IBDP at a Glance
Six subjects (from a choice of 24): three standard level and three higher level
- Studies in language and literature
- Language acquisition
- Individuals and societies
- 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
A Levels at a Glance
- Normally three subjects, from a choice of eighteen
- Subjects are studied to a very high level
- Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) available for students
Please note that Modern Foreign Languages and Film aren’t offered at AS or A Level, but you can gain a standalone IBDP certificate in these subjects at Higher or Standard Level instead.
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For extra credit, you can choose to take on additional projects and activities.
We fully encourage our A Level students to commit to an EPQ alongside their core studies. You’ll be writing a 5,000-word essay, written following five months of independent research. It’s highly valued by universities because it demonstrates your ability to go beyond the syllabus with creative, joined-up thinking.
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We encourage students to take part in this programme to not only build individual self-confidence but also life skills in team working, self-reliance, independent thinking and taking on personal responsibility.