St John’s Anglican College is a candidate school for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years
Program and Middle Years Program and is pursuing authorization as an IB World School.

IB World Schools share a common philosophy; a commitment to improve the teaching and learning of
a diverse and inclusive community of students by delivering challenging, high-quality programs of
international education that share a powerful vision.

*Only schools authorized by the International Baccalaureate can offer any of its four academic programs: 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 programs, visit

IB Mission Statement

The International Baccalaureate® 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 organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programs of international education and rigorous assessment.

These programs encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.

Helpful links

What is an IB Education booklet –

Benefits of an IB education –

IB Learner Profiles –

Answers to your questions –

Primary Years Programme (PYP) –

Middle Years Programme (MYP) –