Forest Hill Community High School

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Forest Hill
Community High
School- IB
Diploma Program
Parent Information Session
September 10, 2013.
(SENIORS) Diploma Program Calendar
Due Dates for
Task
Person responsible
Students
General Meeting with
all DP –Senior- students
September 26th and
27th, 2013
November 19th , 2013
December, 2013
March 10-14, 2014
March 10-14, 2014
February, 2014
March, 2014
Discussion of important
dates, expectations,
guidance and support
Determination on individual
examination:
TOK Essay
Meeting in the TOK
class with Dr. Arrieta
and Mrs. Angaye
Meeting with Dr.
Arrieta and Mrs. Angaye
Topics will be available
in September
1. Extended Essay
2. Internal assessment
IA Form(s) for each area .
You have specific forms for
each area.
CAS Project
All documentation and
submissions must be
completed electronically.
THE project must be
completed in electronic
form.
Examinations
Mr. Esopakis
Conducted by each DP
teacher
Completed by each
DPteacher.
Dr. Arrieta
Dr. Arrieta and Mrs.
Angaye
Notes
Internal Assessment
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Oral work in languages
Fieldwork in geography
Laboratory work in the sciences
Investigations in mathematics
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Assessments are checked by an
external examiner and normally
contribute between 20% to 20% of the
total mark.
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Some art courses mat account as
much a 50%.
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Requirement I: TOK Essay
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Theory of Knowledge
essay is developed
from prescribed
topics from IB.
The student have a
hard copy.
Students will
complete the essay
in the TOK class
 TOK
essay:
 Between 1200 to
1600 words in
length (About 5
pages).
Extended Essay
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The extended essay is completed
individually and the topic is from the
approved DP subjects (normally 1 of
the student’s six chosen subjects of the
IB Diploma
Externally assessed
A piece of independent research
chose by the student.
4000 words
 Research
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topic:
This will guide the
research.
Measured against
criteria
CAS
 150
hours
 Must complete all
the documentation
 Must meet with Dr.
Arrieta regularly
 The projects must
be pre-approved
by Dr. Arrieta

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