you must only send your child to […]

Supporting Students at Home

There’s a range of different online portals to help students study at home. Please find the list below Pastoral Support English Maths MFL Username and Password has been emailed to studentsPEJoe Wicks daily isolation PE lesson. 9am every Monday-Friday. a full school students all have access to and recommend have also been made aware of the […]

Study at Home

Front Line Staff

As a trust, we understand how vital it is to keep frontline services, such as NHS, police, fire, and ambulance services, available to support our communities. With this in mind, please complete the google form, if you work for any of the above services. We will endeavour to provide onsite education to the children of […]

Clifton Meets Clifton!

On Friday 28th Feb, some of our performers from years 7, 9 & 10 visited the Troubadour Wembley Park theatre where they were given VIP access to a special meeting with star of Strictly Come Dancing and the lead of The Wedding Singer show, Kevin Clifton. Kevin spent time being grilled by our students as to […]

Y11 Parents Evening Cancelled

Y11 Parents Evening has been cancelled- further information to follow.  We apologise for any inconvenience

Rotherham Schools Dance Competition

On Thursday 12th March 2020, Mrs. Bittles-Kincaid took 16, Y7 dancers from the after school dance club to the Rotherham schools dance competition held at Aston. Mrs. Bittles-Kincaid was amazed at how great they were on stage seen as it was their very first competition. They came second out of 4 schools. All students conducted […]

Coronavirus Update

World Book Day Winners!

It’s World Book Day 2020!

World Book Day 2020

It is World Book Day tomorrow (5th March) and Clifton is truly getting into the spirit of the day with a wide range of fun activities happening throughout the day. These are:  A book sale in the library- all books just £1. 20 books are hidden around the school for students to find and enjoy.  Reading Cafe in […]

English Week Continues

Y7 DC2 Effort Awards

Y8 DC2 Effort Awards

Maths Loyalty Card Challenge

Clifton at Twickenham

On Sunday 23rd February 2020, Mr Duroe and Mr Fisher had the pleasure of taking 7 of our young Rugby players on a once in a lifetime visit to Twickenham for the England v Ireland 6 Nations clash. Our school was selected as one of the top 4 in the country for promoting the RFU’s […]

GCSE Science Live in Sheffield

The week before half term we had the pleasure of accompanying 30 students from Y11 and Y10 to a Science Live event at Sheffield City Hall.  They were given an insight into the lives, research and experience of 5 internationally eminent scientists including Professor Lord Robert Winston and Maggie Aderin-Pocock (Sky at Night successor to Sir […]

Y9 and Y10 Sheffield University Visits

On Thursday, a group of Y10 students attended the ‘Princes in the Tower’ event at the University of Sheffield, where they used historical and osteoarchaeological evidence to try to solve a crime from the 1800s. This culminated in an afternoon court case scene where they had to present their findings to a panel of judges. […]

Reading Star

Year 7 Tesco Bag Packing

On Saturday,  Y7 students completed four hours of bag packing at the local Tesco to raise money for the sports residential. Members of the public stopped to speak to us on their way out to feedback how smart our students  looked and how polite they were whilst helping pack their shopping bags. We managed to […]

Reading Star

Year 11 Prom Points 2020

Year 11 can now collect prom points for attendance, punctuality, attending revision and effort. They have until April 3rd to collect 300 points in order to attend the prom. Points are awarded for the following: Weekly Points 96% + Attendance = 5 Points No more than 1 late mark = 5 points Attending a revision […]

Reading Star

Y7 & Y8 Netball Wins

Year 8 were back in action last night against a strong Wales team made up of 2 squads. Our girls dominated the game from start to finish. Danielle, Alisha and Leyla ensured that Wales could not get close to scoring for the majority. Lailla bossed Centre Court and was awarded player of the game. Four […]

Indoor Athletics Competition

On Tuesday 14th January our Y7 Indoor Athletics teams competed at a Rotherham Schools event hosted by Rawmarsh. Despite a lack of experience in this type of competition, the pupils gave a really strong account of themselves firstly through their performances but also through their conduct and support of one another. They also showed good organisation […]

