International Baccalaureate

What is International Baccalaureate?

  • The International Baccalaureate (IB) offers high quality programmes of international education to a worldwide community of schools.
  • There are more than 890,000 IB students at 3,108 schools in 140 countries.
  • The IB programme is more practical, having a broader spectrum of subjects that lead to all-round development.
  • The focus is on ‘how to learn’ rather than ‘what to learn’.


THREE Educational Progarmmes

This internationally recognized school system is made up of three educational programmes.


PYP: The Primary Years Programme [Kindergarten to Class 5]

  1. Emphasizes on a holistic growth of the child during his/her development years.
  2. Seeks to create an engaging and challenging educational framework for children.
  3. Focuses on 5 key elements:
    a) Concepts, b) Knowledge, c) Skills, d) Attitudes and e) Action


MYP: The Middle Years Programme [Class 6 to Class 10]

  • This program aids students develop their knowledge and skills
  • Focuses on five areas of interaction:
    a) Approaches to learning, b) Community and Service,
    c) Human Ingenuity, d) Environment and Health e) Social education
  • Offers a model of assessment, which determines the student’s results by comparing their performance against set standards


DP: The Diploma Programme [Class 11 to Class 12]

  • Includes six subject groups
    Group 1: Language
    Group 2: 2nd Language
    Group 3: Individuals and Societies
    Group 4: Experimental Sciences
    Group 5: Mathematics and Computer Sciences
    Group 6: The Arts
  • Each subject group is further divided into different courses. Our IB classes in Mumbai cover all areas and courses thoroughly
  • Three core requirements in addition to passing the subject group exams:
    a) Extended Essay, b) Theory of Knowledge & Creativity, c) Action and Service.
  • Students are assessed in 2 ways:
    – Internally – by teachers through oral exercises, presentations and performances and
    – Externally – through extended essays, literature assignments, etc


>Advantages of IB

Students learn more than a collection of facts. The Diploma Programme prepares students for university and encourages them to:

  • Requires breadth and depth of study, helping students to adopt different learning methods.
  • Opportunities to study topics of varied interest
  • Assessment process facilitates continuous learning
  • Encourages students to participate in extra-curricular activities
  • Prepares students well for tertiary study