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  • The IB Purpose

    The International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme is a challenging two-year curriculum taken throughout a student's Junior and Senior year. It leads to a qualification that is widely recognized by the world’s leading universities. Students learn more than a collection of facts, the Diploma Programme prepares students for university level courses and encourages them to:  

    • Ask challenging questions
    • Learn how to think analytically
    • Develop a strong sense of their identity and culture
    • Develop the ability to communicate with and understand people from other countries and cultures.


    Juniors and Seniors take IB courses in following six subject areas:

    Group 1:

    English HL


    Group 2:

    French HL, SL

    Spanish HL, SL


    Group 3:

    HOA HL

    Psychology SL

    Group 4:

    Biology HL, SL

    Environmental System and Societies SL

    Group 5:

    Mathematics HL

    Mathematics SL

    Math Studies SL

    Group 6:

    Visual Arts HL, SL Film HL, SL

    Dance HL, SL

    Music SL

    Additional Requirements for Diploma Candidates:

    Theory of Knowledge (TOK)

    Creativity, Action, Service (CAS)

    Extended Essay (EE)

    *Click to the left to find course descriptions for each group