Primary Years Programme (PYP)

PYP Brochure

Al-Rayan International School Primary Years Programme: Information for ParentsPYP Playlist a Parent Resource What is the International Baccalaureate? The International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) is a non-profi...

PYP Exhibition

The exhibition is the culminating, collaborative experience in the final year of the PYP. The exhibition is an authentic process for students to explore, document and share their understanding of an issue or opportunity...

About Primary Years Programme (PYP)

The PYP promotes an international perspective that recognizes and welcomes the diversity of student experiences and backgrounds. A PYP school strives towards developing an internationally-minded person who demonstrates t...

The IB Learner Profile

As IB learners we strive to be:InquirersWe nurture our curiosity, developing skills for inquiry and research. We know how to learn independently and with others. We learn with enthusiasm and sustain our love of learning...

Transdisciplinary Themes

The PYP has six transdisciplinary themes that provide the framework for learning. These themes are globally significant and support the acquisition of knowledge, concepts and skills of the traditional subjects. They are...

PYP Programme of Inquiry

The PYP Programme of Inquiry is a matrix made up of six Transdisciplinary Themes (Who we are; Where we are in time and place; How we express ourselves; How the world works; How we organize ourselves; and Sharing the Plan...

PYP Mathematics

The power of mathematics for describing and analyzing the world around us is such that it has become a highly effective tool for solving problems. Students can appreciate the intrinsic fascination of mathematics and expl...

PYP Language

What the PYP believes about learning languageThe need to communicate is instinctive. The development of language is fundamental to that need to communicate; it supports and enhances our thinking and understanding. Langua...

PYP Science

In the Primary Years Programme (PYP), science is viewed as the exploration of the biological, chemical and physical aspects of the natural world, and the relationships between them. Our understanding of science is consta...

PYP Social Studies

In the Primary Years Programme (PYP), social studies guide students towards a deeper understanding of themselves and others, and of their place in an increasingly global society. Learning social studies provides opportun...

PYP PSPE

In the PYP, Personal, Social and Physical Education (PSPE) is concerned with the individual’s well-being through the promotion and development of concepts, knowledge, attitudes and skills that contribute to this we...

PYP Arts

Arts are integral to the Primary Years Programme. They are identified as dance, drama, music and visual arts. The four areas are a powerful mode of communication through which students explore and construct a sense of se...