Middle Years

11 to 14 years old

“Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere”

Chinese proverb

Who

The Middle Years section is the third stage in WINS’ educational path. At WINS, we take care of the whole development of the student with his growing sense of self identity, awareness of others and curiosity for the world.

Grade 6                  11 to 12 years old

Grade 7                   12 to 13 years old

Grade 8                  13 to 14 years old

 

How

Our values

WINS promotes learning through inquiry and conceptual investigation, thus building upon the student’s developing interests to support understanding and implementation of WINS core values

International citizenship

  • growing in a multicultural and enriching environment
  • appreciating and being inspired by WINS values
  • taking responsibility for their own actions

Integrity

  • experiencing consistent moral and ethical standards in a school community
  • understanding concepts like accountability, respect and trust through daily activities
  • developing self-awareness and emotional intelligence.

Excellence

  • understanding its value and experiencing it first-hand
  • growing into «ambassadors of excellence» by practising excellence in everyday activities

Forward Thinking

  • Being prepared for the expected requirements of our future society
  • Becoming protagonists of innovation leveraging on their natural curiosity and boosting their aptitude to think out of the box

Passion

  • Spreading an insatiable curiosity for learning
  • Nurturing their own passions, preferences and natural talents

Our approach

E

Development of critical thinking

through an inquiry based methodology

E

Differentiation of education pathways

to promote individual potential and different learning styles

E

Integration of digital technology

in the classroom to strengthen the learning experience

E

Development of international mindedness

encouraging curiosity for the world beyond the student’s perceivable boundaries

The subjects

Language and literature A1: English and Italian

Individuals and societies

Physical and health education

Z

Mathematics

Language acquisition B: German or Spanish

l

Design

Science

Visual and performing arts

musica, arte, teatro, danza

The language
of the Middle Years

At WINS children spend their day in an English-speaking
environment so are exposed to several hours of
English language every day in diverse contexts.
WINS also has a mission of promoting the
local language and culture, so a daily Italian language
and culture period is included in the Middle Years’ schedule.

International
Baccalaureate

World International School srl is a candidate school* for the PYP, MYP and DP.

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. For further information about the IB and its programmes visit http://www.ibo.org.

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.

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