Upper School
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IB Continuum Framework

At Ridley, the IB continuum consists of:

• PYP for students in JK-Gr. 6
• MYP for students in Gr. 7-10
• DP for students in Gr. 11 and 12 (PG)

Lower School students begin in the PYP programme and then move into the first two years of the four-year MYP programme. In Upper School, students complete their MYP Certificate and can also earn the IB Diploma. The MYP programme provides continuity, giving students a unique level of confidence as they transition from Lower to Upper School.

These programmes are offered in addition to the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) in Grades 11 and 12.

Learn more about the IB continuum programme.
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With more than 700 students from 60 countries, the largest boarding programme in Ontario and the third largest in Canada, Ridley College is a truly international, co-educational, day and boarding school of the world that prepares students for the world. It has provided enriching learning and life-shaping experiences focused on the arts, academics, and athletics since 1889. Ridley’s Lower School offers JK-Grade 8, its Upper School consists of Grade 9-PG, and Ridley graduates attend some of the top universities and colleges around the world. Ridley is the only   co-ed independent boarding school in Canada and one of only three in North America authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) continuum programme.