* 1. Standard A The school’s educational beliefs and values reflect IB philosophy.
1. The school’s published statements of mission and philosophy
align with those of the IB.

Bonny Slope Mission Statement:
Bonny Slope Elementary School. Dedicated to excellence by empowering our students with skills and attitudes to be lifelong learners and global thinkers; we are culturally sensitive and take action to create a better, more peaceful world.

Question:  What are your thoughts about changing the wording in our mission statement regarding culture from "culturally sensitive" to "culturally aware"?

* 2. Standard A 3. The school community demonstrates an understanding of, and commitment to, the programme(s). Please rate your understanding of the main elements in the PYP.

Attitudes: enthusiasm, empathy, curiosity, cooperation, confidence, integrity, appreciation, creativity, independence, commitment, respect, tolerance

* 3. Standard A 3. The school community demonstrates an understanding of, and commitment to, the programme(s). Please rate your understanding of the main elements in the PYP.

Approaches to Learning - Skills: social skills, thinking skills, self management skills, communication skills, research skills)

* 4. Standard A 3. The school community demonstrates an understanding of, and commitment to, the programme(s). Please rate your understanding of the main elements in the PYP.

Knowledge- Content discovered through transdisciplinary themes: Who We Are, Where We Are In Place and Time, Sharing the Planet, How the World Works, How We Express Ourselves, How We Organize Ourselves

* 5. Standard A 3. The school community demonstrates an understanding of, and commitment to, the programme(s). Please rate your understanding of the main elements in the PYP.

Action- after gaining new knowledge they feel empowered to take action to make the world a better place through new thinking, speaking or doing.

* 6. Standard A. 4 The school develops and promotes international-mindedness and all attributes of the IB learner profile across the school community.

An Internationally Minded person has the Learner Profile Attributes: Caring, Thinker, Communicator, Open-minded, Risk-Taker, Balanced, Inquirer, Principled, Knowledgeable, Reflective

How have you notice development in your child's Learner Profile Attributes due to learning opportunities provided at Bonny Slope?

* 7. Standard A. 4  cont. The school develops and promotes international-mindedness and all attributes of the IB learner profile across the school community.

An Internationally Minded person has the Learner Profile Attributes: Caring, Thinker, Communicator, Open-minded, Risk-Taker, Balanced, Inquirer, Principled, Knowledgeable, Reflective

In your opinion, how could the school improve teaching students to be more internationally minded?

* 8. Standard A.7. The school places importance on language learning, including mother tongue (language spoken at home), host country language (English)and other languages (Spanish).

PYP requirements

a. The school makes provision for students to be exposed to another language (currently Spanish), in addition to the language of instruction, at least from the age of seven. 

b. The school supports mother tongue and host country language learning.

Please let us know how your child's language is being supported from your family's perspective.

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