Clifton High School is registered with the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF), and is regularly inspected by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) and Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills (OFSTED) for Early Years Foundation Stage and Host Family Boarding.

To read our 2019 ISI Compliance report, please click here

To read our 2016 ISI report, please click here

Clifton High School has over sixty school policies which comply with the standards and regulations set out by the above authorities. Our policies exist primarily to ensure the safety and welfare of our pupils, as well as encompassing their learning, educational, social, cultural and moral experiences to enable them to become confident and resilient young people. Copies of a selection of our school policies are available below for you to download. Printed copies are available from the School on request, free of charge.

An ISI requirement is that in addition to a complaints policy, we must report on the number of complaints we received in the previous academic year; the number of formal complaints received during the academic year 2018-2019 was 0.

Clifton High School is committed to safeguarding pupils and young people and expects all staff, visitors and volunteers to share this commitment.

Aims and Ethos


Related documents


Child Protection and Safeguarding

Host Family Boarding



School Operations