International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme

Oakleigh Grammar and the International Baccalaureate are a perfect fit.

Oakleigh Grammar Middle School students (Years 6 to 9) follow the highly acclaimed Middle Years Programme of the International Baccalaureate Organisation.

Our International Baccalaureate Commitment

In line with the International Baccalaureate Mission Statement, Oakleigh Grammar values education that goes beyond academic development. The School encourages students to develop awareness beyond the individual and his or her immediate community.

About the International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO) Middle Years Programme (MYP)

The MYP is designed for students aged 11 to 16. It provides a framework of learning which encourages students to become creative, critical and reflective thinkers. The MYP emphasizes intellectual challenge, encouraging students to make connections between their studies in traditional subjects and to the real world. It fosters the development of skills for communication, intercultural understanding and global engagement, qualities that are essential for life in the 21st century.

The Middle Years Programme is about preparing students to be successful in school and to be active, lifelong learners.

The Learner Profile

A major feature of the MYP is the IB Learner Profile. It describes the learning attributes or characteristics that creative, internationally minded students need to develop.

The Learner Profile aims to develop learners who are:

  • Inquirers
  • Knowledgeable
  • Thinkers
  • Communicators
  • Principled
  • Open-minded
  • Caring
  • Risk-takers
  • Balanced
  • Reflective

Click here to learn more about the Learner Profile and International Baccalaureate Organisation Middle Years Programme.