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The International Middle Years Programme

The foundation for success at IGCSE 

Why Choose to Study IMYP1?

The IMYP provides the foundation for success for GCSE and A Level and indeed life beyond school. The curriculum is based on the concepts of Project Based and Experiential Learning. The curriculum is assessed using clear academic Learning Objectives and Success Criteria. Each subject area is theme or topic based and is set out in a preferred teaching sequence, each week of study building on the previous one.

The 7 CORE AIMS of the IMYP curriculum: To develop:

 

  1. Language, Literacy and Communication (including Modern Foreign Languages)
  2. Numeracy
  3. Science and Scientific Method
  4. Humanity and Society
  5. Environmental Awareness
  6. Creativity and the Arts
  7. Character Education and Critical Thinking

The first year of the International Middle Years Programme builds on Primary School learning and develops core skills and competencies for the second year of the IMYP.

 *NOTE: This Hybrid Learning option is only available to registered students of The Academy

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International Middle Years Programme 1: English

International Middle Years Programme - English encourages a life-long enthusiasm for reading and writing through exposure to a variety of texts for information and for pleasure, including texts from different times and cultures. Students develop skills and understanding in the four language areas of reading, writing, speaking and listening. They are equipped to become confident and effective communicators for a range of audiences and purposes.

International Middle Years Programme 1: Maths

The development of mathematical skills in counting, calculation and shapes. Investigative thinking and the application of mathematical knowledge to unfamiliar problems.

International Middle Years Programme 1: Geography

Experimentation and observation, critical thinking, reasoning and discussion, all of which are used to develop an understanding of human society and our place in the world.

International Middle Years Programme 1: History

The IIMYP History encompasses experimentation and observation, critical thinking, reasoning and discussion, the use of primary and secondary sources all of which can be used to develop an understanding of human society and our place in the world.

International Middle Years Programme 1: Afrikaans

Inspiring a love of the Afrikaans language, for a better cultural understanding of South Africa and in preparation for the IGCSE

International Middle Years Programme 1: Spanish

Inspiring a love of the Spanish language, for a better cultural understanding of Spain and in preparation for the GCSE