The International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme
The IB offers 3 educational programmes at Modern:
- The IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) for children aged 3 – 11 years
Nurtures and develops young students as caring, active participants in a lifelong journey of learning.
- The IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) for children aged 11 – 15 years
Modern is a candidate school for the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP)* which is a stimulating and inspiring programme that emphasizes intellectual challenges
- The IB Diploma Programme (DP) for 15 – 19 years
Modern’s IBDP for our students to broaden their educational experience and challenge them to apply their knowledge and skills.
IBDP Provides opportunities to high school students to broaden their educational experience, challenges them to apply their knowledge and skills and prepares them for successful transition to university life and employment.
IB Programmes – PYP, MYP* and DP
* GEMS Modern Academy is a candidate school for the Middle Years Programme. This school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. IB World Schools share a common philosophy- a commitment to high-quality, challenging, international education- that we believe is important for our students.
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 (DP), or the Career-related Programme (CP). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted.