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clifton high school in bristol???

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cantstandthenoise Wed 12-Oct-11 21:30:53

Does anyone know what Clifton high school is like? Is it supposed to be quite nurturing and less pushy than other bristol independent schools? I want my son to go to a private school but think he needs somewhere not too pushy etc?

tommyfools Wed 12-Oct-11 22:45:06

It was okay when I went (a few years ago though) not like some of the others in Brizzle) I liked it as did my 3 DBros
QEH is probably about the same (lot of guardian readers who send their kids private in bristol chose that - well that is how we always explained it, looks like Hogwarts but not stuffy at all)
Colston School (not Colston Girls - this is not same sex) is okay I think (in the stuffy grounds).

Actually the only really really stuffy ones I can think of are Girls schools.

cantstandthenoise Wed 12-Oct-11 23:03:44

thank you. I've seen QEH and yes I thought it seemed very pushy but probably great results. I want somewhere where the pastoral care is very good. Do you think Clifton High is like that?

stringerbell Sun 16-Oct-11 09:43:28

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crazymum53 Sun 16-Oct-11 19:33:17

Are you considering this school for primary or secondary level. It has been co-ed for primary for a long time but only co-ed at secondary for a few years (used to be all girls at secondary) and I believe they may teach boys and girls separately for some subjects.

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