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 Bayview Secondary School Administration  Mr. Alex Corry – IB Head of School / Principal  Mrs. Lynn Borlack – IB Vice-Principal  IB Coordinators 

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2  Bayview Secondary School Administration  Mr. Alex Corry – IB Head of School / Principal  Mrs. Lynn Borlack – IB Vice-Principal  IB Coordinators  Mr. Gerry Trefler  Ms. Lara Joffe

3  Data  Over 3,661 schools  Schools offering the Diploma Programme - 2,064  Total DP candidates – 121, 195  In 145 countries around the world Source: http://www.ibo.org/facts/schoolstatshttp://www.ibo.org/facts/schoolstats

4  Founded in Geneva, Switzerland in 1968 as a non-profit educational foundation  Consisted of a common pre-university curriculum and common set of external examinations  Original IB schools were predominantly private; today, more than 50% are public  IB curriculum combines academic rigor and internationalism Source: http://www.ibo.org/history/

5  A pre-university enriched course of study  Has international standards and rigorous assessment recognized by the world’s leading universities  Emphasizes critical, compassionate thinking, community involvement, and intercultural understanding  Has a ‘global’ vision  Is for highly motivated students  Some courses are eligible for transfer credits with certain universities

6  Increased adaptability and mobility for students  IB curriculum and pedagogy  Professional development and expertise  Enhanced post-secondary opportunities  Participation in active, creative, service- oriented activities and reflection

7 IB MISSION STATEMENT The IB aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end the organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right. IB LEARNER PROFILE  Inquirers  Knowledgeable  Thinkers  Communicators  Risk-Takers  Principled  Caring  Open-minded  Well-balanced  Reflective

8 Reflections on program from our students…

9 DIPLOMA MODEL  Over the course of a two year programme:  Six academic subjects from six subject groups  Complete an Extended Essay  Follow a Theory of Knowledge course  Participate in Creativity, Action and Service

10 CURRICULUM BREAKDOWN  3 courses at HL +  3 courses at SL +  3 core requirements  Extended Essay  Theory of Knowledge  Creativity, Action, Service IB TERMINOLOGY  HL (Higher Level) courses represent classes with a minimum 240 teaching hours  SL (Standard Level) courses represent classes with a minimum 150 teaching hours

11  Group 1: English  Group 2: French  Group 3: History or Economics or Geography  Group 4: Chemistry or Biology or Physics  Group 5: Mathematics  Group 6*: Theatre Arts or Visual Arts *Group 6 can be substituted with: Chemistry or Biology or Physics or Geography *Student course selection will determine what courses will be offered

12  Extended Essay  4,000 word investigation of a topic of special interest outside of the regular curriculum  Theory of Knowledge  Challenges students to question the basis of knowledge, to develop the ability to analyze evidence and to appreciate other cultural perspectives  Creativity, Action, Service  Approximately 150 hours of sharing energy and special talents with others in the community and being able to reflect on these experiences

13  English  French  Science  Mathematics  Physical Education  Geography  2 Optional Courses: ▪ Visual Arts ▪ Drama ▪ Music ▪ Business ▪ Integrated Technology ▪ Transportation Technology

14  English  French  Science  History  Mathematics (2 credits)  Civics and Careers  1 Optional Course

15 Semester OneSemester Two ENGLISH – HL Grade 11 University ART/SCIENCE/ INDIVIDUAL AND SOCIETY – SL Grade 11 Theatre or Visual Arts, or Chemistry, or Biology, or Physics, or Geography FRENCH SL Grade 11 University FRENCH SL Grade 11 University SCIENCE – HL Grade 11 Biology or Chemistry INDIVIDUAL AND SOCIETY – HL Grade 11 History or Economics MATHEMATICS SL Grade 12 Advanced Functions MATHEMATICS SL Grade 12 Advanced Functions FINAL EXAMINATIONS IN MATHEMATICS SL and FRENCH SL

16 Semester OneSemester Two ENGLISH – HL Grade 12 University ENGLISH – HL Grade 12 University INDIVIDUAL AND SOCIETY – HL Grade 12 History or Economics INDIVIDUAL AND SOCIETY – HL Grade 12 History or Economics SCIENCE – HL Grade 12 Biology or Chemistry SCIENCE – HL Grade 12 Biology or Chemistry THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE Grade 12 Philosophy ART/SCIENCE/ INDIVIDUAL AND SOCIETY – SL Grade 12 Theatre or Visual Arts, or Chemistry, or Biology, or Physics, or Geography REMAINING FINAL EXAMINATIONS IN MAY OF GRADUATING YEAR

17  Be a student currently in Grade 8  Live in York Region at time of application  Complete the online registration process  ONE teacher reference (current teacher)  Grade 7 final report card  Admissions test – November 30, 2013

18  Opens: Monday, November 4, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.  Closes: Friday, November 22, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.  Choose to write the admissions test in the morning or the afternoon  MORNING 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.  AFTERNOON12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.  Complete the online application for the test time of your choosing

19  Complete the on-line application  $30 non-refundable fee (VISA or Mastercard)  PRINT receipt showing test time; bring receipt to test  Teacher Reference  Open the link for the teacher reference - the link is in the “Description” section of the online application instructions  PRINT this form and take it to ONE of your CURRENT teachers to be completed.  Only ONE reference letter will be accepted.  BRING your completed reference letter to your test- writing session on November 30, 2013

20  Your reference letter MUST be in a signed, sealed envelope  Your reference letter will be collected during the test. TEACHER REFERENCE: The teacher who writes the reference letter MUST: place and seal the form in an envelope write their signature across the seal of the envelope

21 Your registration process begins at: www.yrdsb.edu.on.ca Opens: November 4, 2013 10:00 am Closes: November 22, 2013 10:00 am

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25  BRING:  Teacher reference letter – collected while writing  Grade 7 report card – collected while writing  Receipt showing test-writing time  On November 30, 2013 ARRIVE EARLY.  Proceed to the gym to find out what room you will write your admissions test in.  Bayview prefects and staff will help direct you

26 If you cannot write the test on Saturday, November 30 th due to religious observance, please contact Lara Joffe (905) 884-4453 ext.416 lara.joffe@yrdsb.edu.on.ca

27  Results will be sent out in December 2013  Results will be sent twice to each candidate: first via email followed by post

28  Saturday, November 30, 2013  Session 1 – 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. OR  Session 2 – 12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.  English, Math and French skills at the Grade 8 level  Multiple-choice questions  Sample questions are available online  Bring pencils, erasers and a ruler  No dictionary  Scientific non-graphing calculator allowed  No recording or listening devices

29 A number is multiplied by 5 and then 9 is subtracted from the result, giving 51. What is the original number? (A) 210 (B) 8.4 (C) 65 (D) 12 (E) 15

30  $1,500 per year - Anticipation and Diploma Years  $3,000 total  These fees cannot be used as tax deductions  Affiliation Fees  Registration Fees  Resources and extra course materials  External Examination Fees  Incidentals as needed for program

31  Transportation is not provided for YRDSB regional programmes  Students who leave and do not complete Bayview’s IB programme will return to their home school

32  Online application  Opens: Monday, November 4, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.  Closes: Friday, November 22, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.  Access the online application through yrdsb.edu.on.ca  Admissions test at Bayview Secondary School  Saturday, November 30, 2013  Bring: confirmation e-mail, reference letter, and final Grade 7 report card

33 Bayview Secondary School 905-884-4453 Lara Joffe lara.joffe@yrdsb.edu.on.ca Ext. 416 OR Gerry Trefler gerry.trefler@yrdsb.edu.on.ca Ext. 500

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