• IB Revision Guides

    The largest, leading, IB-specific publication range. Used worldwide by IB students and schools. 

    • Over 70 titles
    • Succinct coverage following the IB syllabus
    • Active revision and review targeting the student's effort
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  • IB Revision in Oxford, Australia, Brussels, Dubai & Rome

    Intensive teaching from the best IB teachers and examiners

    • The most succesful IB courses worldwide

    • Every class is tailored to each individual attending

    • 97% of students feel more confident going into their final exams




    IB Revision Courses

  • Pre IB Summer Schools in Oxford and Boston

    For 24 years we have been preparing IB Diploma Programme students to be the best they can be. 

    • Study with the the best IB teachers and experience the culture of Harvard, MIT and Oxford. 


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  • Mid IB Summer Schools in Cambridge and Boston

    • Consolidate year one learning, close knowledge gaps and prepare for year two material. 
    • Students can choose from over 40 different classes, all taught by expert IB teachers. 

    Mid IB Summer Schools

  • Online IB guides for schools and students

    Now more than 50 titles!

    • Authored by IB Teachers and Examiners
    • Interactive features
    • Tests and exam-style questions

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  • IB Professional Development

    High-quality IB workshops available through OSC.

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  • University Guidance

    OSC have experienced College Counsellors to help you make the right decision when it comes to university and college applications.

    • Led by experienced College Counsellors
    • Visit top universities/colleges
    • Available in UK and US

    University Guidance

  • Italy Visual Arts Course

    Develop your skills and techniques in the rolling hills of Tuscany. 

    • Teaching from an expert IB Visual Arts teacher
    • Immerse yourself in the Italian culture
    • Meet people from all over the world

    Italy Visual Arts Course

OSC is a trusted source of IB Education for students in over 450 schools

Since 1990 our skilled and experienced IB Teachers have helped tens of thousands of IB students

Welcome to OSC

In our 25th year I am delighted to introduce our new website. Our aim has been to provide a resource of valuable free content and to explain the variety of services we offer to support the IB community.

We specialise exclusively in the IB Diploma Programme and we are extremely proud of the good reputation we have with IB teachers and schools across the world. We have taught over 22,000 students; we work with teachers from over 150 IB schools; and we publish over 70 IB titles. We are 100% committed to giving every student and family a very personal and caring experience.

I hope you find what you are looking for on our website; please do not hesitate to contact our team of IB specialists with any questions or comments.

'Our mission is to provide the highest quality educational support for IB students and schools; to generate profits which are used for philanthropic educational projects; and to create a fulfilling working environment in which everyone is treated with integrity and respect'.


Dr Kim Polgreen, Managing Director

OSC news and IB blogs

A study of fish stocks
27th Nov 2015

Depleted global fish stocks represents a focus for C5: Population ecology. The Gulf of Maine is warming 99% faster than the worlds oceans and is a major contributing factor in the declining cod stocks within that region. Cod is a species adapted to cold water and the increased temperatures  brought…

A study of fish stocks

Gallery Visits
27th Nov 2015

PLEASE visit art exhibitions – not just because it’s a great experience but because it could improve your grade! I recently visited the Tate Modern and the Tate Britain Galleries in London. Of course, many schools are nowhere near a big city and/or a large, prestigious and internationally acclaimed gallery. For…

Gallery Visits

Latest news update - US applications
27th Nov 2015

You may have recently heard of a group of US universities who are creating a new application system – a distinct move away from the current Common Application system. This has caused quite a stir amongst college counselors and higher education institutions alike. In brief this is what is involved: 80 institutions are…

Latest news update - US applications
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