Reading Star

Y10 Parents Evening

Christmas Card Competition

Maths Loyalty Card Challenge

Excellence in English Winners 🎉

Reading Star

Y9 DC1 Effort Awards


Y11 DC2 Effort Awards

Festival of Trees

Last week we delivered our Clifton Way Christmas Tree to the Festival of Trees at the local St James Church. The tree was decorated by the students with special Clifton Way baubles and Clifton Ties with Christmas wishes in many different languages. A lovely way to start the festive season in the community. The festival […]

Rotherham College Music Trip

On Tuesday 26th November, nine Y10 pupils went on a trip to the Rotherham College Music Department to watch a performance of punk pieces played by the first-year students who are studying a Music degree. Each piece played was really inspiring and showed the Y10s what happens on a college course for Music. They were […]

Y7 DC1 Effort Awards

Christmas Concert

Clifton continues the tradition of showcasing talent from our school in the form of a Christmas concert on Thursday 12th December. This year sees a mix of traditional and non-traditional songs and performances from an array of year groups, including special performances from Key Stage 4 groups. Christmas jumpers are optional, cheer and encouragement is […]

Reading Star


Y10 DC1 Effort Awards

Sixth Form Information Evening

Anti Bullying Week

Christmas Card Competition 🖌

Maths Loyalty Card Challenge

Y12 Presentation Evening

Y11 Parents Evening

School Closure

Weather Update

Sixth Form Information Evening

Y8 DC1 Effort Awards

Y11 DC1 Effort Awards

A Sporting Update

Harms of Hate Magna Event

Join us at Drumtastic!

World Mental Health Day

Year 7 Netballers Show Huge Potential!

Reading Star

Year 11 Geography

Our Year 11 Geography students recently went out into Sheffield for the day to investigate the regeneration and change happening within the city. This has helped students to develop their understanding of the Urban Challenges work we have completed in Year 10. Students also practised a variety of fieldwork techniques which we are now completing […]

Y11 Music Performance Exams 2019

We Never Give Up – Year 7 Football

On 20th September, Mr Mosley had the pleasure of taking the Y7 football team to face a very strong Rawmarsh side in the glorious sunshine. On the back of our 19-0 win, our boys were confident going into the game but started on the back foot, with their striker causing our back 3 constant problems. […]

Year 7 Netball: First Fixture, First Win!

What an absolute delight it was to take the eight girls attached to their first Netball match tonight against Maltby. After only one practice, and for a couple of them, only one lesson, they showed huge potential: working hard and supporting each other throughout. Most pleasing was how they listened to, and acted upon, advice. […]

Year 6 Open Evening

Y9 Netball Game Against Maltby Academy

The Y9 girl’s netball team played their first game of the season against Maltby Academy last night. The girls demonstrated excellent teamwork, skill and determination in all thirds of the court. They are looking forward to the season ahead and the chance to further develop their netball skills. Well done girls.

Y8 Netball – First Win of the Season

A brilliant first game of the season for our Y8 team against Maltby. Our girls worked really hard and put some great passes together. Leyla worked tirelessly as centre to feed out shooters who got plenty of the ball. Our defence made sure Maltby did not get many chances throughout the game. Final score 4-0 […]

Year 7 Open Evening – Performing Arts

Drama Club – Monday break 1 in P10

Students are working with Trestle Masks in Drama Club. Come and join in the fun on Monday break 1 in P10.

Rotherham Show Winner 2019

Creative Arts Exhibition

VERY excited to announce our first Creative Arts exhibition!! Come and join us at the riverside library 4.30-6.30 to celebrate our talented artists, textile designers and photographers.The opening evening is on the 26th September at the Riverside library 4.30-6.30 but will be open for a week. Hospitality students will be selling cakes and providing canapes and Music students […]

Welcome Back

I hope you have had a wonderful summer break and are feeling relaxed, recharged and ready to start a new school year. Results this year were the best yet at Clifton school, and I am certain that with your hard work and determination to succeed, next year will be even better. All of the staff […]

Wickersley Sixth Form – Register Your Place

Prospective new sixth form students: If you haven’t already registered for your place at Wickersley sixth form please come go into Wickersley School on Tuesday 3rd September from 9.00 am to register with us and discuss your options. Please bring with you your GCSE results. Click here to visit the website.

