Mission and Philosophy for the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program

  • Cygnus International School aims to translate the young, aspirational, curious and enthusiastic minds of today into compassionate, empathetic, knowledgeable and balanced globally minded citizens of tomorrow.
  • The school strives for academic excellence through a progressive, learner centric curriculum. At the same time equal emphasis is given to music, dance, art, culture, sports and community service.
  • The physical and mental safety and well-being of the students is of paramount importance. The Cygnus community works tirelessly for a greener, cleaner and more environment friendly world.
  • Learners at Cygnus are encouraged to respect every individual irrespective of their racial background, ethnicity, colour, language, appearance, gender and sexuality.

The Curriculum

Cygnus International School is a Candidate School* for the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. This school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. These are schools that share a common philosophy—a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that Cygnus International School believes is important for our students.

*Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme, or the Career-related Programme (CP). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted. For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit www.ibo.org

Students will choose one subject from each of the six groups 3 at SL and 3 at HL along with the core elements and complete the core requirements of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme.

Subjects offered at Cygnus International School (CIS)

  • Group 1 English Language & Literature
  • Group 2 Hindi B
  • Group 3 Business Management / Economics
  • Group 4 Biology / Physics / Chemistry
  • Group 5 Mathematics: Analysis & Approaches
  • Group 6 Visual Arts

DP Core Requirements

  • Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS)
  • Theory of Knowledge (TOK)
  • Extended Essay (EE)