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International Baccalaureate

• Quality education in Oxford

• Study in an IB World School

• Teaching the IB diploma longer than any other school or college in England

• Make friends from around the world

Why choose our IB World School?

St Clare’s is a co-educational sixth form college for day and boarding students in beautiful north Oxford. We offer the Pre-IB course and IB Diploma. The atmosphere is informal and friendly, with an emphasis on personal responsibility and a strong commitment to your studies. We put our success down to a combination of factors:

  • IB World School: we have been offering the International Baccalaureate Diploma for over 40 years, longer than any other school or college in England. There are only 13 other institutions in the world that have taught the IB for longer than us
  • Academic excellence: Our strong worldwide reputation stems from the consistent quality of our IB Diploma results. Our 3 year average is 38 compared to a world average of 31 points
  • Quality teaching: Our latest inspection by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) highlights the quality of our offering and superb outcomes
  • State-of-the-art-facilities: Our charity status means that all income is channeled back into the school. Over the last 3 years 6.1 million has been spent on new facilities
  • International Outlook: Internationalism is a core part of our values. Our diverse study body of over 40 nationalities creates a welcoming environment to value differences
  • Careers Development Institute (CDI) accredited advisers: Specialist careers support on options for further study, apprenticeships, internships and gap years around the world
  • Excellent staff to student ratio: Our small class sizes of no more than 15 students, provides dedicated support to stimulate learning and encourage you to succeed
  • Stimulating learning environment: We offer a wide range of academic subjects and extra-curricular activities. Learning is not limited to the classroom, but extends to all aspects of student life and supports the development of the whole person
  • Academic location: Oxford provides a stimulating study environment. This world-famous student city enables you to immerse yourself in the academic resources available
  • Pastoral care: We cultivate a sense of belonging within our safe and supportive community. Students develop high-quality relationships through an environment of mutual respect.

The quality of the students’ academic achievement is excellent’ – ISI report 2019

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