IB Middle Years Programme

How SEQTA supports MYP

Communication

A.6 The school promotes open communication based on understanding and respect.
  • Parents and students access their respective portals to view lesson details, resources and assessment results and feedback, reports and much more
  • All IB policies are available for students and parents to access
  • Attendance and key pastoral care information is communicated to parents

Personal & Community Project

C2.1a The curriculum fulfils the aims and objectives of each subject group offered in each year of the programme and the personal project (or community project for programmes that end in MYP year 3 or 4).
  • Easily manage the Personal and/or Community Project from initial goal proposal through to completing the final report
  • Track individual student progress, set deadlines and view supervisor feedback in real-time
  • Complete your assessment using built-in MYP Personal/Community project objectives A-D. Export your marks book to excel and easily add details to student reports
  • Provide formative real-time feedback on student progress at any stage of the project cycle

Curriculum mapping

C2.1c The written curriculum includes subject group overviews for each subject group offered for each year of the programme.

Create subject group overviews to:

  • Identify common content and skills across subject groups and year levels
  • Reflect on the vertical and horizontal articulation of the curriculum

Assessment

C4.5 The school has systems for recording student progress aligned with the assessment philosophy of the programme(s).
C4. 7 The school analyses assessment data to inform teaching and learning.
  • Through the SEQTA marks book teachers can record achievement levels/marks for student work which is aligned with the MYP assessment philosophy
  • Assessment data can be exported to Excel and analysed

Tasks

C3 Teaching and Learning.
C3.4 Teaching and learning promotes the understanding and practice of academic honesty.
  • Integrate turnitin to browse originality reports and plagiarism percentage
  • Embed a range of resources to support completion of work
  • Students can e-submit work directly to teachers’ marks books
  • Teachers can upload student work to the marks book for students to review
  • Track individual student progress on tasks
  • Provide formative real-time feedback on student progress at any stage

Academic Reports

C4.6 The school has systems for reporting student progress aligned with the assessment philosophy of the programme(s).
  • Publish and distribute school reports online and notify students and parents
  • Include achievement levels for the MYP assessment objectives
  • Report MYP grades (1 – 7) with grade boundaries in school reports.
  • Provide Service as Action and Personal/Community project reports
  • Easily review and moderate reports before publishing to students and parents

Attendance

A.6 The school promotes open communication based on understanding and respect.
  • Easily record and track daily lesson and homeroom (Tutor Group) attendance that attendance officers can follow-up
  • Identify and analyse attendance patterns (minute by minute)
  • Communicate attendance data to parents
  • Export attendance information to excel
  • Take attendance on a mobile device
  • Allows students to self-register in and out of school through an iPad

Service as Action

C2.5a The curriculum provides sufficient opportunities for students to meet the learning outcomes for service in every year of the programme.
C4.5a The school has a system for the qualitative monitoring of student involvement in service according to the school’s learning expectations for service.
  • Unit planners show that students are provided with opportunities to reflect on service that has been aligned to the MYP service learning outcomes
  • Easily manage the Service as action requirements and track student service activities
  • Track individual student progress, set deadlines and supervisor/advisor comments in real-time.
  • View student reflections and service learning outcomes addressed

Middle Years Unit Planners

C2.1d Unit plans are documented according to the MYP unit planning process.
C2.1e The curriculum fosters disciplinary and interdisciplinary understanding.
C2.4a The written curriculum includes the prescribed key concepts and related concepts in each subject group.
  • The built-in MYP unit planner and Interdisciplinary unit planner enables teachers to collaboratively plan, edit and share unit planners across year levels and subjects
  • Built-in key and related concepts and assessment objectives makes it easy to use
  • Directly integrate any curriculum into the MYP unit planner

Lessons and Classes

C3 Teaching and Learning.
  • Everything is organised in a single location so that teachers can collaboratively plan lessons, share curriculum resources, mark attendance, access the marks book, set assignments etc to name a few, without leaving the system

Ongoing Feedback

C4.4 The school provides students with feedback to inform and improve their learning.
C4.8 The school provides opportunities for students to participate in, and reflect on, the assessment of their work.
  • Teachers can provide continuous ongoing feedback to students and parents through the teachers’ marks book
  • Remove tedious report writing by moving to a system of continuous feedback
  • Students can complete reflections on individual tasks and share with parents and teachers
  • Teachers can provide formative feedback to students through the marks book

Track Academic Progress

A.6 The school promotes open communication based on understanding and respect.
  • Parents, teachers and school leaders can easily track individual student progress and reflections

Pastoral Care

A.6 The school promotes open communication based on understanding and respect.
  • Enter and track pastoral care records
  • Analyse trends in pastoral care data
  • Manage student goals
  • Mange student health centre/sick-bay records
  • Communicate pastoral care information to key stakeholders
  • Manage student behaviour

Inclusion

B2.8 The school provides support for its students with learning and/or special educational needs and support for their teachers.
C1.6 Collaborative planning and reflection incorporates differentiation for students’ learning needs and styles.
C3.10 Teaching and learning differentiates instruction to meet students’ learning needs and styles.
  • Create, manage and share with a students’ teachers their individual student plan identifying support needs required
  • Select and integrate the myEd tool to differentiate the curriculum to individualise students’ learning and meet their specific learning needs
  • Track individual student progress from a teachers’ marks book, provide feedback and respond to student questions.

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