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Find out what's happening at ABIS!

So many things happen at ABIS and we love to share!
We Did It!

We Did It!

Grade 3 have worked hard these past two weeks to complete their first Science Fair Projects. It was an extra challenge having to work individually because of being online, but with fabulous support from families, each student has posed and investigated a question,...

Digital Citizenship

Digital Citizenship

Grade 7 has investigated different aspects of  Digital Citizenship over the past two weeks online. Topics have included media balance and well-being, privacy and security, digital footprint and identity, relationships and communication, cyberbullying and digital drama...

Welcome back to school

Welcome back to school

Dear parents, We welcome back all our students after the winter break followed by two weeks online learning. I hope you all had a wonderful holiday over the winter break. Everyone is excited to see the students returning to school! Next week marks the return of our KG...

Getting back to school on Sunday!!!!

Getting back to school on Sunday!!!!

I am looking forward to seeing everyone face to face next week.  It has been a long two weeks online.  When we get back remember to wear your PE Kit to class, a hat, proper sports shoes, and a water bottle.  We are still keeping our mask on in class and keeping social...

Last Offical Online Week

Last Offical Online Week

What a great fortnight we've had online, but we have now come to both the end of this era of learning and of our Unit of Inquiry on weather. Next week we are back face to face and with a new Unit of Inquiry on the agenda. Please find details below of some of the...

IDU Summative Assessment for Grade 9

IDU Summative Assessment for Grade 9

Grade 9 students have begun the summative assessment for their IDU which has explored traumatic events and how people and communities respond to them. We will be creating an exhibition of student writing as well as videos that highlight different events and how the...

Last week online!

Last week online!

We did it! We completed what is hopefully our last week of online learning. We learned to tell time to the half and quarter hours, we read a fiction and nonfiction book together, we learned about different types of wild weather and some of us created a masterpiece!...

Science Fair is Coming!!

Science Fair is Coming!!

Grade 4 students have been working very hard on their Science Fair presentations and they have found out a great deal about physical and chemical changes. They know that freezing water is a physical change. It is still water, it's just solid water. One of the...

Narrative Writing in Grade 4

Narrative Writing in Grade 4

This week, the Grade 4 students worked on a creative writing piece. They started with a “See Think Wonder” about the carrot picture for inspiration, and then planned and wrote their stories. There was also a mini lesson on punctuating dialogue to help students with...

عمربن الخطاب (رضي الله عنه ) قدوتنا كشخصية قيادية فذة في تاريخ الأمة الإسلامية

عمربن الخطاب (رضي الله عنه ) قدوتنا كشخصية قيادية فذة في تاريخ الأمة الإسلامية

تابع طلاب الصف الرابع في مادة التربيةالإسلامية دراسة درس ( سيدنا عمر بن الخطاب رضي الله عنه )خلال هذا الأسبوع وتعرفوا على هذة الشخصية العظيمة الفذة في تاريخ الأمة الإسلامية التي يشار إليها بالبنان واقتربوا كثيرا من صفاتها التي تمنوا أن يتصفوا بها ويجعلوها قدوة عظيمة...

Explosive Canons

Explosive Canons

As mentioned in the broadcaster last week, MYP classes have been involved in composing musical canons over these past two weeks. We learned what exactly a canon was by watching the following video: Here are some examples of works in progress which show a fantastic use...

Omani Social Studies

Omani Social Studies

G6 in the social studies class discusses the Omani Imam حصة الدراسات الاجتماعية للصف السادس كانت تتحدث عن قيام الإمامة الأولى والثانية في عمان تعرف الطلاب على مؤسسين الإمامة في عمان وأهم الأئمة الذين حكموا عمان في تلك الفترة وأهم الأحداث...

Experiments the basis of Science

The DP students have been conducting experimental work this week. The Grade 11’s have been equating measurements of ‘g’ derived from home experiments and graphs of their data with the local value here at ABIS (9.78 N kg-1). The Grade 12’s have been planning and...

Arabic MYP G7:

Arabic MYP G7:

By studying the family cohesion unit, the students performed some assessment that include two criteria for analysis and text production. During the evaluation of the analysis, students presented an analysis of a chapter of the international novel (The Prince and the...

Arabic MYP G7:

Arabic MYP G7:

By studying the family cohesion unit, the students performed some assessment that include two criteria for analysis and text production. During the evaluation of the analysis, students presented an analysis of a chapter of the international novel (The Prince and the...

Looking forward to making more highlights!

Looking forward to making more highlights!

Grade 1 is back . . . And on Sunday we will all be here, at school, learning, laughing and looking forward. We have already shared a lot of fun so let’s look back at some of the highlights as we get ready for what’s to come! Learning Buddies online Getting to know the...

Return to Face to Face Learning

Return to Face to Face Learning

Dear Families, Congratulations to the following students for their achievements in the Ministry of Education's Qur'an competition held last academic year: Grade 3: Rawnaq Al Rubaiey; Grade 5: Durah Yousuf Al Abdulsalam; Grade 6: Lamar Mohammed Al Mammari. They were...

