International Baccalaureate (IB)
International Baccalaureate (IB)
International curriculum is a coherent whole, rather than a collection of stand-alone qualifications, which unifies knowledge, skills and projects.
Holistic approach
An excellent breadth and depth of academic knowledge join with physically, intellectually, emotionally and ethically developed children
Our educational system challenges, encourages and inspires children to become creative problem-solvers and lifelong independent thinkers ready for university study and international careers
Diploma is recognized by most top universities in the world: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University, Harvard University, and many others
As a truly international curriculum allows students to easily transfer from country to country.
Pastoral care
Collaboration of teachers, tutors and psychologists to ensure each student’s welfare academically, physically and emotionally.
Soft skills development
Program concentrates not only on academic knowledge, but also on soft skills such as social and communication skills, character or personality traits, emotional intelligence etc.
The International Baccalaureate (IB) offers a continuum of international education through challenging, high quality educational programmes to students aged 3 to 18.

The PYP marks the start of a lifelong journey. It develops caring and culturally aware children aged 3 – 12 to become active participants in their own learning.

Age range: 3-12

Building a solid academic foundation, the MYP develops students’ confidence in managing their own learning and making connections between their learning in the classroom and the real world.

Age range: 11-16

A future-ready programme that builds students’ inquiring mindset, fosters their desire to learn, and prepares them to excel at their careers and lead meaningful lives.

Age range: 16-18
IB Candidate School
The Island Private School is a Candidate School* for the Primary Years Programme (PYP), Middle Years Programme (MYP) and Diploma Program (DP). This school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. These are schools that share a common philosophy—a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that The Island Private School believes is important for our students.

*Only schools authorised by the IB Organization can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme, or the Career-related Programme (CP). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted. For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit