Bayswater South Primary School is proud to be an accredited IB World School offering the Primary Years Programme (PYP).
At Bayswater South we align our vision and mission with that of the IB, in which we strive to, ‘develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.’
As a bilingual school, we are in the unique position within Australia to develop students who are multilingual, internationally minded and who are driven to act in the local and global community.
IB PYP Curriculum encompasses not only the essential knowledge but also the skills and dispositions required to become an effective learner. It is designed for students aged three to twelve and is an inquiry based approach to teaching and learning.
The Primary Years Programme focuses on the development of the whole child as they grow into becoming, internationally minded, life-long learners. The IB Learner Profile attributes are considered by the IB to be the human commonalities of all learners.
The IB Learner Profile
IB Learners strive to be…
Programme of Inquiry (POI)
The Programme of Inquiry (POI) which forms the basis of all learning throughout a student’s time at Bayswater South Primary School. The POI is made up of Units of Inquiry which are taught at each grade level. Subjects from the Victorian Curriculum are linked together to form each year levels Programme of Inquiry (POI). Each grade completes six units of inquiry throughout the year. To view our whole school Programme of Inquiry please click here: 2021 POI.
The POI is organised under 6 transdisciplinary themes:
Wo befinden wir uns in Zeit und Raum
wie drücken wir uns aus
wie funktioniert die Welt
wie organisieren wir uns selbst
Auf welche Weise teilen wir uns die Erde
IB Mission Statement
The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end the organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.
For further information about the IB and Primary Years Program, please visit the following links: