The Australian Performing Arts Grammar School (APG) is a secondary school focusing on academic, creative, and performing arts for Years 7 to 12. An environment, unlike any other, APG is a vibrant and dynamic school dedicated to helping students develop holistically through the beautiful medium of performing arts education.
The Australian Performing Arts Grammar School brings together young people of creative ability and academic commitment. The School offers an enriched curriculum that fosters independence, self-esteem, and a sense of commitment to the broader community. Our philosophy revolves around the values of respect, commitment, and connection. Our students are encouraged to explore ideas and expand their skills within a framework of trust and encouragement. APG offers arts-rich and rigorous academic education in an international environment that provides students with the opportunity to flourish intellectually, creatively, and spiritually.
At APG, we believe that there is a creative capacity in all children that should be fostered and encouraged. APG provides the timetable and dedicated staff to help young artists to flourish. APG provides young artists with instruction, encouragement, and time to develop their passion and skills. Older students are taught discipline and commitment that enable them to thrive throughout their education and professional endeavors.
APG organizes visiting artists and performers to complement our exemplary permanent staff and enrich the program with master classes. This allows students to perform and exhibit their work in a company with those already contributing to Australian and international performing arts practice.
APG offers a unique learning environment for students driven by their love of the performing and creative arts and is committed to achieving academically while pursuing their interests. Founded on the tenants of respect for one another, serving the community and building character, APG provides the ideal environment for students to flourish intellectually while exploring their creativity.
APG provides a learning environment where students are engaged in deep learning through diverse and differentiated teaching and learning strategies, which promotes inquiry-based and student-centered learning. The teachers foster an inclusive learning environment where the student-teacher relationship is considered paramount and where students feel comfortable and supported to inquire, contribute, and extend themselves. There are challenging learning goals for each student, with a continued diagnostic assessment to inform differentiation. Small class sizes and a close community strengthen teachers' understanding of each student, their learning styles and strengths, and areas to develop further. Creativity is aligned with the teaching and learning strategies to engage further and penetrate deeper understanding and knowledge. Parental involvement is encouraged and indeed welcomed as APG believes a child supported at home and with the School has the scaffold to reach or extend their potential.