St Clare's, Oxford was founded by Anne Dreydel OBE and Pamela Morris in 1953. The college grew out of a willingness to rebuild links between British and European students after the Second World War.
They offer an extensive range of extra-curricular activities which promote personal growth in a stimulating and informative way. These include team sports, study visits, excursions. CAS experiences (Pre-IB and IB study programme only) as well as Duke of Edinburgh's Awards (Pre-IB and IB study programme only).
Students sit both English and Maths placement tests and have an interview to ascertain their level prior to the start of any course at St Clare's. These tests are completed, not least, to help ensure that the appropriate level of English language support (EAL) is provided as soon as a pupil arrives at the school.
St Clare's, Oxford is a Boarding & Day school that has just over 280 pupils in total of which 242 are international pupils.
The school offers IGCSE's, the IB Diploma, English Language courses, Gap Year programmes and the University Foundation Programme.
Their modern residences provide a safe and comfortable living environment. You will live with students from all over the world, which enhances the cultural experience and creates opportunities to make friends. Their residences include communal areas so you can study, socialise and relax with other students outside of lessons.
Student welfare and safeguarding is a strong focus at the College. They strive to provide a safe, nurturing and engaging environment to stimulate learning and encourage you to succeed. Their high staff to student ratio, with class sizes of 15 students maximum, provides dedicated support throughout your studies.
They also provide positive preparation for university and your professional life, as we encourage you to develop a sense of responsibility and independence, and through this approach you can achieve caring, trusting and respectful relationships within our whole community.