Excellent Progress in GCSE Examinations

Huge congratulations to all Clifton students collecting results today. You worked hard, believed in yourselves and dreamed big. We wish you the best of luck in all of your future endeavours – you will be great. Once again, Clifton students have demonstrated excellent progress in their GCSE examinations. The top three performers were: – Alijah […]

Clifton Results Day 2019

Huge congratulations to all Clifton students collecting results today. You worked hard, believed in yourselves and dreamed big. We wish you the best of luck in all of your future endeavours – you will be great.

MAT Sports Day 2019

Mixed RoundersWe started off with our toughest game against a strong Wickersley team, a few nervous batting moments meant we only scored 4 rounders in the first innings giving us a big job to do in the field. Some brilliant bowling from Fayzaan and some great control of the field by Billie Jo meant we […]

Clifton and Beyond Day

At Clifton we aim to ‘send every student out into the world able and qualified’ and last Friday the whole school took part in the Clifton and Beyond day where each year group spent the day developing their skills in different areas such as teamwork, enterprise and planning for the future.  It was a fantastic […]

Summer Newsletter 2019

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Year 11 Geography Trip

On Tuesday 2nd July 40 Year 11 Geography students went out the Peak District to Padley Gorge and the Longshaw Estate to investigate River processes and collect data for their GCSE Geography Paper 3 exam. While they were out they took various measurements such as width, speed, depth and looked at rock shape and size. […]

The Clifton Class of 2019 – School Prom

The Clifton Class of 2019 celebrated the end of their time at Clifton in grand style with their prom at The Brooklands Hotel in Barnsley. The evening took the now traditional format of staff awaiting the student’s arrival at a drinks reception and then it was onto the meal and awards part of the evening […]

Artist of the week

Miss Green’s Artist of the week is Dasa Zupkova, Dasa has been working extremely hard in Textiles and created this piece by being inspired by Abby Diamond, She drew onto fabric in pen, Added some watercolour and stitched into it using free hand stitch on the sewing machine! Well done Dasa keep up the hard […]

Pastures Moo Visit

In order to learn more about the food industry and support their class work, students from Miss Stewert’s Hospitality and Catering visited Pastures Moo Ice Cream Parlour in Wath. During the visit students were taken through the complete ice cream making process from development of flavours through to production. A great learning experience with the […]

Translation Bee National Final

On Wednesday Tehreem and Tehmeed Mian travelled to Cambridge University for the National final of Translation Bee. This round of the competition was tougher that first imagined and despite the talent seen in the regional final, the candidates were even faster during the national round. Students from schools all around the country went head to […]

Celebration of Achievement at the Year 10 Awards Assembly

Today was the Y10 awards assembly. An exceptional way to celebrate the achievements and effort of our year group over the last 12 months.  The awards included 100% attendance, outstanding effort and achievements in a variety subjects. It was lovely to see parents and carers that came to support and celebrate with the students, and see […]

Y11 Students Attended Residentials at the University of Sheffield

In the past week, two groups of Y11 students attended residentials at the University of Sheffield, where they spent two days taking part in activities as well as the night at Endcliffe Student Village. They took part in team building at Sport Sheffield, problem solving and presentations at the university and a trip to the […]

Celebration of Achievement at the Year 8 Awards Assembly

Today was our Y8 awards assembly.  We had a lovely time celebrating the outstanding achievements of many students. There were 78 awards received for improvement in attendance, outstanding achievements in specific subjects, resilience, hard work and much more. It was a pleasure to see so many parents and carers joining us to share in our […]

Finesse in the Field but Batting Proves a Battle!!

