Our Curriculum

Valley Prep is authorized (accredited) to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Program (PYP). IB World Schools share a common philosophy: a commitment to improving the teaching and learning of a diverse and inclusive community of students by delivering challenging, high-quality programs of international education that share a powerful vision. The PYP is a holistic, inquiry-based, cross-curricular approach to teaching and learning that promotes cultural sensitivity and international mindedness. The program uses six trans-disciplinary themes (see below) to organize traditional curricular content. For more details about the program, please visit the International Baccalaureate website.

Language, Social Studies, Mathematics, Arts, Science, Personal, Social, and Physical Education. Who We Are, Sharing the Planet, How We Organize Ourselves, How the World Works, How We Express Ourselves, Where We Are in Place and TIme.
Who We AreHow the World WorksSharing the PlanetHow We Express OurselvesHow We Organize OurselvesWhere we are in place and time

**Mission Statement from the IB

The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable, and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end, the organization works with schools, governments, and international organizations to develop challenging programs of international education and rigorous assessment. These programs encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate, and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.