IB Diploma Programme

Years 12 and 13
Ages 16 to 19
The IB Diploma Programme is an academically challenging and balanced curriculum, with final examinations that prepare our students for success at university and beyond.

The IB Diploma not only prepares students for academic and career success, but equips them with the knowledge and confidence to make a real difference within a global context. - Mr Paul Johnson, IB Diploma Coordinator at Southlands

The value of an IB education with Stanford University's Assistant Dean of Admissions

The International Baccalaureate in the news

The International Baccalaureate Editorial
Relocate Magazine; October 2019

The International Baccalaureate in global education
Irena Barker, Times Educational Supplement; August 2019

Why reinvent the education wheel, when a solution already exists?
Ryan Kelsall, Schools Week: February 2019

The world needs the International Baccalaureate
Sir Anthony Seldon, Times Educational Supplement; September 2018

IB: The best preparation our students can have for the world of tomorrow
Katy Ricks, British Education; October 2016

IB is the best preparation for university
ACS Report; 2016

Subjects offered at Southlands include Philosophy, Economics, Psychology and Chemistry alongside the Modern Foreign Languages, Humanities, Sciences and Maths courses. View the Diploma Programme subject offering

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