As an IB PYP candidate school offering an American curriculum, OWIS Riyadh employs inquiry-based learning to explore the depths of learning and inspire students to be curious, innovative and passionate learners in their primary years.
What to Expect From Our IB Primary Years Program?
The IB primary schooling at OWIS Riyadh lays strong foundations for a lifetime of curiosity, creativity, intellectual achievement and growth in young learners.
1. Friendly and intimate school environment
Teachers, students and staff contribute to our school’s warm and welcoming atmosphere, making it easier for your child to adjust to their initial trysts with primary education. Our cozy, comfortable and well-thought-out indoor and outdoor learning spaces encourage students to further explore their curiosity, develop a love of learning and feel excited about going to school every day.
2. Experienced and caring IB-trained teachers
Our qualified IB teachers have years of experience and are considered among the best for primary schools in Riyadh. They continue to upgrade their knowledge and remain passionate about providing guidance, support and understanding during their students’ formative years.
3. Holistic and rigorous curriculum
Our curriculum remains committed to the tenets of IB PYP. It fosters students to learn to be proactive, inquisitive and curious about the world around them. We prioritize character development through values, and prepare them to take on challenges through independent thinking; all in a safe learning environment.
4. Kind and truly multicultural school
Through various cultural awareness initiatives and a non denominational approach to education, our students learn how to better appreciate other cultures and different points of view. With kindness, diversity and inclusivity, your child becomes part of a safe, healthy and truly international school community built on mutual trust and respect.
Why Choose OWIS For Your Child’s Primary Education?
Primary education at OWIS Riyadh is a balance of traditional and technology-driven environment. Through new-age platforms and latest methodologies, our experienced teachers shape your child into being inquisitive learners with the right skills and academic bent.
Every child a unique individual
We value and treat every child as a unique individual. To achieve optimal personal and academic growth, we personalise your child's learning journey based on their specific needs, interests and progress.
Rich selection of extracurricular activities
Your child has plenty of engaging co-curricular
activities to choose from. That way, they can explore their passions, learn new skills and boost their confidence in areas such as sports, arts, music and languages.
Low student-teacher ratio
With our small class sizes, your child benefits from greater personal care and attention. Being part of a small and nurturing classroom environment also helps students form more meaningful connections with their teachers and peers.
Reasonable tuition fees
As a not-for-profit educational institution, we reinvest back into our school to continuously improve our quality of teaching. That way, we can deliver the highest quality of education without excessively high fees.
How to Apply for the Primary School Admission at OWIS?
The academic year at OWIS Riyadh begins in January and concludes in December. However, prospective students can seek admission at any point during the school year, depending on their overall application and availability within the particular grade level.
Please follow the steps of the application process and complete each portion of the application form in order for your admission to be considered. Primary admissions will only be considered for children no younger than 3 years of age, as is the norm with the American primary school system. We try to keep our application process straightforward and simple. Just follow the simple steps below:
Primary School Fees in Riyadh
The fees at OWIS Riyadh are kept moderate to make the international school experience accessible for all families, expatriate or otherwise. For more information on primary schooling fees and costs, feel free to reach out to us.
FAQs About OWIS Primary Schooling
Primary schooling moulds the child for formal education and acquires several essential qualities like self-confidence, self-belief, empathy and critical thinking.
The primary school age range is 7 to 11 years.
IB PYP does not have specific subjects. Please refer to IBO website to look for this answer. Keep it generic
Primary schooling is from Grade 1 to 6.
Visit our school and see how we can support your child’s all-round development
Get a virtual feel of our friendly and warm school environment. Learn more about the IB PYP and our child-centred teaching methodology. Discover why our rigorous and holistic curriculum successfully prepares your child for secondary school and see how we raise internationally minded and confident lifelong learners.