A PYP Coffee Morning to demonstrate how we are unpacking the Approaches to Learning (ATLs) in the Enhanced PYP.
Last Friday we held two information sessions for parents: A PYP coffee morning on building resilience and a PYP Exhibition family information evening.
Come and read how our House Captains have been displaying their leadership skills over the past few weeks.
This post provides a brief summary of each of the homeroom's current unit of inquiry. To access detailed information on the inquiry questions, learning outcomes and vocabulary lists for each of the units, please click on the links, below.
Read about the new Enhancements to the PYP framework and how we explored some of the big changes during our PYP Coffee Morning.
PYP Student Agency & Action
Seisen elementary student work to support Refugees International Japan.
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Celebrating Divali as part of How we Express Ourselves
During the last few weeks, we have investigated how various performances such as drama, puppet shows, and dances use different features to communicate ideas, themes, or messages.
Now, groups are working hard to plan and organize for their upcoming performance on Monday, 3rd June.
Grade Two students learn dances from Japan.
Students dance to bring awareness to the problems of plastic in our world.
Students learn how to analyze cultural dances through elements of dance.
Students have been learning about melodies--singing, playing, writing. They've also learned when there is no melody.
Grade 3 students performed their created their own versions of the 3 Little Piggies to prepare for their upcoming Performing Arts Unit. The Kindergarten students will have their own stories to exchange with the Grade 3 performers in the next few weeks.
ES teachers have continued to tackle how to help our students develop a "growth mindset" which has been linked to greater academic achievement.
Collaborating makes reading fun.
Grade 2 students try out some Action Painting
The reading choices people make can affect their health and well-being.
Grade Four students create dances based on paintings using elements of art and dance.