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CLIFTON COLLEGE

Grades 8 – 12

At Clifton, we know, love and understand boys. We are cognisant of the fact that we are responsible for preparing boys to enter and lead in a dynamic, interconnected and exciting world. For close to a century, Clifton has continued to evolve, remaining committed to educating the whole boy – in mind, in body and in spirit.

JOIN THE CLIFTON FAMILY AND GROW WITH US

Clifton College boys are confident, self-disciplined, courteous, capable and well-rounded individuals who are encouraged to make the most of every opportunity on offer at our school.

Boys are encouraged to think creatively, to take intellectual risks, to engage with others, to question and to discover. Our educational vision is underpinned by the pillars of scholarship, leadership, sportsmanship, culture and community, which our boys live out each day.

Whether in the classroom, on the stage or on the sports fields, our boys work in an environment of excellence and rigour. Every boy is encouraged to involve himself to the full in order to ensure that he makes the most of all that the College has to offer.

 

“The future belongs to young people with an education and the imagination to create.” 

– Barack Obama

A BALANCED, INNOVATIVE EDUCATION

Clifton College boys benefit from individual care and attention that small classes bring and they learn in well-equipped and stimulating environments. Experienced teachers, the use of advanced educational technology and the ability to employ an independent, innovative, modern and creative methodology mean that our boys are exposed to a dynamic academic programme in which they are challenged constantly to achieve their very best.

Clifton College boys write the Independent Examination Board examinations in Grade 9 and Grade 12 and are well equipped to take on the challenges of tertiary education.

We know that our boys will be living in a global environment and we walk this educational journey with them as they become young men of significance.

 

ACADEMIC SUBJECTS OFFERED:

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • Isizulu
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematical Literacy
  • Music
  • Life Sciences
  • Physical Science
  • Geography
  • History
  • Information Technology
  • Engineering, Graphics & Design
  • Visual Arts
  • Dramatic Arts
  • Accounting
  • Business Studies
  • Life Orientation
  • Physical Education

THE ARTS AT CLIFTON

From platforms and podia, and from stages and screens, the arts are thriving at Clifton College. At Clifton College, we recognize the importance of encouraging participation and appreciation for the performing and fine arts. To this end, a wide variety of opportunities exist for each boy to find a niche for self-expression and a chance to explore his creativity.

SPORT AT CLIFTON

We believe that participation in sport at a competitive and social level is the cornerstone of a young man’s development. Our boys participate in a modern and innovative sporting and exercise curriculum that makes full use of our highly experienced coaching staff as well as extensive use of specialist professional coaches.