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St. Clare's School

Address: Newton, Portcoll CF36 5AS, United Kingdom
Official representatives. Submission of documents and admission free of charge

Description St. Clare's School

  • Location: Swansea, Wales
  • Founded: 1938
  • Age of students: 3-18 years
  • Type of education: joint (mixed)
  • Language of instruction: English.

St. Clare's is a small, friendly and independent school in South Wales, located in the village of Newton within walking distance from the coast of Glamorgan Valley. The educational institution is proud to provide exceptional education for students from 3 years to the final grade, provides strong academic training, and forms the necessary life skills that allow children to fully realize their potential.

St. Clare's is part of the international organization Cognita - a group of schools that includes about 70 institutions in Europe, Latin America, Asia, joining forces to build confidence, empower young people to succeed.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in St. Clare's School

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
3-11
from 2 800 £ / term

Nursery - 28.83 £ / d.

Day nursery St. Clare's is the perfect place to start an educational journey. An experienced team of employees, ample opportunities provide an ideal environment for learning, personal growth - the child receives the support and care necessary to reach its full potential.

The educational institution achieves high results in preparing children for the highest academic, social, ethical standards. From the very first day of a child in kindergarten, teachers lay the foundations for a love of learning, provide the foundation for future success.

The kindergarten is located in a separate specialized room, offers an outstanding level of care, a safe, stimulating, creative environment. Children are taken care of by a highly qualified team of experienced professionals from an early age.

A large safe outdoor playground with astroturf provides gaming opportunities, helps children develop physical, cognitive, social skills through a thematic curriculum that includes various academic, musical, dance, and art events.

Prep School - from 2800 £ / term

Prep School St. Clare's is a leading provider of academic knowledge for children from 4 to 11 years old in South Wales. The preparatory school is distinguished by a comfortable, happy atmosphere. An individual approach to education allows each student to receive the necessary support in all areas of education, to prove himself, to achieve the best results. The Prep School curriculum is periodically reviewed, takes into account, but is not limited to, the national curriculum. Particular attention is paid to reading, English and mathematics, which guarantees the formation of basic academic skills. Education is organized so that students can develop as quickly as their abilities allow, class sizes are limited.

The curriculum is supplemented by regular study tours, events are organized with invited visitors. Throughout the preparatory school, children receive special training in the natural sciences, Spanish, physical education, music, which allows you to create a successful, stimulating educational environment.

Annual
11-16
from 4 600 £ / term

Senior school

High School Clare's is an ideal place for the development of children from 11 to 16 years old. As students move from class to class, the emphasis shifts toward preparing for the GCSE. Teachers strive not to exert too much pressure on students, while keeping the course academic strong and fun.

Annual
16-18
from 4 900 £ / term

Sixth form

The Sixth Form program is aimed at young people who want to develop, get higher education, access to prestigious and interesting professions. Pupils from 16 to 18 years old, it is important to take responsibility for their education.

Sixth Form St. Clair offers students a wide range of educational programs and the necessary support. An autonomous approach better prepares students for potential life scenarios - university studies, employment. The school stimulates self-study, a high level of individual approach.

The main task is to prepare young people for university, apprenticeship or work. The attitude to each student as an individual, the provision of pedagogical supervision, the provision of opportunities for students to achieve their own goals are priorities for graduate class personnel.

Accommodation, housing and food

St. Clare's is a full-time school: it provides educational services and the option of childcare until after extra classes, but not accommodation.

The educational institution collaborates with Thomas Franks, an experienced catering company: all children receive hot meals daily, and food is prepared on site. The company delivers the best fresh local produce, favoring family-owned companies, seasonal vegetables and fruits.

Children plant and grow seeds, plants, cooks work with children, show and explain how the vegetables and herbs they grow are used in dishes. Classes are aimed at understanding where food comes from, what are the benefits of a healthy, balanced diet. Dessert options always include yogurts, fresh fruits.

Events St. Clare's School

The school offers students to take part in projects with the participation of the local community, in the work of clubs:

  • Children's choir
  • Dancing
  • Children's yoga dancing
  • Coding
  • French
  • Drama
  • Company
  • Handicrafts
  • Computer Club
  • Parliamentary Debate Club
  • Chess Club
  • Club of business and marketing
  • Mad Hatter Tea Party
  • Art club
  • Cinema club
  • Table games
  • Musical "jam"
  • Spanish choir.

Extra Spring Spring High School

  • GCSE Chemistry
  • GCSE Spanish
  • GCSE PE Table Tennis
  • GCSE Further Mathematics
  • GCSE Drama
  • GCSE Computer Science
  • GCSE French
  • GCSE Biology
  • GCSE History
  • GCSE Art
  • A-Level Spanish.

Advantages

  • Pupils St. Clare's show good results in terms of the start of reading: students' performance is on average 10 months higher than the chronological age of reading, determined by the Hodder criterion.
  • St. Clare's achieves excellent GCSE results, significantly exceed the country's average score: 4+ (A * -C) - 91.2%, 7+ (A * / A) - 43.5%, compared with 67% and 20.6% - UK averages.
  • St Clare's attaches great importance to work efficiency: historically, each St. Claire student achieves an average higher score after completing the A-Level course compared to the national average: 40% of St. Clare's graduates received an A * / A rating of A -Level, and the national average for the UK is 25%.

Equipment St. Clare's School

Private educational institution St. Clare's offers students:

  • All-weather open multifunctional space for year-round games (netball, soccer, hockey, basketball, tennis)
  • Specially built food technology class
  • Prepared Sixth Form Specialty Building, Inside and Outside Prep School
  • Security guards, electronic gates with code input, video surveillance system
  • Extended dressing rooms for boys, girls
  • Refurbished science labs.
  • Children's playground: it is completely trimmed with a bright green astroturf, which looks like a freshly cut lawn, does not hurt your knees
  • Extensive bus service with routes passing through Neath, Sarn, Llantvit-Mayor, Cowbridge, Penkoed, Llantrizant.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Additional expenses:

  • Registration fee for international students - £ 50
  • Deposit for international students - £ 4000
  • EAL Support - £ 1950 / term
  • Transport fees - 4.07 £ / trip
  • Lunch (required) - £ 206 / term
  • After School Club (15: 30-17: 30) - 2,3 £ / 30 min.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

All potential candidates for GCSE, A-Level courses are evaluated through an interview, a written exam. Evaluations, recommendations from a previous school are taken into account when deciding on the suitability of a candidate for study at St. Clare's.

To study the GCSE program, you must demonstrate an English level equivalent to:

To participate in the A-Level program, applicants must demonstrate an English level equivalent to:

  • IELTS 5.5
  • CEFR B2.

Scholarships St. Clare's School

The educational institution offers a wide selection of scholarships for students entering grades 7, 10, 12:

  • Academic
  • Sports
  • Musical.

Discounts for families with several children:

  • 0% - for the second child
  • 10% for a third child
  • 15% - for the fourth, fifth child.

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- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
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- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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