IB Info Night will be held in person on Tue, Jan 17 from 7:00 to 8:00 pm in the Britannia auditorium.
International Baccalaureate Program Overview
The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme is a rigorous pre-university course of studies, leading the examinations, that meets the needs of highly motivated secondary school students between the ages of 16 and 19 years.
Diploma candidates are required to select one subject from each of the six subject groups. At least three and not more than four are taken at higher level (HL), the others at standard level (SL). By arranging work in this fashion, students are able to explore some subjects in-depth and some more broadly over the two-year period. Students may elect to do another subject from groups 2, 3, or 4 instead of a subject from the arts.
The International Baccalaureate Mission Statement
"The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.
To this end, the organization works with school, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment.
These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right."
The IB Learner Profile
In addition to the Mission Statement, the IB Organization has established ten Learner Profiles that as IB learners, IB students should strive to be:
- Inquirers - curious
- Knowledgeable - well-read, aware
- Thinkers - rational, critical
- Communicators - collaborative
- Principled - honest, act with integrity
- Open-Minded - non-judgemental, unprejudiced
- Caring - compassionate
- Risk-Takers - resilient
- Balanced - mindful
- Reflective - thoughtful
For more details about the individual learner profiles, see: IB Learner Profile
IB Application Information
The new IB application in the sidebar of this page. After you download the form, you can complete it digitally and e-mail it to email@example.com or send a completed print to the school.
Jan 17: IB info night from 7:00 to 8:00 pm in the Britannia auditorium
Feb 4: Applications due
Feb 13-24: Short-listed candidates may be asked for an interview or to complete a skills assessment in English and mathematics.
Mar 6: First offers will be sent out
Mar 10: Acceptance confirmation
IB Program Additional Information
The following links will help to clarify the nature of the IB Diploma program:
IB Infographic that highlights the benefits of doing the full IB Diploma program
Teaching and Learning with Global Understanding