Welcome to Grade 7

Grade 7 (Class of 2025)

G7 Woodwork back in the Swing of things!!

Students embarked on the design “face off” challenge where they will be creating faces to satisfy specified criteria. This challenge allows them to practice their newly acquired woodworking skills of drilling, screwing, glueing, hammering and sanding.

English classes this week

It was a short but sweet week where we enjoyed getting to know how each of us spent the winter break. Experiences ranged from falling off the ski slopes in Austria to chillaxing at home in Sohar. Grade 12 DP students are jogging their memory on Persepolis to make...

G7 Arabic

G7 students analyzed verses of poetry that talk about the value of humility and respect for others. The analysis addressed the main and partial ideas and an explanation of the vocabulary and aesthetics, where each student expressed his way and with his group with an...

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...

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...