Programmes - MYP-IGCSE

The Middle School

IB Middle Years Programme

Vishwashanti Gurukul is a continuum school offering three IB Programmes from PYP to DP.
At the Middle School we offer –
1) IB MYP - MYP1 to MYP 5 (Gr 6 to Gr 10)
2) IGCSE - Gr. 9 and Gr. 10

Hence after completion of MYP 3-Gr 8, students are offered a choice to continue with IB MYP or take up IGCSE
Vishwashanti Gurukul offers these two programmes due following considerations –
Global popularity of both programmes
Programme specific teaching learning practices
Variation in assessment pattern
Impact on further studies and different career options

IB MYP – MYP1 to MYP 5 (Gr 6 to Gr 10)
The IB Middle Years Programme is a five year programme which emphasizes intellectual challenge. It encourages the students aged 11 to 16 to make practical connections between their studies and the real world, preparing them for success in further study and life.
The programme empowers students to inquire into a wide range of issues and ideas of significance locally, nationally and globally.

Why offer the MYP
The Middle Years Programme helps the student to:
build confidence in managing their own learning
learn by doing, connecting the classroom to the larger world
consistently have greater success in IB Diploma Programme examination
develop an understanding of global challenges and a commitment to act as a responsible citizen.

IB Middle Years Programme

Assessment at MYP

The MYP Programme culminates with Personal Project and optional E Assessment.
Optional E Assessment includes – E portfolios and onscreen examinations
The International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme (MYP) eAssessment has been awarded Best Use of Summative Assessment and was highly commended for Best Transformational Project at this year’s International e-Assessment Awards organized by the e-Assessment Association. The e-Assessment Awards highlight best practice, research and innovation within e-Assessment.

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IB Middle Years Programme

IGCSE - Gr. 9 and Gr. 10
Cambridge Assessment International Education prepares school students for life, helping them develop an informed curiosity and a lasting passion for learning. We are part of the University of Cambridge.

Why offer the IGCSE
Cambridge IGCSE develops learner knowledge, understanding and skills in
Subject content
Applying knowledge and understanding to new as well as
unfamiliar situations
Intellectual enquiry
Flexibility and responsiveness to change
Working and communicating in English
Influencing outcomes
Cultural awareness

Assessment at IGCSE
Cambridge IGCSE assessment takes place at the end of the course and can include written, oral, coursework and practical assessment.

Opening up opportunities worldwide
A Cambridge IGCSE qualification is recognised by leading universities around the world and employers view it as a valuable certificate of achievement. In the UK, Cambridge IGCSE is accepted as equivalent to the GCSE. A good grade (grade C or above) in Cambridge IGCSE English as a Second Language is accepted for entry by a number of universities in the UK as evidence of competence in the English language.
This means that Cambridge IGCSE is a great foundation for further study, including Cambridge International AS & A Level, Cambridge Pre-U, the International Baccalaureate Diploma and other post-16 routes

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