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Welcome to Clifton State High School

Clifton State High School is a small, rural, co-educational secondary school located between Toowoomba and Warwick offering enrolment in years 7 to 12. It services the communities of Leyburn, Felton, Cambooya, Clifton, Nobby, Ryeford, Back Plains, Greenmount, Emu Creek, Pilton and Allora.

Junior Secondary is now well established. Year 7 students have settled into high school with the help of our award winning teachers. This important reform is of great benefit to students, granting them the same learning opportunities as their interstate counterparts.

In Junior Secondary we offer a supportive environment which is focused on learner interests and needs and in which students are encouraged and challenged to excel.

The school offers a wide variety of opportunities for all students. There are a broad range of subject choices and extra curricula activities. We are extremely proud of our successful Cattle Team, Agricultural Operations, Instrumental Music Group and Pathways program.

Students enjoy equine studies in agriculture, learning about equine care, nutrition and horse handling. Students are also showing great interest in horse handling as a sporting elective. These students learn the basics of horse care, handling and riding skills. New plans are underway for a multi-purpose arena for the agricultural department.

Our school is small enough to offer an individualised and caring learning environment, but large enough to provide maximum opportunities for student achievement in every field.




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  • STEMfest - Clifton Cart Challenge

    STEMfest - Clifton Cart Challenge

    15 Aug 2017

    On October 20th 2017 Clifton SHS will be hosting the first annual Clifton SHS STEMfest featuring...

  • Weathermation


    13 Oct 2016

    Clifton SHS weather station data available to the Clifton community

  • Commemorating the Camel Corps

    Commemorating the Camel Corps

    05 Aug 2016

    Year 10 Visual Art students created a mosaic to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of...

  • Trainee of the year

    Trainee of the year

    29 Jul 2016

    Adam Hungerford takes our regional training award in the school-based category


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