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IB primary education

The International Baccalaureate's primary education is known as the Primary Years Programme (PYP). It is designed for students aged 3 to 12. Students usually engage in this education in English, French or Spanish, although other languages are also accommodated. While students choose 1 primary language of instruction, they have the option to learn more than 1 language starting from the age of 7.

Themes in primary education

The PYP comprises 6 multidisciplinary themes, with a central focus on understanding the world:

  • who we are;
  • where we are in place and time;
  • how we express ourselves;
  • how the world works;
  • how we organise ourselves;
  • sharing the planet.

You can visit the International Baccalaureate (IB) website for more information about the PYP.