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Middle Years Program (MYP)

General Information

The International Baccalaureate® (IB) Middle Years Program (MYP) for students in grades 6-10 provides a framework of academic challenge that encourages students to embrace and to understand the connections between traditional subjects and the real world and to become critical and reflective thinkers.

Curriculum

As the diagram below indicates, the program consists of eight subject groups that provide an international framework for learning within and across the subjects. Students in grades 6-8 are required to study all core  and electives yearly, whereas students in grades 9-10 will study all core subjects yearly and at least one elective course for a full year.

Core Subjects
Language and Literature (English)
Language acquisition (World Language)
Individuals and Societies (Social Studies)
Sciences
Mathematics
 
Electives

Arts (Visual and Performing)
Physical and Health Education
Design (Technology, Family & Consumer Science, Business)

 

In their final year of the MYP, students engage in a personal project, which allows them to demonstrate the understandings and skills they have developed throughout the program.

 

The following links provide additional information about the IB: