Welcome to the Grade 1

 

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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Coming Next Week! ABIS CHARITY BAZAAR!

The Community Council have organized a new event. A Charity Bazaar! An event where you can sell items that you may not need or use anymore. Keep in mind that the items MUST be in good condition, and small enough to transport. The event will take in place in the Gym on...

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Exploring wants and needs in Grade

As we begin a new inquiry into how we organise ourselves we have been exploring our understanding of wants and needs. We are finding out that it is not quite as simple as you might first think; what we need to survive on a desert island is a different to what we need...

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Happy International Day

The children all looked fabulous today in their Omani clothes. I look forward to seeing you all at international evening. They were very excited to share their dances in assembly today. They did a wonderful job.

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All About Parts and Wholes in Grade 1

In maths we have been starting to explore the stories we can tell about parts and wholes when we are making fair shares. On Thursday we explored how we are all part of one big world! We are looking forward to being part of the fun at The International ...

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In the Swim

Thank you Al Ghala for starting our week by sharing a story she brought from home with the class. Both Mohammed and Ibrahim then shared stories they brought from home. This was followed daily by parents coming in and sharing stories from their home countries. Thank...

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Making a splash with Grade 1.

There were superstars from Grade 1 in the pool this morning. Superstars might win races - but they might just take a risk, do their best, support others - and have a fun time too! Enjoy these classic moments . . . 

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Full-0n and fabulous in Grade 1.

What a week we have had in Grade 1! How can so much happen between Sunday and Thursday? We hosted secret story tellers from around the world with tales from their home countries. We took ACTION. We got RESULTS. We felt PROUD. Here we are with the new recycling bins in...

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Reading day in mother tongue

Mothers participated in the reading day in the mother tongue by reading stories in Arabic for all their native speakers. Ms. Khadija and some G8 students also participated in a presentation of a representative scene,

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