Welcome to Grade 7

Grade 7 (Class of 2025)

House Competition hots up!

Our students were recently surveyed as to what sort of House Competitions they would like to see put on and football was a very popular option! As a result, today saw the first round of an inter-House mini football tournament, organized by Olly Cooper and Orjuwan in...

G7 Hammering Away

Progress being made by all students..... nearly finished our first piece of practice work "Nailed it". Skills used; sanding, sawing, measuring, nailing and cordless screwdriver.

Grade 7 Science

Grade 7 are currently working on the unit Atmosphere. This week students got to work on different group tasks about the atmosphere and how the atmosphere affects living organisms on Earth. Human activities have had adverse effects on the atmosphere and students are...

Cover design for a story

After G7 students finished reading and analyzing Ghassan Kanafni's 'Return to Haifa' story about identity, attachment to the homeland and its value, the students began designing a cover story of their own creation, comparing the written story to the film that...

Human knot

Grade 7s were tangled up in a collaborative and fun activity this week during their ATL session Students needed to keep their hands linked, work together and untangle...would they succeed??? Communication, cooperation and problem solving were involved...one section of...

G7 Design

This is the first lesson in a 3 lesson program called "Nailed it" whereby the children will be introduced to the skills required for the design cycle. Today they were hard at work learning the art of sanding using either a sandpaper block or machines.

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...

Connection between poverty and development

The Grade 7s are building on their knowledge of poverty and make connections to aspects of development. We will apply this learning next week when students begin individual research into the poverty/development of a country of their choice. Students worked in pairs to...

Grade 7 start wood work design

This week was the children's first week of their wood work cycle. Over the next couple of months we look forward to creating items of beauty and hope that we prepare our learners to become contributors to the 4th industrial revolution. Today was a crash course in...

Grade 7 French

Grade 7 are starting new projects to express their ideas about places in French. They have been creating dialogues, poems and songs to present places and the activities that happen there. Their work on song and rhyme has been particularly impressive and they are...

Grade 7/8 Language Acquisition

Students finished their presentations on their explorers. Later, we had heated debate in order to determine the two strongest learner profiles for being a explorer. In the weeks coming up, we are focusing reading comprehension strategies.

Grade 7 Science

Grade 7 continued with the Unit on Food. Having looked at the human digestive system extensively, our focus this week was on plant nutrition. We looked at the role played by leaves during photosynthesis, adaptations of the leaves to this role, and extended this...

G7 students in Arabic

G7 students analyzed some literary texts after reading, understanding and discussion, and at the same time put analytical questions on them to support the standard of analysis in students. The students also studied some grammatical rules that enable them to standard...

Comparing relative and absolute poverty

After analyzing sources, reading an article, watching a video and reviewing the note-taking criteria involved in creating a Venn Diagram....the Grade 7s revised and improved their Venn Diagrams. Our critical thinking skills are improving with lots of involvement in...

Passionate about filming!

As our first session of Passion Projects this year comes to a close, the ladies involved in a film making project this term packed new ideas into their work until the last minute. They have been designing a range of short films to address both fun and serious topics...

Exploring rituals in G7.

In their new unit, Grade 7 made some connections to Individuals & Societies. They looked at a variety of human rituals from around the world, from the Maori haka to Balinese tooth-grinding and African mask dances. They learned that we use rituals for a variety of...

Physical Theatre

In line with the time of the year, Grade 7 have been taking part in some spooky dramatic activities! Today we were looking at physical theatre and the students were asked to use their own bodies to create the door to a big old haunted house! Ooooooh! There were some...

Creativity and expression with G7 students

G7 students expressed the phenomenon of belonging after perusal and research by writing an ounce topic where they merged their previous ideas with innovative new ideas they learned during the study of MYP from the analysis, organization and production of text of...