Number of pupils: 620 Day fees: £3620 – £5180 per term
Religious denomination: Non-denominational
The curriculum: Clifton High School is a leading independent, selective 3-18 co-educational school. Each year group benefits from a unique offering and small class sizes. There is an educationally focused year-round provision for The Hive; nursey Pre-School, specialist teaching in The Junior School, The Diamond Edge Model of Education in Year 7-9; where boys and girls are taught separately in their core subjects and a forward-thinking Sixth Form which will benefit from a brand new Sixth Form Centre from the beginning of the new academic year 2021-22.
Extra-curricular activities: Clifton High has an outstanding provision of enrichment opportunities for all pupils. Including the newly launched outdoor education Adventure Programme, providing weekly lessons and short courses for the Infant and Junior School and day visits for all senior years too. There are over 100 extra-curricular clubs on offer each week. University of Bristol tennis coaches also provide pupils with elite coaching. World Challenge expeditions and the ever-popular Duke of Edinburgh’s Award scheme are also offered in the Senior School.
Pastoral care: Clifton High is renowned for its high level of pastoral care. The focus on each child’s individual development as well as their academic success provides an environment in which pupils thrive. The sense of community and family focus is prominent, and allows pupils to be ambitious in their individual pursuits, knowing they are supported. The School aims to equip each pupil with the necessary skills and qualities they will need in the ever-changing world; social competencies, emotional intelligence, global perspective, confidence and respect.
Outstanding characteristics: The School has recently announced the launch of their Complete Swimmer Programme, a co-curricular initiative that looks to progressively nurture all Clifton High pupils, from children, to swimming enthusiasts and athletes, throughout the duration at School. This runs in concurrence with their partnership with Bristol Sport for the Clifton High Swimming Scholarship, with an aim to bolster Bristol’s reputation as a swimming hub for young athletes.