What is the IMYC?


A challenging, engaging, internationally-minded, concept-focused curriculum designed specifically for the unique learning needs for 11-14 year olds in KS3/ lower secondary.

The International Middle Years Curriculum (IMYC) helps:

  • Making Meaning
  • Connecting Learning
  • Developing Minds

Making Meaning

The IMYC helps your students to make meaning of their learning by:

  • Linking all subject learning to a conceptual theme
  • Responding to the specific developmental needs of 11-14 year olds
  • Working towards understanding through a personal and global perspective

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Connecting Learning

The IMYC helps your teachers to connect learning by:

  • Linking all subjects together through the agreed big idea
  • Preparing students for the next stage of learning
  • Being part of a worldwide community to share learning experiences, best practice, ideas and resources

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Developing Minds

The IMYC helps your students to develop their minds by:

  • Delivering rigorous and transformational knowledge, skills and understanding
  • Creating a challenging, student-led learning environment
  • Providing assessment for learning for students, and support for teachers

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