Middle Years (ages 11-15)
At Amity International School Amsterdam students in the Middle School (11-15 years old) learn through the inquiry-based curriculum, which focuses on equipping them with the skills necessary to be successful in the world today. Amity International School Amsterdam is a Candidate School* for the MYP.
In the Middle Years, programme, which would be the equivalent of Middle School in the U.S., learners are encouraged to make natural connections between different learning areas, in an effective programme of inquiry and transdisciplinary learning.
As students progress, learning areas become more compartmentalised by necessity, due to the increasing depth of specialist knowledge to be acquired. However, each year students must study at least one collaboratively-planned interdisciplinary unit that involves two or more subject groups. Interdisciplinary teaching and learning is systematically and meticulously planned by our teaching staff, to ensure students maximise the benefits of this progressive, best-practise learning strategy.
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.
Please find below the subjects we teach in our Middle School:
what our Middle school looks like:
* 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.
For further information about the IB and its programmes visit www.ibo.org