Why Choose the IB Primary Years Programme?

What are the benefits of choosing an IB school in Singapore that offers the Primary Years Programme (PYP)? WhichSchoolAdvisor speaks to PYP co-ordinators at Chatsworth International School, One World International School (Nanyang) and GEMS World Academy (Singapore) to find out…
Why Choose the IB Primary Years Programme?
By Carli Allan
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How well does the PYP prepare students for the IB Diploma Programme?


PYP teaching in action at Chatsworth

Chatsworth: The PYP (and the MYP) prepare students for the IB Diploma in a number of ways. IB students across all programmes develop and show attributes of the IB Learner Profile. The PYP introduces the Learner Profile, affirming its importance in a global education. The PYP also introduces, models, refines and assesses the Approaches to Learning; a large set of skills for life across a variety of academic areas. Students in the PYP are also expected to be responsible, independent and curious inquirers, setting them up for success in both the MYP and DP.

GEMS: The Primary Years Programme is the entry point for all students on their journey through the International Baccalaureate education. The IB is uniquely designed to offer a well-rounded education and help achieve success in, outside and beyond school. The programme empowers children to see knowledge as an interconnected whole and encourages them to make practical connections between their studies and the real world.

The Primary Years Programme aims to develop a range of competencies and dispositions that include skills for thinking, working with others, communicating, self-management and research required to excel in the Middle Years Programme and Diploma Programme.

Next: Can students transfer easily from the PYP to another curriculum at secondary level?

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