Welcome to the Grade 1

 

Crafty creations!

A wonderful, new student-led activity is the craft group lead by Grade 7 student, Hannah. In this activity, students have been learning a new skill each week, including bracelet-making and origami, and have enjoyed taking home their creations to share with family and...

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Filling buckets of kindness in Grade 1

We had a great time sharing our learning this week - and everyone else enjoyed it too! We looked for all the little ways we could build healthy relationships and use ours special qualities to spread happiness around. We hope the photos of our bucket-filler good deeds...

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Early Morning Swimming

If students wish to improve their swimming with an early morning dip they can join Early Morning Swimming sessions. These take place on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 7:00am to 7:45am with Mr Healy and Mr Carberry.

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Dot Extravaganza in Grade 1

We found out just what a dot could become as we explored the ideas in John Reynold's book in preparation for Dot Day. If you were able to join us for assembly I am sure you enjoyed the field of flowers we created in a co operative art workshop. We were able to share...

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Getting to know Grade 1

We have been finding out about how all our different parts fit together to make a great class. We read about Elmer who is no ordinary elephant! The other elephants loved all Elmer's different colors. Elmer's different colors made him special. We are all different and...

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Week 1 in Grade 1

We have shared a fabulous start to the year and we are already becoming familiar with our morning routines. We have played a lot of games to get to know each other but there has been plenty of other learning going on too! It is great to be Grade 1😊

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Welcome back precious stones!

We are happy to meet again for another exciting year full of learning and fun. This week we focused on noticing how we have changed and getting to know the new members of our class community. We have enjoyed working together as we organize our new learning space.

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Have a wonderful summer!

After a final week of working hard we celebrated the end of Grade 1 with fun and pizza at Happy Fun water park. It was a blast! Thank you for entrusting your children to me, they have all made amazing progress. Have a safe and wonderful summer whatever you are doing.

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Perfect Pizza Party

Grade 1 loves to go exploring so what better way to finish our year than piling into the ABIS bus and heading off on an adventure. Adventures tend to make you very hungry, luckily Miss Marie took care of that and Pizza arrived right on time. Happy Fun. Happy holidays...

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Celebrating Grade 1

2 of our fabulous learners were unable to be at our special assembly for recognising people for the fabulous attitudes they display. We were happy to be able to make presentations to Giulia and Laura today.

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Hairy McClary

This week the students were working on positional language, they used the language from the Hairy McClary stories to help them give directions and find locations. It was lots of fun. In maths they played 5 steps to 50.

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Probably

This week the children consolidated their knowledge of probability. They enjoyed playing the different games and comparing their findings. In language we read the big book "Clever Mr Brown" and discussed whether or not he was clever. We then used his building...

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ABIS Community Iftaar Next Week: May 22nd

Although we are coming to the end of this school year, the Student Council has organized one last event: The ABIS Community Iftar. Since Ramadan is a chance for families to gather together, it only seems fitting that our ABIS family take the opportunity...

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Making meaning with maths

Every picture tells a story. "Read" on to see how we are exploring, investigating and connecting ideas while we are 'playing' with maths materials . . . So much fun! So much learning!

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Number lines and drama

This week we were looking at Number lines and made our own using number squares cut into strips. We then used them to add two or three 2 digit numbers. In language we were reading the big book 'Noisy Monkey' we looked at speech in the text then created masks to act...

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A short week

We started the week with a trip to the mosque where the children learnt about the importance of the mosque in the community. In maths we started our work on probability looking at the likelihood of events occurring and learning the vocabulary certain, possible and...

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