IB Middle Years Programme
The International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (IB MYP) encourages our students to become creative, critical and reflective thinkers. As an IB World School since 2012, we have seen that the MYP leads to personal growth and intellectual development that continues even after our students graduate.
The IB aspires to help schools develop well-rounded students, who respond to challenges with optimism and an open mind, are confident in their own identities, make ethical decisions, join with others in celebrating our common humanity and are prepared to apply what they learn in real world, complex and unpredictable situations.
The IB MYP is designed to be student centred and flexible enough to meet the needs of all students. The IB MYP provides a framework for teaching and learning based on the content of the Australian Curriculum. We are preparing students to be active members of our global society by using critical thinking and research skills, creativity and reflection and by participating in community service.
Through the final year of the IB MYP (Year 10), each student undertakes a personal project, which is an independent work by students that demonstrates the development of their skills and understanding. With an appointed teacher as their supervisor, each student chooses a project that reflects their personal interests and works on it over an extended period.
These very impressive works are displayed at the IB MYP personal project exhibition, held in April at the College gymnasium.