1. It encourages students to inquire

The PYP fosters natural curiosity and learning in creative, supportive, and collaborative environments

2. Understanding a complex and interdependent world

PYP Students create meaning for themselves and build understanding through exploring real-world issues

3. PYP Students are confident communicators

PYP students learn to communicate in a variety of ways and in more than one language

4. Learning how to learn

PYP students work collaboratively with teachers and other students to plan, present and assess their learning.

5. It encourages international-mindedness

Collaboration and understanding of their own and other cultures are an important focus of the PYP – students learn how to be respectful and open-minded.

6. Seeing things from different perspectives

PYP students use critical and creative thinking to develop knowledge, understanding, and skills within and across subject areas.

7. Students take action

PYP students believe they are able to grow and succeed. They make appropriate choices and take responsabilibity for their actions.

8. Thinking about issues

Creative learning gives students the agility and imagination to respond to new and unexpected challenges and opportunities in an increasingly globalized and uncertain world.

9. It involves the whole school learning community

Together we celebrate our common humanity and the belief that education can help to build a better and more peaceful world.

10. Caring and responsible citizens

Students can express ideas and opinions, and they can propose solutions that make a difference in their lives and the lives of others.

*Based on IB research