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Programme of Inquiry

Mercer’s Programme of Inquiry

The Five Essential Elements

In the PYP a balance is sought between acquisition of essential knowledge and skills, development of conceptual understanding, demonstration of positive attitudes, and taking of responsible action. In terms of achieving this balance, the five essential elements of the written curriculum are emphasized. The image below gives a picture of these elements.

Mercer Programme of Inquiry

These elements form the framework for Mercer's Programme of Inquiry (POI)

Mercer’s Policies

Mercer’s policies for language, assessment and special educational needs are aligned with best practice and the state and IB guidelines.  To view Mercer’s policies, click on each link below.

Shaker PYP Academic Integrity Policy 2021-2022

Shaker PYP Access Policy 2021-2022

Shaker PYP Assessment Policy 2021-2022

Shaker PYP  Inclusion Policy 2021-2022

Shaker PYP Language Policy 2021-2022

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