The Breadth of the IB Programme
At JESS we believe that the breadth of the IB Programme adds a value independent of any specific course. It is hard to quantify the value of scientists being required to study literature, or of artists being required to study mathematics, but we see it in our school and we believe that it adds much to the educational experience of those in our Sixth Form.
Beyond the explicitly academic aspect of the courses, the IB's mission statement is translated into a set of learning outcomes as identified in the Learner Profile. At all stages of the course, in all areas of the course, reflection and action are encouraged in students (as well as teachers) that they might seek to be: