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Our Mission

Our mission describes our school's purpose. Our vision depicts our desired future. The principles needed to achieve our mission and vision are articulated in our values. Finally, the actions we need to demonstrate to make our mission, vision and values a reality are described in our collective commitments.

We have developed these statements in collaboration with our staff, students and families. They are part of our School Success Plan.


We foster academic success and cultivate empathy, personal integrity, problem solving, critical thinking, resilience, collaboration, leadership, and global citizenship in each student.


APPLEWOOD HEIGHTS We will help our students reach high levels of achievement. Our vision is to prepare each student for a successful future as a lifelong learner. To do this, we will cultivate: ,Empathy (CLIMATE), personal integrity (CLIMATE), critical thinking (EML), Resilience (CLIMATE), Collaboration (EML/CLIMATE), Leadership (CLIMATE), global citizenship (EML).


  • Respect, Responsibility and positive Relationships.
  • Respect allows our community and society to operate in a positive manner.
  • Responsibility is demonstrated through our personal commitment and the positive choices we make.
  • When students develop and engage in positive, healthy relationships the whole school community benefits.
  • When we operate from principles of social justice and equity, we ensure that we have build a safe and welcoming climate.

Collective Commitments

Staff Commitments

  • Public Relations Humanitarian Endeavours Equity

Student Commitments

  • Promotion of student activities Keeping staff and community informed Acting as a voice for the student body

Parent Commitments

  • Being partners in the education system Contributing to the goal of improving student achievement Keeping informed of what is happening at the school
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