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Highly prized by the world’s top universities, our IB Diploma Programme (IBDP) will inspire your child to excel academically, personally, and creatively. This excellence is achieved through exceptional teaching, real-world experiences and activities, and the opportunity to customise how and what they learn. 
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Your child’s International Baccalaureate (IB) school journey at Amman Academy will culminate in the prestigious IB Diploma. The two-year Diploma is an academically challenging, rewarding, and highly respected qualification. It develops the depth of subject knowledge and breadth of skills our students need to excel now and in the future.

The Diploma also offers choice and flexibility. At Amman Academy, your child will choose the specialist IB subjects they follow, their Extended Essay topic, and a variety of Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS) programmes. These will be based around their strengths, talents, and ambitions.  

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The IB Diploma has two fundamental strands: specialist subject groups and the core programme.

Your child will study six IB subject groups: Language and Literature, Language Acquisition, Individuals and Societies, Sciences, Mathematics, and Creative Arts. Three of these groups are taken at higher level and three at standard level.  

They’ll also complete the core programme – Theory of Knowledge, Extended Essay, and Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS) – to achieve their full Diploma.  

The IB core programme:
  • Theory of Knowledge (TOK): a course that explores critical thinking, giving students an understanding of how we learn.
  • The Extended Essay: a 4,000-word independent research project focusing on a specific subject or topic a student is passionate about.
  • Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS): a range of activities that nurture creativity and wellbeing, and give our students the opportunity to contribute to the community.
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Our Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS) programme is the perfect counterbalance to the academic rigours of the IB Diploma. As well as providing opportunities for your child to do what they love and hone their skills, CAS will build their character, enable them to make a difference, and give them a real sense of accomplishment.
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This element focuses on activities that stimulate creativity and creative thinking, from music, drama, and dance to photography, debate, and the visual arts.
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Your child will take part in physical activities – expeditions, trips, or sports, for example – that not only contribute to a healthy lifestyle, but also complement their academic studies.
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A critical aspect of the programme, 'Service' encourages students to take part in voluntary activities that benefit their development and support the community. Here, these might include social projects, environmental initiatives, or working with local children.


With learning built around their academic strengths, personal passions, and university aspirations, every day is filled with opportunities to excel.
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Educational excellence
Our IB Diploma develops the next generation of creators, thinkers, and future-makers. Every day, your child will pursue their passions, excel in their chosen subjects, and take part in Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS) projects that broaden their skillset. This sets them up for the brightest of futures.
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Passion projects
From quantum physics to Jordanian history, the Extended Essay component of the IB Diploma gives our students the chance to deep-dive into the topics they’re passionate about. It’s also the perfect preparation for university research projects and assignment writing.
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A well-earned break
Whether it’s swimming lengths of our pool, shooting hoops on our courts, or scoring a goal on our state-of-the-art soccer pitches, our top-notch facilities give every child the opportunity to get moving, showcase their sporting skills, and take a well-deserved break from their studies.
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Learning with purpose
We encourage our students to act with honour and learn with purpose, whether it’s driving change through our Student Council, role-modelling UN delegates at our Model United Nations, or taking part in Eco School Challenges on our Global Campus platform.
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Planning for the future
Our university counselling department will prepare your child for the next stage in their education. They provide the personalised guidance each student needs to make important decisions, like which course to study, as well as helping them apply for – and get on to – highly prestigious scholarship programmes.
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Our exceptional educators know what it takes to inspire excellence. Global citizens with strong values, they’ll use their specialist knowledge and IB Diploma experience to guide, support, and challenge your child at the right level – ensuring they achieve unparalleled academic success.
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Year after year, our students’ remarkable Diploma success takes them to the very best universities in the world. Many secure prestigious scholarships, too, which not only reflects their hard work and resilience, but also our global reputation for educational excellence.

Since 2008, our students have secured more than $28 million in scholarship funding from world-leading higher education institutions. These include Harvard, Cambridge, Yale, Stanford, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). 

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On our campus, every specialist learning space and facility is designed to inspire. Whether your child is starring on stage in Amman’s finest theatre, achieving a personal best in our sports complex, or learning in remarkable ways in our virtual reality and innovation labs, they'll feel motivated to create, work hard, and excel.

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Amman Academy is at the forefront of academic quality in Jordan – and the world. Your child will enjoy a truly innovative education that combines 21st century experiences with traditional values and standards.

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