In keeping with Philadelphia Private School’s (PPS) Purpose and
Direction we aim to harness the personal, social and academic dimensions of
your children. This is accomplished
·Open door policy, whereby we encourage all members of the community to
take part in decision making.
·Provision of a safe and healthy environment.
·Provision of qualified staff who are provided with ongoing in-service
training to keep abreast with current pedagogical practices.
·Provision of an array of co-curricular and extra-curricular activities
as well as emphasis on personal and social development to nurture the whole
·Use of differentiated instruction, emphasis on the use of technology,
and provision of additional support services where necessary.
Our aim is that children become:
·Critical thinkers and researchers
·Positive change agents
·Internationally minded individuals
·Aware of their local values and
The purpose of this handbook is to
provide you with an overview of our schools Philosophy and Beliefs, and the Policies
and Procedures in place to make our journey a productive and fulfilling one.