This is a three-trimester course, two during year 1 and one during year 2. All three are compulsory for IB Diploma Candidates. The purpose, from the IB perspective, is for this course to compliment all elements of the students’ curriculum. The Theory of Knowledge course increases the depth of understanding that all academic areas are influenced by personal and international perceptions of knowledge and knowledge issues. Additionally, students will receive academic support for the Extended Essay and CAS. Students enrolled in these courses must be Diploma Candidates or enrolled in two additional IB courses. All students will complete an Extended Essay during year 1.