The IB Diploma Programme (DP) is an academically challenging and balanced programme of education with final examinations that prepares students, aged 16 to 19, for success at university and life beyond. It has been designed to address the intellectual, social, emotional and physical well-being of students.

The subjects offered at BIS are:
IBDP Subjects Offered
Group 1Group 2Group 3Group 4Group 5Group 6
English A: Language and Literature HL/SLHindi B HL/SLBusiness Management HL/SLBiology HL/SLAnalysis and Approaches HL/SLVisual Arts HL/SL
Literature and Performance SLGerman B HL/SLEconomics HL/SLChemistry HL/SLApplications and Interpretation HL/SL
Spanish ab initio SLGlobal Politics HL/SLPhysics HL/SL
Psychology HL/SLEnvironmental Systems and Societies SL

 

Learners

Creating a Lifelong Love for Learning
Developing the skills and a positive attitude towards learning that will prepare them for higher education.

Building Responsible Citizens – Who Care & Share
Helping students grow physically, intellectually, emotionally and ethically and enhancing their personal and interpersonal development through creativity, activity and service.

Equipping Students with Critical 21st Century Skills
Making connections across traditional academic disciplines and exploring the nature of knowledge through the programme’s unique theory of knowledge course.

Instilling Global Cultural Perspectives
Inculcating an understanding of cultures including their own, through the study of at least two languages.

Learning and Teaching

Experiential Learning
Expanding students’ minds using hands-on, collaborative and reflective learning experiences which help them to imbibe knowledge in ways that are inventive and memorable.

Interdisciplinary Projects
Engaging students and helping them to develop knowledge, insights, problem solving skills, self-confidence, self-efficacy, and a passion for learning through interdisciplinary instruction.

Integrated Skill Building Programme
Equipping students with skills in academic research and writing including critical reading, note taking, argumentation and reasoning.

Technology Integration
Classrooms come alive with discussions, debates, explorations and experiments, often woven together with technology. The use of teacher-developed subject websites and online tools have become commonplace in the BIS IBDP.

Inclusion and Pastoral Care
Emphasizing its commitment to student welfare, BIS recognizes the need for pastoral care for DP students. A specialized team, at the Student Resource Centre, is available in-house to address these needs. Peer Support Groups and teacher mentors are trained to help students with time management, learning support and strategies, life skills and emotional counselling.

Creativity, Activity, Service
A wide range of co-curricular activities are provided to the students, along with opportunities for service, to help foster holistic, all-round development.