Welcome to Grade 12

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...

Another year of learning gone!

Time flies when you are having fun. A full academic year has been completed and students have done some serious amount of progress in Science around here. Grade 12 students graduated and are waiting for results to go to university after a well deserved summer. Grade11...

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...

Exam week

Not much happening this week in terms of teaching, since all the grades were busy with final exams. The only activity in the lab happened when the grade 6 students proving their abilities with the design of some match propelled rockets.

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...

It’s the final countdown!

Grade 12 students are off timetable preparing independently for their exams, starting this coming week. Good luck to them! Grade 11 Chemistry students were finishing the HL section on rates of Rates of reaction, whilst the Biology students were starting with animal...

Short week!

Only three days after the break and we have been revising with the grade 12 students in preparation for their exams next week. Grade 11 Biology students have performed a fish dissection and a cladistics lab, using online databases and Biostatistical software. Grade 11...

Revisión and earthquakes

All finished now with grade 12 students: they are focusing on revision for exams in both Biology and Chemistry. Grade 11 Chemistry students were learning experimental methods to measure rates of reaction and the Biology students were finishing the section on...

Waves!

This week the lab activities have focused mainly around waves, since was the fresh topic we started with the grade 7 students. We produced a wave machine, froze a series of waves using a stroboscopic light of equivalent frequency, talked about the different types of...

More units in the bag!

We have been finishing quite a number of units in Science this week. Grade 7 students finished the Inheritance unit and were tested on it, after doing a research project in DNA fingerprinting and crime scene investigation. Next week we will be starting a unit on...

After MOCK galore

Busy week after spending one week in the mountains with grade 9s and having to mark all the MOCK exams and comment on them. Grade 11 and 12 students were busy on Sunday with the group 4 project, a mandatory assessment for the whole group 4 subjects (Sciences). The...

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.

Must be Genetics week!

Yeah...Genetics: that fascinating area of the Sciences. Two of our grades are studying Genetics this week: grade 7 Science students started the unit on inheritance with a Genetics scavenger hunt and grade 12 Biology students are covering the IB Genetics chapter (last...

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...

Physics 11 and 12

Grade 12 have been studying the structure of matter at a particle physics level. We have been discussing the composition of sub-atomic particles (such as protons and neutrons) in terms of quarks, leptons and antiparticles). Students have also learned about particle...

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...

Time flies!

We are in December already and the winter break is here. We have been covering topics non stop the last few weeks, especially with exam classes. Grade 7 students continued studying the periodic table, gave presentations about some elements and played with different...