In addition to the academic subjects, three important Features are shown in the centre oft the model.
- Theory of Knowledge (TOK): A challengeing course unique tot he IB, requiring at least 100 teaching hours over the two year programm, with the aim to develop a critical approach and an ability to question the bases of knowledge.
- Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS); to develop the whole person, the CAS programme encourage the students tob e involved in projects, e.g. theatre production, sport, music and community service activities.
- Extended Essay: An extended essay of 4000 words, the result of a private study of a subject of special interest selected, researched an documented by the diploma candidate.