IB program in Sherborne School for girls
Brief information: The IB (International Baccalaureate) ia an international educational program for foreign students. This program is taught as a full-fledged, internationally recognized analog to the famous A-level course.
Girls choose to study 6 subjects:
- Foreign language;
- Exact sciences;
- Humanities (especially in demand history and geography).
Attendance at the course of TOK (Theory of Knowledge) is mandatory. Here the girls learn different aspects of the course:
- Correctly write an expanded essay;
- Formulate thoughts and point of view, hypotheses, own opinion;
- Competently discuss and conduct debates.
There is also a CAS course (Creativity, Action, Service, or Creativity, action, social activities). The creative direction can be represented by the release of a school newspaper or by writing a script for a school play, show or event. Action block includes any kinds of active recreation and sports, mobile employment. Public activities include protection of the environment, visits to orphanages, assistance to the elderly and disabled, participation in the construction of churches or public institutions.
At the end of the course each student writes an expanded essay with a volume of 4000 words - this is an independent study and presentation of its results (the topic is consistent with the teacher).