Curriculum details

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Curriculum Details

Notion International School is an IB PYP Authorized school, an MYP Candidate school as well as a Cambridge Associate school.  The school is working according to the Cambridge International Primary Programme which covers Mathematics, English and Science up to age 11. Notion is working closely with British Council for all the administration requirements.  Cambridge International curriculum is appropriate and relevant internationally that ensures the rigor of the content and the learning outcomes.

Notion educational framework adopts the IB (International Baccalaureate) PYP (Primary Years Program) that is built to align with the British Standard. The IB PYP, trans-disciplinary programme is designed to cater for the development of the whole child, including social, physical, emotional and cultural needs as well as their all-important academic needs.

Teaching & learning the curriculum

Notion follows the inquiry-based teaching and learning methodology guided by the IB curriculum framework. This framework does not only focus on “What to Learn”, additionally the IB standard is structured to focus also on Taught Curriculum ‘How To Learn’ and Assessed Curriculum where IB students are only assessed on the basis of their assignments and class participation.

Teaching and learning in the IB celebrates the many ways people work together to construct meaning and make sense of the world. Through the interplay of asking, doing and thinking, this constructive approach leads towards open, democratic classrooms. An IB education empowers young people for a lifetime of learning, independently and in collaboration with others. It prepares a community of learners to engage with global challenges through inquiry, action and reflection

IB learner profile

The aim of all IB programs is to develop internationally minded people who, recognizing their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet, help to create a better and more peaceful world.

IB learners strive to be:

·         Inquirers                                 متسائل

·         Knowledgeable                     ذو معرفة

·         Thinkers                                    مفكر

·         Caring                                        مهتم

·         Risk-takers                                مغامر

·         Balanced                                 متوازن

·         Reflective                                   متأمل

·         Communicators                       متواصل

·         Principled                              ذو مباديء

·         Open-minded                             منفتح