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  IB Learner Profile


The IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) strives to develop internationally-minded persons who demonstrate the attributes of the IB Learner Profile by ensuring that learning is engaging, relevant, challenging and significant.

Onaway students aim to be…

Inquirers: I can be curious. I can ask questions and find answers all by myself. I can enjoy learning for the rest of my life.

Knowledgeable: I can explore new ideas about the world around me. I can increase my knowledge and understanding.

Thinkers: I can make good decisions by thinking about problems creatively. 

Communicators: I can understand and share with others about ideas in different ways and in different languages.

Principled: I can show respect for myself and for all other people. I can be fair, honest and responsible for what I do and say.

Open-minded: I can try to understand others and experience new things. I know that there is more than one way to look at things. 

Caring: I can be caring and respect other people’s feelings. I can act to make a positive difference to their lives.

Risk-takers: I can be brave and try new and scary things all by myself. I can stand up for things I believe to be right and true.

Balanced: I can learn to be balanced in mind, body and soul. I can feel good and help others feel good too.

Reflective: I can understand by thinking about and asking myself questions about the things I learn and do.