IB DIPLOMA PROGRAMME AT GIIS

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme is a curriculum pursued after the completion of Grade 10, ‘O’ Levels or equivalent. GIIS is one of the best IBDP schools in Japan offering the IB program to students of age groups between 16 to 19 years. Students will go through a two-year course developing all the necessary skills to excel academically and personality-wise. 

Our state-of-the-art infrastructure, and facilities help in building a safe environment for every student to engage in interactive learning. The 9GEMS framework exposes students to a variety of activities that allow them to grow both in and out of the classroom. 

The Curriculum

IBDP schools elevates the learning experience of every High school graduate. The diploma program predominantly covers six subject groups, and the DP core which includes- Theory of Knowledge, Extended Essay, and CAS that helps students to develop their knowledge and skills in the topics which interests them the most. 

Theory of Knowledge

With theory of knowledge, Students are encouraged to discover the best practices of the learning process, and it allows them to freely implement to various disciplines and across all subjects. This is a mandatory subject in this programme helping students develop critical thinking and interactive learning techniques. 

Extended Essay

IB programs extended essay is a mandate subject and it involves a combination of writing, researching, and problem-solving skills. Students get a chance to show their creativity in the form of an essay. Students are also graded for their efforts, contributing up to three points for their IB diploma.

Creativity, Action and Service (CAS)

This being the core element of the IBDP curriculum students get to take part in interpersonal activities and improve their collaboration skills. GIIS not only focuses on student's academic excellence  but also leverage their creative element . This subject also emphasizes on perseverance and discipline required by students to enhance their decision-making skills. 

DP Core at GIIS

Each core element included in the IBDP curriculum plays a vital role in promoting an all-around learning experience for students. At GIIS, students are given plenty of opportunities to explore their interests and balance their academics alongside other activities. international baccalaureate program guides students in application of knowledge and building real-world skills. 

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Our Facilities

We always make sure to support our students with the best possible facilities and tools. Our digital classrooms and AV rooms provide the most comfortable learning spaces for students to grasp all knowledge delivered by our expert faculty. We aim to equip our students with NextGen tools to make the learning process much efficient and make them future-ready.

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Data Analytics at GIIS

GIIS IB schools in Japan, Tokyo has unique methodology to check the academic progress of students. Data Analytics in academics at GIIS is called the 7S Assessment, in which teachers and coordinators gather stats on a student’s marks in seven different areas of development. This includes school, segment, section, subject, subject-teacher, student and summary. 

Data is then studied by the teacher to determine progress of the student in all areas of development, and an assessment is done which helps students understand their strengths and weaknesses.

GIIS Commitment

We aim to stand out amongst the best IB international schools in Japan. Just like our campuses in Singapore, we are hoping to have world toppers and near toppers in the international Baccalaureate curriculum programme. At our Tokyo schools IBDP cohort, the goal is to achieve a record school average year on year.

University Placements

Each year, over 100 universities come to the campus with their undergraduate offerings. Our Edufair is an event where we bring students and universities on a single platform, helping them interact, and aiding the students’ choice of higher education. 

We take pride in our IB students who have received scholarships, grants and admissions in some of the most reputed universities in the world. This includes IVY League schools like Harvard University, Brown University, Yale University etc. as well as other recognised institutions of knowledge like National University of Singapore, London School of Economics, Monash University etc.

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IBDP Bridge Programme 

The Bridge Program at GIIS is designed to accommodate the academic gap between CBSE, IGCSE and IBDP. It also ensures that the students from CBSE and IGCSE are fully equipped to undertake the IBDP course. The teaching and learning approach is designed through deliberate strategies and tools, to enhance student learning and assist student preparation for DP assessment and beyond.

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Our Teachers

Teachers at GIIS are considered to be the best among IB schools in Tokyo. Our faculty follow some unique teaching methodologies that reshape learning experiences and empower students to grasp key concepts very easily. With years of experience in high-level IB programs, our teachers are well equipped to bring the best out of every student. 

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Exceptional Academic Results

GIIS takes great pride in having one of the best academic rankings among IB schools in Tokyo. Since the introduction of the IB diploma program at GIIS in the year 2005, GIIS has seen 14 world toppers and 24 near-perfect scores, and a school average of 36 is consistently maintained over the years.

IBDP

2021 Singapore

16

World Topper
45 grade points

9

Near perfect scores
44 grade points

38.81

Average grade points

IBDP World Average vs GIIS

Academic Life at GIIS

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Subjects Offered

English A: Literature Higher Level
English A: Literature Standard Level
English A: Language and Literature Standard Level
English A: Language and Literature Higher Level
Additional subject
French ab initio Standard Level
French B Standard Level
Hindi B Higher Level
Hindi B Standard Level
Spanish ab initio SL
Tamil B Standard Level
Additional subject
Additional subject
Business Management Higher Level (Bus. & Man.)
Business Management Standard Level (Bus. & Man.)
Economics Higher Level
Economics Standard Level
Environmental Systems
and Societies
Standard Level
History Higher Level
History Standard Level
Psychology
Standard Level
Psychology
Higher Level
Additional subject
Biology Higher Level
Biology Standard Level
Chemistry Higher Level
Chemistry Standard Level
Computer Science Higher Level (Computer Sc.)
Computer Science Standard Level (Computer Sc.)
Design Technology Standard Level
Design Technology Higher Level
Physics Standard Level
Physics Higher Level
Mathematics Analysis and Approaches Higher Level
Mathematics Analysis and Approaches Standard Level
Mathematics Applications and Interpretation Higher Level
Mathematics Applications and Interpretation Standard Level
Film Standard Level
Film Higher Level
Visual Arts Standard Level
Visual Arts Higher Level
Creativity-Action-Service
Extended Essay
Theory Of Knowledge

