The purpose and direction of PPS is to nurture
each child's personal, social and academic development within a safe, caring
and happy environment. We aim to inspire our children to broaden their
educational goals and to become compassionate problem solvers within their
local and international community.
To deliver our mission, our school is
committed to utilizing the following strategies:
·Student-Centered Approach: We are committed to developing the abilities of all our
students, honoring their different learning styles, multiple intelligences and
cultural backgrounds. Each learning experience is designed to cater to the
student’s individual needs with the goal of guiding him/her towards academic,
personal and social excellence.
·Encouraging Multilingualism: Multilingualism is as a tool for international understanding it
empowers students to become actively involved in our global community. Through our curriculum we offer our students
the ability to learn four languages: Arabic, English, French, and Spanish. Our
students are equipped with a strong command of two languages and a
communicative command in a third.
·Using Technology: We offer Students computer literacy and interactive "anytime,
anywhere” access to quality information technology instruction, empowering
students to use these skills to take control of and be responsible for their
·Using Differentiation: We believe that students have unique
learning styles and that each student develops at a unique pace. As such we provide
differentiated instruction throughout our classrooms as well as provide
different levels of courses where appropriate (particularly in the high
·Being Committed to internationalism
and appreciation of the local culture: We believe that
equality, understanding and awareness are key to growth and that
internationalism is not cultivated only by the curriculum but rather through
the provision of an educational system and an environment of
international-mindedness. Students benefit from an American curriculum
(modified to include aspects of the local and international community, and
participate in activities that are enhanced by the cultural diversity of the
host country, the school community and international contributions. We also
believe that teaching openness, communication, respect, independence, and
global awareness are key to building international Students.
·Providing Qualified Staff: We set high standards for our
teachers and provide ongoing training with international consultants to provide students and their families with a holistic academic
and social experience.
·Believing in Partnership: We will create a "learning community” where students, families,
teachers and other members of the school community work together in a