IB Middle Years Programme (MYP)

Ages 11 to 16

The International School of Nanshan Shenzhen is authorized as an IB World School and offers the International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme (MYP). The International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (IB MYP) has been developed for students aged 11 to 16 and provides a framework of learning that encourages students to become creative, critical and reflective thinkers. It is a coherent and Comprehensive challenge and develops the life skills of student. At a time when students are establishing their identity and building their self-esteem, the MYP can motivate students and help them to achieve success in school and in life beyond the classroom.  


  • Students are exposed to conceptualized inquiry that targets the learner profiles

  • We provide a rich, inquiry-based environment

  • We help prepare them for academic study and to be life-long learners

  • Students are becoming aware and responsible for their own learning

  • We promote higher order thinking skills and advanced comprehension strategies

  • We are developing intercultural awareness

  • Students have the ability to study additional languages

  • Students are involved in service and action opportunities in and outside the school community