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Aim of the DP - International Mindedness


The aim of the DP, like all IB Programmes, is to develop internationally minded people who, recognizing their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet, help to create a better and more peaceful world.


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Click on the link below to learn about the IB - DP curriculum that meets the rigorous standards set by institutions of higher learning around the world:


IB - DP Curriculum


Pathway Chart


The pathway for each student will be individualized based on his or her destination.  A sample of a pathway from grade 9 to graduation has been provided for a student who is preparing to enter a university program in Life Sciences. 


Pathway to Life Sciences

Grade 9


Grade 10


Grade 11

Diploma Program

Grade 12

Diploma Program

Group 1 – Studies in language and literature EnglishEnglishHL EnglishHL English

Group 2 –

Language acquisition

FrenchFrenchSL French 

Group 3 –

Individuals  and Societies

GeographyCanadian History

SL Psych or Economics

HL Geography

 HL Economics


 HL Geography

Group 4 – Sciences


  • HL Biology
  • HL Chemistry
  • SL Physics
  • HL Biology
  • HL Chem
Group 5 – MathematicsMath
  • Math 10
  • Math 11
SL Math 
Group 6 – The ArtsArt  SL Art 
OtherBus / Tech
  • Careers & Civics
  • Elective
Physical EducationPhysical Education   
Theory of Knowledge (TOK)  



Community, Action & Service (CAS)  

 Over 2 years 

Grade 11 & 12 ​

Extended Essay (EE)




​    Over 2 years

 Grade 11 & 12





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