The Pre IB course enables you to choose which subject and level you wish to study during your stay with us. You will choose subjects in each of the 4 core areas of the IB Diploma Program. You will be asked to choose English, Maths - HL or SL, Science - either Physics, Chemistry or Biology and Individuals in Society - either History, Economics or Business & Management. In addition you will attend classes in Theory of Knowledge, Extended Essay and Research, Oral, Writing and Presentation skills. Classes will be held in teaching rooms of Stanford University all rooms have modern facilities. Some are lecture theatres and others are smaller teaching rooms. Sessions will be 1.5 hours long with breaks in between.
A typical weekday will look like this:
•08:45-12:15 IB Academic Class
•16:00-18:00 Private study/Sports/Social
•18:30-21:00 Evening activities
•21:00-22.30 Private study / social
Classes are small, friendly, but intensive and academic. You need to be fresh and alert to get as much as possible out of them. After class, students can study privately in their rooms or the library and will then join in the evening sports and social program.
This class will be a detailed introduction to the IB English syllabus.
This class will be a detailed introduction to the IB syllabus of your choice (HL or SL).
This class will be detailed introduction to the IB syllabus of your choice (Biology, Chemistry or Physics).
This class will be a detailed introduction to the IB syllabus of your choice (Economics, Business & Management or History).
This class will be an in-depth look at what TOK is and its importance in your IB diploma
This class will be an introduction to developing arguments to support ideas and integrating references.
"The students have access to a wealth of formal and informal resources (human and otherwise) not normally available in a conventional school environment."IB teacher, UK IB school