International Baccalaureate @ Heart

The IB Diploma, an internationally recognized university preparation program, educates students through a comprehensive curriculum to become creative, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and globally-aware citizens.  Presented with close consideration of complying to provincial diploma requirements, IB is a challenging alternative for those who seek to expand their educational horizons.  The Program offers high quality international education to a worldwide community of schools and is recognized as such by post-secondary institutions. There are more than 900,000 IB students in over 140 countries.

To further explore the IB Program at Holy Heart, please follow the IB @ Holy Heart link in the sidebar.  There you will find further information, along with the curriculum guides for courses offered.


 Application Process

Application deadline for the 2024-25 school year is February 16th, 2024.  The application form can be found further down on this page.  Once documents, fees and references are received the applications are assessed by a committee of teachers and administrators.  Students will be contacted about the status of their application.  Successful applicants can then transfer to Holy Heart to begin the preparatory Grade 10 year.

Students presently in Level 1, and wishing to apply, should contact Ms. O’Connell as soon as possible to ensure that the courses for which they are registered are appropriate.  Level 1 students are to complete the same application forms and submit them.

For all inquiries please contact Ms. Michelle O’Connell, IB Coordinator

email: Michelle O’Connell
phone: 754-1600/1601

Additional information about the International Baccalaureate Organization and the Diploma Program can be found at:


Please see below for important documents and information.

General Information:

Subject Briefs:

IB Juniors:

IB Seniors:


Incoming Students/Application Documents:

Information for Incoming Students:

Application Files/Links: