PYP Programme of Inquiry

IB Primary years Programme of Inquiry

Each year of learning in the PYP is organised in to six main inquiries. The inquiries come under the Trans-disciplinary Themes, which are listed below. Each year group does each of the trans-disciplinary themes once each year. This ensures a balanced curriculum that addresses universal ideas relevant to all people regardless of cultural or geographic background. Click on each student made Icon to find out more

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An inquiry into the nature of the self; beliefs and values; personal, physical, mental, social and spiritual health; human relationships including families, friends, communities, and cultures; rights and responsibilities; what it means to be human.

An inquiry into rights and responsibilities in the struggle to share finite resources with other people and with other living things; communities and the relationships within and between them; access to equal opportunities; peace and conflict resolution

An inquiry into the natural world and its laws; the interaction between the natural world (physical and biological) and human societies; how humans use their understanding of scientific principles; the impact of scientific and technological advances on society and on the environment.

An inquiry into the interconnectedness of human-made systems and communities; the structure and function of organizations; societal decision-making; economic activities and their impact on humankind and the environment.

An exploration of the way which we discover and express our nature, ideas, feelings, beliefs, and values through language and the arts.

An inquiry into orientation in place and time; personal histories; homes and journeys; the discoveries, explorations and migrations of humankind; the relationships between and the interconnectedness of individuals and civilizations, from local and global perspectives.