IB Exam Results 2012

The IB Diploma Examination Results are in for St. Dominic High School

On July 5, 2012, St Dominic High School, the first government subsidized International Baccalaureate (IB) school in the Caribbean received its examination results for the Diploma Programme.

The first cohort of 14 International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme candidates sat exams  during the month of May with 71% of them fulfilling the requirements to be awarded the internationally recognized IB Diploma.  The global pass rates for IB this year is 78.16%. St. Dominic High School is proud that the first diploma examination results of its “pioneer” class are in line with the 78.16% global pass rates for IB this year.

Anmol Mirpuri who qualified to skip Form 5 and move directly from Form 4 into the two-year Diploma Programme scored the highest with a cumulative score of ......

36 points. The most points a student can obtain is 45: 6 subjects x 7 points + 3 points for the Extended Essay and Theory of Knowledge. According to information on www.ibo.org, over 119,000 students around the world sat the May 2012 exams, with students achieving an average score of 29.83 and 109 attaining a score of 45 points.

The IB Diploma Programme at St. Dominic High School is a rigorous pre-university curriculum where students select and study six subjects from five groups – literature, foreign language, individuals and societies, experimental sciences, mathematics. In order to qualify for the diploma, students must complete the following core requirements: a 4,000 word Extended Essay (EE), the Theory of Knowledge (TOK) course which examines how knowledge is acquired and the various kinds of knowledge that exists, Creativity, Action Service (CAS) requiring students to engage in the arts, sports and the community. The Diploma Programme is designed to not only challenge a student academically but personally and socially as well in order to give them the skills to be a contributive citizen and member of our global community.

The students not qualifying for the diploma will receive from the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) a document indicating the results obtained in their individual subjects, together with results in Theory of Knowledge (TOK), the Extended Essay (EE) and the completion of all Creativity, Action, Service (CAS) requirements.

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Marie Richardson

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