Clifton College Preparatory School A GSG School
- Clifton College Preparatory School
- Head: Mr John Milne (Prep) and Mrs Jo Newman (Pre-Prep)
- T 0117 315 7503
- F 01173 157504
- E prepadmissions…toncollege.com
- W www.cliftoncollege.com/prep
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 11 to 18 with a linked senior school
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: Bristol
- Pupils: 480
- Religion: Church of England
- Fees: Day £10,500 - £16,485; Boarding £21,420 - £27,240 pa
- Open days: Termly
- Review: View the Good Schools Guide Review
- Linked schools: Clifton College
What the Good Schools Guide says..
Incredible range of clubs and activities for children from dawn until beyond dusk, seven days a week. 'We want everyone to find their niche; discover their passion.' Older children also encouraged to take on responsibilities and to celebrate the achievements...
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What The Good Schools Guide saysIncredible range of clubs and activities for children from dawn until beyond dusk, seven days a week. 'We want everyone to find their niche; discover their passion.' Older children also encouraged to take on responsibilities and to celebrate the achievements of their peers. 'Everybody has a chance to shine here,' one said.
Since 2008, John Milne (40s). Educated at Montrose Academy and Dartmouth College, an Ivy League university in the US, where he studied British history; played professional football for Aberdeen before doing PGCE at Bristol University. Met his wife Helen when he started working at Clifton in 1994 (she was a housemistress). The couple ran the British School in Manila until they were persuaded to return with their family. Has piloted the school through a period of significant change, raising its academic profile and leading
Special Education Needs
Children's needs are dealt with very effectively through the Coach House, a facility of six individual teaching rooms which are very well resourced. There are four full time special needs teachers - all qualified. The department has 'CReSTeD' accreditation and has received excellent comments from inspectors.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia||Y|
|English as an additional language (EAL)|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory|
|Has SEN unit or class||Y|
|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|