The Beacon School Manila strives to foster a learning community that will inspire its students to be lifelong learners and agents of change who are guided by compassion and integrity.
The school also provides students with a global education that is both rigorous and balanced, nurtures and inspires them toward their individual potential. The advantage of being part of a learning community, is it encourages students to integrate a deep appreciation for Filipino culture with a respect for diversity, understanding the complexity of our world.
The Beacon School in Manila is accredited by the Department of Education of the Philippines and authorised by the International Baccalaureate to deliver the Primary Years Programme and Middle Years Programme.
Equipped with this internationally recognized curriculum framework, it provides the school and the students with the opportunity to develop an understanding of Filipino culture and heritage, as they actively engage in high quality, inquiry-based program of study that fosters an awareness of complex global issues and the skills needed to address them.
The school offers education from preschool till Grade 8 which are the ages from 3 – 14 years old. Beginning with the Elementary School curriculum, it is based on the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme. This is an international curriculum framework designed for children of Elementary School age and is part of a continuing course that culminates in the I.B. Diploma in the final two years of high school.
The Beacon School Manila is the first school and only in the Philippines to be authorized by the I.B. Office to offer both the I.B. Primary Years Programme (PYP), and the Middle Years Programme (MYP).
Moving on to Grades Six, Seven and Eight, their syllabus is based on, and follows the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme. This programme builds on the Primary Years Programme, as it embraces the concepts of intercultural awareness, holistic or integrated learning, and communication.