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International Baccalaureate

IBWorld.jpgWestwood Collegiate is proud to be an IB World School.

The IB Diploma Programme is a challenging two-year pre-university curriculum, primarily aimed at students ages 16 to 19. It leads to a qualification (the IB diploma) that is widely recognized by the world's leading universities.

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The curriculum contains six subject groups together with the Diploma core: creativity, activity, service (CAS), the extended essay (EE), and theory of knowledge (TOK).

In the 2016-17 school year, students at Westwood had the following IB course options:

Group 1   Language A Literature

Group 2   Language B Spanish or French

Group 3   Psychology or History

Group 4   Biology, Physics, Chemistry & Exercise Sports Physiology

Group 5   Mathematics

Group 6   Visual Arts, Theatre, Film

 

In addition, students can opt to complete individual courses within each group with the aim of completing a Standard Level of Achievement resulting in IB Certificate status.

 

Art Penning

IB Coordinator

apenning@sjsd.net