Welcome to Grade 10

Grade 10 (Class of 2023)

Time to reflect and recuperate

Time to reflect and recuperate

Everyone has been focussing on completing work and ensuring that they are prepared for school in January. The Grade 11 Physics students have been consolidating their practical skills as well as finishing the mechanics topic. Whilst the grade 10 students have been...

More success in the swimming pool!

More success in the swimming pool!

ABIS hosted the first swimming meet in Sohar for this academic year on the weekend. Swimmers from Nautilus swimming club travelled from Muscat to compete against swimmers from our ABIS community. The picture shows their success! Well done to all those who competed and...

More success in the swimming pool!

More success in the swimming pool!

ABIS hosted the first swimming meet in Sohar for this academic year on the weekend. Swimmers from Nautilus swimming club travelled from Muscat to compete against swimmers from our ABIS community. The picture shows their success! Well done to all those who competed and...

ABIS Arts Showcase in 3…2….1….

ABIS Arts Showcase in 3…2….1….

Its almost here!!! On Sunday, December 12, the ABIS Arts Showcase will go LIVE! This website will only be published for a short period of time so don't miss it! Check out the budding artists in the Primary, the emerging Sound Editors in the Secondary, and the rigorous...

Good Readers at ABIS Library!!

Good Readers at ABIS Library!!

Here in the ABIS library we have been talking about what good readers do. Students have worked in small groups to collaboratively brainstorm and create lists of things that good readers do to become better and stronger readers. There has also been lots of reading (...

The personal project exhibition was a success!

The personal project exhibition was a success!

Today, from 11:20 until 1:00, our Grade 10 students took the time to share what they have been working on for their MYP personal projects. The main point of this exhibition was to collect meaningful feedback from viewers, which will help the students evaluate their...

Creating the Conditions for Agentic Learning

Student agency is when students of their own volition initiate actions that support thier learning within the context of their learning environment. Student agency implies an intrinsically motivated volition on the part of the student. Autonomy, mastery and purpose...

Grade 10 Individuals and Societies

Grade 10 I&S students are currently studying the connections between ideology and politics.  More specifically, we have been exploring the ways in which certain groups in society engage politically based on a shared identity.  We began the unit with an overview of...

ABIS Library “Tops” for the Month of November

ABIS Library “Tops” for the Month of November

For the month of November, Grade 2 is the top class of borrowers at the ABIS library. Grade 2 students have borrowed an average of over 6 books per student during the month of November! Way to keep reading grade 2! 1,452 books in total were borrowed from the ABIS...

End of November Library News!

End of November Library News!

Recently the ABIS library has seen an influx of library books that are coming back after having been checked out up to 3 years ago! There are many, many books that are still missing from the library. Please take the time in the next few weeks, or during the upcoming...

Knowledge is Power!

Knowledge is Power!

This week's focus has been on research and changing data into information and into knowledge and in some cases taking those seemingly unrelated facts and making some insights. The old adage that states “Knowledge is power”; not data, or information, but knowledge.  We...

G9 practices for next year’s ePortfolio.

G9 practices for next year’s ePortfolio.

Visual art students in Grade 9 are completing a mock ePortfolio unit, taken from an actual MYP Arts partially completed unit planner (PCUP) from a previous year. While the specific contents of an ePortfolio unit are always kept secret until November, the general...

Moving forwards by looking back

Moving forwards by looking back

This week the students, parents and teachers have been reflecting on the past 4 months and have been looking backwards to work out how to move forwards. This reflective practice is one of the IB Learner Profiles that really enables us to grow in the direction we...

Grade 10 Advisory Visits the Library!

Grade 10 Advisory Visits the Library!

Grade 10 advisory visited the library this week. They took a trip down memory lane with books they remembered from their primary years, as well as enjoyed browsing through the new selection of secondary books at their disposal. They checked out books and learned about...

G10 personal project December 2 event and updated due dates!

G10 personal project December 2 event and updated due dates!

Our Grade 10 personal project feedback exhibition has been rescheduled for Thursday, December 2 to avoid any possible conflicts with Oman's National Day celebrations. Grade 10 parents and families, please save this date as you will be receiving an invitation to come...

On Your Marks…Get Set…Go!

On Your Marks…Get Set…Go!

Students in Physical Education are now taking advantage of the cooler weather and using our excellent Athletics facilities. They are learning a variety of different jumps, runs and throws depending upon their grade level.Students in the MYP programme are applying...

New ways to demonstrate being a communicator

New ways to demonstrate being a communicator

The IB defines communicators as those who “express [them]selves confidently and creatively in many ways…collaborate effectively, listening carefully to the perspectives of other individuals and groups.” This has been more evident this week with classes reflecting on...

Celebrating our work on display.

Celebrating our work on display.

This short week included an important school visit by companies around Oman, and we were pleased to have an opportunity to show off some of our finished artworks to a wider audience. Our recent displays included finished abstract artworks from Grade 9, clay fantasy...

And the Oscar for Best Film Score goes to…..

And the Oscar for Best Film Score goes to…..

In Grade 10 Music, we have been breaking down what makes movie music different from regular music. What are its unique functions, how does it interplay with the acting on screen, and what makes good film music anyway? To explore these ideas, the students have been...