Aligning with the IB philosophy, The Early Years Program at Stellar (3-6 years) acknowledges the unique needs of early learners. It focuses on developing and nurturing early learners who are natural inquirers and learn through playful interactions with people and their environment. The safe and dynamic environment of our classrooms promotes play, discovery and exploration.
Kindergarten is an essential milestone in a child’s life, filled with academic and social growth. Through play, the four units of inquiry allow students and teachers to explore science and social studies based themes in depth which seamlessly build language readiness and pre-math concepts for the young learners through authentic learning experiences. The IB curriculum combined with the Stellar Life Literacy framework equips students with daily skills that are the building blocks for their future success in school and life.
At Stellar, every child participates in a holistic learning experience integrating socio-emotional, physical development, and cognitive development. During the early years, learners begin to:
The IB Primary years program (PYP) at Stellar(6-12 years) is an internationally recognised, inquiry-based curriculum, which helps students to transition smoothly into the Middle Years Program (MYP). At Stellar, students are at the centre of a highly interactive, innovative, engaging, and relevant curriculum focused on developing them into life literate and lifelong learners.
Students will learn to question ideas, collaborate with peers and experience the world through their unique perspectives. The transdisciplinary approach of the IB curriculum and the Stellar Life Literacy framework ensures that students are equipped with resources to gain subject-specific knowledge, conceptual understandings, attributes and dispositions, which they can use to shape into endless possibilities and solutions.
PYP helps learners develop knowledge, skills and attributes of the IB learner profile. PYP learners demonstrate the following traits.