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IB Programme

We are very pleased to announce our candidacy as an IB World School. We are currently engaged in the process of being authorized by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) to offer the IB Diploma Programme. We are looking forward to the opportunities that this will provide our students and community.  Alexander Mackenzie High School, Dr. G.W. Williams Secondary School, Maple High School and Milliken Mills High School are IB Candidate Schools and will be joining Bayview Secondary School to establish a family of IB Schools in York Region.   

The IB is a not for profit foundation, motivated by its mission to create a better world through education. The Program was founded in Geneva, Switzerland in 1968 and as of June 2016 has grown to include 3000 World Schools offering the Diploma Program. The Program “offers a curriculum that is broad and balanced, conceptual and connected”. It is designed for motivated students between the ages of 16 and 19 and promotes “healthy relationships, ethical responsibility and personal challenge". The Program helps students to develop “the attitudes and skills they need for both academic and personal success”.

In York Region we traditionally invited students to apply to our Program in the autumn of their Grade 8 year. (Please see the Application and Admissions section for details). Successful applicants participate in an enriched course of study during Grade 9 and 10, and begin the IB Diploma Programme in their Grade 11 year. Students in our IB Programme earn both the IB Diploma and the Ontario Secondary School Diploma. Please note that we are a full Diploma Programme and do not offer Subject Certificates.

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Fees: 

There are NO fees associated with the Programme in Grade 9 and 10. 
The fee for the IB Programme in Grade 11 and 12 is $1500 each year.

 


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Registration 

In order to register for the IB Program you will need to have an Edsby Account.
 
If your school is already using Edsby, you will have received communications about it and an invitation to create an account.
  • If you have accepted your school’s invitation and activated your Edsby parent account, instructions are available to help you login to your Edsby account.
  • If you are a YRDSB/non-YRDSB parent who has not activated your parent account, instructions are available to help you create your Edsby account.
Once your account is activated, select the YRDSB IB Application Registration link and login to Edsby with your email user name and password and follow these instructions.

 Please be advised that YRDSB system maintenance is scheduled for Sunday October 22, 2017 from 8am-8pm. The registration link will not be accessible during that time.

Registration closes Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.

 
We are not able to accept late registrations.
 
Individual test results/standings will not be released. Submitting an application indicates that you understand and will adhere to this policy.​

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