Welcome to Grade 2!

A Week of Maps and Stories

The children shared their tiny non-fiction books with a partner before adding them to our tiny book library. Also, they finalized their map projects by sharing their findings with each other. Finally, they created treasure maps for each other and then went searching...

Poetry in motion

The rain inspired us on Sunday to write our own rain poems. We followed this by writing map poems and then went to the farm to write farm poems. I think we have some budding poets in Grade 2. On Wednesday we visited the science fair it was inspirational.

Snowflakes

Well done to our beautiful dancing snowflakes. You were amazing. The students have been busy this week publishing their own stories and solving maths word problems. They have also been reflecting on the their mapping knowledge.

3 Way Conferences!

Thank you for your participation in the 3 Way Conferences (and thank you in advance for those of you coming on the 2nd). The children were very excited to share their perspective on 2nd Grade. Here are some highlights. Enjoy your long weekend and see you on December...

Nutcracker Performance December 4th

DECEMBER 4TH AT 6:00PM THE ABIS PRIMARY DANCE STUDENTS WILL BE PERFORMING THE CLASSIC WINTER STORY OF THE NUTCRACKER. PARENTS ARE INVITED TO A WONDERFUL EVENING OF MUSIC AND DANCING. MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT BEGINS OUTSIDE OF THE MAZOON AT 6:00PM WITH SNACKS AND WARM...

National Day Celebrations

This week the students shared their Omani culture with us and had fun celebrating in school. In UOI we were working on following cardinal directions. If you can download a compass onto your phone for your children they can practice their skills. They have been...

A wonderful assembly

Well done Grade 2, with only 3 days to prepare and practice you all showed great commitment and courage to ensure that you gave your best performance. I am very proud of you. So sorry the photos will not post I hope you all have some good ones.

Another great week in grade 2

The children really showed their commitment to learning this week by writing Essential Agreements in 2nd grade. They even had the idea to share these with others and next week they will post them around the school. Also, everyone made their own map by first building a...

Picnic Time

It was lots of fun this week with Mother tongue Monday and the house picnic. Thank you to all those who sent food in to share. We even had a visiting theatre company who came to entertain us this week. Aysha, Rayan and Alice were lucky enough to be asked to be their...

A Fun Four Days

We had a great week of learning. The children shared maps from home, maps they made, strengthened reading strategies and studied length and distance.

A short but busy week

This week we were focusing on using 2 of the reading strategies we have learnt. We were using our 'who and what' for understanding and looking for 'chunks' in words. In UOI we have been recognising and identifying the features of maps of our school. In maths we have...

Crafty creations!

A wonderful, new student-led activity is the craft group led by Grade 7 student, Hannah. In this activity, students have been learning a new skill each week, including bracelet-making and origami, and have enjoyed taking home their creations to share with family and...

Happy Holidays

This week the students have been looking at the components of maps. What should or should not be on a map and what a key is. In maths we began to look at division and equal sharing. The students had great fun in STEAM making slime with their G6 buddies, making Maths...

Array City

This week the students have been working on arrays and had fun making an array city to help them with multiplication. Our grade six buddies have been helping us learn how to use see saw.

A busy week in grade 2

The children were involved in a variety of activities to finish up our culture unit. They worked in small groups to see what they say, thought and wondered about different cultures. They also looked at the school culture and looked for examples of the Learner Profile...

Ski Trip

We have a great group of kids signed up so far for next February's Ski Trip. The first deposit of 250 OMR will be due by the 31st of October so if you wish to join you still have time. You get 6 days fantastic skiing or snowboarding, snow tubing, tobogganing and other...

Ski Trip Reminder

If you wish to join this year's Ski Trip to Italy please contact Mr Carberry and get your name on the list. Payment will be in three installments with the first due in October.

Early Morning Swimming

If students wish to improve their swimming with an early morning dip they can join Early Morning Swimming sessions. These take place on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 7:00am to 7:45am with Mr Healy and Mr Carberry.