The purpose of assessment in the IB is to support curricular goals and to encourage appropriate student learning. Students are assessed in all aspects of the programme with the form of assessment different in each subject group and Theory of Knowledge and the Extended Essay. The specifics of assessment for each of these areas is in their subject guides this site but in general each subject group will have an internal assessment coursework component to be completed throughout the two years and then a written examination in May of 6IB. The weighting May examinations varies from subject to subject in general 60% - 80% of the final mark will be awarded through the May examination.
Further details on assessments can be found in the menu on the left including IB documents on assessment and their policy on inclusive arrangements for examinations.