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IB Diploma Programme (Years 12 and 13)

At La Côte International School Aubonne, our unique combination of highly qualified teachers, stimulating learning environments and internationally recognised curricula, ensures that our students not only succeed in life, but truly flourish. The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) is one of the most highly regarded pre-university diplomas in the world. Studying the IBDP at LCIS unlocks a pathway to leading universities across the globe and educates your child to become a responsible global citizen, ready to make their mark on the world.

I would like to thank all my teachers for their continuous and unwavering support throughout my academic journey. Not only have they educated me, but they have also been a contributing factor in developing my personal character. Luca, Class of 2021
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Our students achieve outstanding academic results 

 

  • Our students’ average score in the IB Diploma was 36, the school’s best ever results and nearly 10% higher than the 2021 world average.
  • 27% of students achieved 40 points or more, a result achieved by just 9% of IBDP graduates worldwidethis year. 
  • Our top score was 43 points, granting access to an undergraduate place at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), currently ranked the top university in the world.
  • 43% of our students obtained a bilingual diploma, giving them a significant advantage when choosing universities and entering employment
  • 95% pass rate, compared to the world average of 89% in 2021.
  • Whether your child is looking to attend university in Switzerland or further afield, the academically rigorous IBDP will equip them with the theoretical and practical knowledge to thrive at some of the world’s best universities.
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Our approach to personalised learning supports your child to truly flourish.

At LCIS, our teachers inspire a love of learning in each of our students. We have a structured and deliberate approach to personalised learning which balances academic achievement with developing individual character.

The IBDP curriculum allows your child to take ownership of their academic pathway by choosing from a broad range of subjects that fit their unique interests. This is supported by expert advice from our dedicated University Counsellor who guides students on their IBDP subject choices and university applications to ensure each student is well equipped to reach their individual career aspirations. 

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Our global scale makes the whole world your child's classroom.

Your child will be exposed to memorable lifetime experiences thanks to La Cote International School’s prestigious collaborations with leading organisations such as Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), The Juilliard School and UNICEF.

With expeditions to exciting locations such as Tanzania, our students build vital life skills such as teamwork, leadership and self-confidence. We inspire our students to achieve both academic excellence and a sense of adventure and the compassion to make the world a better place.

Our unique online platform, Global Campus, is available only to Nord Anglia students. It connects our students around the world and makes collaboration a seamless part of every child's education journey.


Our Student Story | Lara, IBDP Student
What is the IB Diploma Programme?

The IB Diploma Programme is a two-year pre-university course for students aged 16-18. The curriculum comprises of six academic subjects, along with the IB core of Creativity Activity Service (CAS), Theory of Knowledge (TOK), and the Extended Essay (EE). Students are required to study six courses at a standard or higher level. To ensure a breadth of learning, they select one subject from each of five groups. Their sixth subject can be from Group 6: The Arts, or a second subject from Groups 1-5.

  • Group 1: Studies in Language and/or Literature.
  • Group 2: Language Acquisition.
  • Group 3: Individuals and Societies (Geography, History, Economics, Business Management)
  • Group 4: Experimental Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Design).
  • Group 5: Mathematics.
  • Group 6: The Arts (Visual Arts, Film, Music)
What are the advantages of the IB Diploma Programme?
  • One of the most recognised and highly regarded high school diplomas accepted by the world’s leading universities
  • It favours an international approach so that students are educated to become world citizens, preparing them for careers wherever they choose
  • Due to the unique nature of the IB Diploma Programme, students are often better prepared for success in a university environment. The IBDP teaches students the core skills required for university studies, such as critical thinking, self-learning and analysis.
  • It assesses more than examination techniques – students learn to understand not just memorise facts and topics
What are LCIS` 2021 IBDP results?

Our 2021 IBDP results showcase a number of impressive statistics for this cohort, both on an individual level and collectively:

  • Our students’ average score in the IB Diploma was 36, the school’s best ever results and nearly 10% higher than the 2021 world average.

  • 27% of students achieved 40 points or more, a result achieved by just 9% of IBDP graduates worldwidethis year. This level of attainment provides LCIS students with the opportunity to gain admission into elite universities across the globe and, along with our outstanding overall pass rate, demonstrates that LCIS supports every student in achieving exceptional academic standards irrespective of their starting point.

  • Georgia Severson, our top points scorer with 43 points, has gained an undergraduate place at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the United States, currently ranked the top university in the world.

  • No less than 43% of our students obtained a bilingual diploma, giving them a significant advantage when choosing universities and entering employment

  • 95% pass rate, compared to the world average of 89% in 2021.

  • This year we have seen our students receive multiple offers from prestigious academic institutions including MIT, University of Toronto, Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne and some of the top UK universities. 

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