Academics

Imparting next-level education

About IB Program

International Baccalaureate® (IB) programs aim to do more than other curricula by developing inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who are motivated to succeed. IB strives to develop students who will build a better world through intercultural understanding and respect.

The IB's programs are different from other curricula because they:


  • Encourage students of all ages to think critically and challenge assumptions
  • Develop independently of government and national systems, incorporating quality practice from research and our global community of schools
  • Encourages students of all ages to consider both local and global contexts

Programs Offered

The International Baccalaureate Organization offers four high-quality and challenging educational programs for a worldwide community of schools, aiming to create a better, more peaceful world.


  1. PYP - Primary Years Program (Grade 1 to 5)
  2. MYP - Middle Years Program (Grade 6 to 10)
  3. DP - Diploma Program (Grade 11 & 12)
  4. CP (not available at Oakridge)

Aim of all IB Programs

The aim of all IB programs is to develop internationally minded people who, recognizing their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet to create a better and more peaceful world. Four characteristics that define an IB education


  • Centres on learners
  • Develops effective approaches to teaching and learning
  • Works within global contexts
  • Explores significant content.

IB programs also encourage students to be active in their communities and to take their learning beyond academic study.

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