Welcome to our Virtual Open Day

Our Virtual Open Day offers you the chance to learn about the IB Diploma, Pre-IB and Middle School Programme study experience at St Clare’s, Oxford. Our Virtual Open Day includes a tour so you can learn more about student life and really appreciate the fantastic learning environment that exists here. On the tour you will see our facilities and visit our residential accommodation.

Middle School Programme

Our middle-years programme is blending the best of the IB-Middle Years Programme and UK the education system.

IB-style learning is embedded through four certificated MYP courses in the Humanities, Arts, Languages and the Personal Project. Students also undertake inter-disciplinary work in both years.

Students prepare for IGCSEs in English, Maths, Sciences (five in total)


Meet Andy Rattue, Principal

“I am delighted that you are interested in St Clare’s, Oxford. We have been teaching the IB for over 40 years and are the oldest IB World School in England.

One of the many things that makes us unique is our diversity. You will be living in an international community with students from over 40 different countries, who approach issues from different and equally valid perspectives. Our alumni are much sought after by a wide range of top universities because of their global perspective and their ability to reflect on their own learning. Explore our remarkable college.”

IB Subjects


You could join the cohort of successful applicants who have already been awarded one of our prestigious academic scholarships We offer IB Diploma scholarships to students who contribute to our thriving learning community, academically and through experiences, achievements and interest.

If you are looking ahead to September 2022 entry, the IB Day Scholarships deadline is 22 October 2021 and the IB Boarding Scholarships deadline is 28 January 2022. 

Find out more

Outstanding IB Diploma exam results

The 2020 IB Diploma results were impressive across all ability levels with a 100% pass rate. Also, 95% of our students scored above the IB world average and 51% scored 38 points or more, equivalent to A*, A, A. Our excellent set of IB results reflects the quality of our teaching and the outstanding work of our students. Find out more.

College tour

We are delighted to show you around our study environment which includes classrooms, study spaces and science laboratories. It also highlights our well-equipped art studio and the breadth of resources available in our library. We take you into our lessons so you can meet both teachers and students, and experience a typical lesson taking place. We are also pleased to show you around areas that characterise student life. Our tour covers the living environment like accommodation, catering areas, social spaces and our Sugar House café. The tour is guided by Chris Osbourn, Admissions Registrar from our IB World School. Welcome to the college tour.


If you have any queries, please email Chris and Olivia from our Admissions team.

Contact us

Chris or Olivia
+44 1865 517336

What is it like to live and study in Oxford?

Student Stories

Care for the individual is at the heart of what we do. Listen to what some of our recent students say about living and studying at St Clare’s.

Read our students’ stories

Visit the Campuses

Explore our campuses near the centre of Oxford, where you will live, study, and make friends for life.

Justas – Lithuaian

Biotechnology at Harvard University, USA

St Clare’s maintains a perfect balance between being academically rigorous and at the same time inviting us to try lots of extracurricular activities. During the lessons, our teachers might be showing demonstrations with fluorescent bacteria, or debating how political ideologies vary around the world.

Further Reading

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