The International Baccalaureate (IB) offers high quality programmes of international education to a worldwide community of schools. There are more than 900,000 IB students in over 140 countries. The IB is a recognized leader in the field of international education. It is a non-profit, mission-driven foundation that offers three challenging programmes for pupils aged 3 to 19.
More than 100 schools in India offer the IB programme.
The International Baccalaureate (IB) offers three programmes of international education for students aged 3 to 19.
The Primary Years Programme (PYP) for pupils aged 3 to 12 focuses on the development of the whole child in the classroom and in the world outside.
The Middle Years Programme (MYP) for students aged 11 to 16 provides a framework of academic challenge and life skills through embracing and transcending traditional school subjects.
The Diploma Programme for students aged 16 to 19 is a demanding two-year curriculum that meets the needs of highly motivated students, and leads to a qualification that is recognized by leading universities around the world
mon Calorx Global School is authorized to offer all the three programmes of the International Bacculearate.
The school timings for the kindergarten are from 9 AM to 1 .15 PM and for Grade one to Grade twelve the timings are from 9 AM to 4 PM.
English is the language of Instruction and learning. . Hindi & French are introduced from grade 1 and are optional from grade 9 onwards.
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Academic Session starts from 2nd week June and concludes in April.
Summer Vacation is from May to June 2nd week.
Diwali Vacation: October/ November (15 days)
Christmas Vacation: December (1 week)
Parents can meet teachers on ist.3rd and 5th Saturday of every month from 9.30 am to 11.00 am. It is advisable to take prior appointment so that teacher can give you uninterrupted meeting time.
Parents will be provided access to Managebac (online academic tracker) which will provide the day to day classroom assessments and home work status. Also parents are called from time to time to the school for teacher Parent conferences & Student led conferences
The school offers Music (vocal), Theatre, Dance (western /Indian / folk), Design.
The school excellent facilities and trained coaches for basket ball, football, cricket, swimming. Also PE as a subject is taught in middle school as a part of IB requirements for the programme.
Students are offered breakfast and lunch. Vegetarian meals of various cuisines from all over the world (Chinese/ Continental)
The School maintains a low 'student-to-teacher' ratio for optimal learning and personalized attention. The maximum class strength is twenty.
A well equipped infirmary, with a nurse is available on the campus.
In case of any emergencies the student is taken to the doctor associated with a well known hospital in Bopal and the parents are informed telephonically. Only after acquiring permission of the parent medical treatment is given by associate doctor.
Students who have successfully completed SSC, ICSE, CBSE, and IGCSE curriculums can enroll for all the three programmes.
The medium of instruction in the entire school including IBDP is English.
All teachers are trained in-house as well as sent for workshops organized by IB from time to time. Teachers are also given to exposure of online workshops conducted by IB. Apart from IB training teachers go through need based trainings throughout the year.
IB courses are more challenging. They are aimed at highly motivated students who seek extra challenge and involvement in their education beyond the classroom.
The students should be a self motivated, Independent learner. She/he should possess good analytical and language skills. Because IB courses offer a high degree of challenge, students should, above all, be highly motivated learners. To participate in the IB diploma program, students should take algebra in the eighth grade and begin foreign language study no later than the ninth grade. In addition, students should complete graduation requirements such as health, P.E. and speech early in their high school program. Honors or enriched level classes from middle school onward provide solid academic training for the IB. Students need to develop good reading and writing skills and good study habits early in their schooling.
IB Diploma is recognized by the Association of Indian Universities.
The IB regional offices work closely with schools to ensure that students of all ages can transfer without problems. However, each IB World School makes its own decision.
The core requirements are the same but there is room for flexibility. The subjects offered by one school may differ somewhat from those of another school.
Recipients of the IB diploma enjoy a high rate of acceptance at leading universities all over the world. In addition, some universities offer scholarships to IB graduates. The IB Diploma Programme is accepted in all the universities and colleges of India.
IB diploma candidates test in three of their subjects at the higher level and three of their subjects at the subsidiary level. Two subsidiary level tests may be taken in May of the first year. All other tests are taken in May of the second year. Higher level tests are longer and more challenging than subsidiary level tests, these are the tests which may qualify for college credit. All examinations are administered by the school, which is responsible for ensuring that IB standards for testing conditions are met.
The students need to study 6 subjects in all out of which they are required to select 3 at a higher level and 3 at standard level. Besides this they have to put in required hours of Creativity, Activity and Service. They are also required to put in stipulated hours of TOK and write an essay on a topic given by IB.
Diploma candidates must earn a total of 24 points on their six IB examinations. Bonus points may be awarded for excellent extended essays, and for excellent Theory of Knowledge work. A score of 4 is considered to be a passing score on an IB examination. Though every university has its own criteria, most universities which award credit for IB courses require a score of 5 or better on higher level exams.
Diploma programme students generally take six exams, including one literature course taught in the student's native language, one foreign language, one social science, one experimental science, one mathematics and one arts course. The arts course can be replaced by a second social science, a second experimental science, or a third language. IB students take their examinations at the end of the two-year Diploma Programme, sometimes they take a few of their exams at the end of the first year of the DP.
The schedule of IB exams is posted on the IBO web site.
Exam results are sent in July for the May session and in January for the November session. Students may also obtain their results online, at www.results.ibo.org. To access the website, students must have a Personal Identification Number (PIN) which they receive from their Diploma Programme coordinator.
If the subject combination match and other requirements of the programme are fulfilled the school may accept such transfer, subject to the successfully completion of the admission test.