IB Diploma Programme

CGGS is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School authorised to offer both, the Primary Years Programme (PYP) and the Diploma Programme. The PYP is for pupils aged 3 to 12 and focuses on the development of the whole child in the classroom and in the outside world. The IBDP is for students aged 16 to 19. It is a demanding two year curriculum leading to final external examinations and a qualification that is welcomed by leading universities around the world. The IB does not own or administer any of the schools that employ its world renowned education programmes. CGGS will work in partnership with the IB to share in the commitment to providing your child with the highest level of international education.

The IB Programmes are recognised by all major tertiary institutions in Australia and the IB works with 2,816 schools in 138 countries to offer the three IB programmes: Primary Years Programme (PYP), Middle Years Programme (MYP) and Diploma Programme, to approximately 775,000 students world-wide. CGGS is an IB World School, and the only school in the ACT offering the three programmes from 2022.

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 IB works with schools, governments and international organisations to develop challenging 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.