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Find out what's happening at ABIS!

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

K2 doing research

This week in Ms...

Grade 9 are Master Chefs!

As part of our MYP...

Printing in G11.

Sanna in DP Visual...

Integration…

Grade 12 have completed their test on integration (and performed better than previous years). They are moving on to trigonometry and calculus related to trigonometry. They are also making progress on their IAs.

Recycling Water at ABIS

Did you know that we have a system for recycling water at ABIS? To conclude our inquiry into Water as a natural resource, Mr Paul and Mr Suresh gave us a tour of the Sewage Plant at ABIS. We learned that the human waste from the toilets at ABIS is collected and...

Week 8

It has been a great first 8 weeks of school. We finished off this week our unit of Inquiry about Role Models. The students shared very well thought out and organized presentations about the role model they had created. We look forward to our next unit of inquiry which...

Jeopardy!

During the Thursday class, IGCSE History students played Jeopardy to review content regarding the rise of Saddam Hussein, the Iranian Revolution, the Iran-Iraq War, and the Iraqi Invasion of Kuwait. We had lots of fun reviewing these topics. After the break, we will...

Story Analysis

G7 students studied how to analyze a story in terms of content, form, and literary style. The students were creative in summarizing the finished story with each critique of the story.

Being creative and sharing culture

Grade 8 have been sharing ideas about national identities in French. This week they worked together to generate ideas for marketing traditional food to an international audience and were very creative in their role plays and presentations. We all learned lots from...

Grade 9 Mathematics

This week grade 9 mathematicians were collaboratively revising for a test. This will include everything they have learn’t so far this academic year. They were encouraged to try new approaches. They also, though, had to make sure they were practicing all of the keys...

Pond Weed

This week we started our first biology unit in science! We started off by having a look at a biology experiment given to us by Mr.Mwita. This experiment looked at how plants process sunlight into chemical energy. Specifically we were looking at pond weeds. Pond weeds...

Grade 8 Science

This week grade 8 Scientists continued to investigate ecosystems. To fuel their inquiries further they went on a field trip to Wadi Hibi. Here they could see first hand how the physical environment (abiotic) influences the living (biotic) life that grow there. Before...

Take off!

The Grade 6 students have been busy conducting flight related experiments, working collaboratively and using scientific vocabulary to write their hypothesis, variables, procedure, observations and results, and their conclusion. Some of them have also been planning and...

K2 doing research

This week in Ms Liezel's class, the K2 students learned about research and applied some of these skills to find out more about unfamiliar letters. The students chose a letter they didn't know. We looked at the letters "v", "m", "z", "o", "h", "e", "r", "f". They had...

Colours and Sorting

Over a period of a couple of weeks we have been reading a book about colours, the students chose their favourite and painted a sheet of paper in that colour. Then they went on a "colour hunt" around to ECC to see if they could find any items that were in their...

K2 language

For the last 2 weeks Ms Celine's class have been focusing on the big book SPLASH. The students have been reading along, sequencing the story, role play on the small world table, practicing their sounds and being authors making and presenting their own stories. They...

Maths in the ECC

This week the K1 students have been exploring measurement and human graphing. The students compared each other's height and recorded it. They then explored Maths language, tall, taller, tallest, short, shorter and shortest. The K2 students were consolidating there...

Happy Holidays

This week the students have been looking at the components of maps. What should or should not be on a map and what a key is. In maths we began to look at division and equal sharing. The students had great fun in STEAM making slime with their G6 buddies, making Maths...

A fun week in Grade 4

This week we have enjoyed using a digital app that allows all the students to participate and answer questions about what we are learning, at the same time as each other. There is always a lot of laughter and talk in this learning. We have finished our unit of inquiry...

Photography

The photography ASA has got off to a very promising start. The students participating have each chosen a theme, such as nature or light. Below are examples of some of the pictures already taken.

G9 Sculptures Nearly Finished!

