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The Baccalaureate® (IB) Primary Year Programme (PYP) is a leading curriculum framework for
primary Designed for schools with students aged 3 to 12, the PYP focuses on the development of the whole child as an inquirer, both in the classroom and in the world outside.
With its rigorous, research and inquiry based curriculum, the PYP transforms schools’ pedagogical placing teachers, students and leaders in the core of the programme. As a result, students become caring, lifelong learners who
demonstrate respect for themselves and others and have the capacity to are not only well prepared for the next stage of but also for and subsequently the Diploma Programme (IBDP).
in the world around them. PYP students in the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP)
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Knowledge Concept Skill
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work with the engaging, relevant, and
The PYP is by many schools around the world, including state schools, private schools and schools. As a curriculum framework, the PYP is able to accommodate the demands of most or local curriculums. With local and global issues incorporated into the PYP curriculum, students are asked to look at six related themes and to consider the
links between them. The themes include: ‘who we are’, ‘where we are in place and and ‘how the world works’.
Nurturing independent learning skills, and encouraging every student to take responsibility for their learning, the PYP develops students’ academic, social and wellbeing, while simultaneously focusing on and the development of strong personal values.
elements that students need to lead successful lives underpin the PYP’s curriculum framework. Schools elements to construct a rigorous and challenging primary curriculum that is transdisciplinary,

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