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Ex-pupil Hannah Bluck presents her Wales Women Rugby shirt to school

May 8, 2018

Ex-pupil, Hannah Bluck, 20, returned last week to present the school with her Welsh rugby shirt. Multi-talented athlete has represented Wales in three sports Hannah, from Porthcawl, has represented Wales at football, basketball and now rugby. Despite only picking up a rugby ball a year ago, she was one of 10 uncapped players to be named in the Wales Women squad for the 2018 Six


St Clare’s Nursery scoops Top 20 Award (Wales) 2018

Top 20 Award for St Clare’s Nursery The small day nursery at St Clare’s School in Newton, Porthcawl was delighted to be recognised as one of the Top 20 Nurseries 2018 (Wales). Passionate and committed staff The passion, commitment and motivation of the staff along with boundless energy means pupils make amazing progress and are really enthusiastic about learning and playing. The environment is a


80th Anniversary Celebrations

April 25, 2018

When the Mother Superior of an Irish Catholic Order was asked to make the trip to South Wales to set up a convent she left with a grim warning ringing in her ears: “Don’t go to Wales, it’s a hot-bed of non-conformity.” Eighty years later Eighty years later, St Clare’s School situated in the picturesque village of Newton on the outskirts of Porthcawl has good


St Clare’s helps the planet with a beach clean-up

February 1, 2018

Students from St Clare's independent private school on Newton Beach with the rubbish they have collected

As anyone who has watched Blue Planet will know, at least 8 million tonnes of plastic are dumped in the oceans every year where it chokes, entangles and poisons marine life. Here at Clare’s School in picturesque Newton on the outskirts of Porthcawl, we decided to help clean up the plastic waste we unfortunately now find in our oceans and on all of our beaches


The Seussical

“Oh, the thinks you can think, when you think about Seuss!” These were some of the first lyrics heard in St Clare’s production of SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL. And boy, what thinks were brought to life on the stage in this fresh, fun, and family friendly musical. You’d have to be living on another planet not to at least be somewhat familiar with the source material


Children in Need Charity Day

November 21, 2017

Find out just how St Clare’s raised so much money for the Children in Need Charity!


Day at the Museum

Four GCSE and A-Level History students from St Clare’s, an independent school near Porthcawl, South Wales took part in Takeover Day last Saturday and joined volunteers at Porthcawl Museum.


St Clare’s Prep Speak Out-Stay Safe with the NSPCC

October 23, 2017

Pupils from St Clare’s School near Porthcawl got involved in an exciting fundraising event and raised well over a thousand pounds to help the NSPCC be there to keep even more children safe.


World Teachers’ Day 2017

October 5, 2017

Today is World Teachers’ Day! World Teachers’ Day is an annual day commemorating teachers and the contribution they make in all parts of the world.  It’s a great opportunity for us all to celebrate and applaud the fantastic teachers we are so lucky to have at St Clare’s.


Annual Prize Day at The Grand Pavilion

October 4, 2017

Porthcawl’s famous Grand Pavilion provided the perfect stage to celebrate the achievements of the past year and reinforce ambitions for the coming year for St. Clare’s which continues the tradition of rewarding its young achievers with its Annual Prize Day ceremony.