We are proud to be accredited by, associated with or members of the following institutions and organisations.


Accredited by the IB Organisation for the teaching of the International Baccalaureate Diploma St. Clare’s, Oxford is authorized by the International Baccalaureate Organisation to offer the IB Diploma. We are the longest-established IB World School in England, and there are only 13 schools in the world that have been teaching the IB Diploma for longer than us.


Accredited by the British Council for the teaching of English LanguageThe English Language courses at St. Clare’s are accredited by the British Council, the UK’s international organization for educational opportunities and cultural relations.

Member of the Independent Schools Association ISA

St. Clare’s is a member of the Independent Schools Association.

Member of the Independent Schools CouncilSt Clare's is a member of this membership community who work collaboratively for the continuous improvement of international education.


Member of English UK the world's leading language teaching associationSt. Clare’s is a member of English UK, the national association of accredited English Language centres, and the world’s leading language teaching association. We were a founder member of ARELS, one of English UK’s predecessors.

Accredited and inspected by the Independent Schools Inspectorate ISI Independent Schools Inspectorate is the body responsible for the inspection of schools in membership of the Associations that make up the ISC. You can download our Inspection Reports here

ISI Private Further Education report for St Clares Oxford    The Independent Schools Inspection (Private Further Education): with the focus on teaching and course design for both English Language and Academic Subject classes. Read the Report here.


Member of the International Association of Language CentresSt. Clare’s is the Oxford member of the International Association of Language Centres, a global network of high-quality, independent language schools that teach the official language of their country.


St Clares Oxford Accredited by the British Accreditation Council BACThe British Accreditation Council accredits St. Clare’s, and is widely recognised as the most experienced, rigorous and independent accreditation service for the private education sector.


St Clares Oxford - in partnership with University of San Diego for over 30 years

The University of San Diego has worked in partnership with St. Clare’s for more than 30 years as the University of Record for our Liberal Arts Programme.





St Clares Oxford - in association with Blackfriars Hall University of OxfordOur Scholars Programme is a joint initiative between St. Clare’s and Blackfriars Hall, a private permanent Hall of Oxford University, governed by the English Dominican Friars.





Associated with the Kazakh British Technical University KBTUIn December 2012, St. Clare’s signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Kazakh British Technical University in Almaty, Kazakhstan, offering a unique chance for KBTU students to earn credits while studying at St. Clare’s.

Tier 4 sponsor recognised by UK visas and immigration - St Clares OxfordSt Clare's is a Tier 4 Sponsor recognised by UK Visa and Immigration (UKVI).