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Clifton College
Clifton College
Clifton College
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Clifton College Clifton, Bristol Visit
Clifton College
763 pupils, ages 13-18
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Clifton College

A flourishing pre-prep, prep and upper school that offers a seamless education all the way through from age two to 18 – and has very respectable results from its broad pupil intake. With its marvellous historic buildings, including a Grade II-listed chapel and the Hogwartsesque Percival Library, plus spot-on location in Clifton Village, Bristol’s coolest neighbourhood, Clifton College has a lot going for it. All the main buildings are set around The Quad which opens up on to The Close where the top sporting fixtures are played. Since stepping up to become head of college in 201...
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  • Fees and bursaries

    Day fees per term

    Year 7-
    Year 8 -
    Year 9 £9,890
    Year 10£9,890
    Year 11£9,890
    Year 12£10,045
    Year 13£10,045
    Boarding fees per term

    Year 7-
    Year 8 -
    Year 9 £14,875
    Year 10 £14,875
    Year 11£14,875
    Year 12£15,480
    Year 13£15,480



    To offer pupils an opportunity to achieve academic distinction and personal excellence, each year the school offers a number of scholarships, awards and bursaries to pupils with that spark of potential. Success in one of six scholarship areas (academic, sport, music, drama, art, design) enables pupils to apply for bursary support; there are also a small number of transformational bursaries that are not linked to scholarship. 

    Scholarships are offered at 11+, 13+ and 16+; these are merit based and competed for via examination, audition or assessment.

    The Polack’s Award for Jewish pupils is also offered at 11+, 13+ and 16+, supported by the Polacks House Educational Trust.

    The College also provides a Forces Boarding Award against the termly fee that will leave the balance payable after CEA, of the amounts detailed on the website.

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  • Clifton College Open Days

    An Open Day is without a doubt the best way to experience everything Clifton College can offer your child. You will have the opportunity to meet staff, learn more about our outstanding pastoral care and facilities, and experience the unique atmosphere that creates equally unique individuals.
    Clifton College Open Days
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32 College Road, Clifton, Bristol BS8 3JH

0117 315 7000


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International Online Open Event
07 October 2023

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