PYP is an inquiry approach to learning which is rigorous, yet designed for all students.  A strong emphasis is placed on the ideals of international understanding and responsible citizenship.  Units of study are driven by a set of six conceptual questions based on the following universal organizing themes:

  • Who we are
  • Where we are in place and time
  • How we express ourselves
  • How the world works
  • How we organize ourselves
  • How we share our planet


Our aim is to develop globally-minded citizens who are:





(Making the PYP Happen: A curriculum framework for international primary education  © 2007, 2009)