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 in the main room which was elegantly decorated. 

Awards were given for categories ranging from “ Most likely to be Prime Minister” to “Future Nobel Prize Winner”. Staff also had the difficult decision of picking the award winners for Prom King and Prom Queen, our award winners for this year were Hallie Smith and Joe Woods, very worthy winners not only for the efforts and conduct on the night, but also the hard work they have put in during their 5 years at Clifton Community School.

The final part of the evening took place  in the venue’s nightclub area where staff and students danced the night away. It was truly a fantastic evening, with an amazing atmosphere and a fitting send off for a year brilliant year group.

Ulley Arts Festival

On Saturday the 29th June Miss Charlton and Mrs Bittles- Kincaid had the pleasure in taking part in Ulley Arts Festival. We had Clifton students performing a number of dances including some from ‘The Greatest Showman.’ The day was a great success, students thoroughly enjoyed themselves and were very proud of their achievements and hard work.

The Creative Arts department had a craft table where children and adults could paint their own ceramic tiles inspired by the Clifton Community School Logo. We had Y11 GCSE work on display showing off the creative talented work produced by our students.
The day was a great success and we enjoyed every minute of the day, We can’t wait for next year!

The Little Shop of Horrors at Rawmarsh Community School

The Performing Arts department took 6 students to see Little Shop of Horrors at Rawmarsh Community School on Wednesday 26th June – what a lovely evening of entertainment! The show was action packed with great vocals and acting, demonstrating the performing arts skills of the students involved. Our students agreed it was great to watch and a really entertaining evening, finished off with a group photo with the man-eating plant, Audrey 2, and a milkshake on the way home! We look forward to our next theatre outing soon.

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 was wonderful to see just how proud the students were of themselves and each other. Our top boy was Keegan Lazenby and our top girl was Molly Smith.  Both of these students have really impressed in their various subjects and also had high effort throughout the year.  They demonstrate the Clifton Way each and every day and it was wonderful to see how delighted they were to receive this special award. Congratulations to all our award winners!

A Level Art Exhibition at TRC

The Creative Arts Department took 22 creative art students to visit the A level exhibition at TRC. All student were as always a credit to Clifton, listened with intent as work was talked through, asked current students questions and came away inspired for their own work. They even met the mayor who was also visiting the exhibition. It was also great to see 3 past Art students from Clifton exhibiting their work. Elton, Hajrah and Asfa. Photos attached of the past pupils work.

School Parliment Trip

Spanish Film Festival

As a end of year treat, the Languages department took a number of students from years 9, 10 and 11 to Cubana in Sheffield and then to the Spanish Film Festival at Sheffield Hallam University. We had a fabulous time! 

In the restaurant our students  used their Spanish excellently and with confidence.

After dinner, we took students to Sheffield Hallam Uni to take part in the film festival where they had the chance to watch a number of really entertaining short movies in Spanish that had been subtitled by university students studying Spanish. Our students also got to watch a live Q &A Skype session with some of the directors of these films whilst the university students did some (very challenging) interpreting to help the audience understand the Spanish. 

A fabulous evening had by all! 

Students of the Term

Every week for the past term, our Science and Health and Social Care teams have been picking ‘Students of the Week’.

Members of staff from each department nominated one KS3 and one KS4 student per week and their names were displayed on our website, the ‘big screens’ in school and on display boards on the Science Corridor.

At the end of each term, our winners names are put into a prize draw, where one Science Ks3 student, one Science KS4 student and a Health and Social Care student win £10, a certificate and their photo on the website!

Well done to our winners:

Ali – Key Stage 3 Science

Adam – Key Stage 4 Science

Chelsea – Health and Social Care

Non Uniform Day – Comic Relief 2015

Friday 13th March 2015 is Red Nose Day! in order to help raise money for Comic Relief, we will be holding a non-uniform day.

For a £1 donation, students can come to school in their every day clothes. Please note: fancy dress, onesies, pyjamas, revealing clothing and excessive make-up are not allowed.

Year 10 Effort Ranking Awards

A HUGE congratulations to the following Y10 students who have all achieved first place (No1 in the Effort Ranking) for the 1st collection:

Aminah Ahmed, Arianit Ajdini, Nikki Bailey, Charlie Baldwin, Steven Botham, James Cardie, Joshua Casswell, Evan Crabtree, Grace Freeman, Mollie Grogan, Basim Jasim Haji, Maddison Longden, Taybah Malik, Stephanie Mewes, Bethany Mycroft & Callum Sargant.


We would also like to congratulate the Year 10’s who, along with the above, achieved the top 20 effort rankings:

Makadas Aksar, Michael Bates, Chloe Blanks, Laura Carberry, Nicole Hutton, Georgia Jones, Javaria Malik, Brooke Mcknight, Sana Rashid, Thomas Redfern, Shauna Rush & Sidra Shaheen.


Well done to all – Excellent effort!