The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB DP) is a two-year comprehensive and demanding educational program with an academically rigorous curriculum. At Awty, all students in grade 11 and 12 follow the full diploma program. Upon successful completion of the program, the students receive an IB Diploma which is recognized by many universities worldwide.
The IB Diploma curriculum consists of six subject groups and three core elements. Students choose one subject of each groups.
In additional to these six subjects, the IB also require three core elements of: Theory of Knowledge (TOK), Extended Essay (EE), and Creativity, Activity and Services (CAS).
The French Baccalaureate marks the end of a rigorous French High School education. Students take a comprehensive examination including every subject they have studied. The French Baccalaureate is controlled by the French Ministery who sets the organization of the exam and provides the annual standardized test to be taken. All tests are externally graded. Students who pass this very demanding exam are awarded the Baccalaureate Diploma which opens access to all universities in France and most universities across the world.
At Awty, all students prepare for the Baccalauréat Général ¹ and may choose one of the following streams (séries): ES – Sciences Economiques et Sociales² (focus on Economic and Social Sciences), L – Littéraire³ (focus on Literature), S -Scientifique⁴ (focus on Sciences). They all have the opportunity to choose to take the Option Internationale du Baccalauréat (OIB)⁵ section Américaine, which emphasizes their French-American bilingualism.