Senior Years Programme

Crucial years of schooling of your child is enhanced with our holistic curricula towards a successful life

International Baccalaureate

Diploma Programme

The International Baccalaureate® (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) is an assessed programme for students aged 16 to 19. It is respected by leading universities across the globe. The curriculum is made up of the DP core and six subject groups. Made up of the three required components, the DP core aims to broaden students’ educational experience and challenge them to apply their knowledge and skills. The three core elements are:

  • Theory of knowledge, in which students reflect on the nature of knowledge and on how we know what we claim to know.
  • The extended essay, which is an independent, self-directed piece of research, finishing with a 4,000-word paper.
  • Creativity, activity, service (CAS) in which students complete a project related to these three concepts.
Following are the subject groups
  • Studies in language and literature
  • Language acquisition
  • Individuals and societies
  • Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • The arts

The IB Diploma has been recognised by the AIU (Association of Indian Universities) as an entry qualification to all universities in India since 1983 and renewed in 2010. According to AIU: “The International Baccalaureate Diploma has been equated with +2 stage (Grade 12) qualification of an Indian Board since 1983. Upon release of their results, DP students can apply for an equivalence certificate from AIU or apply directly to the eligibility department of the university they wish to attend.

For Grades 11 and 12

Teaching and learning

  • Investigatory Projects – Research based projects are given in all subjects 
  • ASL   – Assessment of Speaking and Listening to help improve and standardise students’ communicative skills 
  • Creative Book Report (Project) – Creative response to a piece of literature 
  • Business Day – Exposure to the real business-world practices 
  • Flipped Classes – To promote student centered learning 
  • Career Counselling – A to Z of college application process 
  • Cross-Curricular linkages – Establishing links between various subjects to make learning more contextual and effective 
  • Learning beyond classrooms – Treasure fest, Industrial visits and field trips 
  • Exhibitions – Art and Science 
  • Integrated learning – Guest lectures by eminent people from various walks of the business world 
  • Activity Zone – Yoga: promoting self-control, concentration, peace and relaxation 

Central Board Of

Secondary Education

Families that choose Oakridge International School, Mohali for their children’s High School careers do so because of the rigorous curriculum as well as the variety of ways that their children can develop outside of the classroom. The academic focus of the high school programme at our school stems primarily from the CBSE Programme. Each year, our teachers challenge the students in the classroom, causing the students to think critically about the world around them, allowing them to evaluate what they learn in the classroom with a global lens. Because of the diverse nature of the school, our students have the opportunity to create relationships with students from very different backgrounds from their own.

The CBSE curriculum envisions a robust, vibrant and holistic school education that will produce excellence in every sphere of human endeavour. The CBSE Curriculum at Oakridge provides quality education to promote intellectual, social and cultural vivacity among its learners. By advocating continuous and comprehensive evaluation, the CBSE curriculum at our school works towards evolving a learning process and environment, which empowers future citizens to become global leaders in the emerging society.

In the classroom, this dynamic leads to higher quality discussions where each student can contribute his or her own perspective that will be personal to them but enhances the dialogue in the classroom. Oakridge students excel. Our educational approach enables every student to reach high levels of academic and social success. Oakridge International School, Mohali is affiliated to and accredited by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).

Students are challenged to explore problems and concepts from a number of different perspectives, to be aware of ambiguity and complexity, to think creatively, and to be open to new approaches and solutions. Flipped classroom strategies have been implemented at Oakridge and achievement by reversing the traditional model of a classroom to enhance student centred learning and achievement across grades.

Subjects Studied

Science Stream

  • English Core 
  • Mathematics/Biology 
  • Physics 
  • Chemistry 

Commerce Stream

  • English Core 
  • Economics 
  • Business Studies 
  • Accountancy 

Elective Subjects

  • Informatics Practices 
  • Entrepreneurship 
  • Psychology 
  • Fashion Studies 
  • Painting 
  • Physical Education 
  • Mathematics