- Learning experiences must be appropriate to a student's age, learning readiness, stages of development and level of maturity so as to enable the student to integrate skills and knowledge across grades and disciplines and which will allow him to work to the best of his ability.
- Parents and teachers are partners in student learning.
- Education should develop, foster and advance:
ii. Fairness and values.
iii. Respect, tolerance, cooperation and teamwork.
iv. Individual responsibility for personal excellence, the community and the environment.
v. Self-confidence, self-esteem and a positive set of values.
vi. Independent learning, problem solving and critical thinking.
vii. An appreciation of aesthetic forms and ideas.
APS Vision Statement, Mission Statement, and Philosophy define the purpose of the school.