IB Diploma Programme

The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) is an excellent programme for students who love learning and whose interests span across the academic spectrum.
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Six subjects (from a choice of 24): three standard level and three higher  level

  • Studies in language and literature
  • Language acquisition
  • Individuals and societies
  • Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • The arts
  • Plus core subjects:
    • Theory of Knowledge (TOK): the value, complexity and limits of knowledge
    • Creativity, Action and Service (CAS): programme
    • Extended essay: independent research, followed by a 4000-word paper.
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Meet our IB Diploma students

Ananya

41 POINTS AT IB | ENGLISH AND HISTORY, UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK

"I like the different platforms in which students can express their concerns and ask for change, such as the Monthly Meeting or Food Council, as I feel that it makes LP unique and shows that the student opinion is valued."
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Antonia

43 POINTS ON IB | MEDICINE, A UNIVERSITY IN GERMANY

“Being at Leighton Park school has helped me grow as a person in so many ways. At Leighton Park school everybody is accepted for who they are and gets supported in every possible way to achieve their goals.“
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Cecilia

40 POINTS ON IB | PSYCHOLOGY, UCL

“LP has really opened new perspectives for me as it’s such an international and inclusive community. Relationships with peers and teachers based on values of respect and equality has given me courage and confidence to interact with the wider world. I’m grateful for spending the most important five years in LP.”
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Millie

42 POINTS ON IB | ENGLISH AND FRENCH, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD

“Leighton Park is a rarity, and gave me an insane and maybe ill-founded confidence in goodness… I am endlessly grateful for the friends I’ve met in the past five years.”
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97% of university admissions officers rate the IBDP the best preparation to thrive at university

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