Category Archives: PYP Coordinator

Teacher Assistant Workshop

On 30th March 2017, primary school teacher assistants attended a workshop on how to guide and assist children during a creative writing lesson. This included how to help children correctly punctuate their work as well as how to reinforce the use of a thesaurus and a dictionary at different year levels. Thank you, Ms. Mapoma…
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Year 6 Exhibition

The PYP Exhibition is the culmination of learning throughout the primary school years. The focus of this year’s Exhibition has been “The marks of violence in the human mind can corrupt the mind forever” The process unfolded with a powerful provocation to get the learners thinking about and feeling the meaning of violence. Tuning-in activities to arouse interest…
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IBPYP News

March 2017 One of the things I love about the PYP is the emphasis on community learning. Primary workshops have proved to be just that!  We are continually developing our understanding of the programme and are fortunate enough to be in a place where we can pass on what we know to others. February was…
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IBPYP News

January 2017 Happy New Year from Everyone in Primary!!!  We trust that you had a great and restful break and are ready for the 2nd semester. Just a recap on where we are in terms of teaching and learning, Year 1 to 6 should be starting their fourth unit of inquiry. Nursery to Reception is…
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IBPYP News

October 2016 The first half term semester has gone past very quickly. Teachers and students have worked extremely hard completing planned activities both in and outside the classroom. We always like parents to tell us about what your children tell you at home about their units of inquiry and to let us know if they…
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NEW YEAR AT- A- GLANCE

September 2016 A warm welcome to all our parents! I hope you had a wonderful, refreshing holiday and are ready for another stimulating year. For those of you who are new to the Primary Years Programme, each year level from Year 1 to 6 has six units of inquiry whereas Nursery to Reception has four…
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PYP News

June In year 6, students get to do a very important unit of inquiry called ’The Exhibition’. This unit of inquiry is meant to be the culminating project of the primary years programme. It gives students the opportunity to demonstrate all the skills they have learnt throughout their time in the PYP programme, including a…
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PYP Coordinator

April Year 6 Exhibition Countdown The Year 6 students have been working hard for the past 6 weeks exploring the theme  “Where we are in time and place” and investigating Better Ways of doing things. The Central Idea is that our actions may influence and inspire others to find solutions to world problems. They are…
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