Completing 6 subjects as well as the prerequisite Creativity, Activity & Service (CAS) component, the Extended Essay (EE) and the foundational subject Theory of Knowledge (TOK) over the two years of the Diploma Programme (DP) is a heavy workload. The DP is structured in this way for the International Baccalaureate to best prepare students for the outside world.Read More
When considering secondary education curriculum & subject choices, parents and students do so with tertiary education options in mind. Where do I want to study after school? So what should I study now?
The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme well exceeds expectations when considering the appropriate secondary education choice to ease acceptance into tertiary education. It has the...Read More
Approaches to teaching, and even more curiously, approaches to learning are not often enough the focus when deciding on the best curriculum or best school for children to attend. In the International Baccalaureate (IB), it is at the centre of the curriculum and the foundation from which all teaching, learning, subject curricula and further studies are based.Read More
Diploma Programme students are in their final two years at high school in the International Baccalaureate and range between 17 – 19 years old at Hout Bay International School. Their curriculum is comprised of 6 subjects – much like Matric for South African schools. Where the programme most obviously differs however, is in the additional studies known as ‘the core’ which...Read More
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