NORTHLANDS offers high quality secondary education, awakening in students an interest in and curiosity for the academic world, raising an international awareness and cultivating the appreciation of culture. During this phase students develop critical thinking skills, creativity and autonomy. Individual talents and personal interests are nurtured so that students can make satisfactory career choices at the end of their school life.
IBO Diploma Programme*
A challenging and stimulating curriculum that is widely recognized by the world's leading universities. It develops in students the ability to learn how to learn, a strong sense of their own identity and culture, and the ability to communicate with and understand people from other countries and cultures.
The IB programmes help develop the intellectual, personal, emotional and social skills to live, learn and work in a rapidly globalizing world. The IB learners share a common profile.
*Compulsory programmes for all NORTHLANDS students.
Nowadays, culture, science and technology interact all the time and build common spaces. Our children should be capable of integrating into these spaces with a critical and analytic approach, while generating new languages and forms, developing creativity and challenging the old models with the constant creation of new ideas that contribute to the general well-being.
The students from Year 7 to Year 12 are trained in the use of break-through programmes and they themselves propose goals and challenges to improve the final production of their graphic, multimedia and industrial design projects.
The teaching method used is very eclectic in terms of using many different approaches (Stanislavsky, Strasberg, Clown, etc) but always trying to create living theatre.
Interhouse competitions include general knowledge, departmental events, community service, sports and drama, all of which, in addition to academic performance, add points for each House. Points are added at the end of the year and the House with the most points wins and has its name engraved on a shield.