The International Baccalaureate(IB) Programme at Colonel Gray

The aim of all IB programmes is to develop internationally minded people who, recognizing their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet, help to create a better, more peaceful world.

Welcome to the International Baccalaureate (IB) at Colonel Gray! 

 Please use the site navigation (under the "Home" button) to find answers to frequently asked questions, information about the specifics of the IB at Colonel Gray, information for students considering our school’s preparation programme (CGHS IB preparatory), information about the IB in general, and much more. 

Information about the IB at Colonel Gray:  Any current grade ten student wishing to learn more about the IB Programme is welcome to attend an information session at lunch on Tuesday, March 21, 2023 in room 210.  Feel free to bring your lunch.  All are welcome.  

Parent/Student Information Evening: There will be an information session on the IB Programme for parents and students (currently in grade ten and wishing to be part of the IB programme in grade 11) on Thursday, March 16, 2023 at 7 PM. in the library.

To be considered for Pre-IB or IB next year a student must a) complete the TWO google forms below (course selection and application forms) b) show up for the 'on demand' writing described below and c) have strong academic results to date and the recommendations of their current teachers

Sample Writing:  If you wish to be considered for the pre-IB or the IB programme next year, please come to write an 'on demand' piece of writing, a requirement for admission, in our library after school on Thursday, March 23, 2023. This happens from 3:30-4:30 pm.  Bring a writing utensil. You will be given a topic to write about when you arrive and you have a maximum of one hour to complete this task. If you cannot make it on the 23rd, the alternate date for the on-demand writing will take place on Thursday, March 30 3:30-4:30 in the library.  Also, to complete the registration process, please complete the google forms posted here: 

 IB Course Selection Form

IB and Pre-IB Application Form

Out of zone students:  Students should apply to the IB school in which they are zoned.  If the student is out of zone, they need to complete an out of zone transfer form. The PSB will determine the status of the transfer and the placement of the student.  Information about the process of applying out of zone and for the transfer request form, consult the following PSB link:

Other Information about IB: 

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Check out this CAS project completed by the graduating IB class of 2021.  It is a website discussing many aspects of the IB and offers advice and insight for studying in each IB subject area - it is put together by students for students:

IB Tips and Advice

Videos About the IB: If you want to know more about the IB, you can also watch the videos linked below.  They will provide an overview of the IB, as well as some student testimonials.

DP Learners are prepared for the future

University Recognition: University Recognition for IB Courses

How the IB is Ideal Preparation for University 

If you have any questions or comments, you can reach me via e-mail at or you can call me at 368-6860 ext 252.