Middle Years Programme (IB-MYP)

Middle Years Programme (IB-MYP)

WGS is a candidate school for the Middle Years Programme. The school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. The IBMYP is a challenging curriculum framework that encourages students to make practical connections between their studies and the real world. It is an innovative and rigorous curriculum. It is a five-year programme, starting form MYP-1 (Grade-6) to MYP-5 (Grade-10) for students aged 11-16 and culminates in Personal Project at the end of year 5 (MYP-5) along with e-assessment (on screen examination) which is optional.

The MYP structure

  • Eight subject groups are offered
  • Skill based programme taught and practiced through subjects
  • Focus on skills like research, communication, thinking, social and self-management
  • Students choose 6 subjects in IB MYP Year 4 and 5.
  • Service as Action (Community Service ) is an important component
  • Focus is on inter-disciplinary approach (connecting 2 or more subjects)
  • Reflection is a significant learning process

Subject groups offered at WGS

  • Language and Literature-English
  • Language Acquisition- Hindi, French
  • Individuals and Societies- Integrated Humanities
  • Sciences – Biology, Physics and Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Arts- Visual Art, Performing Arts, Music/Dance
  • Physical and Health Education
  • Design – Digital Design

For further information visit: http://www.ibo.org/programmes/middle-years-programme/