Junior School (Nursery to Grade 5)
Edify International School, Pune is a candidate school* for International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme and pursuing authorization as an IB World School. IB World Schools share a common philosophy—a commitment to improve the teaching and learning of a diverse and inclusive community of students by delivering challenging, high quality programmes of international education that share a powerful vision.
What is the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP)?
The IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) is an inclusive and transdisciplinary curriculum framework where learning is not confined within the boundaries of traditional subject areas but is supported and enriched by them for the students aged 3 to 12 years. The programme lays ample emphasis on appropriate development phases in each learner. This approach seeks to develop each individual’s learning through consolidation and linking of prior knowledge with new observations and facts, and encourages children in becoming active, compassionate, lifelong learners with an open and international minded thinking reflected through a global mindset. The curriculum framework thrives on the core values of the learner profile which learners aim to acquire are viz.
The PYP at Bliss strives to build a culture of collaboration and continuous learning, both by the facilitators and the students alike.
A concept driven curriculum is offered to support inquiry and learning through transdisciplinary approach across the following subject areas –
- Social Studies
- PSPE (Personal ,Social and Physical education)
- Art and Second Language
Assessments on the same are periodic and ongoing process in PYP at Bliss. Students and teachers actively engage in assessing the progress journey of the students through critical strategies and tools along with self assessment mode. Student performance is assessed in the form of formative and summative assessments throughout the year, in accordance with PYP standards and practices and overall learning expectations. PYP at EISP celebrates the culmination of PYP learning journey in the form of grade 5 Exhibition. In summation PYP is an invigorating journey for learners to proceed to MYP in continuum of an IB philosophy.
*Only schools authorized by the International Baccalaureate can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme or the IB Career-related Certificate (IBCC).Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted. For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit www.ibo.org.
**Mission Statement from the IB 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. To this end the organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.