Welcome to Grade 5

Football

This year's football tournament will get underway next Thursday starting at 3:30pm. ABIS will feature in the first two games with the 13&U team playing SIS or ABQ as they are now known and the 10&U team playing Future Science. Future Science will play ABQ in...

MEUC

The MEUC swim meet will take place at the Hamdan Swim Complex in Dubai on the 6th and 7th of March. It is open to all competent ABIS swimmers in the 8&U, 9-10/, 11-12/, 13-14/ and 15+ age groups. The cost for each swimmer is Dhs 1,640(OMR 172). Swimmers stay for...

Exploring our Solar System

Our new unit of inquiry is underway! We began with a group activity in which we classified statements about our solar system as being either true or false. It was fun to collaborate and learn together.

Athletics Day

Well done to all those students who participated and put in fantastic efforts at our athletics track. It was great to see so many students go in so many races and jumping and throwing events and put in their best efforts. Congratulations to the Desert Foxes who won...

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...

Spirit Week

So many wonderful events this week! There was lots of school spirit this week in Grade 5. From Disney characters to musicians our students did their best to get dressed up and make each other smile.

Reflecting on our Science Fair

Grade 5 students reflected on yesterday's Science Fair. Students were asked to reflect on their time management, thinking and research skills. Did they use their time efficiently? Were they able to evaluate data?

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...

Creations for G5

G5 students presented a variety of presentations covering a variety of topics. Students created their own in their own way, using their own video, photo, or writing tools.

Weight is not Mass

A key concept from the forces and motion unit that we reviewed this week is that weight is not mass. We learned that weight is measured in newtons and mass is measured in kilograms. We also watched some fun video clips to solidify this concept.

Ski Trip

All is booked in for another exciting trip to the beautiful Italian Alps. If there are any late comers who wish to join in the fun in the snow please let us know. 

Newton’s Laws of Motion

This week we looked at Newton's laws of motion including some experiments with marbles! We will continue to explore forces and motion in the upcoming weeks.

Human Rights Painting

We concluded our unit on human rights by depicting various human rights in art form. What a group of talented young artists!

ECC and G5 have a play date

This week our buddies came to play with us in the ECC. We teach them about making connections with other people outside of their usual environment. They learn how to take responsibility and become good role models. For us we get to meet the older students who talk and...

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...