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The IBMYP at Halcyon London International School

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The IBMYP as delivered at Halcyon London International School - a candidate school** for the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (IBMYP) and …

The IBMYP as delivered at Halcyon London International School - a candidate school** for the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (IBMYP) and
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP). This school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. These are schools that share a common philosophy - a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that Halcyon London International School believes is important for our students.
**Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its three academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (IBPYP), the Middle Years Programme (IBMYP), the Diploma Programme (IBDP). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted. For further
information about the IB and its programmes, see ibo.org

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  • 1. The IB Middle Years Programme (IBMYP) Tuesday, 24 September 13
  • 2. Halcyon London International School is a candidate school** for the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (IBMYP) and International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP). This school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. These are schools that share a common philosophy - a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that Halcyon London International School believes is important for our students. **Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its three academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (IBPYP), the Middle Years Programme (IBMYP), the Diploma Programme (IBDP). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted. For further information about the IB and its programmes, see ibo.org Tuesday, 24 September 13
  • 3. In the first weeks of school, students worked together to develop the guiding principles which will underpin our work at Halcyon The IB Middle Years Programme (IBMYP) Guiding Statement Be the change you want to see in the world. Mahatma Ghandi Tuesday, 24 September 13
  • 4. Guiding Principles The IB Middle Years Programme (IBMYP) • Treat others the way you would like to be treated yourself. • Respect everyone in the Halcyon community. • Be your own leader. • Help others in Halcyon and in the wider community. • Work as a team. • Take pride in your work. • Don't be afraid to take risks. • Be happy. Tuesday, 24 September 13
  • 5. Academic disciplines in the IBMYP at Halcyon The IB Middle Years Programme (IBMYP) A second language Mathematics Arts Humanities Technology Physical Education Sciences English Tuesday, 24 September 13
  • 6. The core of the programme The IB Middle Years Programme (IBMYP) An emphasis on action: Applying knowledge & Service to the community Tuesday, 24 September 13
  • 7. What makes the IBMYP different? •An emphasis on building students character as successful learners through the Learner Profile. •An emphasis on teaching students ‘how to learn’. Tuesday, 24 September 13
  • 8. What makes the IBMYP different? •An in-depth approach to learning in the disciplines •Application of concepts and big ideas of the subjects not recall of information •Authentic tasks that deal with real world applications and problems •Emphasis on applying knowledge and skills across disciplines. Tuesday, 24 September 13
  • 9. The IB Middle Years Programme (IBMYP) The curriculum in action: Tuesday, 24 September 13
  • 10. Resources for each course are stored in iTunes U on the ipad The IB Middle Years Programme (IBMYP) Tuesday, 24 September 13
  • 11. Resources for each course are stored in iTunes U on the ipad The IB Middle Years Programme (IBMYP) Tuesday, 24 September 13
  • 12. Assessment of student learning • The IBO specifies assessment criteria and standards in each subject and grade level • Teachers design tasks according to the criteria and mark students work against the criteria • At the end of the grading period students are given a summative grade on a scale of 1 to 7 • Samples of student work are sent to the IB at regular intervals to ensure that standards are consistent across the world. The IB Middle Years Programme (IBMYP) Tuesday, 24 September 13
  • 13. Students store their completed work in Managebac portfolios The IB Middle Years Programme (IBMYP) Tuesday, 24 September 13
  • 14. The IBMYP prepares students to continue their studies in the IB Diploma Programme The IB Middle Years Programme (IBMYP) ibo.org/diploma/ Tuesday, 24 September 13