International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IBDP)

Legacy School is accredited with the International Baccalaureate to offer Diploma Program for grades 11 and 12.

The IB Diploma Programme is an academically challenging and balanced programme of education, with final examinations, that prepares students aged 16 to 19 for success at university and in life beyond. It is a curriculum framework designed by the International Baccalaureate (IB) for students in the last two years of high school. It has been designed to address the intellectual, social, emotional and physical well-being of students. The programme has gained recognition and respect from the world’s leading universities.

  1. Studies in Language and Literature
  2. Language Acquisition
  3. Individuals and Societies
  4. Sciences
  5. Mathematics
  6. The Arts

In addition to the disciplinary and interdisciplinary study, the DP features three Core elements that broaden students’ educational experience and challenge them to apply their knowledge and skills:

  • The extended essay (EE) requires students to engage in independent research through an in-depth study of a research question relating to one of the DP subjects they are studying. The world studies EE option allows students to focus on a topic of global significance, which they examine through the lens of at least two DP subjects.
  • Theory of knowledge (TOK) develops a coherent approach to learning that unifies the academic disciplines. In this course on critical thinking, students inquire into the nature of knowledge and deepen their understanding of knowledge as a human construction.
  • Creativity, activity, service (CAS) is an experiential learning component of the DP. Students complete a wide variety of extracurricular, community service and athletic options to fulfil this requirement.

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