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The International Baccalaureate® (IB) Organization offers four high quality international education programmes to more than one million students in 144 countries.

At Cypress Park, we offer the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) for all students in Kindergarten through to Grade 3.

2023-24 Programme of Inquiry

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IB Learner Profile

The aim of all IB programmes is to develop internationally minded people who, recognizing their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet, help to create a better and more peaceful world. Learn more…

Learner Profile – French

Learner Profile – Chinese

Learner Profile – Arabic

IB learners strive to be:

  • Inquirers
  • Open-minded
  • Knowledgeable
  • Caring
  • Thinkers
  • Risk-takers
  • Communicators
  • Balanced
  • Principled
  • Reflective
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Elements of the Programme

KNOWLEDGE – Significant, relevant content that we wish the students to explore and know about, taking into consideration their prior experience and understanding Learn more…

CONCEPTS – Powerful ideas that have relevance within the subject areas but also transcend them and that students must explore and re-explore in order to develop a coherent, in-depth understanding. Learn more…

APPROACHES to LEARNING – The capabilities that the students need to demonstrate to succeed in a changing, challenging world, which may be disciplinary or transdisciplinary in nature. Learn more…

ACTION – Demonstrations of deeper learning in responsible behaviour through action; a manifestation in practice of the other essential elements. In the PYP, every student should have the opportunity to be involved in authentic action either as an individual or in a group of students working collaboratively.

West Vancouver Schools is pleased to accept both in-district and out-of-district applications for registration.

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Admissions for the 24/25 school year are openClick here for eligibility and timelines