Middle Years

11 to 14 years old

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

Chinese proverb


World International School is authorized to offer the Middle Years Programme of the International Baccalaureate.


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



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


  • 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.


  • 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


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

Our approach


Development of critical thinking

through an inquiry based methodology


Differentiation of education pathways

to promote individual potential and different learning styles


Integration of digital technology

in the classroom to strengthen the learning experience


Development of international mindedness

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

The subjects

Language and literature A1:
English and Italian

Integrated Science

Visual and performing arts
Music, Arts

Language acquisition B:
German or Spanish
English and Italian for non-natives

Individuals and societies

Physical and health education
curricular swimming and physical education












MYP Clubs

MYP students actively participate in co-curricular activities aimed at fostering their interests, talents, and transversal skills that contribute to their all-round growth.


Wins Gems is a scheme made up of four Houses bearing the names of four ‘gems’, created to promote positive behavior within a philosophy of teamwork, and positive competition.

Service as Action

Through Service as Action experiences, students learn the value of community participation and gain a deeper understanding of the issues facing their immediate surroundings.

It requires students to engage with their local community through community or personal projects, and act to make a positive difference in the lives of others and their environment.

The Terza Media Exam

Grade 8 native or bilingual Italian students can take advantage of the terza media exam preparation program to obtain the Italian lower secondary school license.

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.


World International School of Torino is an International Baccalaureate® World School for the PYP (Primary Years Programme), the MYP (Middle Years Programme) and the DP (Diploma Programme).


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