Mr Davis and I took a mixed Y9/10 team to Oakwood for a lovely evening of cricket.  Sofian won the toss and elected to field first.  Being conscious that this was our first (and perhaps last) full fixture I was conscious to give as many lads experience as possible and with a talented bunch this […]

Art Packs Now Available

At the beginning of term We offer Art packs for all students as at KS4 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 […]

Celebration of Achievement at the Year 7 Awards Assembly

Today was Y7awards assembly. A fantastic way to celebrate the achievements of our year group over the last 12 months.  The awards recognised 100% attendance, outstanding effort and achievements in different subjects.  Parents and carers came to support and celebrate with students. Our top boy was Gejza Macko and our top girl was Phoebe Roberts.  […]

A Summer’s Night at Clifton

The Performing Arts Faculty wish to invite you to ‘A Summer’s Night at Clifton’ on Tuesday 16th July from 6.30pm in the performance hall.  This year’s final event will be a showcase to celebrate the best acts from across Dance, Drama and Music, with highlights from the Y11 Drama class, Soul Band and Dance ensembles. […]

Y9 Awards Assembly Celebration 2019

Today was Y9 awards assembly.  It was a lovely occasion as we presented 61 students with awards and reviewed the various events and achievements of the last 12 months.  The awards recognised perfect attendance, outstanding effort and achievements in different subjects.  It was great to see so many parents and carers joining us and it […]

Y7/8 Cricket team to face a very strong Wath team in the Cup

After winning the toss and opting to bat, Wath got off to a flyer with some big boundaries and good running between the wickets. To add to their positive start our lads looked nervous, giving away a few wides and dropping 3 crucial catches. However once we settled, our bowling and fielding improved, with Wahleed, […]

Year 9 DC4 Effort Awards

Well done to our Y9 students in our data collection 4 effort awards. NUMBER 1’s! Lana, Millie, Ellie, Sathurja, Molly, Mahnoor, Zanerrah, Haris, Keegan, Latifah, Fatima, Jamal, Malykah, Tehreem, Iqrah, Shahnaz, Abisha Antony, Hammad and Ndumbey TOP 20! Laiba, Tia, Codie, Luke, Kaylen, Ilysha, Parise, Harry, Ihab, Zara, Ruzena, Shania, Shannon, Aminah, Ellie, Alinah and […]

The Class of 2014

Friday saw Clifton say goodbye to the Class of 2019 as the majority of the year group had completed their last exam. The fond farewell took place during one last assembly where form tutors, staff and Mr Hardcastle passed on messages of good luck and advice for the future. Students also got the chance to […]

Sheffield Hallam University Trip

Today we took 64 students to Hallam Uni for a workshop where students thought of ways to use technology to solve social problems. For some of them it was their first experience of university and they were amazed at the size of it and the wide variety of opportunities available.The kids worked hard and learnt loads […]

Y9 Rounders Tournament at Wickersley

The PE department had the pleasure of taking the year 9 team to their tournament tonight at Wickersley. The girls took on Wales in their first game and fielded excellently limiting them to just a rounder. Some brilliant batting from our girls sealed the first win. Next up was Oakwood same again from our girls […]

Year 7 and 8 Drama Club

Years 7 and 8 are invited to take part in a new improvisation club in P10 on Mondays, during break 1.Anyone looking to develop their confidence and communication skills while having fun and making new friends – come along.

Spanish Residential Trip

All students have returned safely from Spain and have been incredible from start to finish.  Throughout the week they have had the chance to practise their Spanish, learn new skills on the water, explore Barcelona and the surrounding area and have learnt so many new life skills. They have had to manage their money, try […]

Sports Residential

This weekend Alex, Gill, Adam and myself had the pleasure of taking Y7 students on our annual sports residential in North Yorkshire, luckily the weather held out and students had a brilliant time. Carlton Lodge staff and instructors were really impressed with our students who were excellently behaved and supported each other really well. Students […]

Rotherham Armed Forces Day Poster Competition Winner

At the beginning of May, The Creative Arts Department entered some students into the Rotherham Armed Forces Day 2019 Poster Competition. One of our Y9 students Holly Parkinson was selected as the winner. Holly was 1 of 4 winners from local schools. This is a great achievement, well done Holly. This morning I had the […]

EID Party

On Friday 7th June, Clifton Culture Squad hosted their first Eid Party. An impressive turn out, delightful food and a wonderful atmosphere made the event enjoyable for everyone who attended. The students are eager to plan the next event to continue celebrating diversity and multiculturalism within Clifton. 

