Old Guildford Public School focuses on meeting individual needs through an emphasis on grouping, relevant teaching and learning programs and staff professional development.
The underlying philosophy is that happy, engaged students are more likely to achieve their full potential. Teachers and parents work together to assist all children reach their full potential. Old Guildford Public School recognises the worth of every child and the contribution and support given by the child's family.
In addition to the Kindergarten to Year 6 classes the school has an onsite preschool which provides two full day programs with children attending two days or three days a week. The disadvantaged schools program operates within the school, with a strong focus on literacy, numeracy and technology. Daily literacy classes operate to specifically address the needs of students in this area.