Scholarships

Global Citizen Scholarship

Applicable Curricula’s:
CBSE
IBDP
Applicable Grades:
Grade 11-12, IBDP Year 1- Year 2
Tenure:
2 Years
Eligibility Criteria:
93 % and Above or A*

9GEMS Holistic Development Scholarship

Applicable Curricula’s:
CBSE
CLSP
IB PYP
IBDP
IGCSE
Applicable Grades:
1-12, IBDP Year 1- 2
Tenure:
1 Year
Eligibility Criteria:
Talent Based - 9 GEMS

Global Future Ready Merit Scholarship

Applicable Curricula’s:
CBSE
IGCSE
IBDP
CLSP
Applicable Grades:
7 - 12
Tenure:
2 Years
Eligibility Criteria:
90 % Above or A*

Hideki Yukawa Global Skills Scholarship

Applicable Curricula’s:
CBSE
CLSP
IB PYP
IBDP
IGCSE
Applicable Grades:
1-12
Tenure:
1 Year
Eligibility Criteria:
Talent Based - Technology

Sadako Ogata Merit cum Means Scholarship

Applicable Curricula’s:
CBSE
IGCSE
CLSP
IB PYP
IBDP
Applicable Grades:
Nursery, Kindergarten 1-2 , Grade 1-12, IBDP Year 1-2
Tenure:
2 Year
Eligibility Criteria:
GROSS FAMILY INCOME : Below 3,000,000 YEN to 12,000,000 YEN

Measures taken against the spread of COVID-19 at GIIS Campus

Temperature check through contactless thermometer

100+ hand sanitizers placed at every required touch point

What's it like to be part of GIIS family

Hisato Yuto
Father of Taiju Yuto

The schools emphasis on fair competition and recognising talent has instilled confidence in my son to excel.

Hisato Yuto
Father of Taiju Yuto

Thank you for understanding our challenges and interacting with us when we needed help in procuring the annual day attire for my son.  Small things like these have had a huge impact towards building a better and stronger Parent-Teacher relationship.

Pritam Pritu
Parent of Aniket Arnav
Mr Rajiv Singh Sawhney
Father of Sarah Sawhney

Methodologies like collaborative learning with peers from around the world will equip my daughter with the right knowledge and skills to excel in future.

I am thankful to you for taking personal interest in development of your students. Thank you for providing my daughter Ira with extra coaching in mathematics to clear her doubts. It's wonderful that you consider each of your student important and want them to do really well!

Shashank Bopalkar
Parent of Ira Bopalkar
Mr Rajiv Singh Sawhney
Father of Sarah Sawhney

Methodologies like collaborative learning with peers from around the world will equip my daughter with the right knowledge and skills to excel in future.

We are very happy with Brhas's performance at school this year, especially in Olympiads. He is showing special interest in Maths this year.

Rajani P
Parent of Brhas Srihari

Extra Curricular & Co-Curricular Activities

At GIIS, we believe students require extracurricular and co-curricular activities to develop social skills and critical thinking. Our students are free to explore areas that drives their interest and pursue it in-depth. Students also hone their skills in different sports such as badminton, tennis, soccer, and table tennis. 

We provide a variety of exciting activities such as podcasting, debates, public speaking , Fine arts and performing arts to give students enough room for self-discovery. Students who are enthusiastic about technology and design can even start their own projects using our skill labs and studio.

Tennis
Soccer
Badminton
Table tennis
Karate
Board Game (Chess and Carrom Board)
Volleyball
Bollywood Dance
Bharatanatyam
Igo
Craft club
Spelling and speeches
Kathak Dance form
Tabla
Carnatic vocal
Spanish club
Science Club
Math Club
Needle Art
Drawing and Painting

Smart Learning & Virtual School

Our campuses in Tokyo facilitates NextGen virtual school with the option of Blending Learning during stressing times . The online classes are perfectly organized and conducted by expert faculty for students to study and attend classes from their comfort zones. Technologies implemented include data analytics backed performance analyzer, interactive puzzling and quizzes to make the online session engaging . Our teachers are also well-trained to deliver the same high-quality learning experiences even in a virtual landscape. 

Student Handbook

We have prepared a handbook for students to know their exam Schedules, general information, holiday list and overall academic calendar at GIIS Tokyo . This handbook also helps parents to be updated throughout the new academic year. 

Academic Calendar 2021 - 2022 
Examination Schedule 2021-2022
Holiday Schedule 2021-2022

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