Secondary History

Shark Tank – Industrial Revolution Edition

Shark Tank – Industrial Revolution Edition

Grade 9 students have started a unit looking at the Industrial Revolution and how this event created social, political, and environmental change. Students are currently researching an invention from the era and preparing a pitch to potential investors. They are to...

In these turbulent times

In these turbulent times

It is important to note that back-to-online learning has again brought about disruptive change. However, we have been through this before and hopefully have learnt how to work through this. This is about being resilient. We have a short time left to finish the school...

New MYP Unit on Health and Medicine

New MYP Unit on Health and Medicine

This week Grade 10 students have started a new unit on the history and development of health and medicine. We will be tracking developments in the field from ancient times to the present and discovering what drove innovation. We will also take a look at health and...

Design

Design

A busy week in the design classrooms. Most of the students have been building on their basic cooking skills by completing skills based activities. The cooking units in design offer students the opportunity to learn vital life skills of how to feed themselves through...

I&S- Investigations into SGD #5, Gender Equality

I&S- Investigations into SGD #5, Gender Equality

Grade 7 and 8 students have been investigating the UN sustainable development goal # 5, Gender Equality. In their investigations, they have taken surveys, calculated ratios, and created posters sharing their data. They have also practiced a visual note-taking strategy...

Civil Rights Movement in Grade 10

Civil Rights Movement in Grade 10

Students have been finishing content about the Civil Rights Movement in the USA this week. We have had very interesting discussions and looked at events in the 1960s and how closely they resemble events from today. Students are currently engaged in an essay assignment...

Design Snapshot W27

Design Snapshot W27

Another busy week across the MYP grade levels. Grade 7 have been continuing to learn safe practices in the kitchen area. Grade 8 focused on the design challenge and the statement of inquiry. Grade 9 explored the sensors this week while grade 10 started to evaluate...

Student Librarians are the Best!

Student Librarians are the Best!

Our 7th-grade student librarians have been putting some hours in at the library! This week they started to tally up their hours and some of them have clocked over 26 hours volunteering for their service-as-action project since January! That is impressive, and it is...

Arabic G7 MYP :

Arabic G7 MYP :

G7 students analyzed a poem from Arabic poetry related to the content of the unit, which is the human values. The students employed the main concept and the related concept within the content of the poem. It included many of the values contained in the unit. Each...

Working on self-portrait collages.

Working on self-portrait collages.

Grade 7 students have done a lot of hard work to prepare for these artworks. We have gotten to the point where everyone comes in knowing exactly what they are going to work on that day, and can simply sit down and dig in. The atmosphere in the art space is fast-paced...

Chop chop….

Chop chop….

Most of the students (Grade 7 to 9) have been working in the design kitchen. Students have spent several periods discussing safety and best practice while in the teaching space. Students practiced their knife skills using carrots. They have been shown how to practice...

Experiments in Science

Experiments in Science

Students in grades 7-8 are beginning to do inquiry formally through lab experiments. By observation and asking the right questions, an understanding of underlying phenomena can be found. Documenting and writing complete reports is an important skill to communicate...

Sketchnoting in DP History

Sketchnoting in DP History

Students in grade 11 completed a really cool sketchnote this week that outlines the reasons for the policy of appeasement in the 1930s. Sketchnoting is a note taking technique that combines text, graphics, connectors, and containers and is a nice option to have if...

Design MYP

Design MYP

A big week this week where we used the design kitchen space for the first time after much planning and construction. Grade 8s were the first to use this space. The teaching area is split into two sections with sinks and dishwashers in the middle. We have have 12...

MYP Science 7-8

MYP Science 7-8

have you completed and submitted your summative tasks in google classroomBoth grade 7 and 8 have completed a massive unit. Grade 8s dealt with waves and how the human senses convert this into sound, sight and color. We also explored the use of waves in human...

Design

Design

Grade 7 to 9 had a cracking week mostly in the workshop as students finish their products. Grade 10 have been working on completing their final design plans. I will let pictures tell most of the story. Students put the final touches to their bird encouragement...

G7 Oman Week

G7 Oman Week

What a great week we have had with the grade 7 students. Our focus for the week was Sinbad the sailor, who reportedly originated from this part of the world. Let me break the week down in pictures. Research and presentation of Sinbad, life during those times and how...