Following a rigorous authorisation process, we are now an IB World School and we are delighted to be offering both the IB Diploma Programme and the IB Career-related Programme from August 2021.

IB programmes are revered by academics, educators, and schools around the globe. Along with academic rigour, IB Programmes place a great emphasis on enquiry-based learning, deep conceptual understanding and the development of learners for life. At the heart of all IB Programmes is international mindedness: the appreciation that, other people – with their differences – can also be right. Each IB programme contains a Core in addition to the subjects studied, which prepares young people with the real-life skills and attributes required for success in further education and the world of work. It challenges senior pupils to become more independent in their learning, and demands a range of creative, active and service pursuits alongside academic studies.

To ensure that development is all-round and holistic – not just academic – all IB subject courses are taught with the IB Learner Profile in mind. The Learner Profile is a set of guiding principles which motivate and inspire students, encouraging them to be Inquirers, Knowledgeable, Thinkers, Communicators, Principled, Open-minded and more. The IB mission statement and learner profile aligns perfectly with Lomond School’s own Philosophy and Values – put them side by side, and you’ll see what we mean! Just like the IB Mission Statement suggests, our role as educators at Lomond is not only about pupil grades – we wish to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better world and make a difference.

IB Career-related Programme

IB Diploma Programme

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