The International Baccalaureate Curriculum (IBDP) develops lifelong learners who thrive and make a difference.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

Designed for students between the ages of 16 to 19, the IB Diploma Programme (DP) is an academically challenging and balanced programme of education, aimed to address the intellectual, social, emotional and physical well-being of students. It is the oldest of the 4 IB programmes in the continuum, which has remained relevant, highly sought after and pursued by students as they prepare for effective participation in a rapidly evolving world. The DP has consistently remained a valuable preparation for tertiary education as a premier program.

Note: To successfully, go through the programme, DP students must choose at least 3 and no more than 4 DP subjects taken at higher level (for 240 hours) and 3 DP subjects taken at standard level (for 150 hours), in addition to the DP Core to satisfy the passing conditions.

The six subject groups are:

  • Group 1: Studies in Language & Literature: English A and/or Language A: Literature in Kiswahili.
  • Group 2: Language Acquisition courses in either: French B: SL or Abinitio or German B: SL or Abinitio or Mandarin B: SL or Abinitio or Spanish B: SL or Abinitio
  • Group 3: Individuals & Societies – A student must take at least 1 course in this category either, History or Geography or Environmental Systems & Societies or World Religions or Economics or business management or Digital Societies.
  • Group 4 : Sciences – A student must take at least 1 course in this group Either, Physics or Chemistry or Biology or Environmental Systems and Society.
  • Group 5: Math Analysis & Approaches, or Math Application & Interpretation.
  • Group 6: – Visual Arts and Theatre Arts.