What is the Primary Years Programme (PYP)?
The Primary Years Programme (PYP) of the International Baccalaureate (IB) is a designed for students aged 4 to 12 years. EIS is an IBPYP Candidate school since 2021
The PYP nurtures and develops young students as caring, active participants in a lifelong journey of learning. The PYP offers an inquiry-based, transdisciplinary curriculum framework that builds conceptual understanding. This programme is inspired by recent and up to date research in education and has evolved to become a world leader in future-focused education in response to the challenges and opportunities of our changing world.
The PYP curriculum framework
The framework emphasizes the central principle of agency, which underpins the three pillars of school life.
Learning and Teaching
The Learning Community
The PYP learning community brings to life learning and teaching practices that support students in pursuit of a significant, relevant, engaging, and challenging learning experience.
- What is the Primary Years Programme?
- Does the PYP have a specific set of standards?
- What are the advantages of an IB education?
- Does implementing an IB programme mean my child’s school will not teach local or national standards?
- Are IB programmes considered, “gifted”, programmes?
- When do students start and finish the PYP?
- When do they transition to the MYP?
- What is my role in the PYP? How can I learn more about the IB and PYP?