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Why Choose St Clare’s Private School, South Wales?

St. Clare’s is a small, friendly independent school in South Wales, located 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 proud to provide an exceptional education to pupils from Nursery age all the way through to Sixth Form.

Our school is structured to provide your child with the best education and life skills. With excellent academic results and inspection reports, you can feel confident your children will be nurtured to realise their full potential.

There are many compelling reasons to choose St. Clare’s for your child. A few are below, or simply book a visit to look around the school, meet our Headteacher Mrs Hier, our teachers and pupils and see what makes St. Clare’s such a special place.

"Excellent" Nursery

Judged as “Excellent” by Estyn (2014), our Nursery follows the early Years Foundation Phase and beyond.

Spanish taught weekly.

Happy, safe environment with small class sizes.

Daynurseries.co.uk Recommended Day Nursery.


Average reading age in Prep 10 months above chronological age

Reading ages as determined by the Hodder Test is on average 10 months higher than the chronological age of all prep pupils (2018/2019)

St Clare's is a 'Value Added' School

At St. Clare’s we place great importance on our pupils’ Value Added Performance.

Historically, every St. Clare’s pupil attains on average a grade higher per subject by the end of A-Level compared to the national average for a child of their ability.

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