The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. Encouraging students across the world to become active, compassionate lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.

A broad and balanced, conceptual and connected curriculum which address students’ cognitive development and social, emotional and physical well-being.

A continuum of international education St. Nicholas is an authorised IBO school, offering the Primary Years Programme and will soon embark on a journey to obtain the Middle Years Programme status.

An IB education is holistic in nature - it is concerned with educating the whole person.

Learner Profile

The Fundamentals

The school offers interdisciplinary, integrated curriculum which is relevant, rigorous and anchored in the real-world with a focus on higher order thinking skills, multiple intelligences, technology and multimedia.

Inquiry, principled action and critical reflection underpin the work at all academic levels at St Nicholas.

Student-led Inquiries The PYP Exhibition in Grade 5 and the MYP Personal Project in Grade 10 serve as collaborative, transdisciplinary inquiry processes led by the students. Students identify, investigate and offer solutions to real-life issues or problems that are meaningful to them and engage in meaningful action as a result.

Learner Agency Students develop responsible dispositions, the skills to regulate their own learning and the understanding of real world situations. Furthermore, students are provided opportunities to take part in service learning experiences and take action. They become passionate citizens, ready to make the world a better place.

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