SHE CAN Visit To London

We had an amazing, day accompanying the girls from the HEpSY SHE CAN programme to London yesterday. After a tour of the Urdang Academy for Musical Theatre and Dance where they learned of alternative ways to study at degree level rather than through a University, we were treated to seats to see ‘School of Rock, […]

Y8 DC3 Effort Awards

Well done to our Y8 students in our data collection 3 effort awards. NUMBER 1’s! Chisom, Abigail, Darcie, Bridie, Aldisa, Connie TOP 10! Boris, Neve , Hina , Ellie, Logan, Tehmeed, Shnyar, Talha, Daniel, Aneta TOP 20! Frankee, Alisha, Kelsey, Denisa-Mihaela

Year 9 Trip to the Holderness

Year 9 Geography Students went to the Holderness Coast on Friday 17th May. Students visited the Seaside town of Hornsea and Mappleton. This is the first of 3 Fieldwork experiences our GCSE Geography students will have over their 3-year course. Students were investigating Coastal Erosion and the Sea Defences put in place to try to […]

UKMT Junior Maths Challenge

At the start of this term, our top mathematicians in year 7 and 8 took part in the UKMT Junior Maths Challenge – a national competition of 25 challenging maths problems that really stretched them! All took part with a good level of determination and showed the Clifton way in their approach. This week we’ve […]

Y7 DC3 Effort Awards – May 2019

Well done to our Y7 students in our data collection 3 effort awards. Eman, Veronika , Aiysha, Maryam, Piper, Lucy, Lailaa, Sophie, Ester, Anna, Sienna, Mohja, Sofia, Gejza, Hamna, Phoebe, Ruksaar, Zahrah, Kiya, Caitlyn and Amie-Lea.

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 […]

Excellence in English Winners

The name of each Superior Student from the past term were put into a draw and winners from KS3 and KS4 selected at random by Miss Foster.

Army Residential

At the start of the Easter Holidays, 20 Y10 students, accompanied by Mrs Wade, Miss St-Pierre, Miss Hughes and Mr Davies attended an Army residential at Catterick Garrison in North Yorkshire and they had an absolutely incredible experience and did themselves and Clifton proud. The students had some amazing experiences and they all pushed themselves […]

Movement Evening 2019

 A spectacular celebration of dance was performed at the annual Movement Evening on 8th and 9th April. All 130 performers danced to a sell out audience. The audience were entertained this year by hard-working students who performed styles from the musicals as well as contemporary, jazz, pop and once again a showcase stopper from the […]

Maths Incentive

Over the last term, some Year 9 students have been taking part in an incentive league in Maths. This aimed to help students improve on their effort in lessons alongside using Mathswatch at home. Students received points from their teachers and prizes were given based on the final leaderboard. Junaid finished in first place with […]

Bag Pack Success

On Saturday morning 23 students gave up two hours of their Saturday to pack bags at Tesco. Our students behaved excellently and were a credit to our school. In just few hours they have raised £352 for their trip to Spain. That together with the final total for the disco and sweets brings the last […]

Y7 Finish Off The Netball Season On A High

On Wednesday 3rd April, it the final game of the netball season for year 7. The game was a real squad performance with all the girls getting plenty of game time. Danielle and Alisha were solid in defence limiting possession for Rawmarsh. Phoebe Leyla and Leila were dominant in the middle playing some fantastic netball. […]

Y7 & Y8 Visit Yorkshire Wildlife Park

On Monday, 32 students across Y7 and Y8 had the exciting opportunity to go to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park to support their studies in English. As we approached the Park, the excitement and anticipation was clear to see on the students faces. During this memorable and thrilling day the students were able to see the […]

Year 7-9 Disco With DJ Sparky

Last Friday Clifton held its Annual Easter Disco and raised over £170 for the forthcoming Spanish trip to Calella. Our very own DJ Sparky (Callum Sparks) in year 10 had the dance floor full of students y7-9 dancing away to their favourite tunes. The photo booth, sweet stall and pin the tail on the rabbit were also popular […]

Girls STEM Seminar

On Wednesday afternoon Miss Baker and Mr Gurran had the pleasure of escorting 22 female students to Sheffield University to attend a STEM for Girls seminar.  The girls were impeccably behaved and got really involved in the activities set-up in the Octagon Center.  Making candyfloss was a real hit but they were also keen to […]

Hop Charity Movie Night

On the 10th April after school, we will be having a cinema evening after school watching hop. Admission is £1 and snacks, Easter treats and drinks will be sold for an additional price. You can buy tickets from Miss Bacon in the maths workroom or M3.

Year 8 Water Cycle Homework

Y8 have been learning about the water cycle and river processes and were set the challenge of making a 3D model which incorporated what we have been doing for their end of topic test. Adham Latif has the best model which is now on display in the classroom.  Well done to everyone for their efforts, […]

Y7 School Games Rugby Success

Last week a team of year 7 girls went to the rugby schools games at Hallam University sports park, with teams from across Yorkshire competing. Our girls were nervous and its fair to say they looked at some other teams (twice their size) and wondered if they wanted to play. Our first game was against […]

HAPpy Time At Hesley Wood

Surrounded by towers of oak trees and leaves and terrible weather, the Year 11 HAPs (higher attaining pupils) took part in a core revision experience at Hesley Wood in Sheffield. Our three day visit provided an abundance of helpful sessions to improve our English, Maths and Science skills and give us an edge over other […]

Sports Week At Clifton Community School

Day One Round UpStudents have taken part in orienteering challenges in Clifton Park and ultimate frisbee in PE lessons. We also had a brilliant good competition with the keep ups and penalty shoot out during break 1 and break 2. Ibby Bostan was in the lead with 1,126m for the rowing challenge! Day Two Round […]

Creative Arts Drawing Challenge

4 weeks ago the creative arts department set year 8 a 25 picture drawing challenge. They were overwhelmed by the high standard and talent of the students. There are 2 winners and 4 runners up. Congratulations to our Year 8 Winners Hermionie and Darcie who received a prize and certificate for their above and beyond […]

Wickersley Summer Festival & Family Fun Day

On Saturday 6th July 2019, Parents & Friends of Clifton Community School, we invite you to the Summer Festival and Family Fun day at Wickersley School! There will be lots of live acts performing throughout the day including The Voice UK’s Lucy Milburn and former Wickersley students Stone Ruin as well as many of our […]

Y7 DC2 & Y11 DC4 Effort Awards

Well done to our Y7 students in our data collection 2 effort awards. NUMBER 1’s!Maryam, Sophie, Hamna, Phoebe, Dawid, Kiya TOP 10!Eman, Veronika, Aisha, Libby, Zaynab, Danielle, Kacper, Shazmeen, Iqra, Sophia, Zahrah, Jack TOP 20!Lauren, Crystal Skye, Alisha, Falak,  Kodie, Alicia, Amie-Lea Well done to our Y10 students in our data collection 4 effort awards. […]

Careers Fair Event 2019

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

Artist of the week

Well done to our Artists of the week for outstanding effort and brilliant use of artistic skills in lesson. Miss Green’s Artist of the week  Hallina has created a Textiles needle felt bird inspired by Nancy Standlee, Fantastic work Hallina and neatly presented. Well done Miss Charlton’s Artist of the week  Nikolas has created a […]

The Big Bang Fair at The NEC In Birmingham

On Thursday 14th March 2019, 20 KS3 (and Ihab) students to the NEC in Birmingham today for the Big Bang Fair.  A STEM extravaganza with everything from Virtual Reality to the fastest rocket powered car available for the students to learn about.  They behaved impeccably and were a credit to Clifton.  They showed great independence in […]

Y7 Interform March 2019

On Tuesday 12th March we held the Y7’s first interform tournament. All 7 forms battled it out for the first title! Over 50 students were playing and supporting each other throughout and were a credit to their form. 7.7 the eventual winners with a very happy form tutor!  Well done to everyone who took part!

