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IB Candidate School *
Code 060039

Primary Year Programme
(Age Group 3 to 11)

The Primary Years Programme (PYP) at TWSI provides students with a comprehensive plan for high quality, international education. The curriculum framework has essential elements of — the knowledge, concepts, skills, attitudes, and action that young students need to equip them for successful lives.
The School works with the five elements to construct a rigorous and challenging primary curriculum for international education. The curriculum is trans-disciplinary, meaning that it focuses on issues that go across subject areas.

The PYP is organized according to:
• The written curriculum, which explains what PYP students will learn
• The taught curriculum, which sets out how educators teach the PYP
• The assessed curriculum, which details the principles and practice of effective assessment in the PYP

Middle Year Programme
(Age group 11-16)

The curriculum of the Middle School Programme is delivered through themes/concepts to enhance student learning. Critical thinking is deeply embedded in the programme, thereby allowing students to make deeper connections with the curriculum. To ensure the all-round development of students, academic and non-academic subjects are given equal importance.

The subjects offered are:
Language A – English
Second Language & Third Language – Hindi/ESL/Korean/ French/Malayalam//Arabic
Mathematics – Core & extended
Sciences – Composite Science (Grade 6); Biology, Chemistry and Physics
Core /Extended (Grade 7 & 8)
Commerce, Business Studies, Accounting, Economics
Physical Education

Academic excellence in the Middle School Programme is enhanced by the students' involvement in project-based studies, experiential programs and e-learning. To enable such learning, all students are provided with laptops at an extra cost if required . Every student’s progress is monitored closely and assessed periodically by the teachers, and all students are assisted in reaching their potential.

Diploma Programme (DP)
(Age group 16-19)

The curriculum is made up of the DP core and six subject groups. Made up of the three required components, the DP core aims to broaden students’ educational experience and challenge them to apply their knowledge and skills.

The three core elements are:
Theory of knowledge, in which students reflect on the nature of knowledge and on how we know what we claim to know.
The extended essay is an independent, self-directed piece of research, finishing with a 4,000-word paper.
Creativity, activity, service, in which students complete a project related to those three concepts.

The six subject groups are studies in Language and literature, Language acquisition, Individuals and societies, Sciences, Mathematics and Arts.


* Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme or the Career-related Programme (CP). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted.