Philosophy

MISSION STATEMENT

Pinewood aims to offer students a progressive, personalized American international education centered on academic excellence in each student’s journey towards self-actualization. This is achieved in a stimulating, multicultural learning environment that emphasizes service, respect for ethical values and awareness of local culture. 

VISION STATEMENT

The Pinewood American International School strives to be a growing center of excellence in the region by educating students through best practices for reaching their full potential as adaptable global citizens. Revised October 2009

See the Pinewood Strategic Initiatives for 2017 – 2018

OUR CORE VALUES

CURIOUS THINKERS

Desire to know

Our school environment nurtures curiosity and skills for inquiry, research and all types of communication. Our students are encouraged to ask ‘why’ and to take risks in their learning experiences. Our goal is to motivate each student to develop and sustain a love of learning. Arising from curious thinking are attributes such as insight, awareness, inquisitiveness, motivation, inspiration and discovery.

CREATIVE THINKERS

Desire to Innovate

Our school environment encourages a rich diversity of original ideas, opinions and expressions to flourish. Our students are given daily opportunities to practice flexibility of thinking in order to develop an entrepreneurial mindset. Our goal is to foster the development of problem solving and equip our students for their complex future. Arising from creative thinking are attributes such as originality, open-mindedness, individuality, confidence, innovation and imagination.

CARING THINKERS

Desire to value

Our school environment includes a holistic approach to educating students to show empathy, integrity and respect. Our students are committed to the care and understanding of all people. Our goal is for students to make a positive difference in the lives of others and in the world. Arising from caring thinking are attributes such as kindness, balance, cooperation, integrity, responsibility, respect and concern for self and for others.

Nondiscriminatory Policy

Pinewood admits students of any race, color, religion, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school administered programs.

Privacy Policy

Pinewood understands that the privacy of its students and their families is important. To that end, we have adopted a policy and regulations regarding the collection, use, and dissemination of personal information, in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation..