Welcome to the Grade 1

 

New year, new semester in Grade 1

Finally we got to have a whole week at school! We are charging into the new semester with lots of learning. We are really focused on thinking about our learner profile and helping our own learning as we start the journey toward grade 2. We know great learners ask...

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Ready for a new start

The rain did not stop us from reuniting and continuing with our learning journey for the new year. Grade 1 shared stories about their winter break and reflected upon the importance of working together as we continue growing as learners and individuals. This week we...

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Athletics Day

Well done to all those students who participated and put in fantastic efforts at our athletics track. It was great to see so many students go in so many races and jumping and throwing events and put in their best efforts. Congratulations to the Desert Foxes who won...

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2019 Winter Concert: photos & videos

Wow! What a fantastic evening the 2019 Winter Concert was! A massive congratulations to all the students who performed in this concert. And a massive thank you to everyone involved behind the scenes to make it all possible. Here are a couple of highlights from the...

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Our Rock Research

Does my rock sink or float? What happens to my rock when it's placed in vinegar? Is my rock shiny or dull? How hard is my rock? Is it easy to scratch? Let's explore and find out.

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Nutcracker Performance December 4th

DECEMBER 4TH AT 6:00PM THE ABIS PRIMARY DANCE STUDENTS WILL BE PERFORMING THE CLASSIC WINTER STORY OF THE NUTCRACKER. PARENTS ARE INVITED TO A WONDERFUL EVENING OF MUSIC AND DANCING. MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT BEGINS OUTSIDE OF THE MAZOON AT 6:00PM WITH SNACKS AND WARM...

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Grade 1 doesn’t go to the wadi!

Who ever heard of a desert where rain stops your field trip not once but twice?? The Grade 1 learners were excited about their expedition to Wadi Hibi. They have wondered and thought, thought and wondered . . . and were ready to investigate. Sadly rain was promised...

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Rocks and soil is all around us!

Grade 1 explore rocks and sorted them according to how much they weighed. As the children compared rocks, they noticed that sometimes they are not as heavy as they seem. To celebrate who we are and our transition into our UOI on rocks, we planted sunflowers!

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Rainbows and Reading in Grade 1.

Mother Tongue Monday was back this week and just as popular as ever. It was our very own Miss Khadija who did the storytelling this time. For The House Picnic the playground became a rainbow of colour and everyone enjoyed sharing lunch on a beautiful, almost winter,...

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Working together in a Grade 1

We had a short week but we made the most of it! A highlight was working with our buddies in Grade 4. Winter is coming so the time is just right for working outside. We met up in the garden so there was plenty of room for all of us. Grade 1 shared all they have learnt...

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Crafty creations!

A wonderful, new student-led activity is the craft group led 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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