The curriculum at Meridian 22 is organized into two main blocks of years – from 8th to 10th and from 11th to 12th.
Students apply for admission after 7th grade and after 10th grade for the IB Diploma Programme.
Students may also be admitted individually or transferred from other schools in the country or abroad, including other IB schools, after submitting the necessary documents and/or taking the respective exams to cover the level.
For more information please refer to the section Admissions.
For the second block – 11th and 12th grade, the students may choose from the following options:
A) Study in the IB Diploma Programme and cover the requirements of profiled language training under the Bulgarian curriculum.
The students obtain an IB Diploma and a Bulgarian diploma of secondary education.
B) Study only the Bulgarian curriculum.
The students obtain a Bulgarian diploma of secondary education.
C) Study the Bulgarian curriculum and one or more subjects of the Diploma Programme and take the exams.
The students obtain IB certificates and a Bulgarian diploma of secondary education.
D) Study only in the IB Diploma Programme
The students obtain an IB Diploma.
To learn more about the advantages of studying at Meridian 22 please read our brochure:
The school provides education which aims at developing the self-confident, knowledgeable and capable citizens of the 21st century who have a system of high values and international mindedness. This aim is enshrined in the school mission statement.
To ensure that the students will develop the necessary knowledge and skills for their successful transition from the school setting to university and beyond after they complete their secondary education, the school has several objectives.
- quality language training so that the students achieve high levels of English proficiency, which is the basis for the their best possible performance at school and competitiveness;
- preparation and motivation for the IB Diploma Programme, which allows Bulgarian students to be a part of the global IB community and opens for them opportunities to study at the most prestigious universities in the world;
- focused preparation for the Bulgarian matriculation exams and/or the IB exams.
The organization of the education process is based on the school policies, which are in line with the IB policies and apply to the whole school.
- Admissions policy
- Language policy
- Assessment policy
- Academic honesty policy
- Special educational needs policy
At Meridian 22 students work in small groups, where each student is treated individually and in accordance with their needs, talents and skills. This creates a unique learning atmosphere in each class, which fosters students to be open-minded and active learners. Thus they become organised and responsible and develop an attitude towards academic excellence. The teachers support, advise and encourage the students not only in their learning but their personal development as well.
Multimedia and interactive white board equipment is used on a daily basis. Various teaching methods and practices are applied, which have proved their efficiency in the delivery of the IB Diploma Programme. This enriches the teaching and learning in all subjects.
As an international school Meridian 22 strives to apply the IB standards and practices in its whole work, not only for the IB Diploma Programme, which guarantees the high quality of student-centered education, comparable results and clear rules.
The parents are kept informed about their child’s progress on a regular basis. The school also uses an online markbook which is updated daily. Thus the parents receive accurate and timely information on the performance of students and important school events. Attendance is strictly monitored and parents are immediately notified of absences and tardiness. Periodically, academic reports are prepared and submitted to the parents on the progress of the IBDP students.