International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) Section


 

 



Note to parents and prospective parents - IB Section Curriculum Unit Plans :

If you would like to view IBDP subject unit plans, please contact Ms Sheehan (Assistant Head, IBDP Coordinator) by email or telephone.
Thank you
ssheehan@mescairo.com
 

DP Results May 2017
IB CAS Residential 2017-18
IBDP News December 2017
MEIBA and IB Jobalike at MES Cairo
Why IB G10 Assembly (Video by student)
IBDP Options Booklet 2018-2020
IBDP Preliminary Options Form 2018-2020
IBDP News (May 2017)
IBDP Optionsbooklet-2017- 2019
MES Cairo’s IBDP Brochure
IBDP Options Booklet
IBDP Options forms
IBDP Introductory Experience (November 2016)
IBDP Celebrating Success
IBDP Open Day and News November 2015-2016
CAS Trip November 2015
DP Choir and News 2015-2016
DP Scholarship Winner 2015-2016
IBDP Results Summer 2015-2016
Senior Mentors 2015-2016
Video : CAS Trip to Aswan (student)
Video : What is International Mindedness (MES students)
Video : Why IB at MES



 

In August 2006 MES Cairo completed a two-year authorisation process leading to the certification and establishment of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme.

The IB Diploma programme offers a rigorous, academic course which is broad, balanced and exciting. Students design their personal course of study by choosing six subjects from each of the subject groups: Language, Humanities, Mathematics, Science and the Arts.

For the 2016/2017 academic year, MES Cairo is offering students in DP11 the following subjects (subject to viability). Students choose one subject from each block, ensuring that they have a minimum of 3 Higher Level (HL courses).

BLOCK A BLOCK B BLOCK C BLOCK D BLOCK E BLOCK F
English A HL French B SL Business and Management HL Physics HL Maths HL Visual Arts HL
English A SL French AB Business and Management SL Physics SL Maths SL Visual Arts SL
Arabic A HL Arabic B HL Economics HL Biology HL Maths Studies SL Theatre Arts HL
Arabic A SL Arabic B SL Economics SL Biology SL Theatre Arts SL
Self-taught Language A SL Spanish ab initio SL Geography SL   Chemistry HL
Spanish B SL Geography HL Chemistry SL
  English B HL Psychology SL   History HL
  English B SL Psychology HL   History SL
           
           
In addition to their six subjects, students are required to complete three core requirements which aim to develop the IB Diploma student as an independent thinker and learner:
  • TOK (Theory of Knowledge)
  • CAS (Creativity, Activity, Service)
  • Extended Essay of 4,000 words on a topic of the students' choice
All subjects are taught by well qualified teachers who embrace the educational philosophies of the IB Diploma programme in their planning, teaching and assessment approaches. All assessment is completed at MES Cairo with some marked by our teachers and then moderated by the IBO and other components sent away for external marking
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The IB Diploma programme teaches students to think beyond the classroom and into the international community. As our students are destined for top-level careers in multi-national organisations it is important for them to have a sense of who they are in the world that they are a part of. Furthermore, the IB Diploma programme encourages students to develop maturity of thought and ideas, the calibre of which is well recognised by top universities here in Cairo and around the world.

Admission to the IB Diploma programme is determined by a thorough review of previous school records and interview.

 

Upcoming Events

Y10-12 Exams Commence
Wednesday 10th January 2018 to 24th January 2018

DP12 Exams
Sunday 14th January 2018 to Monday 22nd January 2018

G9-12 Elective Exams
Sunday 14th January 2018 to Wednesday 24th January 2018

Primary Parents Meetings 3.00-5.30pm
Monday 15th January 2018

Primary Parents Meetings 3.00-5.30pm
Tuesday 16th January 2018

Y7 ToTAL Carousel Day (Day 1)
Wednesday 17th January 2018

G7-8 Parent Info Session – Transition to HS @1.45-2.45pm
Wednesday 17th January 2018

T7 ToTAL Carousel Day (Day 2)
Thursday 18th January 2018

Term Two ASAs begin
Sunday 21st January 2018

Y5 Parent Info Session - Residential
Monday 22nd January 2018

Secondary Pioneer Foodbank Visit
Tuesday 23rd January 2018

Secondary Pioneer Foodbank Visit
Wednesday 24th January 2018

G7-12 SOTM Celebration
Wednesday 24th January 2018

Police Forces Day (School Closed)
Thursday 25th January 2018

International Award Gold Practice
Friday 26th January 2018

FS2 Production - Technical Rehearsal
Sunday 28th January 2018

Y10 CAT Tests
Sunday 28th January 2018

G9-12 Mid-year exams
Sunday 28th January 2018 to Wednesday 31st January 2018

FS2 Production - Dress Rehearsal
Monday 29th January 2018

Y7-12 All Stars Celebration
Tuesday 30th January 2018

FS2 Production
Wednesday 31st January 2018

Coptic Christmas (School Closed)
Sunday 7th January 2018

Y10-12/DP12 Study Leave
Monday 8th January 2018 to 9th January 2018

Y7 ToTAL Trip
Tuesday 9th January 2018

Y10-12 Exams Commence
Wednesday 10th January 2018 to 24th January 2018

DP12 Oral Exams
Wednesday 10th January 2018 to Thursday 11th January 2018

MUN Prague
Wednesday 10th January 2018 to Sunday 14th January 2018

DP12 Exams
Sunday 14th January 2018 to Monday 22nd January 2018

G9-12 Elective Exams
Sunday 14th January 2018 to Wednesday 24th January 2018

Primary Parents Meetings 3.00-5.30pm
Monday 15th January 2018

Primary Parents Meetings 3.00-5.30pm
Tuesday 16th January 2018

Y7 ToTAL Carousel Day (Day 1)
Wednesday 17th January 2018

G7-8 Parent Info Session – Transition to HS @1.45-2.45pm
Wednesday 17th January 2018

T7 ToTAL Carousel Day (Day 2)
Thursday 18th January 2018

Term Two ASAs begin
Sunday 21st January 2018

Y5 Parent Info Session - Residential
Monday 22nd January 2018

Secondary Pioneer Foodbank Visit
Tuesday 23rd January 2018

Secondary Pioneer Foodbank Visit
Wednesday 24th January 2018

G7-12 SOTM Celebration
Wednesday 24th January 2018

Police Forces Day (School Closed)
Thursday 25th January 2018

International Award Gold Practice
Friday 26th January 2018

FS2 Production - Technical Rehearsal
Sunday 28th January 2018

Y10 CAT Tests
Sunday 28th January 2018

G9-12 Mid-year exams
Sunday 28th January 2018 to Wednesday 31st January 2018

FS2 Production - Dress Rehearsal
Monday 29th January 2018

Y7-12 All Stars Celebration
Tuesday 30th January 2018

FS2 Production
Wednesday 31st January 2018