• Our School

    Windermere Preparatory School's academic approach is built on complex problem solving and critical thinking and culminates with the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme.

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  • Academics

    Learn more about our Academic Plan, Core Values, Rigorous Curriculum and more.

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  • Students

    Students at WPS experience academics, arts, athletics, community service and extracurricular activities.

    Our Students

  • Fine Arts

    At Windermere Preparatory School, the Fine, Media, and Performing Arts are an integral part of our curriculum enhanced by a unique collaboration with The Juilliard School.

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  • Admissions

    The Admissions Office looks forward to working with your family through every step of the Admissions Process.

    Right for Your Child

  • Boarding

    The Boarding Program offers students an exceptional global opportunity, first-class education, and a safe home environment.

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  • News and Events

    Stay up-to-date on the latest news, information, and events for WPS.

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IB Curriculum

  • IB Curriculum

The curriculum is modeled by a hexagon with six academic areas surrounding the three core requirements.

Over the course of the two-year program, students:

  • study six subjects chosen from the six subject groups
  • complete an extended essay
  • follow a theory of knowledge course (TOK)
  • participate in creativity, action, service (CAS).

Normally:

  • three of the six subjects are studied at higher level (courses representing 240 teaching hours)
  • the remaining three subjects are studied at standard level (courses representing 150 teaching hours).

Subjects, other than languages, may be taught and examined in:

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

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