International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme is a two-year educational programme primarily offered to students who are transferring to grade 11. IB DP graduates acquire excellent breadth and depth of subject knowledge, which guarantees the successful completion of the programme and provides the students with a solid advantage for university studies and life beyond. 

IB DP assists the students to develop their intellectual, social, emotional, and physical skills which are crucial to adapting to a fast-changing world.  DP students gain the ability to make cross-subject connections and apply knowledge when solving real-life problems. Moreover, DP graduates grow into open-minded and tolerant individuals, who appreciate cultural diversity and respect a range of points of view. 

About the curriculum

The Diploma Programme curriculum is made up of six subject groups enclosing central CORE:

  • Studies in language and literature
  • Language acquisition
  • Individuals and societies
  • Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • The arts


  • Theory of Knowledge (TOK)
  • Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS)
  • Extended Essay

Students have the flexibility to select 6 subjects depending on their interests and future career preferences. The following subjects are offered at Newton Free School:

  • Literature: Georgian  – Studies in language and literature
  • Literature: English  – Studies in language and literature
  • Language B: English – Language acquisition 
  • German ab initio – Language acquisition 
  • History – Individuals and societies 
  • Business Management – Individuals and societies
  • Global Politics – Individuals and societies
  • Chemistry – Sciences
  • Computer Science- Sciences 
  • Biology – Sciences
  • Physics – Sciences
  • Mathematics: Applications and interpretations SL – Mathematics
  • Mathematics: Analysis and Approaches  HL – Mathematics


In order to meet IBO diploma requirements, students have to choose one subject from each of the six subject groups. Usually, three subjects are taken at Higher Level and three others are taken at Standard Level. The levels of the subjects offered at Newton Free School are given below:

  • Literature: Georgian  – Higher Level
  • Literature: English  – Higher Level
  • Language B: English – Higher Level
  • German ab initio – Standard Level
  • History – Standard Level/ Higher Level
  • Business Management – Standard Level/ Higher Level
  • Global Politics – Standard Level/ Higher Level
  • Chemistry – Standard Level/ Higher Level
  • Computer Science- Standard Level
  • Biology – Standard Level/ Higher Level
  • Physics – Standard Level/ Higher Level
  • Mathematics: Applications and interpretations  – Standard Level
  • Mathematics: Analysis and Approaches  – Higher Level



IB DP admission is announced every March for the students who are transferring to Grade 11. 

The admission procedure consists of the following steps:

  • Submission of a complete application form
  • Entrance  examinations in Mathematics and English
  • Academic transcript from previous educational institutions
  • Interview

Promptly after filling in the application form, an applicant is notified about the place/date of the examinations. Examination results are sent to the applicants via email. 

IB DP coordinator contacts the applicants to arrange interviews. Applicant interviews are assessed according  to the following criteria:

  • Detecting and generalizing crucial ideas, concepts, and notions
  • Stating problem-solving strategies
  • Making conclusions based on the discussion
  • Evaluation/Reflection
  • Motivation
  • Communication Skills 


Tuition Fee

The tuition fee for the 2022-2023 academic year is 5,500 euros per year. Every applicant has an opportunity to get a Newton Free School scholarship. The scholarship amount is determined by the results of the entrance examinations and the interview.