Bonjour de Sohar!

Bonjour de Sohar!

Guess who is FINALLY in Sohar and ready to meet her students in person? Ms. Lougher! I'm so looking forward to meeting all of my students and getting to know the staff at ABIS. I visited the school this week and had a chance to explore the campus. What an amazing...

Fun with Money

Fun with Money

We have been doing a daily "Number of the day" challenge. One of the questions is about forming the amount with money. On Wednesday we had a lot of fun looking for the money from our home countries or places we had travelled to. If possible we tried to make 13- that...

Motion and Waves

Motion and Waves

  We are focusing on the physical sciences this term with grade 7s working on motion, forces and energy and grade 8s focusing on Waves, sound, heat and light. We are exploring these ideas within the context of understanding these phenomena and using that knowledge to...

Becoming avid writers!

Becoming avid writers!

K3 superstars have been special detectives this week as they found words with letter blends. Listening to special sounds in words can be challenging; yet, fun! The children explored using their creativity to draw and write words with sounds that blend together.

Happy New Year Everybody!

Happy New Year Everybody!

We were excited about seeing each other again this week and feel like we have been on extra adventures listening to each person talk about their Winter Break. Many people had special things to show the class and Emmily enthralled us with her stories and photos from...

Advantages of Learning Without Leaving Home

Here are some of the benefits of Online learning. Comfort - not having to sit in an uncomfortable chair.  Access classes from the comfort of your home. You do not have to use transport to get to school and therefore you don’t have to get up early to get dressed for...

G8 :Arabic MYP وحدة الوطن

G8 :Arabic MYP وحدة الوطن

During this week, after returning from vacation, the students participated through online learning with enthusiasm and regularity within the classes. They had wonderful collective opinions and contributions regarding the unity of belonging to the homeland and how to...

G6 Arabic:

G6 Arabic:

This was the first week after the students returned from holiday , as everyone participated during this week with enthusiasm and activity, and regular attendance in the classroom, where we discussed many topics in which the students showed great effectiveness and...

Welcome to a new year!

Welcome to a new year!

It will be nice to be together in person. I am looking forward to resuming our work in person. Until then the new year has gotten me thinking about transitions and how this unusual and often distressing year passed. Here are some questions I am thinking about in the...

Grade 12 DP English A

Grade 12 DP English A

Our English A students did not waste any time diving into the final four months of their IB journey. We started the classes with mock individual oral (IO) assessments. Students reflected on these assessment to identify their strengths and weaknesses. Using the...

2021: New Beginnings

2021: New Beginnings

Dear Primary Families; Welcome to 2021 and a new year in Sohar and at ABIS.  I wish all of you health, happiness and success in the coming year. Our classes started online this week and students were truly happy to be back together again, even if virtually.  It's been...

The Head's Blog

Welcome back to school

Welcome back to school

Dear parents, We welcome back all our students after the winter break followed by two weeks online learning. I hope you all had a wonderful holiday over the winter break. Everyone is excited to see the students returning to school! Next week marks the return of our KG...

Enjoy the Winter Break!

Dear parents, The next two weeks we will all enjoy the Winter Break, well deserved by students and teachers. These past few weeks with students at school have made the school come alive, we are all enjoying the sight of children using the playgrounds, learning in...

KG returns, student photographs and more

Dear parents, We are pleased that KG classes can resume in January at school. On January 17, students in KG will be coming back after a long time away. Our school is ready to welcome them, and all health and safety precautions will be taken. A Newsflash was sent out...

A busy school week

Dear parents, It’s been a great week. The weather is perfect, school is running exceptionally well and the news that KG will be allowed to open soon was very welcome. We are waiting for instructions from the Ministry of Education for when this will start. The Grade 10...

A short week

Dear parents, This was a short week for all due to the long weekend, yet much was still accomplished in school. Classes are running well, both in person and online, and we are finding more students have been returning to school. We are maintaining our strong health...

A good week

Dear parents, The second week of face to face learning has been completed at school, and those who are at home have continued with online learning. We are seeing more students return to school this week and welcome those who are planning to do so. If you wish to send...

A recap of the week

Dear parents, The first week with the school open to all students has been a great success. Our planning and implementation of ABIS health and safety protocols demonstrate a high attention to the ongoing health of our students and staff. The Sohar Aluminium Health and...

An eventful week

Dear parents,  This week has been a whirlwind of events with the Ministry of Education visiting, then giving ABIS approval to open, as well as allowing the opening of KG3 online. Further, their warm compliments on how the school is organised for the safety and...

Authorised for IB MYP

Dear parents, I am delighted to announce that we have received confirmation ABIS was successful in obtaining authorisation for the IB MYP. This is excellent news, and we are now one of only two schools in Oman to have 3 IB programmes: PYP, MYP, DP. That ABIS has...

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