Lower School (PYP)
Through this, and by guiding inquiry-based learning opportunities that involve a broad range of environmental, social and cultural and concepts, students develop an understanding of taking action. This promotes a love of learning and develops an ambitious learning culture that is motivational. Through the PYP, Brookes students realise their individual and collective roles in decision making and advocacy, as well as creative design and innovative thinking skills.
The PYP Exhibition is a major event in which our students are given the opportunity to share, with the wider school community, their understanding of real-world concepts that are important to them. Occurring at the end of the final year of the PYP, it allows students to showcase the knowledge and skills that they have acquired during their primary education.
The exhibition challenges students to analyse issues that have inspired them and to apply Approaches to Learning Skills in order to develop deeper understanding, consider potential solutions and become increasingly accountable for their own learning. Students who engage in this culminating celebration of learning are truly challenged and, through the process develop a strong sense of achievement. Through structured mentorship and support from experts in our school, local and global community, the students gain independence, appreciate the importance of collaboration and continuously reflect on their strengths and areas for development.
A truly valuable role of the exhibition is that it aids a successful transition to the MYP by encouraging a commitment to learning, helping students to understand and prepare for their future academic career.