Red Nose Day 2019

We have loads of exciting activities going on around school for Red Nose day. Red noses are on sale throughout today and tomorrow. Red nose stickers are now also available to buy from the mathswork room for 20p. Tomororw there will be a Bake Sale in L4 break 1 and break 2. If students are […]

Year 9 make Churros Con Chocolate

This Monday year 9 headed to the kitchen to make some delicious Churros with Chocolate sauce. They had the chance to pipe homemade pastry, whip up some chocolate sauce and then sprinkle the churros with some sugar and cinnamon! All students then tucked into their Hispanic homemade treats that can usually be found in many […]

Brightline At Clifton

On Tuesday 12 March the school was host to the band ‘Brightline’ from the Message Trust.  They came into school to do a series of assembly style gigs focusing on self-esteem and self-worth.  Throughout the day Y7-10 participated in these gigs and found the experience very positive.  They really enjoyed the music and whole heartedly […]

World Book Day 2019 at Clifton

Well done to everyone who took part in World Book Day! Here’s a list of our winners! Form 7.3 won the door decorating competition and will be receiving the chocolate picnic tomorrow. The English department won the best dressed costume with 49 votes. Curriculum support were the runners up with 40 votes.  10 students have […]

Artist of the week

Well done to our Artists of the week for outstanding effort and brilliant use of artistic skills in lesson. Sarah Sarah has made a impressive paper collage inspired by the artist Nancy Standlee. She has used control and skill to add a range of tones using different shades of paper! Well done! Ester  Ester Produces […]

World Book Day 2019

Clifton School is well and truly getting into the spirit of World Book Day, there will be a wide range of activities happening around school and an exciting reading mob that will take place at 11am. Some of the events that will be happening around school are: •A reading café •A creative writing workshop •An […]

Train To Teach

Learners First Schools Partnership are recruiting now in your local area! Learn on the job with high quality school-based training! Tax-free bursaries available (subject to eligibility) Primary and Secondary places starting in September 2019 For more information please contact

RSL Music Performance Exam

Y11 Will be performing as part of their final exam, as part of the exam criteria, learners must perform in front of an audience. We would love your support and to showcase the amazing work our pupils do! The concerts will span over two days and are in four parts. A full running order will […]

Maths Loyalty Card Challenge

Wickersley Sixth Form Taster Day

Useful E-Safety Tips For Parents

Get to grips with what they may come across on the internet and how to get help if you need it. Also find out what to do if you’re worried about anything you or your child has seen online. As children between the ages of 11 and 13 make the transition to a more independent […]

Get Up To Speed With Stem

The EventFor employers:Showcasing the sector and career opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Manufacturing. Driven by employers, Get up to Speed is a highly interactive event showcasing the breadth and diversity of the sector and future technologies. It is an ideal platform to bring employers together to promote and celebrate the sector’s success. For young […]

Spelling Bee Stars

On Thursday 14th February 2019 our year 7 Spelling Bee class winners took part in the school competition in which they had to translate and spell as many words in Spanish in one minute in front of peers and some parents. At the start of the week students struggled to spell hardly any of the […]

Year 10 Scholars Programme – Brilliant Club

A small group of our year 10’s have completed The Brilliant Club Scholars Programme.  The programme involved 6 tutorials from a PhD student form the University of Sheffield.  All students involved had to submit a 2000 word assignment based on their subject which was ‘From curing cancer to designer babies: bioethics of gene editing’ – […]

