IB Primary Years Program
Candidate School

The best international school in Riyadh for Inquiry-based American curricula where high-quality education is aimed at  learning outcomes that provide excellent all-round development.

Well-designed IB Primary Years Program

We are a candidate school for IB Primary Years Program. The IB PYP provides a host of opportunities to help students become well-rounded leaders and innovators of tomorrow. The PYP framework empowers students to take ownership of their learning through inquiry. Students explore topics across different subject areas, which lay the foundation for subsequent secondary programs. In addition, our dynamic campus, with its flexible learning spaces and cutting-edge facilities, provides an ideal setting to implement the IB PYP.

Best American high school programs for globalized growth

Our framework is fully aligned with the American Common Core and NGSS, which will empower students to take ownership of their learning through inquiry. areas, which lay the foundation for secondary program. In addition, dynamic campus, with its flexible learning spaces and cutting-edge facilities, provides an ideal setting to implement the programs.

High learning standards with best facilities

Our carefully selected education programs focus on socio-emotional learning that helps students develop careful and innovative thinking, as well as an inclination towards international-mindedness needed to become global citizens.

As a new Inquiry-based American curriculum school, we have ensured all the latest facilities are made available to students from Kindergarten to High School for the best benefits of classroom learning.

Emphasis on English Language programs

Our progressive curriculum is focused on evidence-based programs that provide students with an academic experience that is both challenging and rewarding. At the same time, students remain firmly rooted in their culture and language.

Students tackle English, Science, Math, History in a manner that fosters creativity and intellectual development. Special Arabic, French, and English lessons are included to make our students proficient at a global level.

Kindness at the core of OWIS pedagogy

Kindness is integral to everything we do - from our curricula choices to our assessment practices. We impart socio-emotional learning in a way that makes students understand our emphasis on kindness and “what it means to be kind.” Our philosophy around kindness aims to equip our students with the skills and awareness they need to thrive in a global society.

Our kind and nurturing school environment results in:

Happy, aware, caring children

Heightened self-esteem

Improvement of general health

Reduction of stress

Readiness to be independent in the world

Inclusion

We believe in being an inclusive school which provides all kinds of support in academic and non-academic areas for the student to excel in all aspects of learning.

From holding reinforcement sessions for support to focusing on mental and physical well-being, we ensure that students get all kinds of support to lead a happy and productive life in school. 

Nurturing IB diploma program* for Quantum Leap into University life

Students can choose the IB DP in the last two crucial years of secondary school which will allow them to explore subjects that interest them and establish a solid educational foundation for university life.
Our IB DP will perfectly align with our mission and values, and nurture all aspects of a student’s development. The courses will be designed to support students as they grow intellectually, physically, emotionally and socially. After graduating with their IB Diploma, students can be on the right path to become well-rounded, internationally-minded leaders.

* Pending IB Authorization

Why Choose Our Program

1

Our curricula are designed to provide students with the academic framework they need to succeed in a global economy.

2

Many students who come from other countries are able to easily adapt to our curricula because it is offered at many of the other top international schools around the globe.

3

Our curricula emphasize the need for inquiry-led, skills and value-based learning.

What OWIS education will offer

Our quality Inquiry-based American education prioritizes excellence in academics as well as character development by teaching students timeless values in a safe environment.

preschool
Nursery, K1 & K2

Preschool

primary school
Grade 1 to 6

Primary Co-ed School

boys school
Grade 7 to 12

Boys School

girls school
Grade 7 to 12

Girls School

diploma programmes
Grade 11 and 12

Diploma Programs

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