Read curriculum updates and subject briefs

All DP curriculums are reviewed on a seven-year teaching cycle to ensure that each is fit for purpose in a changing world and incorporates the latest educational research and lessons learned from a thorough evaluation of the existing curriculum.

The DP curriculum review is a collaborative process that aims to produce excellent, internationally minded, research-based curriculums and support material that enable students to develop the attributes of the learner profile and the IB mission, thereby providing an excellent preparation for life in the 21st century. 

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Philosophy

Aug/Sept 2023

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Computer Science

Aug/Sept 2023

May 2025

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Biology

Aug/Sept 2023

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Chemistry

Aug/Sept 2023

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Physics

Aug/Sept 2023

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  • Business management

    First Teaching

    Aug 2022

    First Assessment

    May 2024

    First Enrol at University

    Aug / Sep 2024

    Find latest updates about the business management curriculum.

  • Literature and performance

    First Teaching

    Aug 2022

    First Assessment

    May 2024

    First Enrol at University

    Aug / Sep 2024

    Find latest updates about the literature and performance curriculum.

  • Digital society

    First Teaching

    Aug 2022

    First Assessment

    May 2024

    First Enrol at University

    Aug / Sep 2024

    Find latest updates about the digital society curriculum.

  • Theatre

    First Teaching

    Aug 2022

    First Assessment

    May 2024

    First Enrol at University

    Aug / Sep 2024

    Find latest updates about the theatre curriculum.

  • Classical languages

    First Teaching

    Aug 2022

    First Assessment

    May 2024

    First Enrol at University

    Aug / Sep 2024

    Find latest updates about the classical languages curriculum.

  • Economics

    First Teaching

    Sep 2020

    First Assessment

    May 2022

    First Enrol at University

    Aug / Sep 2022

    Find out more about upcoming changes to our economics curriculum.

  • Music

    First Teaching

    Sep 2020

    First Assessment

    May 2022

    First Enrol at University

    Aug / Sep 2022

    Find out more about upcoming changes to our music curriculum.

  • Theory of knowledge

    First Teaching

    Sep 2020

    First Assessment

    May 2022

    First Enrol at University

    Aug / Sep 2022

    Find out more about upcoming changes to our theory of knowledge curriculum.