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IB Diploma Programme

PASCAL Private Secondary School Lefkosia & Larnaka are IB World Schools offering the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) for over 18 years. The Diploma of the International Baccalaureate is a qualification that is respected and recognised by universities worldwide.

The IBDP is a demanding two-year, pre-university programme comprising six subjects from six groups and the three DP core components, which include Theory of Knowledge (TOK), Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS), and the Extended Essay (EE).

Through the three core components, students reflect on the nature of knowledge, complete independent research project, and undertake personal projects and projects involving community service.

PASCAL Private Secondary School Lemesos is a Candidate School* for the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP). This school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. These are schools that share a common philosophy—a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that PASCAL Private Secondary School Lemesos believes is important for our students.

*Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme, or the Career-related Programme (CP). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted. For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit

Offering IBDP for over 18 years

The IB Diploma develops students To:

Gain broad, deep knowledgeFlourish physically, intellectually, emotionally, and ethicallyStudy at least two languagesExcel in traditional academic subjectsEngage with the programme’s unique Theory of Knowledge subject

A choice of subjects

IB Diploma Programme students follow a broad range of subjects over the two years of the course.