Welcome to Grade 6

Ski Trip

If you wish to join this year's ski trip we need to get your booking in now. When - 21st of February to the 29th of February 2020 Where - Artesina near Prato Nevosso in the Italian Alps What - 6 days of skiing or snowboarding with instructors. Lots of fun activities...

Grade 6 & 7 Choir

This musical ensemble are already making very positive progress on their first song, Ho Hey by the Lumineers. They are currently working at projecting their voices from the stage so that the audience can fully appreciate and enjoy their hard work when it comes to the...

Ski Trip

Once again we have the opportunity to travel to beautiful Italy and enjoy the wonderful skiing and snowboarding conditions of the Italian Alps. The trip will take place in February and we have booked a hotel that offers ski to door skiing, just meters away from the...

Early Morning Swimming

Students who wish to improve their swimming can do so by joining Early Morning Swimming sessions on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. Sessions take place from 7:00am to 7:45 and we will start next week. Please see Mr Carberry if you are unsure or have any questions.

Dancers learn lifts

Primary and secondary dance students learned to do the basket lift in class this week. This lift requires the flyer and the lifter to work together to achieve height and momentum. This is a great beginning lift that can build into more advanced lifts in the future.

Day 1 at ABIS

Hello, my name is Sarah Cooper and I'm one of the Grade 6 teachers for the upcoming year. I'm very excited to be starting at ABIS and meeting students and parents. My husband will be teaching whole school PE and our sons Olly and Toby will be in Grade 9 and 7. We are...

K1 Baking

This week the K1 groups did some baking. They made Swedish Chocolate balls, which involved fine motor skills rolling the balls, and dipping them in chocolate. They then had to use their creative skills to decorate them with sprinkles. The K1students shared the treats...

Advice from the Grade 7s

Thanks to Natalie, Maria and Lilli for coming in to share their note-taking advice with the Grade 6s The Grade 6s learned a lot. Make sure to talk to your child about what they took away from the experience to help them prepare for next year. Final Broadcaster of the...

Grade 6 Transition

Monday June 10 was the Grade 6 transition to secondary. Thanks very much to all the secondary staff who participated in the organization and presentations: Ms. Brewer, Ms. Mekhala, Ms. Eletia, Mr. Adams, Mr. Taylor, Mr. Mwita and Mr. Goodwin We started the day...

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.

G6 Graduation

G6 students graduated from primary to high school after being taught from K3 to 6th grade Arabic language and Islamic education over seven years to move to the MYP curriculum where students have the ability to analyze and think creatively

Rockets launch

The Grade 6s had a blast in the lab with Mr. Lopez this week!😀 After some exciting demos Wednesday, the Grade 6s designed their own rockets to varying degrees of success....

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...

Reading groups

Sunday through Wednesday Grade 6s are in reading groups. Three groups are reading novels and completing various jobs. Ask your child about how to be a vocabulary enhancer, discussion leader, literary master, connector, image maker or summarizer. Sometimes students...

Life after the Exhibition

This week the Grade 6s started their MYP Science Unit: states of matter. We worked in the class building our understanding of the particle model. We went into the lab to apply our knowledge and get hands on with an experiment. We also started our geometry unit....

The Exhibition

April 30 and May 1 marked the days of the Grade 6 Exhibiton: The culmination of the PYP program. The Grade 6s did an amazing job sharing their learning journey and process on April 30th. Grade 6s wanted to make their learning accessible to younger students at ABIS....

Coming Next Week! ABIS CHARITY BAZAAR!

The Community Council have organized a new event. A Charity Bazaar! An event where you can sell items that you may not need or use anymore. Keep in mind that the items MUST be in good condition, and small enough to transport. The event will take in place in the Gym on...

Going Further and Taking Action

This week the Grade 6 were to be using graphic organizers, mind mapping and other ways to connect their research data. They were also analyzing their survey data, making graphs and drawing conclusions related to their lines of inquiry. Exhibition groups "moved in" to...