IB's Mission & Philosophy

Our aim has always been to develop the curriculum of all IB programmes we teach to help in growing internationally minded students who recognise their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet, help to create a better and more peaceful world.

We have been developing our Multilingual and Multicultural holistic approach to the IB curriculum, creating an environment within our school which is relaxed but challenging, familiar but disciplined and, most of all, we have created a school for the citizens of the future where fun and curiosity lead to

LEARNING THROUGH SHARING

and creativity in problem solving.

Age range 3 years – 11 years

The Primary Years Programme is a programme focused on the integral development of children from 3 to 11 years old.

We prepare our students to become lifelong learners who show respect for themselves and others and equip them to be able to participate in the world around them.

Age range: 11 years – 16 years

The Middle Years Programme is a programme focused on preparing students from 11 to 16 years for the challenges that life brings.

We present our students with a challenging programme that encourages them to establish connections between what they learn and real life. 

Age range: 16 years – 18 years

The Diploma Programme helps to prepare students from 16 to 18 years for the Professional studies and specialization.

We present our students with advanced knowledge that encourages them to gain information with focus towards future horizons.

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The IB Learner Profile Attributes

INQUIRERS

We nurture our curiosity, developing skills for inquiry and research. We know how to learn independently and with others. We learn with enthusiasm and sustain our love of learning throughout life.

KNOWLEDGEBLE

We develop and use conceptual understanding, exploring knowledge across a range of disciplines. We engage with issues and ideas that have local and global significance.

THINKERS

We use critical and creative thinking skills to analyse and take responsible action on complex problems. We exercise initiative in making reasoned, ethical decisions

COMMUNICATORS

We express ourselves confidently and creatively in more than one language and in many ways. We collaborate effectively, listening carefully to the perspectives of other individuals and groups.

PRINCIPLED

We act with integrity and honesty, with a strong sense of fairness and justice, and with respect for the dignity and rights of people everywhere. We take responsibility for our actions and their consequences.

OPEN-MINDED

We critically appreciate our own cultures and personal histories, as well as the values and traditions of others. We seek and evaluate a range of points of view, and we are willing to grow from the experience.

CARING

We show empathy, compassion and respect. We have a commitment to service, and we act to make a positive difference in the lives of others and in the world around us.

RISK-TAKERS

We approach uncertainty with forethought and determination; we work independently and cooperatively to explore new ideas and innovative strategies. We are resourceful and resilient in the face of challenges and change.

BALANCED

We understand the importance of balancing different aspects of our lives—intellectual, physical, and emotional—to achieve well-being for ourselves and others. We recognize our interdependence with other people and with the world in which we live.

REFLECTIVE

We thoughtfully consider the world and our own ideas and experience. We work to understand our strengths and weaknesses in order to support our learning and personal development.

The IB Approaches to Learning

ATL are deliberate strategies, skills and attitudes that permeate the IB teaching and learning environment

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