What is the Middle Years Programme?

It is a programme of international education designed to help students, aged 11 to 16 to develop the knowledge, understanding, attitudes and skills necessary to participate actively and responsibly in a changing world.

This period, encompassing early puberty and mid-adolescence, is a particularly critical phase of personal and intellectual development and requires a programme that helps students participate actively and responsibly in a changing and increasingly interrelated world. Learning how to learn and how to evaluate information critically is as important as learning facts.

LBIS was accredited to run the MYP for Forms 1-5 in November 2014. IB World Schools share a common philosophy—a commitment to high-quality, challenging, international education—that we believe is important for our students.

For the MYP certificate requirements, download the following file: LBISMYPCERTIFICATE

For further information about the IB and its programmes visit http://www.ibo.org

IB General Regulations: Middle Years Programme

MYP in Practice from International Baccalaureate on Vimeo.


MYP Subject Overviews
MYP Arts Design Health & Physical Education Individuals & Societies Language Acquisition Language & Literature Sciences Mathematics
Year 1 Visual Arts
Drama
Digital Design
Product Design
Health and Physical Education Individuals and Societies English
French
Spanish
English
French
Sciences Mathematics
Year 2 Visual Arts
Drama
Digital Design
Product Design
Health and Physical Education Individuals and Societies English
French
Spanish
English
French
Sciences Mathematics
Year 3 Visual Arts
Drama
Digital Design
Product Design
Health and Physical Education Individuals and Societies English
French
Spanish
English
French
Sciences Mathematics

MYP

IGCSE Year 4

Art and Design
Drama
Computer Studies
Design and Technology
Health and Physical Education

Business Studies
Economics
Geography
History
Accounting

English
French
Spanish
English
French
Biology
Chemistry
Physics
Mathematics
Additional Mathematics

MYP

IGCSE Year 5

Art and Design   Computer Studies Health and Physical Education

Business Studies
Economics
Geography
History
Accounting

English
French
Spanish
English
French
Biology
Chemistry
Physics
Mathematics
Additional Mathematics

The IGCSE course is a two year course undertaken by students in their fourth year of schooling at LBIS. It encourages learner-centred and enquiry-based approaches to learning and provides students with an excellent preparation for the next stage in their education, the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. It incorporates the best in international education for learners at this level. It develops in line with changing needs, and is regularly updated and extended.

The International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) is a balanced international curriculum suitable for students of all nationalities and all levels of ability. IGCSE is taken in over 100 countries worldwide and is recognised by universities and employers around the world as evidence of academic ability. IGCSE provides a series of syllabi and assessment programmes covering the two years of education between the ages of 14 and 16. Most IGCSE courses consist of a two-year programme that leads to external public examinations at the IGCSE level. See the MYP Subject Overviews for an outline of the curriculum covered in the IGCSE.

 

General regulations: Diploma Programme - For students and their legal guardians

The curriculum is made up of the DP core and six subject groups. Made up of the three required components, the DP core aims to broaden students’ educational experience and challenge them to apply their knowledge and skills. The three core elements are:

  • Theory of knowledge, in which students reflect on the nature of knowledge and on how we know what we claim to know.
  • The extended essay, which is an independent, self-directed piece of research, finishing with a 4,000-word paper.
  • Creativity, activity, service, in which students complete a project related to those three concepts.

The six subject groups are:  Studies in language and literature Language acquisition Individuals and societies Sciences Mathematics The arts There are different courses within each subject group.

LBIS IB DIPLOMA programme SUBJECT OVERVIEWS

Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 Group 4 Group 5 Group 6
English Literature SL English B SL Business Management SL Biology SL Mathematics Studies SL Visual Arts HL
English Literature HL English B HL Business Management HL Biology HL Mathematics SL Visual Arts SL
English Language and Literature SL French B SL Economics SL Chemistry SL Mathematics HL
English Language and Literature HL French B HL Economics HL Chemistry HL
French Literature SL French ab initio Geography SL Physics SL
French Literature HL Spanish B SL  Geography HL Physics HL
French Language and Literature SL   History SL Design Technology SL
French Language and Literature HL   History HL Design Technology HL
  Psychology SL
  Psychology HL
  ITGS SL
  ITGS HL
  Global Politics SL
  Global Politics HL
  Theatre SL
  Theatre HL

IB Diploma Core

Theory of Knowledge

Extended Essay

Creativity, Action, Service (CAS)

 

  • Form 3 Class undertaking a Humanities research task in the Library
  • Fiction Books
  • Chess playing in Library
  • Chess playing in Library 2 (Jan 22, 2017)
  • Book Selection
  • Book Displays
  • Book Displays 2

Welcome to the LBIS Library. It is an active space that is welcoming and designed to cater for 21st century teaching and learning. Our mission statement is “to transform library users through access to credible information resources so as to become inquirers and life-long learners in a fast changing world”.

The library offers a one-stop shop with plenty of print (books, magazines, newspapers, etc) and non-print (e-resources, online databases, etc) information resources. Most of these resources can be located in our Library software called Destiny Library Manager (DLM), which requires a user to log-in using their issued login details. Wireless internet is accessible within the campus facility.

We encourage relaxed reading for fun; urge users write book reviews and send recommendations to colleagues within the LBIS community. Please feel free to maximize this library facility and to make it your home away from home.

The Library Policy Handbook (2017) is a key component that sets basic platforms for library operations and scaffolds teaching and learning within the LBIS taught curriculae. This library serves as the hub of the school and functions in line with the school’s mission statement.

The library supports research based activities by encouraging students to become critical and creative thinkers, independent, ethical and solution providers. We value inquiry based processes and greatly honour academic integrity.

Library staff are available to support teaching and learning within the school’s multicultural setup. Please feel free to maximize usage of the library and to make this space your home.

Thank you.

LIBRARY STAFF

Habel Amolo - Head Librarian

Lalita Chumun - Assitant Librarian

Hans Herchenroder - Library IT Technician

 
 
LIBRARY TIMINGS

The Library is open every day during normal school hours, as follows:

  • Monday - Thursday - 0730 Hours – 1600 Hours

  • Friday - 0730 Hours – 1300 Hours

NB: Library is closed during public holidays.

 
   

 

USEFUL WEBSITES

Below are some websites that may be useful;

BRITANNICA (including EBSCO materials) https://school.eb.co.uk/storeschoolcard?id=lebocage
Destiny Library Manager (DLM)   https://lebocage.follettdestiny.com/
QUESTIASCHOOL Online  www.questiaschool.com
JSTOR Online Database   www.jstor.org
LBIS School website      www.lebocage.net

 

READING SUGGESTIONS...

We invite your recommendations and reading suggestions. Use our online form to suggest a Library Book or to provide general feedback