The formative assessment is based on the school assessment policy, which includes various forms and techniques of teaching, learning and assessment. Thus the students develop competences and skills, which, in addition to their personal improvement, are necessary for the successful passing of the final exam with a high grade.
The IB diploma is awarded based on internal and external assessment, each with its components and weighting in the final grade. The ratio between the two types of assessment for the different subjects varies between 20 and 30% for the internal, respectively, between 70 and 80% for the external assessment.
To be eligible for the IB Diploma, the candidate should pass the exams in the six subjects (3 of which studied at SL and 3 – at HL), to write and present the Extended Essay of 4,000 words under the guidance of the supervisor and successfully complete the Theory of Knowledge course and the CAS programme.
The IB assessment scale is from 1 to 7 (the highest). In order to gain the maximum number of points for the IB Diploma, a student must obtain 7 points in each of the six subjects and up to three additional points which awarded depending on the grades achieved in the two compulsory essays – Extended Essay and TOK Essay. The minimum pass score is a total of 24 points.