IB program in St. Clare's Oxford Private School
The two-year program includes the Theory of Knowledge aimed at developing students' ability to think critically, to study facts in a comprehensive and systematic way. Lessons are taught how to record lectures and prepare reports.
The IB program offers studying on the Creativity, Action, Service - CAS course (creativity, action, services) that encourages students to develop their creative direction. The course offers the possibility of increasing motor activity and regular sports activities. Also, the students of the course are taught the skills of charitable activities.
The use of logical methods and methods of analysis is a characteristic feature of IV. Independent researches of students and carrying out of scientific experiments become a basis of term papers. The IB program prepares conscious members of society who have a brilliant education and an active lifestyle. Universities prefer to accept these students because of their excellent analytical skills and high social responsibility.
A diploma confirming the successful completion of the International Baccalaureate program can be obtained after the surrender of 3 subjects at the level of H and 3 subjects of the level S. One course work, the delivery of several research projects and two works on the theory of knowledge are provided. Within the framework of the course "Creativity, action, services" the students work 150 hours.
The program includes two levels that study three subjects. English literature and literature in their native language is the only subject that is studied both at the general level of S, and at the highest level of N.
At level S, Chinese or Spanish are studied. Level H offers to study German, English, French or Spanish. At the general level, humanitarian policy represents world politics, and the level of N provides knowledge on business and management. Mathematics, economics, physics, geography, psychology, biology, history and chemistry can be held at any level. Astronomy is taught at the general S-level.
For further admission to the university, students are also offered an elective subject that can be studied at any level:
- Art or art theory;
- Foreign language;
- Information technology in the world community;
- Natural science subjects.
After conducting independent research students write the final course work (Extended Essay). The topic is chosen by the student, and the supervisor suggests the methods of conducting the study and analysis. The size of labour is not less than 4 thousand characters.