It intends to give students a broader understanding of the interactions between their different school subjects as well as creating greater open-mindedness among students.
Primary Years Programme
The International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (PYP) is an educational program managed by the International Baccalaureate (IB) for students aged 3 to 11. The program prepares students for the IB Middle Years Programme, but it is not a prerequisite for it. The subject areas of the PYP are language, social studies, mathematics, science and technology, arts, and personal, social and physical education. t intends to give students a broader understanding of the interactions between their different school subjects as well as creating greater open-mindedness among students. tudents are required to learn a second language during the programme, Garden Hills has picked Mandarin Chinese as its second language.
The learner profile describes a list of attributes that promote academic rigour and the establishing of a personal value system leading to international-mindedness. It is expected that PYP teachers will assess and report on individual student development regarding each of these attributes.