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Middle Years Programme

The Middle Years Programme (MYP) is the International Baccalaureate (IB)’s educational programme for students aged 11 to 16.  Currently, we offer the MYP to students from Grade 6 to Grade 8.

The MYP Curriculum provides:

  • flexible approaches that allow teachers to meet local and national curriculum requirements
  • rigorous learning objectives and consistent assessment criteria
  • opportunities for meaningful interdisciplinary teaching and learning
  • emphasis on critical and creative thinking, social and emotional well-being, and learning how to learn
  • deep inquiry into human identity and global challenges that explores what it means to be internationally
  • the ongoing discovery of service as action through engagement with local and global communities.

MYP classes at Ajman Academy choose from six Global Contexts to establish a real-world framework for each unit of study. The Global Contexts and the applicable descriptors are:

  1. Identities and relationships – Who am I? Who are we?
  2. Personal and cultural expression – What is the nature and purpose of creative expression?
  3. Scientific and technical innovation – How do we understand the world in which we live?
  4. Orientation in space and time – Where? When?
  5. Fairness and development – What are the consequences of our common humanity?
  6. Globalization and sustainability – How is everything connected.

Ajman Academy is a candidate school* for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme and pursuing authorization as an IB World School.

IB World Schools share a common philosophy-a commitment to improve the teaching and learning of a diverse and inclusive community of students by delivering challenging, high-quality programmes of international education that share a powerful vision.

The organisation of subjects in the MYP at Ajman Academy

For grades 6, 7 and 8, the MYP at Ajman Academy offers the following subjects from eight subject groups.

MYP Subjects No. of Lessons (Grades 6,7 and 8)
Language & Literature:

  • Arabic
  • English
  • 5
  • 5
Islamic Studies 1
Language Aquisition:

  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • 5
  • 5
Individuals & Societies 3
Mathematics 5
Sciences 5
Physical & Health Education 2

  • Digital design/Artificial Intelligence
  • Food & Nutrition
  • 2
  • 2
Arts – Visual Arts 2
Moral Education 1
Tutor Time 1

Based on a 5-day cycle (7 lessons per day, 45 minutes per lesson)

Ajman Academy

We are perfectly located off the E311

Sharjah - 15 mins
Mirdiff - 20 mins
Ras Al Khaimah - 35 mins
Silicon Oasis - 25 mins