Welcome to Grade 10

Nothing from August 22, 2019 to September 22, 2019.

Hello everyone!

Hello everyone! I'm Rachel Howes and I'll be teaching French at ABIS this year. I am so happy to be here in Oman. I have wanted to be here for so long! I've been enjoying exploring Sohar with my husband and children and the warm welcome has made us feel at home right...

Grade 10 Mathematics…

This week as part of their transition into the IB Diploma, Grade 10 mathematicians were continuing to develop their problem solving and communication abilities. The activities have all looked at different aspects of sequences. This will be the first unit they will...

Last sprint before the summer

This week we had the visit of our future IB Biology and Chemistry students, with which we were introducing the coming course and doing some interesting introductory labs. Grade 11 Biology students continued completing the unit on Human Physiology SL, to be finished...

Grade 10 Maths

This week in maths grade 10 were investigating how they could calculate the number of cubes needed to make a structure without counting. They then had to communicate their approaches to the rest of the class. This activity is part of their transition into IB Diploma...

Final presentations for 2019 passion projects

Secondary students presented their passion project results. Many students have explored new skills (e.g. gymnastics, musical instruments, drawing, making movies, wood-working) while others have dedicated time to developing existing skills. Each student experienced...

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...

Preparations for Maher

Preparations for the grade 10 Maher trip are in full swing as our students take a break from studies to sort and organize donated items. We are still accepting donations for another week. So, if you have any unwanted clothes/shoes/bags in good condition, please drop...

Mock exams are over!

Congratulations to grade 10 and grade 12 students who just finished a grueling battery of exams... 3 weeks of exams crammed into 5 days. A little pizza and hoops to unwind.

MUN Students Go to Qatar!

Model United Nations students prepared diligently as delegates for the The Hague International Model United Nations Conference (THIMUN) held in Doha, Qatar last week, 22-25 January, 2019. Over 1,500 students convened from all over the world to discuss, debate, and...

G10 tackles poetry

For our final exam text, we are finishing off our study of poetry, focusing on war and nature poems. Of course, since poetry is poetry, it's also all about love and death. What else would you write a poem about? Or, in the parlance of today's teens.... "Because,...

Lead up to Qatar!

The Model United Nations ASA is in the final stages of preparation for a major MUN conference in Qatar. This year ABIS will be representing the two countries of the Netherlands and Rwanda. This week we were fortunate enough to have a real United Nations...

Carnival!

The secondary last day event leadership team organized a surprisingly enjoyable "Carnival" event for all secondary students. This was a great way for all of us to have some fun before the holiday. The event included a blindfolded maze, bean bag toss, egg on a spoon...

Winslow Boy Decidedly Innocent!

Grade 10 has been reading The Winslow Boy, our second play for the IGCSE Literature exam. This week the whole case came to a head as Sir Robert grilled poor Ronnie, leaving him sobbing as a result of the interview. Ishtiaq was a very convincing hardcore prosecutor,...

Omani School Service Trip

This week 15 StuCom Service students got to visit a group of 30 smiling 4th graders at Shumooa Al Watan primary school just a few minutes bus ride away from ABIS. They were excited to meet their new friends from ABIS, and wondering what was going to happen next..!?...

Romeo and Juliet: Live and in person!

As a way of celebrating an end to our Romeo and Juliet unit (and for the teacher's entertainment!), students worked in groups to perform a scene from the play. They had to select a scene that was significant in terms of character development, since in addition to...

ABIS Students at TSSMUN in Muscat!

Twenty-one ABIS students are representing twenty-one Nations from around the world at the Model U.N. conference here at the Sultan School in Muscat (Nov. 8-9). From Iceland to Peru, students are working together with hundreds of other international school students to...

Science 10 and 9

Grade 10 have completed the entire electricity chapter! This week we did our end of unit test and started a new topic, Radioactivity. This week in grade 9 we continued discussing atomic structures,formation of ions and bonding between metals and non-metals.

Model United Nations ASA

What country am I representing? Is my open speech ready? What issues are we addressing? Is my “Operative Cause” strong? Will my resolution pass? Just a few of the questions Model United Nations (MUN) students are asking themselves as they prepare to be delegates at...

Grade 10 Maths

The grade 10s are working collaboratively to revise for their exam this week. Topics on the exam are Probability and Geometry.