Y10 DC2 Effort Awards

Well done to our Y10 students in our data collection 2 effort awards. Well done to our number 1’s Salina, Ellie, Ellie, Uzaira, Abigail, Alex, Monea, Cristiana-Ana, Demi-Leigh, Habibah, Kevin, Dylan, Hikmat Well done to our top 20Sabeehah, Oen, Mahien, Aleesha, Malak, Kamil, Mason, Inderveer, Halima, Sandrine, Basat, Millie, Lauren

School Parliment Trip

Y8 Celebration of Effort From Data Collection 3

Congratulations to the Year 8 students who all received certificates of praise for being number 1 on data collection 3. Well done to our NUMBER 1’s!Abigail, Luize, Bridie, Logan, Tehmeed, Talha, Connie Well done to our TOP 10!Boris, Ayesha, Neve, Denisa-Mihaela, Laiba, Aneta Well done to our TOP 20!Naia, Chisom, Hina, Darcie, Alisha, Shnyar, Ellie, […]

UNIfied Trip To Sheffield

On Monday the 4th of February 24 year 10’s had the chance to attend an educational trip in Sheffield. The trip named UNIfied was a collaborative day between The University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University, run through HeppSY+.  During the day students had the opportunity to build confidence, negotiation and communication skills along with […]

Photography Packs

We are selling Photography Packs to the students for £15.  It is not compulsory to buy one, but it will help students with their course both at school and at home.  They contain: A3 Zip Wallet A2 Flip File 16GB SD Card USB Card Reader A2 Sturdy Plastic Portfolio – for carrying work safely Please […]

GCSE Science Live Trip

On Monday, we had the pleasure of taking 24 Y11’s to Sheffield town hall for the GCSE Science Live trip.After hearing from 11 doctors and professors of various routes in the Scientific field, our pupils came away seemingly inspired from hearing the routes scientific study is heading in.  The presentations included topics from future energy […]

Action Packed Y7 Saturday Football

On a fine, fresh Saturday morning the Y7 boys played Oakwood at Middle Lane. Before the game, the player’s morale was still high and all still eager to play despite the results in the past not going our way. As the game started Clifton’s enthusiasm carried on to the pitch, with the first 10 minutes […]

Safer Internet Day

This year’s Safer Internet Day (SID) celebrations will take place on Tuesday, 5 February 2019. The campaign’s slogan, “Together for a better internet“, is a call to action for all stakeholders to join together and play their part in creating a better internet for everyone, and especially for younger users. Click here for more information!

Year 8 Football Against Wickersley With Only 8 Lads

On Saturday morning, Y8 was away at Wickersley for what is always one of the toughest fixtures on the calendar. Unfortunately, we were only able to take 8 lads as illness and injury hit our squad.  Wickersley were very kind in letting us have two of their players to allow a very competitive 10-a-side game to […]

Year 10 Football Against Wickersley

We approached our away fixture at Wickersley in confident mood having defeated them last time we met.  It was the home side who started the game in positive fashion though and our back line was repeatedly tested. Our best work came on the break and but we were limited to speculative efforts as Wickersley brought […]

Maths Loyalty Card Challenge

The Second Half Term Reading Challenge

This half term the students were challenged to get creative and design a stocking based on a popular character from a book. Each form was given just a plain red stocking to create their masterpieces and we had some fantastic results. It was close but the winners are: 9.4 For their amazing and wonderful George’s […]

Excellence in English Winners

The name of each Superior Student from the past term were put into a draw and winners from KS3 and KS4 selected at random by Miss Foster.

Y9 Celebration of Effort

Congratulations to Year 9 Students in Celebration of Effort 2nd Collection

Superior Students of the Week

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

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

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!

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

Congratulations to Year 9 Students in Celebration of Effort 1st Collection

Disgusting Dissections!

Superior Students of the Week

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

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

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

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

Congratulations to Year 11 Students in Celebration of Effort 1st Collection

Superior Students of the Week

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

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.