Students of all nationalities are welcome to apply for admission, provided they can benefit from the programs on offer.
Students are encouraged to strive for excellence and to develop a life-long enthusiasm for learning to enable them to adapt to the changing demands of the modern world. The school fosters self-discipline, independence, responsibility, good manners and respect for others.
Students participate in community service projects, sharing their energy and special talents while developing awareness, empathy and the ability to work co-operatively.
The school aims to develop a strong and harmonious home-school partnership. Parent involvement in the life of the school is actively encouraged through the Parent Support Group.
APIS graduates will have the following Expected School Wide Learner Results in that they will be:
- display initiative in applying thinking skills critically and creatively
- make reasoned, ethical decisions based on clear thought processes
- communicate effectively in English
- understand and express ideas and information confidently in more than one language
- work cooperatively effectively and collaborate with others willingly
- acquire and routinely demonstrate ICT skills and use new technologies as they become available
- acquire and apply independent inquiry, research and learning skills
- appreciate the beauty of their world, exhibit natural curiosity and a love of learning which can be sustained throughout their lives.
- acquire and apply knowledge of concepts, ideas and issues that have local and global significance across a broad and balanced range of subjects.
- give thoughtful consideration to their own learning and experience
- assess and understand their strengths, weaknesses and limitations in order to support their learning and personal development
The APIS community members value the following attributes of its members in that they are:
- act with integrity and honesty, with a strong sense of fairness, justice and respect for the dignity of the individual, groups and communities.
- take responsibility for their own actions and the consequences that accompany them
- show understanding and appreciation of their own cultures and personal histories and are open to the perspectives, values and traditions of other individuals and communities.
- accustomed to seeking and evaluating a range of points of view
- show empathy, compassion and respect for the needs and feelings of others
- have a personal commitment to service and act to make a positive difference to the lives of others and to the environment
- approach unfamiliar situations and uncertainties with confidence, courage and forethought
- have the independence of spirit to explore new roles, ideas and strategies
- are brave in explaining and defending their own beliefs
- understand the importance of intellectual, physical and emotional balance to achieve personal well-being for themselves and others