The IB Primary Years Programme (PYP), is a transformative educational journey for children aged  3-12 at GD Goenka World School. Our PYP curriculum nurtures and develops young minds as caring, active participants in a lifelong adventure of learning. Rooted in inquiry-based, transdisciplinary teachings, the PYP builds a strong foundation for conceptual understanding, fostering a student-centered approach to education.

Key Features of the PYP:

Inquiry-Based, Transdisciplinary Learning:

  • PYP is designed as an inquiry-based, transdisciplinary curriculum that transcends traditional subject boundaries.

  • Students actively engage in learning through exploration and reflection, becoming agents of their educational journey.


    World-Leading Education Framework: 

    • PYP  stands as a global leader in future-focused education, incorporating the latest educational research, thought leadership, and experiences from IB World Schools.

    • It responds to the evolving challenges and opportunities in our rapidly changing world.


      Curriculum Framework:

      • PYP recognizes students as partners in the learning process, prioritizing relationships to build a robust learning community.

      • Through initiative, responsibility, and ownership of learning, students develop knowledge, conceptual understanding, skills, and attributes aligned with the IB Learner profile.

        Transformative Learning Experience:

        • PYP focuses on developing the whole child as an inquirer, both within the school and the broader world.
        • The program offers a transformative experience for students, teachers, and entire school communities, delivering engaging, relevant, challenging, and significant education outcomes.

          Globally Relevant Themes:

          Learning in the PYP revolves around six globally relevant themes, shaping the knowledge base for 21st-century children:

          • 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

            Comprehensive Curriculum Elements : 

            • The Curriculum Framework integrates four essential elements, balancing knowledge and skills, fostering conceptual understanding, and encouraging responsible action.

            • The aim is to gain globally and locally relevant knowledge, develop an understanding of concepts, acquire skills applicable across learning, and take action based on learning.

              Subject Areas:

              PYP encompasses various subject areas, ensuring a well-rounded education:

              • Arts

              • Language

              • Science

              • Social studies

              • Mathematics

              • Personal, social, and physical education

                At GD Goenka World School, the IB Primary Years Programme goes beyond conventional education, empowering young learners to explore, question, and discover the world around them. Join us in fostering a love for learning and developing responsible, curious individuals ready to make a positive impact.