Middle Years Programme
The MYP is designed for students aged 11 to 16. It provides a framework of learning that 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 the real world. It fosters the development of skills for communication, intercultural understanding and global engagement—essential qualities for young people who are becoming global leaders.
At the International School of Hamburg, the MYP consists of eight subject groups: language acquisition, language and literature, individuals and societies, sciences, mathematics, arts, physical and health education, and design. In grades 9 and 10, we allow students to make subject choices to gain knowledge and experience in specialist areas.
Our MYP teachers organize the curriculum with appropriate attention to:
For more information about the MYP click the official IBO website.