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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.

Request a prospectus or book a visit to find out how we can help your child thrive.

From March 2020, St Clare’s provided certainty, consistency and structure at a time when all were hard to come by.  Should we need to go into lockdown again, our Online Learning provisions will ensure that pupils receive a continuous and uninterrupted education.

Our Admissions department are working hard and are ready to talk to you about your child’s educational future.



We could not be happier with the support given to our son since he joined St Clare’s School. I wish we’d made the decision to send him to St Clare’s years ago.

This is not just childcare...

…this is a St Clare’s School nursery education for 2 1/2 -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.

From as little as £40.75 per day (or £30.84 per day with the Bridgend EYFG).

Give your child the best possible start at St Clare's Prep

Smaller class sizes that enable personal attention, with daily reading. Weekly Spanish lessons, A traditional education in a modern setting. Excellent enrichment programme. Access to specialist teachers from the senior school.

Best GCSE results in the area

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.

St Clare's Sixth Form

In the top 5% of schools in the UK for ALPS (A-Level Performance System) for the last 3 years. Students make outstanding progress and get results beyond their predicted grades. We teach 6 lessons per subject per week (at least one extra lesson per subject per week than most schools/ colleges).

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