English language courses, IB Diploma, University Foundation Course, Study Abroad

St. Clare's is an international, residential college which specialises in teaching the International Baccalaureate Diploma in Oxford. We also have a separate English language school and, at the Bardwell Centre, offer a University Foundation Course and Study Abroad options for US students.


St. Clare's is the top school in Oxfordshire,
ranked 22nd school in the whole of the country
with a 99% pass mark in the IB Diploma this year


Based on the government league table published in January, St. Clare's, has the best sixth form results in Oxfordshire and has the 10th best sixth form results amongst independent schools in England. Our recent examination results are the best ever. 99% of students at St. Clare's passed the International Baccalaureate Diploma (against a world-wide pass rate of approximately 78%) and three students achieved the perfect score of 45 points, the highest possible score in the IB. Read more about our continued success.


We are actively accepting applications for entry in September 2012 for both the International Baccalaureate Diploma and the Pre-IB course.
Enquiries should be directed to Chris Osbourn, our Admissions Registrar, at admissions@stclares.ac.uk


Our fees reflect the quality of the education we provide; excellent facilities, city campus location, experienced teachers, small class sizes and a high staff to student ratio guaranteeing a personalised service to students.

Our campus is made up of two centres located in elegant North Oxford. Our students live in stylish houses or apartments close to shops, cafés, restaurants, sports, library and riverside parks.

St. Clare's successfully combines a modern, forward-looking approach to education with the traditions which have made Oxford one of the intellectual capitals of the world.

Particular emphasis is placed on fulfilling the College mission "To advance International Education and Understanding." St. Clare's is home to students from 47 different countries and we encourage them to pursue their education in a spirit of enquiry, open-mindedness and tolerance.

International Baccalaureate courses

International Baccalaureate

Two year diploma; one-year preparation course, summer introduction and review - more ...
English Language courses

English Language courses

Full range of courses for adults; 2 weeks-12 months; university preparation; advanced English with academic classes - more ...
Summer English courses for children and teenagers

Summer English courses

Students can study English with us as part of their summer holiday; adults, teenagers and junior students - more ...
Study Abroad Courses

Study Abroad courses

Study abroad semester, full academic year or summer courses in Oxford for US students - more ...
University Foundation Course

University Foundation Course

Full academic year preparation course for students needing to improve their English - more ...
IB teacher workshops

IB Teacher Workshops

Teacher workshops at introductory and experienced level in cooperation with the IBO Geneva - more ...
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