The Whittier-Wainwright community collaborates to create critical, open-minded and passionate learners who actively seek solutions to relevant world problems. Through inquiry and meaningful experiences, learners are prepared to question authentically, investigate responsibly, challenge respectfully and think for themselves as a means of creating a better world.
The Whittier-Wainwright School community strives to develop critical thinkers prepared to solve complex world problems through a rigorous program of inquiry.
Actively collaborate within a professional learning community to address students’ academic and social emotional needs.
Embrace and demonstrate student-centered, inclusive teaching and learning approaches in the classroom.
Cultivate creativity and passion for lifelong learning.
Incorporate digital learning to engage students in problem-solving of all subjects.
Establish personal values as a foundation upon which international-mindedness will develop and flourish.
Wainwright Intermediate School is a candidate school for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme and the Middle Years Programme and is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. IB schools share a common philosophy – a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education.
For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit www.ibo.org
International Baccalaureate Mission Statement
The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end the organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programs of international education and rigorous assessment. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people with their differences, can also be right.
For more information visit the International Baccalaureate page.