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Exciting – a new IB school is coming to Richmond

Exciting – a new IB school is coming to Richmond

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Do you know what an IB Middle Years Programme is? The International Baccalaureate Diploma programme, designed for students in grades 11 and 12, is growing in popularity in high schools around the world, but the IB also offers programmes for younger students, the Middle Years Programme. The International Baccalaureate first introduced the Middle Years Programme in 1994 and has since been adopted by more than 1,300 schools around the world in more than 100 countries, and we have a new one coming to Richmond, BC!  

Windsor Hall, a private school in Richmond, is a new candidate school for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme (MYP) and pursuing authorization as an IB World School.* Offering small class sizes, they aim to develop active learners and internationally-minded young people who can empathize with others and pursue lives of purpose and meaning. Windsor Hall will be opening in September 2021 with their first cohort of Grade 6 students. The MYP, is a five-year programme (from grade 6 to grade 10), and they are looking forward to watching their students grow and mature as they proceed through to Grade 10, adding a new grade each successive year.

The MYP is a challenging framework that encourages students to make practical connections between their studies and the real world. The courses offered in the Middle Years Programme are considered to be preparatory for the highest level of IB study, the diploma program. However, the diploma is not required. For many students, the MYP offers an improved classroom experience, even if the diploma isn’t the end goal. Similar to the diploma program, the Middle Years Programme focuses on providing students with a real-world learning experience, connecting their studies to the world around them. For many students, this form of learning is an engaging way to connect with materials.

“At Windsor Hall, our students are at the heart of everything we do and every decision we make whatever their age, and we know that a happy child is a successful child. It is a vital part of what sets us apart; our child-first approach, our global perspective, and our warm welcome. We know just how daunting it can be to find and select a school, and so we are here to lend support, making choices and transitions as seamless as possible for all the family. The quality of the education offered at Windsor Hall sets all our students up for success, regardless of where their future might take them.”

Robert Anstey Head of School at Windsor Hall

Although they are a private school, Windsor Hall is committed to making world-class education affordable for candidates who will be successful in their community, offering Bursaries and Scholarship options regardless of financial circumstances. Bursaries are available to families with demonstrated financial needs and can cover up to 100% of the cost of tuition and program-related costs. For the school year 2021-2022, Windsor Hall has five scholarships available to applicants entering grade 6 and wish to attend the IB MYP Programme, with total or partial coverage of the Tuition Fees.

Windsor Hall will be embracing the IB World Schools philosophy—a commitment to improving the teaching and learning of a diverse and inclusive community of students by delivering challenging, high-quality programmes of international education that share a powerful vision.

Admissions now open for grade 6, for the 2021-2022 Academic Year. To learn more, schedule a campus tour, or start your application process, contact them at +1(236)881-8095 or by email info@windsorhall.ca

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

Windsor Hall is a not-for-profit, private, middle school, in Richmond, BC.

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