The Portsmouth Grammar School

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The Portsmouth Grammar School

Date Founded

1732

IB Programes Offered

PYP

MYP

DP

CP

Teaching IB Since

2008

The Portsmouth Grammar School was established in 1732 as a boys' school, but is now a co-educational independent school. The school is regarded as the best in the area and one of the best in the UK. Students consistently perform well, consistently achieving a 100% pass rate in GCSE. Sixth Form students can choose between A-Levels and the IB Diploma, with the former being the most popular option.

Fees

ÂŁ15,336

Affiliations
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Many International Schools work in partnership with either other schools which are part of their network, or profession bodies. These affiliations help promote quality and can provides students more opportunities for learning and exchange.

CP

The Diploma at

Portsmouth Grammar

The Diploma offers students the best balance between breadth and depth, offering a diversity of subjects while also ensuring students leave the DP with the core skills across disciplines to arrive at any future programme of study well prepared. Of IB schools, the vast majority offer the Diploma, with a smaller proportion choosing to also offer other programmes, like the MYP, PYP, or even the Careers Programme (CP). With many families picking IB schools on their experience with the DP, the information below should help inform you as you consider IB schools.

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Does
Portsmouth Grammar
offer the DP?

The Diploma is offer to students at

Portsmouth Grammar

. You should consider the subjects of offer, history and successes of the school and the information here when deciding if

Portsmouth Grammar

is right for you.

Students can't take the Middle Years Programme at

Portsmouth Grammar

. Each school will approach pre-16 programmes differently, so you should consider the kind of education you'd like before the IB when looking at schools.

Average IB Score

37.4

37.4

Average scores are the IB are a useful tool for understanding how well the schools student’s perform in a year, but should be treated with caution. There are lots of ways to judge the performance of an IB school, and average IB score is only one.

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Languages at
Portsmouth Grammar

Learning new languages is at the core of the IB. Because of this, the number of languages taught by a school can help give an impression of its commitment to this part of the Diploma, while the number of languages spoken at the school can give an indication of how international the school cohort is.

Selection for DP

37.4

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The MYP at

Portsmouth Grammar

About the MYP

As the IBO's Middle Years Programme continues to grow and expand into schools across the world, we're eager to share information with families about schools options for students before they start the IB Diploma. At EIB we're fierce advocates for the Middle Years Programme, and our experience helpings families and students make us well-placed to offer impartial, authoritative advice about schools and various education programmes.

Does
Portsmouth Grammar
offer the MYP?

Students can take the Middle Years Programme at

Portsmouth Grammar

. Different schools offer the MYP in different ways, so it's important to be clear how each school delivers the IB.

Students can't take the Middle Years Programme at

Portsmouth Grammar

. Each school will approach pre-16 programmes differently, so you should consider the kind of education you'd like before the IB when looking at schools.

Final Year of the MYP

Some IB World Schools choose not to teach the MYP, or only teach the MYP for the first three years, before transitioning students to other programmes. The MYP typically runs over five years, so this is the number of years this school runs the MYP for.

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MYP Alternative

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As schools can approach the MYP in a number of ways, some offer alternative programmes to the MYP. In the UK, this is likely I/GCSEs and outside the UK schools mostly follow national educational programmes.

E-Assessments

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eAssessments are the IBO’s final set of examination for students taking the Middle Years Programme, however it’s not compulsory that schools make their students sit this exam. All schools must however enter students for external moderation for their Personal Project. You can find our more about the eAssessments on our MYP page.

The PYP at

Portsmouth Grammar

As the IBO's Middle Years Programme continues to grow and expand into schools across the world, we're eager to share information with families about schools options for students before they start the IB Diploma. At EIB we're fierce advocates for the Middle Years Programme, and our experience helpings families and students make us well-placed to offer impartial, authoritative advice about schools and various education programmes.

Does
Portsmouth Grammar
offer the PYP?

Students can take the Middle Years Programme at

Portsmouth Grammar

. Different schools offer the MYP in different ways, so it's important to be clear how each school delivers the IB.

Students can't take the Middle Years Programme at

Portsmouth Grammar

. Each school will approach pre-16 programmes differently, so you should consider the kind of education you'd like before the IB when looking at schools.

Final Year of the MYP

MYP Alternative

GCSE

E-Assessments

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