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Grade 11 and 12 students embark on the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme.
The Diploma Programme is a demanding pre-university course of study that leads to examinations.

It is designed for highly motivated secondary school students aged 16 to 19.
Each examined subject is graded on a scale of 1 (minimum) to 7 (maximum).

Students must offer three subjects at Higher Level (HL) and three at Standard Level (SL).
The award of the Diploma requires a minimum total of 24 points and completion of three additional requirements:

  • the Extended Essay
  • Theory of Knowledge (TOK) – an interdisciplinary requirement intended to stimulate critical, epistemological reflection on knowledge and experience gained inside and outside the classroom
  • Creativity, Activity and Service (CAS) – students are expected to spend a minimum of 150 hours in two years on creative, sport and service activities in the local community.

The maximum score of 45 points includes 3 bonus points for a good work done in the extended essay and TOK.

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Group 1 Language and Literature

English A: Literature HL or SL
English A: Language and Literature SL only

Group 2 Language Acquisition

French B HL or SL
French B AB initio SL only
Spanish B HL or SL
Spanish AB initio SL only

Group 3 Individuals and Societies

Business Management HL orSL
Economics HL or SL
Environmental Systems and Societies SL only
Geography HL or SL
History HL or SL
Information Technology in a Global Society HL or SL
Psychology HL or SL

Group 4 Sciences

Biology HL or SL
Chemistry HL or SL
Computer Science HL or SL
Physics HL or SL
Environmental Systems and Societies SL only

Group 5 Maths

Mathematics: Analysis & Approaches HL or SL
Mathematics: Applications & Interpretations HL or SL

Group 6 The Arts

Music HL or SL
Visual Arts HL or SL
Theatre HL or SL