Grade 9 art students have put finishing touches on their Oman-inspired sculptures, on display around the ABIS campus. This class was able to collaborate very effectively on the project. The groups made a lot of discoveries along the way, such as when Eaton and Maria...

Tragedy and the Common Man

Grade 9 have been enraptured by the dramatic twists and turns of Arthur Miller's 'All My Sons,' but all good things come to an end. Having reached a powerful conclusion, the class is now working on the summative assessment task which turns on Miller's exploration of...

As soon as a rule is made it’s broken!

Is that right? Grade 11 students have been busy analysing the rules and conventions of the French language to become more fluent. Preparing for the very rigorous DP assessment programme, we are questioning all we know about how French works and asking difficult...

ATLs – Approaches to Learning

ATLs (Approaches to Learning) are skills that reach across subjects and disciplines and are generally not content specific. A student who develops their ATLs will be more successful in achieving our goals of raising independent, life-long learners. ATLs...

It’s all happening in Grade 1!

The week started with Mother Tongue Monday - awesome fun! We shared a lot of ideas together and even organized and displayed our thinking. Our bookworms are the best! We created amazing bookworms - each one different and unique, just like us! Before you create you...

Wetlands & Ecosystems

This week grade 8 Scientists were developing their research skills. They were collaboratively investigating wetland ecosystems & creating presentations to communicate their findings. 

Grade 7 Science

This week in Grade 7 we continued with our unit on Food. We were able to test for the presence of different food types. Students also sat for their end of unit 1 assessment on Cells. Students taking their end of unit assessment:

Hands on Capacity

In Grade 3 we have enjoyed learning to measure capacity in millilitres and litres. We have been learning how many millilitres are in a cup and how many cups there are in one litre. Working with a buddy is helping us to develop our ability to understand and solve word...

Analysing Sources

Several grades have been working on evaluating sources for major research assignments. In history and Individuals and Societies, we use the acronym: OPCVL. This stands for Origin, Purpose, Content, Values, and Limitations. We basically look at Origin, Purpose, and...

So much talent at ABIS!

If you were lucky enough to attend our Talent Show last night I am sure you will agree with me that we certainly have a lot of up and coming talented students in our midst. We were treated to singing, tap dancing, gymnastics, sax playing, pianists, all led by four...

Grade 10 B’ball

Grade 10 are winding up their basketball unit with all the students displaying a vast improvement in their skills. The accompanying picture shows Annelies performing the difficult left hand layup.

Basketball

This year's senior basketball competition kicks off next week with the boys playing Future Science School on Thursday afternoon. The game is scheduled to get under way at 3:30pm and all spectators are welcome. In the other game Batang Gilas will play SIS at the SIS...

Array City

This week the students have been working on arrays and had fun making an array city to help them with multiplication. Our grade six buddies have been helping us learn how to use see saw.

The Head's Blog

Grade 9 are Master Chefs!

As part of our MYP Design course, Grade 9 have been learning how to design and create extraordinary food together. To day we created a wonderful 4 course meal in 45 minutes (and a great deal of work in advance). We building up to serving a full menu to VIP guests at...

Goodbyes & hellos

At this time of year we always have a series of goodbyes (and hellos) and this year is no exception. This year, there are a number of teachers who have decided head back home, all of them after extended periods of working as international teachers. Isgak and Rayda...

Staffing Update

We are writing to let you know that for health reasons, Ms Ann Galliard will stopping work at ABIS We would like to thank Ann for all her commitment to the school and wish her good health for the future. Sebastien will be finishing the year as usual to ensure that...

ABIS COMMUNITY IFTAAR

Dear ABIS Families, Although we are coming to the end of this school year, the Community Council has organized one final event: The ABIS Community Iftaar. As Ramadan is a chance for families to gather together, it seems fit- ting that our ABIS family take the...

ABIS Community Outreach

On Friday the 10th of May, a group of students and staff went out into our Sohar community to hand out Hampers to less fortunate families. It was a good team effort driving from home to home delivering items we purchased with the money raised at our International day...

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