Welcome to Clifton Primary School

My name is Mr Steve Kernan and I am incredibly proud to be the Executive Headteacher here at Clifton!

We are an outstanding, outward-facing school community with years of educational life and experience behind us, looking forward to the future in all that we do. We believe that education is about the whole child and our ultimate aim is that children leave Clifton ready for the next stage of their education and their lives.

We place as much importance on social and emotional development as we do academic success. We provide a broad, exciting, creative and balanced curriculum that makes learning fun and meaningful and which sets our children up for a successful future.

At Clifton, you will find a happy, secure and caring atmosphere where positive attitudes and achievements are celebrated and where children are supported in developing as confident, self-reliant, independent learners who are motivated to fulfill their potential and be the very best that they can be.

We are a learning community which prides itself on being ambitious, resilient and respectful – we value all learners as individuals and see our role as equipping the children in our care with the values and skills they will need in order to become proud citizens of 21st century Britain!

  • Mr S Kernan – Executive Headteacher
  • Mrs M Stephenson – Acting Head of School

Online safety

We would like to provide parents with information to help them keep their children safe online.

School lunches

Did you know that eating a healthy, nutritious meal at lunch time can help your children concentrate in class?

Home Learning

Here you can find information on Home Learning and what resources we have made available for you.

‘Pupils contribute significantly to the successes of the school through their outstanding behaviour and readiness to learn’…

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‘Staff morale is high, team spirit is very strong, and all are committed to continued improvement. This helps to explain why the school is continuing to improve’…

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‘Children make a good start in the early years because of good teaching’…

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‘Leaders leave no stone unturned to ensure that the very diverse school population is treated equally and that there is a relentless focus on driving up pupil performance’…

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‘The harmonious relationships among all groups, from a wide variety of backgrounds, are a strength of the school’…

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‘The range of enrichment activities the school provides is excellent and contributes a great deal to pupils’ learning’…

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‘Teaching and learning are consistently good. As a result most pupils make good progress in reading, writing and mathematics from often significantly below-average starting points’…

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‘The highly successful promotion of pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is at the heart of the school’s work’…

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‘Parents are overwhelmingly supportive, commenting very positively on the school’s many strong features’…

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‘There is a very strong focus on checking on how well different groups of pupils are learning, so that any falling behind can be immediately helped to make better progress’…

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‘Pupils feel very safe in school because of the school’s rigorous approach to keeping them safe’…

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‘The excellent relationships between teachers and their pupils ensure lessons are purposeful and enjoyable’…

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