Welcome to the Grade 1

 

Robert Munn-New PE Teacher

Robert Munn-New PE Teacher

Hi,  I am very excited to be teaching at ABIS.  I have been teaching Physical Education for the last 20+ years in a variety of places such as Spain, Germany, and the USA.  I love to travel and visit new cultures. My favorite part of teaching is the relationships that...

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Great times in Grade 1!

Great times in Grade 1!

Our year was not the usual kind of year but it didn’t stop Grade 1 being great! It was so hard to choose some favourite memories . . . Everyone loved choosing May Do activities - and working together using communication skills. Always one of my personal favorites -...

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It’s time to celebrate!

It’s time to celebrate!

These Precious Stones are ready for Grade 2! It's been fun learning together, and now it's time to embrace new adventures. Hurray ABIS kids! Enjoy your summer and feel proud of everything you've accomplished. 🌟💫🌟

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Grade 1 has gone fishing.

Grade 1 has gone fishing.

This week shared adventures with The Rainbow Fish and found out about being principled learners. We know the ‘right choice’ is not always the easiest one to make. We went diving down deep in the ocean to find some real rainbow fish and investigate their habitat. Here...

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Celebrating 50 days of unique learning

Celebrating 50 days of unique learning

It has been an exciting week as the children celebrated 50 days of "ABIS Home Learning," as a Grade 1 superstar called it. The name states what took place during these 50 days. Lots of continuous learning as ABIS teachers, parents, and students worked together...

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Celebrating Eid with Grade 1

Celebrating Eid with Grade 1

I am sure everyone celebrated Eid in a different way this year. Sultan and Jumana took the time during their celebrations to sendEid Mubarak messages to all their friends and teachers. I know their wishes cheered my day!

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Voice, Choice, and Ownership

Voice, Choice, and Ownership

Grade 1 did a fantastic job sharing valuable reflections that will help us guide the path to more learning. At ABIS, we value student agency and hearing what children have to say because we know that this is the foundation of becoming resilient and responsible...

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Memories are made of this . . .

Memories are made of this . . .

This week was all about our memories as we were reflective about our year in Grade 1. Distance Learning will make memories none of us expected to have! As many of our families prepare for an Eid that will not bring familiar festivities, Grade 1 wants to remind us of...

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Being Balanced Challenge.

Being Balanced Challenge.

Grade 1 have been building their learning power by finding ways to be balanced learners. We tried ‘tic-tac-toe’ to make 3 in a row! Get some ideas for being healthy and happy by enjoying our challenge photos below! Awesome effort Grade 1😊👍 Jumana and Aysha communicate...

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Celebrating Ramadan in Grade 1

Celebrating Ramadan in Grade 1

This is special time of year in our community and my learners have been sharing some of their Ramadan experiences - showing that even if we can’t be together at school we can still learn about each other and enjoy belonging to our special class. Enjoy these beautiful...

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House Points

House Points

Students across school are still earning house points. We will continue to keep track in houses. Here is the current tally of points Keep showing off your use of good Approaches to Learning and your attributes of the Learner Profile. Here is to all of us doing good...

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Creative Thinkers in Grade 1

Creative Thinkers in Grade 1

Learning has no limits or boundaries. Grade 1 students continue developing skills and knowledge in so many ways. From personal projects, such as writing a comic book, and taking new challenges, as some children are involved with their sibling's activities, the road to...

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SKIPPING CHALLENGE

SKIPPING CHALLENGE

Over the past 4 weeks students in Grades 1, 5 and 6 have been taking part in a skipping unit. Many students made great progress with their skipping and by the end of the unit could do some amazing tricks. The top three in each grade earnt house points. Grade 1 Carole...

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Using learning power in Grade 1

Using learning power in Grade 1

We were using the power of our ‘thinking’ to help us try out new things this week. We know new things don’t always work the first time but if we keep trying ideas and thinking about how to get better we will solve problems and be more powerful learners. Check out the...

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We’re caring for our class community.

We’re caring for our class community.

This is our special place. We have a special place on SeeSaw, it is like a big, red letter box and it is helping us to take care of each other in our class community. Just because we don’t see each other everyday, it doesn’t mean we don’t think about our class and...

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Skip, Skip, Skipping

Skip, Skip, Skipping

Over the last few weeks grades 1, 5 and 6 have been undertaking a skipping challenge. Their efforts have seen some of them improve their skills to an unbelievable level. Special mention to Renée, Emma, Rawan and JJ in grade 6. Mohammed Q, Christopher and Zainab in G5...

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Rainbows of hope in Grade 1.

Rainbows of hope in Grade 1.

This week we would like to spread some hope in this time of uncertainty. In Grade 1, we found out from Miss Simone’s Grade 3s that children all over the world were working to spread some positive thoughts by making and displaying beautiful rainbows in their windows....

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Learning through the journey of life

Learning through the journey of life

School is a precious place where we come together to learn; yet, learning happens everywhere we go. This week Grade 1 took the time to reflect about how they continue developing skills and the learner profile from home. Students also had fun celebrating Wacky...

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Wacky Wednesday PE

Wacky Wednesday PE

A big thank you to all who participated in Wednesday’s Wacky Day PE. There was lots of fun and crazy PE activities happening.🤪🤪🤩🏃🏼‍♂️

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Creative Communicating in Grade 1

Creative Communicating in Grade 1

Wow, what a week! We had fun on Wacky Wednesday but because we were not at school we had to find other ways to share our wacky ways. I learnt lots about SeeSaw making my “silly selfie” and so did the other crazy people in Grade 1 There were lots of examples of...

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