Students in the Elementary school (grades 1-5) participate in the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (PYP). The PYP is an international curriculum framework designed for all children between the ages of 3 and 11 years. The program focuses on the total growth of the developing child, affecting hearts as well as minds and addressing social, physical, emotional, and cultural needs in addition to academic welfare. The PYP combines the best research and practice from a range of national systems with a wealth of knowledge and experience from international schools to create a relevant and engaging educational program. The PYP offers a comprehensive, inquiry-based approach to teaching and learning. It provides an internationally designed model for concurrency in learning and incorporates guidelines on student learning styles, teaching methodologies, and assessment strategies.

The International School Mainfranken is an accredited an IB World School, authorized to deliver the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme.

About the PYP programme

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ISM PYP Program of Inquiry