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Welcome to Clifton Durban

Welcome to Clifton Durban

Welcome to Clifton Durban

Welcome to Clifton Durban

Welcome to Clifton Durban

Welcome to Clifton Durban

 

 

FOUNDATION

PHASE

FOUNDATION PHASE

Grades R – 3

SENIOR PREPARATORY 

Grades 4 – 7

CLIFTON

COLLEGE

CLIFTON COLLEGE

Grades 8 – 12

LIMITED PARTIAL BURSARIES ARE AVAILABLE FOR THE PREP SCHOOL

From the

HEADMASTER

Clifton, the independent boys’ school in Durban, is situated in the beautiful suburb of Morningside. We are proud to offer a world-class, holistic education for boys from Grade R through to Grade 12, catering specifically to the development of boys into responsible, confident and competent young men.

A boys’ school by conviction, Clifton provides an educational environment that is designed to facilitate learning and assist in developing young men of character, who share an uncompromising belief in the power of family values, who thrive on competition, delight in discovery, exercise compassion and are courageous in their choices.

We walk this journey of progress and development with our young men and, as you will see from these pages, there are numerous activities and opportunities from which our boys can choose and grow. At the same time, we are conscious of our motto, “ prodesse quam conspici” – to accomplish, rather than to be conspicuous. As such, our boys remain humble and well mannered.

I invite you to take some time exploring our website. Better still, I would invite you to visit us at our campus in Morningside, where you will be warmly received. I hope too that you will experience the sense of enjoyment that our boys and staff feel from being part of this wonderful school.

GROW WITH US 

JOIN THE CLIFTON FAMILY AND GROW WITH US

FOUR PILLARS OF CLIFTON

We pride ourselves on academic results which position our boys to pursue the tertiary education of their choice.

SCHOLARSHIP

Motivating boys and people towards a common goal, epitomises leadership within the school.

LEADERSHIP

We strive to maintain standards which promote fair and generous interaction whilst enjoying healthy competition.

SPORTSMANSHIP

The Clifton Family celebrates the school’s ability to share together, acknowledging common interests and values.

COMMUNITY

VIRTUAL TOUR

A Few Words FROM OUR PARENTS 

“The teachers, the facilities, the wealth of options and offerings available to the children, and most importantly the EQ that the school leads our children with and sows into the children from Foundation Phase. The Clifton School ethos is about ‘ALL’ – the focus on unity!”

Michelle Gorrie

“Our son is a Clifton Old Boy and we are now proud Grandparents of a Foundation Phase pupil starting his Clifton journey. That Clifton has been entrusted with our Grandson’s education says it all really.”

Susan Kerry

“It’s an honour for us to be part of the Clifton Family. Our son started in Grade R and is now in the College. What a great school with great values!”

Tanya van der Merwe

“I honour Clifton for giving such opportunities that create solid platforms for young men to be the best that they can be.”

Siyabonga Khanyile

“Clifton, you are such a well-rounded school in sport, culture, academics and social welfare. Our boys, and we as parents, are truly blessed.”

Marilyn Beuster

“It is an honour and a privilege to see my son so happy and thriving at Clifton. Very blessed!”

Ian Trenor

“Joining Clifton is not just coming to school, it’s becoming part of a big caring family.”

Desiré Wheller

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“Joining Clifton is not just coming to school, it’s becoming part of a big caring family.”

 Desiré Wheller

BLOG BITS

Human Rights Day 2021

Human Rights Day 2021

At the conclusion of the Human Rights Day assembly on Friday, the College boys signed the Clifton Discrimination Proclamation that was formulated by the Transformation and Diversity team.
Afterwards, the proclamation plaque was unveiled in the Mitchell Square by Mr Knowles and Head Boy, George Tattari. Mrs Dlamini referred to the journey of transformation and diversity at Clifton and congratulated the boys for their bravery and commitment to the process.

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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CLIFTON CLASS OF 2020!

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CLIFTON CLASS OF 2020!

Exceptional Matric Results for the class of 2020   Congratulations! The Clifton Class of 2020 has done it again! 100% pass rate and 94% bachelor passes. A great set of results from a committed and determined group of young men who were ready for the challenge....

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Why boys’ schools need women in positions of authority

Why boys’ schools need women in positions of authority

By Mr Shaun McCabe

There are currently some 29 female leaders in countries or self-ruling territories. Of the 25 monarchies, there are reigning Queens in at least two countries: Denmark and the United Kingdom – and the latter is represented by female Governor Generals in 4 of the other 15 countries in which she is also Queen. There are 13 female Presidents. There are also female Prime Ministers. The point I am trying to make with this digression really concerns itself – in its simplest form – with the concept of female leadership as role-models to a new generation of young people.

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