Welcome to Grade 11

Grade 11 (Class of 2021)

Cuban History in Grade 11

This week, grade 11 students began exploring Cuban history in preparation for the case study on Fidel Castro for the paper 2 topic of Authoritarian States. We started by looking at Cuba in the 19the century and US involvement in aiding Cuba achieve independence from...

House points are still adding up!

House points are still adding up!

Teachers continue to award points to students showing good attributes of the IB Learner Profile and also for demonstrating Approach to Learning skills. Many students have shown their teachers their best efforts and have been earning points for the house for our annual...

Grade 11 Physics

Grade 11 started a new topic on Circular motion and Gravitation. This past week our focus was on circular motion including centripetal force and centripetal acceleration. We talked about how a change in velocity results in an object's acceleration while in circular...

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...

Grade 11 Chemistry – 7 weeks into online learning

Grade 11 Chemistry – 7 weeks into online learning

To paraphrase an old popular song - "It's astounding Time is fleeting Isolation takes its toll" We are all facing a challenge like never in our lifetimes. It is one that we can only approach with hope holding fast to our certain values. Time goes by fast and slow at...

Grade 11 Chemistry – 7 weeks into online learning

Grade 11 Chemistry – 7 weeks into online learning

To paraphrase an old popular song - "It's astounding Time is fleeting Isolation takes its toll" We are all facing a challenge like never in our lifetimes. It is one that we can only approach with hope holding fast to our certain values. Time goes by fast and slow at...

Maps and TOK

This week Grade 11 students explored different maps in our ongoing discussion about how the world is represented. We looked at the problem with traditional maps, why certain representations are preferred, and we looked at alternate maps that challenged our way of...

Grade 11 Sciences

Learning from home has its challenges. Keeping focused and making progress can be difficult to manage without daily schedules to support their work. The first few weeks of our science lessons were devoted to learning how to write reports - a critical skill for when...

Grade 11 DP Physics

Grade 11 DP Physics

This week we built on our previous discussion about the principal of superposition to explain how standing waves are produced on strings and pipes. In relation to waves on string (transverse waves) and vibration of air molecules to produce sound (longitudinal waves),...

Google Jamboard and Distance Learning

This week, a couple of classes tried out Google Jamboard to try to enhance our collaboration during this period of distance learning. Jamboard allows us to collaborate on a virtual whiteboard where we can draw, add stickers and post-it notes, and annotate maps and...

Grade 11 Physics

Grade 11 Physics

Grade 11 continued to look at Wave Behavior this week where we discussed path difference and conditions for constructive and destructive interference.

Science work – grade 11

Science work – grade 11

It's been weird and busy and stuck-at-homy week. It feels strange being disconnected from direct contact between me and the kids. Both my groups took tests from home this week and have turned their attention to their Internal Assessments for next year. Some decisions...

Visual Planning and Revising

This week classes have been involved in planning major projects and revising for exams. Visuals have been a big part of this process so that we can see where we are and where we need to be. Visuals also help to show the big picture when lots of details are...

Grade 11 Physics

Grade 11 Physics

Grade 11 are currently studying Waves. This week we looked at Wave Behaviors - reflection and refraction. Students had the chance to research and present on other wave properties such as wave intensity, superposition and polarization.

Grade 11 chemical sciences – Thermochemistry

Grade 11 Chemistry students have started their next unit on the energy of reactions. Here are some pictures of them using some tools of the trade including thermometers and graduated cylinders. We will branch out into using calorimeters next week to extend their...

ABIS achievement in Quran Competition

ABIS achievement in Quran Competition

congratulate ABIS for the great achievement in Quran Competition which was done by Lamar Al Mamari G5 Durra Yousif Al Abdulsalam G4 Rawnaq Al Rubaie G2 Indeed, during this week, the students finished the last stage of the competition Students are eligible to...

ECC in the Wadi

ECC in the Wadi

Today we went to Wadi Hibi with the K1, K2 and grade 11 students. They explored the environment and the creatures that live in and around the Wadi. They caught fish, tadpoles, frogs and beetles. At one stage they had a complete frogs life cycle in one bucket, much to...

Oman week in the ECC

Oman week in the ECC

Today we spent the morning painting pots, making frames, and playing with the grade 11 students. We had a picnic then played outside for a while with our new buddies. We then showed them how to play and learn with our activities. We would like to thank our mums and...

Secondary students join the primary family

It was a joy to see secondary students join forces with our students, teachers and parents from primary in our Mother Tongue activities this week. Thank you to all involved! Here’s a taster but more is to follow in coming weeks!