St Clare’s Oxford Blog

Read about exciting student news, achievements, events and activities at St Clare’s Oxford.

Whether students are here for just a short time or for two years there is always something going on. It is not all just studying and examinations.

Our students can take part in activities every day of the week from football matches to running club; art club or theatre productions; Go Karting or Go Ape; West End musicals or weekend markets; study trips to Lisbon or fun trips to Morocco.

Sports, culture, learning something new or finding new places to visit or try living and studying at St Clare’s is never dull!

IB or A Level?

In 1978 St Clare’s decided to stop teaching A Levels in favour of the then little known International Baccalaureate Diploma. We recognise the considerable advantages that the IB offers young people as they prepare for the next stage of their life.   What are the...

Why choose the IB?

The IB Diploma is a very well established and highly regarded international qualification and students are choosing to study for the IB rather than other qualifications such as traditional British A Levels. With the IB Diploma students are accepted at the best...

Day in Bournemouth

This trip to Bournemouth proves that we do have good weather in the UK! Our adult students spent the day at the seaside with, as you can see, hundreds of others. Sitting on the beach or on the esplanade, our students had a wonderful time. Further...

Horse Riding

One of the more popular activities at St. Clare's is horse riding. Be it in the rolling hills of the Cotswolds or the serene beaches of the New Forest, what better way to experience it than on horseback? Further Reading We make sure that you will have a...

A fabulous day in Brighton

All our students enjoy a trip to the seaside. Brighton is not too far away for a day visit and it is so beautiful in the sunshine. The best bits are the fabulous Royal Pavilion, the pier and the promenade. If it gets too windy or too hot we head into the cafés and...

A Day in London

Students on our Summer Junior courses have 9 excursions - 3 full day and 3 half day trips - as part of their package. Obviously, one of the most popular trips is a day in London. Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square and the Science Museum are some of the highlights....

All the fun of the circus

We brought the circus to St Clare's! All afternoon students our Summer Juniors were learning how to do circus tricks and learn new skills - balancing, juggling, riding and mastering hula hoops. These are just some of the fun activities our juniors can do on campus...

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