Middle Years Programme

Education for a better world
In January 2022, Alabuga International School was recognised as an Authorised Middle Years Programme The International Baccalaureate® School.

The MYP programme, designed for students aged 11-16, is developed with the whole child in mind. The curriculum balances the cognitive, social and emotional aspects of learning so that students develop their own understanding, sense of self and responsibility in their community.

The programme is deeply inclusive and supports students of all abilities and interests. Interdisciplinary and research-based learning enables students to use their voice and make their own choices in how they express themselves. The curriculum enables them to direct their learning in a personally meaningful way, linked to their real-life experiences. This enables learners to develop important skills for the future such as identity, empathy, self-esteem and self-reflection.

Что такое MYP IB?
In the MYP, students study eight subject areas (language and literature, language acquisition, people and society, maths, design, art, science, physical and health education) and an interdisciplinary unit with a personal project.
science, physical and health education) and an interdisciplinary unit with a personal project, which allows them to demonstrate how they would solve a local or global problem in their area of interest.
MYP students build a strong foundation for high school, life and work, developing an international outlook and skills for the future.
Что такое Профиль учащегося IB
The IB Learner Profile

The aim of all IB programmes 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.
As IB learners we strive to be:
  • Inquirers
    They nurture our curiosity, developing skills for inquiry and research. They know how to learn independently and with others. They learn with enthusiasm and sustain our love of learning throughout life
  • Knowledgeable
    They develop and use conceptual understanding, exploring knowledge across a range of disciplines. They engage with issues and ideas that have local and global signifcance
  • Thinkers
    They use critical and creative thinking skills to analyse and take responsible action on complex problems. They exercise initiative in making reasoned, ethical decisions
  • Communicators
    They express ourselves confidently and creatively in more than one language and in many ways. They collaborate effectively, listening carefully to the perspectives of other individuals and groups
  • Principled
    They act with integrity and honesty, with a strong sense of fairness and justice, and with respect for the dignity and rights of people everywhere. They take responsibility for our actions and their consequences
  • Open-minded
    They critically appreciate our own cultures and personal histories, as well as the values and traditions of others. They seek and evaluate a range of points of view, and They are willing to grow from the experience
  • Caring
    They show empathy, compassion and respect. They have a commitment to service, and we act to make a positive difference in the lives of others and in the world around us
  • Risk-takers
    They approach uncertainty with forethought and determination; They work independently and cooperatively to explore new ideas and innovative strategies. They are resourceful and resilient in the face of challenges and change
  • Balanced
    They understand the importance of balancing dierent aspects of our lives - intellectual, physical, and emotional - to achieve well-being for ourselves and others. They recognize our interde-pendence with other people and with the world in which they live
  • Reflective
    They thoughtfully consider the world and our own ideas and expe-rience. They work to understand our strengths and weaknesses in order to support our learning and personal development.

Key features of the structure of the MYP curriculum

The MYP programme is designed to awaken curiosity and a desire for purposeful and engaging learning.