Primary Years Program

Dwight’s IB PYP is offered for students in grade 1 – grade 5. Students in grade 1 explore 5 units of inquiry. Grades 2-5 explore six units of inquiry, which fall under six transdisciplinary themes of global significance -Who We Are; Where We are in Place and Time; How We Express Ourselves; How the World Works; How We Organize Ourselves; Sharing the Planet – and incorporate six PYP subject areas: mathematics, science, social studies, language, arts and physical, social and personal education. 

Discovering Interests and Strengths Through the IB Learner Profile

The IB learner profile puts things in perspective for learners by discovering their potential based on interests and strengths. In addition to academic competency, the profile aims at developing skills for learners including:

Critical Thinking

Linguistics and Culture

Social and Empathy

Reflective and Inquisitive

Why the PYP at Dwight Seoul

In connection with Dwight’s pillars of community and global vision, the IB PYP helps students gain a wide variety of perspectives across the curriculum and prepares them to interact confidently with diverse peoples of the world.

The IB PYP focuses on educating the whole child. This balanced approach ensures that our students grow not only academically but also socio-emotionally.
Drawing on the approaches to learning, PYP students learn how to learn and take ownership of their progress.
The PYP uses the transdisciplinary approach which encourages students to make connections across subject areas. Learning is driven by key concepts which help students transfer their understanding from one topic to another.
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Begin Your Milestone on A Global Learning Journey with Dwight School Seoul

As an IB continuum school that adopts a well-rounded approach to learning, our Primary Year Programme equips your child to become a lifelong learner, thoughtful leader, and dynamic global citizen.

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