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Learner led – and ‘nailed’!

Learner led – and ‘nailed’!

Grade 1 faced a big challenge this week . . . leading their own conferences, and doing this online! The learners were amazing! I sat back and relaxed as the children managed their own materials and confidently talked about their learning. Great job to all the children...

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Go Grade 1!

Go Grade 1!

Well done Grade 1! We can see that you have grown as learners and are being great self-managers. It is so good to see how you remembered online learning etiquette and showed respect to each other. We had fun making 3 different sized cones for the 3 Bears and popcorn,...

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Spot the difference . . .

Spot the difference . . .

Grade 1 is back on line . . . and better than ever before. We’d all rather be face to face at school but ‘every cloud has a silver lining’ and Covid has certainly made our technology skills sky rocket! I finally figured out what teaching online reminds me of . . ....

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Grade 1’s got spirit!

Grade 1’s got spirit!

What a week! We have had so much fun and friendship. In today’s post we are going to celebrate the good times and be grateful for them as we prepare to go back online. Enjoy our fabulous photos!

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More Stories and Spirit Week in G1

More Stories and Spirit Week in G1

We enjoyed seeing what our friends wore for Spirit week. We also enjoyed measuring capacity of containers for the 3 bears. We practiced and performed 'The Goldilocks and The 3 Bears Rap' to the K3's and other Grade 1 class. Watch this space! We are going to be stars!

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Check Out Our Designer Shoes!

Check Out Our Designer Shoes!

Following on from the Shoemaker and the Elves fairy tale, we designed and made our own shoes during STEAM time. At the start it was really tricky. We weren't quite sure how to make them 3D. Once we figured this out, it was all go! We used scrap paper to make our...

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Collecting and packing in Grade 1 . . .

Collecting and packing in Grade 1 . . .

Check out our Packets of Ten! We had so much fun, and quite a bit of challenge collecting 50 pebbles . . . That’s 5 lots of 10. We have sealed each group of 10 into its own little packet, so know they will be really useful tools for making big numbers . . . And they...

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Stories, Stories Everywhere!

Stories, Stories Everywhere!

This unit of inquiry is huge! We write stories, we solve number problems and we enjoy reading stories and finding the message. Thank you also for the stories we heard in the Mother Tongues. We had Portuguese, French and Spanish. We share our stories in different ways....

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Celebrating our languages.

Celebrating our languages.

Grade 1 has been inquiring about ‘problems. We have decided there are ‘small problems’ and ‘big problems’. We know there are lots of things we can do and say to manage small problems ourselves. We also decided that . . . . . . Before your ‘small problems’ grow you can...

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Learning can be fun!?

Learning can be fun!?

Despite being a short week, the children did excellent work. We consolidated the learning about lifecycles. The children had lots of fun playing Charades and guessing the sentence that their friends were acting out as a prelude to writing their recount about their...

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Using Language!

Using Language!

The children made great connections between our different languages and found a few similarities between different languages. It also prompted discussion about our uniqueness and acceptance of others. This was weaved through our week of being "bucket fillers" and...

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Filling buckets of kindness.

Filling buckets of kindness.

Kind, caring and a great place to be . . . That’s Grade 1! We made a special celebration of Who We Are, as we spread our kindness near and far today. We looked like a rainbow in our bright, happy clothes, we gave away free smiles and kind words and we are all bringing...

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Is it still Oman Week?

Is it still Oman Week?

With the follow up to Oman week and children enjoying the different activities- someone asked me: "Is it still Oman Week?" The children enjoyed receiving ice blocks in thanks for their Walkathon efforts. Our class raised 103.7 riyals for the charity. Thank you and...

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Every good turn deserves another!

Every good turn deserves another!

This week we learnt that doing something kind for others can bring good things right back to you! There were treats for everyone who walked . . . and walked . . . And walked for Oman. It was a great chance to enjoy reading a favourite poem . . . . . . And we took some...

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Oman Week in PE

Oman Week in PE

We couldn't take the students out to explore Oman, so we designed games that involved bringing Oman into our school grounds. The students especially loved the assault course where the had to cross Jebel Shams and successfully carry their water over the sand dunes!

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ABIS Museum

ABIS Museum

G6 students excelled in presenting their ideas by organizing the event of the Omani Museum, which included all aspects of heritage in Oman. Many thanks to our students for the effort made in collecting, arranging, organizing and presenting information in a wonderful...

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