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St Clare's, Oxford

St Clare's, Oxford

139 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 7AL, UK

+44 (0)1865 552031



St Clare's, Oxford
School type Co-educational Day & Boarding Senior & Sixth Form
Founded 1953
Status Private
Head of School Mr Duncan Reith
Language of Instruction English
Co-ed Age Range 15-19 years
Number of pupils 280
Day fees per annum £23,592 per annum
Boarding fees per annum £49,310 per annum
Authorised IB Programmes IBDP
Diploma Coordinator Darrel Ross
Associations ECIS, CIS, ISA, ISC, English UK, IB, CASE, LISA, BSA

St Clare's Oxford is an independent, co-educational, day and boarding college located in elegant north Oxford and has been offering the International Baccalaureate Diploma for over 40 years, longer than any other school or college in England. It is also an IB World School. The college has a worldwide reputation for expertise in providing the IB Diploma and embraces internationalism and academic excellence as its core values.

Students from over 45 countries study at St Clare's, including a significant number of British students. The atmosphere is informal and friendly, with an equal emphasis on hard work and developing personal responsibility and mutual respect between staff and students.

St Clare's has an especially wide range of subjects on offer at higher and standard level and, in addition, can teach literature face-to-face in over 20 different languages, something that is not available in any other school in the UK. In recent years, 28 of our students have gained the maximum 45 points and obtained places at top ranking universities worldwide.

The college also offers a one, two or three terms long Pre-IB course which includes English and Maths iGCSEs and a three week IB Introduction Course in the summer to prepare for the start of the diploma in September.

Students live in college houses close to the central campus, under the care of residential staff. St Clare's also welcomes students from the local area as day students.

There is an extensive programme of social, cultural and sport activities and students are encouraged to take full advantage of the opportunities that Oxford provides.

St Clare's is most definitely different to any other college in Oxfordshire and rightly so. We have a different approach to studying, living and developing the students as young adults, creating knowledgeable, open-minded and inquiring minds.