We wanted to share some information about the IB Program that is coming to Sequoia Elementary! There is a lot of info available online to help you to start familiarizing yourself with the program.
Sequoia Elementary School is an International Baccalaureate (IB) Candidate School. We want to share with you the “IB Parent Pack” from the IB’s “digital toolkit.” This packet includes information about IB and the Primary Years Program (elementary school level).
The digital toolkit can be found online here: https://www.ibo.org/digital-toolkit/brochures-flyers-and-posters
You will see a “General Materials” section, which is a great place to start, as well as a section right below that one called “PYP Materials” — PYP stands for “Primary Years Program,” which is what Sequoia will become, so this section has more specific info about the IB program at the elementary school level.
As an example, here’s an overview of the IB Learner Profiles document, which describes how the program strives to develop internationally-minded, inquisitive, well-rounded learners: