The IB Diploma Programme is taught to students between the ages of 16-19 with the aim of developing students breadth and depth of knowledge. There are six subject groups and three core elements: theory of knowledge (TOK), creativity, activity, service (CAS) and the extended essay.LEARN MORE
Students who take the International Baccalaureate® (IB) World Schools Diploma programmes are encouraged to think on their own and drive their own learning. They are taught to be more culturally aware and are able to engage with people worldwide.LEARN MORE
Made up of the three required components, the DP core aims to broaden students’ educational experience and challenge them to apply their knowledge and skills. There are three core elements:
At the English School of Kyrenia, we currently offer the following IB subjects to our students at Higher and Standard Levels.
Wherever possible, we strongly support the completion of the Full Diploma, which requires that students choose one course from each group;
at least three of which are taken at Higher Level and three at Standard Level. Instead of Group 6 courses, students can choose to study a second course from Groups 1-4.
Studies in Language and Literature (Language A): English, Turkish and Russian
Language acquisition (Language B): English, French and Spanish ab initio
Individuals and societies: History, Geography, Psychology and Business Management
Sciences: Biology, Chemistry and Physics
Mathematics: Mathematics Higher Level, Mathematics Standard Level and Mathematical Studies
The Arts: Music, Art and Theatre Studies
Below you can see just a small sample of the numerous CAS activities that ESK IB students have been involved in over recent years.
Nia and Natalie sold their homemade goodies to raise money at the KAR Bonfire Night 2013.
Ivan, James and Adem raised money for Help Those With Cancer in 2014 from their rock gig.
Tedi and Hannah performing in Midsummer Night’s Dream at the English School of Kyrenia Great Hall in 2014.
Selin A, Selin Ö, Khanda and Olga running the ESK Helping Hands cake stall at the Olive Festival 2013.
Poppy and Cecilia helping to home the pups at the KAR Xmas Bazaar 2015.
Ecem and Mustafa selling their very own homemade dreamcatchers at the KAR Xmas Bazaar 2014.
Anar has been rather popular with the little ones as his role of Russian Translator 2015-2017.
Derin, Selin A, Selin Ö, Ecem, Evrensel and Mustafa involved in environmental action, Let’s Do It! 2014.
Deniz and the team clearing the garden of House of Hope 2015.
Sami rocking the stage at Telsim Battle of the Bands 2014.
Ivan running his chess club in ESK Primary 2014.
The DP is an academically challenging and balanced programme of education. The English School of Kyrenia, which is also an IB World School offers the IB Diploma Programme.
Parents and legal guardians are able to find the regulations that apply to the Diploma Programme. It addresses the intellectual, social, emotional and physical well-being of students, and is respected by universities across the globe.
Each of the IB’s programmes, including the DP, is committed to the development of students according to the attributes shown in the IB learner profile.
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Kyrenia / North Cyprus
Via Mersin 10 Turkey
Phone: +90 392 444 0375