SIXTH FORM EDUCATIONAL OFFER:
INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE (IB)
DIPLOMA PROGRAMME (DP)

ST. ANNE’S SCHOOL
IB – DIPLOMA
PROGRAMME

IB Diploma Programme at St. Anne’s School offers a broad and balanced curriculum in which different models and disciplines can be studied while maintaining the school’s mission, that is, to educate wellrounded men and women, enabling them to adapt personally and professionally to the society in which they live.

St. Anne’s is an official International Baccalaureate school* for the Diploma Programme. These are schools that share a common philosophy: a commitment to the rigorous, quality international education that St. Anne’s believes is important for students.

The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end the organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.

 

*Only schools authorized by the IB Organization may offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme (DP) or the Professional Orientation Programme (POP). For more information about the IB and its programmes, visit http://www.ibo.org.

The IB Diploma Programme: A broad and balanced education

IB Diploma Programme at St. Anne’s School offers a broad and balanced curriculum in which different models and disciplines can be studied while maintaining the school’s mission, that is, to educate wellrounded men and women, enabling them to adapt personally and professionally to the society in which
they live.

St. Anne’s is an official International Baccalaureate school* for the Diploma Programme. These are schools that share a common philosophy: a commitment to the rigorous, quality international education that St. Anne’s believes is important for students.

The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end the organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.

 

*Only schools authorized by the IB Organization may offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme (DP) or the Professional Orientation Programme (POP). For more information about the IB and its programmes, visit http://www.ibo.org.

A broad and balanced education

ST. ANNE’S SCHOOL
WHAT IS THE IB DIPLOMA
PROGRAMME?

The IB Diploma Programme is a rigorous and balanced educational programme for 16-19 year olds, delivered over a two-year course. It is an excellent preparation for university and adult life and is widely recognised among the world’s leading universities.

The programme was established in the late 1960s and has been ever since:

– It provides a balanced educational offering that combines breadth and depth and explores the nature of knowledge across disciplines through the IB’s unique Theory of Knowledge course.

– It fosters in students an international mindset, based on their own language and culture.

– Instills in students a positive attitude towards learning that prepares them for university education.

– It enjoys an excellent reputation for its rigorous external assessment methods based on globally applicable standards, which ensure that it is recognised by universities around the
world.

– It emphasises the development of the whole student: physical, intellectual, emotional and ethical.

– It fits perfectly with our school’s Educational Model.

ST. ANNE’S SCHOOL
WHAT IS THE IB DIPLOMA
PROGRAMME?

The IB Diploma Programme is a rigorous and balanced educational programme for 16-19 year olds, delivered over a two-year course. It is an excellent preparation for university and adult life and is widely recognised among the world’s leading universities.

The programme was established in the late 1960s and has been ever since:

– It provides a balanced educational offering that combines breadth and depth and explores the nature of knowledge across disciplines through the IB’s unique Theory of Knowledge course.

– It fosters in students an international mindset, based on their own language and culture.

– Instills in students a positive attitude towards learning that prepares them for university education.

– It enjoys an excellent reputation for its rigorous external assessment methods based on globally applicable standards, which ensure that it is recognised by universities around the
world.

– It emphasises the development of the whole student: physical, intellectual, emotional and ethical.

– It fits perfectly with our school’s Educational Model.

ST. ANNE’S SCHOOL
Mónica Prieto joins St Anne’s as Head of IB after a successful career leading IB programmes and teaching across three continents: in the US, Spain, Ireland and China

Mónica, who has a master’s and a PhD from the University of Illinois, has extensive knowledge of the IB programmes, in particular the Diploma Programme (DP) having worked in different IB schools worldwide. Within the IB community, Mónica is also a workshop leader, an examiner and a member of visiting teams carrying out verification and evaluation visits. She also has ample experience in other accreditation processes such as Council of International Schools (CIS) and NEASC accreditations.

Mónica has more than twenty years of international experience in programme development, organization, and coordination, including senior leadership positions at the University of Mississippi and Florida International University. Mónica was also head of school in Ireland where she ove saw the school’s strategic plan, from the pedagogical aspect, establishing a clear vision for the school, supporting the Diploma Programme authorization and leading the MYP programme evaluation, to the administrative aspects such as marketing and communications, admissions and finances.

She joins us now from China where she holds the vice principal position in an International IB school.

Mónica has a wide teaching experience having taught IB courses (Theory of knowledge, Language B), courses in other systems (Spanish LOMCE and US Curriculum) as well as undergraduate and graduate courses in US Universities. She is currently teaching the subjects “School Leadership” and “Linguistic Diversity” as part of the International Education and Bilingualism M.A. at the UCJC.

ST. ANNE’S SCHOOL
Mónica Prieto joins St Anne’s as Head of IB after a successful career leading IB programmes and teaching across three continents: in the US, Spain, Ireland and China

Mónica, who has a master’s and a PhD from the University of Illinois, has extensive knowledge of the IB programmes, in particular the Diploma Programme (DP) having worked in different IB schools worldwide. Within the IB community, Mónica is also a workshop leader, an examiner and a member of visiting teams carrying out verification and evaluation visits. She also has ample experience in other accreditation processes such as Council of International Schools (CIS) and NEASC accreditations.

Mónica has more than twenty years of international experience in programme development, organization, and coordination, including senior leadership positions at the University of Mississippi and Florida International University. Mónica was also head of school in Ireland where she ove saw the school’s strategic plan, from the pedagogical aspect, establishing a clear vision for the school, supporting the Diploma Programme authorization and leading the MYP programme evaluation, to the administrative aspects such as marketing and communications, admissions and finances.

She joins us now from China where she holds the vice principal position in an International IB school.

Mónica has a wide teaching experience having taught IB courses (Theory of knowledge, Language B), courses in other systems (Spanish LOMCE and US Curriculum) as well as undergraduate and graduate courses in US Universities. She is currently teaching the subjects “School Leadership” and “Linguistic Diversity” as part of the International Education and Bilingualism M.A. at the UCJC.

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