Diploma Programme

Diploma Programme

The International Baccalaureate Programme is a wonderful course of study designed to meet the educational requirements of students aged between 16 and 18 years. The IB Diploma Programme (IBDP) is a well-rounded, rigorous and academic course of study, devised to develop students with skills for the 21st Century, who are informed global citizens. The two-year course aims to help students to develop their knowledge, attitudes and skills they require to participate actively and responsibly in a changing and increasingly intercultural world.

The programme reflects the IB commitment to internationalism through second language learning and also via some literature requirements in English. The programme includes learning outside the classroom through the extended essay and the community, and to independent learning through research.

Students require 24 points but need to have the correct combination of points in HL and SL subjects plus the core EE/TOK/IA.  We guide students in subject choice, university choices as well as combinations of higher level and standard level subject combinations.

We are always proud of every student at Meadows in our post 16 provision.

  • In Language Acquisition French and Spanish more than 1 point above world average
  • Business Management, Geography, History and Psychology more than 1 point above world average
  • Biology, Chemistry and Computer Science more than 1 point above world average
  • Theatre more than 1 point above world average
  • The total number of students entered for the IBDP in our Class of 2021 was 56 and 54 were awarded the Diploma, 2 were awarded the IB Courses Certificates
  • Highest score was 44 points, and this was achieved by 5 students: Arnima Bajpai, Nehal Berry, Salma Mohamed Ahmed Nabil Rashas Hamza, Hiya Grover and Soroush Ansari Lari

  • We are delighted with the increase on last year’s DP outcomes when the top scorer achieved 43.

    In our 2021 cohort over 28% of students achieved 40 points and above, which is a huge increase on last year's outcomes. Over 50% of students achieved 35 points and above, this again, is a huge increase on last year when 36% of students achieved 35 points or more.

    From our graduating class of 2021 we are proud to celebrate Hiya Grover who was awarded the prestigious Khalaf Al Habtoor Award and she was our Valedictorian who is attending Queen's University Belfast to study Medicine.
    Arnima Bajpai was awarded the International Student of the Year Award and is studying Medicine at Hull York Medical School.
    Nehal Berry is at the prestigious London School of Economics studying Psychological and Behavioural Science.
    Salma Mohamed Ahmed Nabil Rashas Hamza was awarded the Arabic and Islamic Award and is studying medicine at the Royal College of Surgeons Bahrain.
    Finally, Soroush Ansari Lari was awarded the CAS Award and is also studying Medicine at the Royal College of Surgeons in Bahrain.


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