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

Welcome to St. Clare’s, a leading independent school in the historic village of Newton on the outskirts of Porthcawl, South Wales. We have a rich tradition of providing exceptional education for over  80 years to pupils from Nursery all the way through to Sixth Form

St Clare’s approach reaps rewards, with results from academic yearly progress tests exceeding the national average in all core subjects. Our school is structured to provide your child with the best education and life skills and you can feel confident your children will be nurtured to realise their full potential.

“The teachers are working so hard and the way that you are constantly listening and improving, with the children’s well-being a first priority is fantastic. Thank you all.”




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School Nursery - learning in and out of the classroom

From as little as £38.26 per day (or £28.83 per day with the Bridgend Early Years Grant applied).

This is not just childcare … this is a St Clare’s School nursery education for 3-4 year olds with small class sizes, a full-time qualified teacher, weekly Spanish, healthy hot lunch and free after school care until 5:30pm at surprisingly affordable rates.

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)

Excellent GCSE results

At St Clare’s  we deliver the English Curriculum at GCSE, offering the chance of a coveted Grade 9, equivalent to an A**.

Exam results are one important measure of a school’s performance and we are proud to report consistently top grades. Read more for our 2019 GCSE Results

Be more than you imagine at St Clare's Sixth Form

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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