Welcome to Grade 12

Grade 12 (Class of 2020)

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...

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...

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 12 exhibitions!

Grade 12 exhibitions!

The school closures caused by the coronavirus had an unprecedented impact on students around the world. Many DP art students were unable to hold their exhibitions and get feedback from friends, family, and other members of the community. Sadly, this was true at ABIS...

Working this week

Working this week

It has been alternatively relaxed, stressed, busy this week. Both chemistry and biology students took their last test this past week. These are strange times, like nothing we've witnessed before. Students in grade 12 now have a rare opportunity to improve their own...

Visual Planning and Revising

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...

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...

DP visual art update!

DP visual art update!

In Grade 11, Sanna has nearly finished a large-scale oil portrait that has taken a lot of time and energy to create. The piece shows evidence of a tremendous amount of learning, artistic development, and experimentation with painting techniques; well done to Sanna! In...

Reviewing for Paper 2

Reviewing for Paper 2

This week, grade 12 students worked on reviewing material on Fidel Castro and the Cuban Civil War. We looked at the different factors that led to Castro emerging as leader in Cuba. The factors were organized into: economic factors, preexisting social divisions in...

Our last scheduled Lab in grade 12 Chemistry

Our last scheduled Lab in grade 12 Chemistry

We are finishing up our Chemistry 12 Biochemistry Option unit and did a lab to determine what juice contains more vitamin C in it. We learned that most commercial juices regardless of the label are mostly apple or grape juice (both low in vitamin C). We also learned...

Exam Preparation

Exam Preparation

This week students in grades 10 and 12 have been preparing for their mock exams next week. We are so very proud of their efforts and wish them every success as they face a challenging week ahead.

Secondary students join the primary family

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!

Flowers!

Flowers!

The grade 12 students are nearing the end of their plant physiology unit. This week we found flowers and dissected them in order to better know their parts. The weather has been so cool the children wanted jackets to be outside early in the morning. In class they cut...

Soap-Making in Chemistry

Soap-Making in Chemistry

The 12th grade students applied some of their chemistry skills to make soap from oils and alkali solution they prepared. They can explain the chemistry behind this important process used to make all kinds of bar soap. Once the soap cures we will cut it into blocks for...

”The most interesting questions remain unanswered”

”The most interesting questions remain unanswered”

For the Higher Level IB Diploma in French, students read at least two works of literature in addition to other course requirements. Apart from the joy of reading a great work, this allows students to look through a French speaker’s perspective at vital questions and...

THIMUN 2020

THIMUN 2020

ABIS students from grades 9-12 are currently attending the THIMUN Conference in Doha, Qatar. Special thanks to Ms. Mekhala for the countless hours spent organizing the trip and booking venues, tickets, buses, and excursions. Thank you also to Ms. Zuweina for her hard...

Grade 12 Math Studies

Grade 12 Math Studies

This week Grade 12 Math studies students were making mind maps for the topics the topics they have learnt over the two years. the focus for this were the two Approaches To Learning (ATL) Communication: making effective summary notes self-management: create plans to...

Back into biology

Back into biology

With two units to complete in our course of study we began the year using techniques to observe the structure and function of plant cells. I hope students continue to feel challenged and excited about biology as the year begins its last half. We used clear nail posies...

English classes this week

It was a short but sweet week where we enjoyed getting to know how each of us spent the winter break. Experiences ranged from falling off the ski slopes in Austria to chillaxing at home in Sohar. Grade 12 DP students are jogging their memory on Persepolis to make...

2019 Winter Concert: photos & videos

2019 Winter Concert: photos & videos

Wow! What a fantastic evening the 2019 Winter Concert was! A massive congratulations to all the students who performed in this concert. And a massive thank you to everyone involved behind the scenes to make it all possible. Here are a couple of highlights from the...