Clifton College A GSG School
- Clifton College
32 College Road
- Head: Dr Tim Greene
- T 0117 315 7000
- F 01173 157101
- E admissions@cli…toncollege.com
- W www.cliftoncollege.com
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 2 to 18
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: Bristol
- Pupils: 706
- Religion: Church of England
- Fees: Day £23,010 - £24,330; Boarding £30,945 - £36,780 pa
- Open days: Termly
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
- Linked schools: Clifton College Preparatory School
What The Good Schools Guide says..
'There's a breathless hush in the Close to-night, Ten to make and the match to win' – lines written by Clifton headmaster Henry Newbolt in 1881 about the beautiful Clifton cricket pitch. 'Watching my son play cricket on the Close...
Thank the school
Parents and pupils often have cause to acknowledge the help and support they have received from their schools, for example in helping in the choice of further education or careers. "Say thank you" allows you to send a quick note of appreciation to the school in general or to an individual teacher.
This is a thank you to your school, teacher or careers adviser who helped you to get where you are now.
Please fill in the fields below, which we will transform into a letter of thanks from you to them.
Cambridge Pre-U - an alternative to A levels, with all exams at the end of the two-year course.
Music and dance scheme - government funding and grants available to help with fees at selected independent music and dance schools.
All-through school (for example 3-18 years). - An all-through school covers junior and senior education. It may start at 3 or 4, or later, and continue through to 16 or 18. Some all-through schools set exams at 11 or 13 that pupils must pass to move on.
What The Good Schools Guide says'There's a breathless hush in the Close to-night, Ten to make and the match to win' – lines written by Clifton headmaster Henry Newbolt in 1881 about the beautiful Clifton cricket pitch. 'Watching my son play cricket on the Close is just incredible,' said one father. 'He is so proud to wear the kit.' Each day begins in the impressive chapel with a hymn and an assembly led by a different department. Although robustly Anglican, there's also a synagogue as part of the school's Jewish heritage and students of all faiths or none are accommodated.
Since 2016, Dr Tim Greene MA DPhil (Oxon), who was interim head during the spring term before being appointed head in March 2016. He came to Clifton as head of chemistry in 2006, becoming deputy head (academic) in 2013. He read...
Special Education Needs
Clifton College is able to make Learning Support provision for pupils who have certain difficulties, for example dyslexia, or who have a need for specialist or additional help in some areas of their learning.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|English as an additional language (EAL)||Y|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory|
|Has SEN unit or class|
|HI - Hearing Impairment|
|MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty|
|MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment|
|Natspec Specialist Colleges|
|OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability|
|Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|PD - Physical Disability|
|PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty|
|SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health|
|SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication|
|SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty|
|Special facilities for Visually Impaired|
|SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|VI - Visual Impairment|