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Extended Essay: Start Here


Welcome - this is the time you have been waiting for - the start of the extended essay process. If you get the start right, the rest will be easy (ish).

Guidelines to completing the Extended Essay:

The Extended Essay is a research based essay in which you will be answering a research question. To honour this your first task prior to the official start of the Extended Essay on February 17th is to do two things.

1. Read through the IBO extended essay website


2. Click on the links below for important information. Minimum - Have a look at an example of an extended essay by clicking on the 3rd image and looking at some assessed examples from the IB pages.



“Do not wait: the time will never be ‘just right’. Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command and better tools will be found as you go along.”― Napoleon Hill


Proposal Forms: You need to get a proposal in and uploaded by 9.00am on March 2nd. You must also print out a copy and hand it to your AG teacher.

Introduction to EE

The 12 Step Guide - Follow this (Use the tabs at the top)

EE Myth Busters

EE Choices & Supervisors 2020/21

Once you have handed in your proposals, you will find out within a week who your supervisor will be.

The list of students, choices and assigned supervisors will be placed here - there will be two tabs - the first is by subject, and the second is by AG.  Note there may be one or two people who are still to be assigned. 

If you feel that the choice shown does not reflect what you put down, please come and see me in WW414.

WORLD STUDIES Note ****** We will have a further meeting for those who wanted to do a WS EE.

Things you must do once you  have been assigned a supervisor:

  • Contact your supervisor and arrange a meeting before you go on your break
  • Continue to read the subject requirements for your essay and look at examples.
  • Look to focus your research question
  • Start researching - you should be using academic journals - see the databases and research hints on the tabs on the libguide.
  • Don't delay - start your EE today!!