St Clare's School


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Clevis Crescent
Bridgend, South Wales
CF36 5AS
01656 789966
2 - 18
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Co-educational nursery

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School Description

St Clare’s is a leading private school in South Wales. Located in the beautiful village of Newton, Porthcawl, we cater for young children going to their first nursery, right up to pupils achieving academic success in our sixth form class. With excellent academic results and inspection reports, feel confident your children will be nurtured to realise their potential. There are many compelling reasons to choose St Clare’s for your child. A few are below, or simply visit us in Newton, Wales to experience firsthand how we approach your child’s education.

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News & events from St Clare's School

Last update: 14 November 2017


Our next Open Mornings will be held on:

Wednesday, 29th November 2017, 9:00am
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Wednesday, 24th January 2018, 9:00am
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Wednesday, 28th February 2018, 9:00am
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Book for our next Open Morning to tour the school, meet staff and pupils, hear from the Headteacher and experience the atmosphere at St Clare’s. Our Open Mornings are held once a month during term-time.  They start at 9:00am with a welcome talk from the Head, followed by a tour of the school.

However at St. Clare's, every day is an Open Day! We would be delighted to welcome you to visit at a time to suit you.

Individual private tours offer you the opportunity to take a private tour of the school and its grounds, meet our staff and pupils and see for yourself why our school is such a special place.

Founded in 1938, St Clare's is situated in beautiful grounds in the historic village of Newton, on the outskirts of Porthcawl and only a short distance from the Glamorgan Heritage Coast and the Vale of Glamorgan. We are ideally situated for families as far west as Neath and as far east as Cowbridge and its surrounding villages. Come and discover why St. Clare’s is such a special place.

To arrange your visit please click on the link below. 

For full information regarding Admissions, please contact the Registrar, Mrs Holly Fowlkes, on 01656 789966, who will be happy to assist you with any questions you may have. Please note that the Registrar is contactable throughout most of the school holidays, as well as term time.

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GCSE Results

St. Clare’s School celebrated excellent GCSE results! St Clare’s has been delivering the English curriculum for GCSE examinations and not the Welsh which means that St Clare’s students sat the new reformed GCSEs in English Language, English Literature and Maths this summer. The new GCSEs will ensure that students leave school with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in the 21st century. They cover more challenging content and are designed to match standards in the strongest performing education systems elsewhere in the world.


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A-Level Results

St Clare's Sixth Form students celebrated another year of excellent A Level results, with 100% pass rate for the fourth year running and 34% at A* or A grades. 

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“An outstanding school”
Outstanding school. Both my children are happy, well cared for and easily reach their potential at St Clare's, with caring, supporting staff who know my children and help them to achieve their best.
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Catchment information

This school is independently managed and its admission criteria may be selective. There is no set catchment area as pupils are admitted from a wide variety of postcodes and, in the case of boarding schools, from outside the UK. Contact the school directly or visit their website for more information on Admissions Policy and Procedures.

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