Why choose us?

Clifton School and Nursery

Why choose us?


Clifton children

In February 2018, we were declared the Prep/Pre-Prep School of the Year in National Awards.

Judges were impressed with how the school embedded the values of compassion, trust, humility, hope, wisdom, endurance and friendship.

The school’s approach is a synthesis of learning theories from around the world. Clifton is becoming a “beacon”, in the words of one judge, with many state and independent schools visiting to learn more. 

Innovative teaching, an outstanding learning environment and endless opportunities for adventure and discovery make Clifton School & Nursery a truly exceptional place for your child to begin their education.

As part of St Peter’s School, the fourth oldest in the world, Clifton benefits from an excellent educational heritage, a valuable sense of community, and a location which offers both natural wonder and an awe-inspiring city, right on our doorstep.

If you think Clifton might be the right school for you, we’d be delighted to show you around our excellent facilities and the magnificent St Peter’s campus – please do get in touch to arrange a visit

If you’re ready to apply, please click here.

Read our ISI Inspection Report, which found our provision in all four areas of EYFS outstanding.

Clifton School and Nursery is a full member of the Independent Association of Preparatory Schools (IAPS).

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