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King’s InterHigh is the world’s first and only school to offer the IB Diploma Programme entirely online, starting this September 2022 for students aged 16-19.
Admissions are open for September 2022 — Enquire now to find out more.
King’s InterHigh is part of Inspired, the world’s leading and most innovative education group, delivering proven excellence in education across over 80 premium schools in 5 continents. Inspired schools have been delivering the International Baccalaureate® for 44 years, with over 25 IB schools in action today. Across our schools, students regularly achieve the maximum score of 45, placing them in the top 0.5% of IB Diploma Programme students worldwide.
King’s InterHigh is working in partnership with Inspired’s IB World School, International School of Monza to deliver the IB Diploma Progamme Online.
We offer a range of online IB options to choose from, covering the full Diploma Programme curriculum across all six subject groups: language and literature, sciences, mathematics, foreign languages, humanities and social sciences, and the arts.
Students will also study the DP core: Theory of Knowledge (TOK), the Extended Essay, and Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS).
Launching in September 2022, it will now be possible to study the IB Diploma Programme entirely online. In collaboration with the International Baccalaureate®, King’s InterHigh is the world’s first and only online school to bring a fully online course to students aged 16-19 across the world, launched as a two-year pilot.
Studying the International Baccalaureate online takes place through a timetable of live and interactive classes taught every school day. Students will enjoy a full timetable of lessons and independent learning opportunities. Uniquely, recordings of lessons available are at any time 24/7, to assist with revision, and also provide the flexibility to allow you to catch up if you miss a lesson. Elements of the online IB Diploma will be delivered through cutting-edge technology, such as Virtual Reality (VR), to allow students to study immersively and explore subjects in depth.
Complementing the use of VR and other outstanding technology is that fact that the course is taught by expert course writers and teachers, with years of experience in delivering IB in other successful schools. The online curriculum is exciting and broad and certain to offer students a high-quality experience and internationally recognised qualifications.
Studying the IB online will allow students across the world to access this respected international qualification, even when it’s not available at their local school. Joining the global King’s InterHigh community will give our students access to a wealth of co-curricular activities, clubs, and pastoral care, as well as the expert guidance of IB specialist teachers. More insight into why you should study the IB online can be discovered here.
The two-year International Baccalaureate® Diploma Programme, for students aged 16-19, is the only IB programme currently available entirely online. The international qualification is recognised worldwide by institutions and universities as a rigorous curriculum that prepares students for independent learning and future studies. It is firmly one of the best preparations students can have for future study at top universities.
The IB Diploma is an alternative education pathway to studying A Levels for Sixth Form students. The subjects covered within the curriculum are broader than the A Level British curriculum, so it can be a good choice for students who haven’t yet decided the avenue they would like to follow or for those wishing not to specialise too soon.
Studying the International Baccalaureate® (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) virtually, students will experience live lessons delivered by IB expert teachers, as well as the full guidance, support and pastoral care that you would expect in a physical school environment.
In an online IB programme, students will study the same IB curriculum that is taught across physical IB World Schools across the globe.
The subjects that students cover as part of the IB Diploma follows the same structure as that in physical schools. Over two years, students study six subjects of their choice, across the following subject groups:
Within these six subjects, there are advanced levels and standard levels. Students tend to study three subjects at an advanced level, and three at standard level. Within the groups above, King’s InterHigh is able to offer different subjects to engage students in the learning they enjoy and want to pursue further.
In addition to this, all students will study the DP Core – an exciting programme that broadens students’ educational experience and challenge them to apply their knowledge and skills.
Creativity, activity and service (CAS) is one of the three essential elements that all students must complete as part of the core section of the Diploma Programme. It is not formally assessed, yet involves a range of activities from which students provide evidence of achieving the seven learning outcomes. This includes projects such as: creating artwork, organising training for a sports team, volunteering in the local community, working on charity projects or learning a new skill.
As part of any IB programme, CAS activities are mostly conducted independently by the learner, guided and supported by a dedicated CAS coordinator. This is no different within an online setting – our dedicated coordinator will support students’ projects wherever they are in the world, and they will perform and document the activities in their local environment, to form the evidence for the CAS portfolio.
A student doing the full IB Diploma will sit an exam for each of their six subjects, taken during May in the second year. IB final exams typically make up about 75% of the students’ final course mark, but the exact percentage varies from course to course. The remaining element is made up of coursework or portfolio work.
For the two-year IB Diploma course, students will commence their studies online at the beginning of the academic year in September – we cannot accept joiners throughout the year. However, our A Level courses retain this option. The first cohort to study the IB Diploma online will begin in September 2022. Complete the contact form to register your interest in September enrolment to be the first to hear about registration opening and apply for your place to start in September. If you are considering joining us to start in September 2023, you should also register your interest and we will be in touch when enrolment begins for the following year.
Registration will be via the King’s InterHigh website registration form. To progress in your enrolment, students will also have to provide evidence of meeting the entry requirements. To discuss the IBDP application process further, you can contact [email protected]
When can I start?
Students can join up to the end of the last day of the first half term, (Friday 14th October). We cannot accept registrations for 2022 start after this date.
What are the entry requirements?
The academic entry requirements for the Diploma Programme are 7 GCSE/IGCSE grades at level 6+, including English and Maths, or equivalent. Registrations can be made with predicted grades.
To progress in the application process after completing the registration form, the following documents are required: