IB Diploma Programme Information Seminar for Grade10 Students and Parents. Diploma Program.
Information Seminar for Grade10 Students and Parents
1. Subject and Core component display and discussion in the West Wing foyer2. Coffee/Juice and snacks 3. Welcome and Introductions – Mr. Gallant4. IB: The Key Components of the Programme - Mr. Baker/Mr. Smith5. Next Steps towards IB in September 20146. Overall Questions
Students study concurrently:
The IB Learner Profile and the core are central to the philosophy of the Diploma Programme.
The IB is a not-for-profit foundation, motivated by its educational mission, focused on the student.
The International Baccalaureate Organization aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.
“The world in which you were born is just one model of reality. Other cultures are not failed attempts at being you: they are unique manifestations of the human spirit.”
Programmes : What is the Learner Profile?It’s the IB mission statement translated into a set of learning outcomes for the 21st century.
IB learners strive to be:
IB Assessment in Ontario- students receive both their OSSD and IB Diploma
RED = extra credit given to HL student /
Note: Timetable would change if Spanish was your choice over 2 years. Spanish ab initio must be taught
over 2 school years and your exam would be in May 2016
Note: This timetable can change after student selections have been submitted.
Use English as an example
Services: What is special about IB assessment?IB assessment is rigorous, criterion related, consistent and differentiating of student ability.
7 Excellent performance
6 Very good performance
5 Good performance
4 Satisfactory performance
3 Mediocre performance
2 Poor performance
1 Very poor performance
This conversion chart is used by all IB Schools of Ontario and is approved by Ontario Universities to ensure consistency around reporting of grades on the OSSD
This student is a low level 5 (IB) which is converted to 83% (OSSD).
Each semester IB students will earn OSSD credits for related OSSD curriculum in each period.
Western University – IB/OSSD Scholarship
December 2013 - individual meetings with students and Mr. Smith
December 2013 - applications with IB choices given out to discuss as a family over the winter break.
January 2014 - IB specific option sheet session and options due on Tuesday, January 7, 2014
First installment cheque post-dated for March 1st due with application.
Date TBA - Grade 10 IB Retreat - for committed IB students a lunch and afternoon of organized team building activities with our IB Year 1 and 2 students.
April/May/June 2014 - Extended Essay sessions for skill building