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The International Primary Curriculum at Avanti Court Primary School

We are proud to be using the the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) at Avanti Court Primary School which is one of the fastest-growing curriculums in the world today.


Great learning, great teaching and great fun…

The International Primary Curriculum (IPC) is a comprehensive curriculum with a clear process of learning and with specific learning goals for every subject, for personal learning and for international mindedness. The IPC is now the curriculum choice of international and national schools in over 1,800 schools in over 90 countries around the world.


Children learn best when they want to learn…

IPC has over 130 different thematic units of learning; all child-friendly, modern-day topics appealing to all ages of primary children; themes include Time Detectives, Airports, I’m Alive, Inventions and Machines and Global Swapshop. Each unit engages children’s imagination, creative thinking, enquiry skills and ‘feeds’ their thirst for knowledge.

Each theme enables young children to remain motivated through the Learning of Science, Geography, History and so on. It also allows them to make purposeful links and connections throughout their learning and to see how their subject learning is related to the world they live in. Within each theme, the IPC suggests many ideas for collaborative learning, for active learning, for learning outside the classroom, for role play, and for children learning from each other.

Each IPC unit incorporates a range of subjects including Science, History, Geography, ICT, Art and PE and provides many opportunities to link literacy and numeracy. Each subject then has a number of learning tasks to help teachers to help children achieve a range of IPC learning goals.

The IPC has been designed to ensure rigorous learning but also to help teachers make all learning exciting, active and meaningful for children. Learning with the IPC takes a global approach; helping children to connect their learning to where they are living now as well as looking at the learning from the perspective of other people in other countries.


What will my child learn?

Autumn Term 2016–2017

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