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International Baccalaureate

IB PYP is a concept driven programme with a key objective to to develop students' "Tuning In", "Finding Out", "Sorting Out'', "Going Further", "Making Conclusions" and "Taking Action", students get the best learning effect through real learning by incorporating their learning with the "real" world. The programme also nurtures students' international mindedness, and foster them to become people who can study with an industrious attitude, an inquiring mind and are knowledgeable and caring for others. Through their understanding and respect to diverse cultures, they contribute themselves to help building a better and more peaceful world.

In line with the philosophy and practices of the IB programme, the school introduces inquiry learning into traditional subject learning to engage students' interests, enthusiasm and initiatives in learning.

In our curriculum, trans-disciplinary learning units guide and motivate students to always think from multiple perspectives and develop multiple-levels thinking skills. It also enhances students' ability to research and construct knowledge and develop skills across different subjects.

We deliver Hong Kong's school curriculum content through the pedagogical approach and framework of the IB programme. Resulting from this is a unique modern curriculum design that meets of 21st century teaching and learning expectations. The IB programme places heavy emphasis on the development of student's international mindedness, while at the same time requiring them to understand and respect their national and cultural characteristics and heritage.

1. IB Learner Profile

The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.

IB learners strive to be:











They develop their natural curiosity. They acquire the skills necessary to conduct inquiry and research and show independence in learning. They actively enjoy learning and this love of learning will be sustained throughout their lives.

They explore concepts, ideas and issues that have local and global significance. In so doing, they acquire in-depth knowledge and develop understanding across a broad and balanced range of disciplines.

They exercise initiative in applying thinking skills critically and creatively to recognize and approach complex problems, and make reasoned, ethical decisions.

They understand and express ideas and information confidently and creatively in more than one language and in a variety of modes of communication. They work effectively and willingly in collaboration with others.

They act with integrity and honesty, with a strong sense of fairness, justice and respect for the dignity of the individual, groups and communities. They take responsibility for their own actions and the consequences that accompany them.

They understand and appreciate their own cultures and personal histories, and are open to the perspectives, values and traditions of other individuals and communities. They are accustomed to seeking and evaluating a range of points of view, and are willing to grow from the experience.

They show empathy, compassion and respect towards the needs and feelings of others. They have a personal commitment to service, and act to make a positive difference to the lives of others and to the environment.

They approach unfamiliar situations and uncertainty with courage and forethought, and have the independence of spirit to explore new roles, ideas and strategies. They are brave and articulate in defending their beliefs.

They understand the importance of intellectual, physical and emotional balance to achieve personal well-being for themselves and others.


They give thoughtful consideration to their own learning and experience. They are able to assess and understand their strengths and limitations in order to support their learning and personal development.

2.   Framework the IBO Primary Year Programme

The Frame inculdes 5 Essential elements -Knowledge, Coneepts, Skills, Attitudes, Action


3.   References

i) General regulations: Primary Years Programme         


ii) Rules for IB World Schools

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