Messages from the Primary Team Leader

Highlights for the Year

Highlights for the Year

Well as my last post for this year I wanted to share some highlights for me. One of my proudest moments is when I watch your children on stage showcasing their learning during their classroom assemblies. I just love the confidence that your children develop from such...

One more week of school for 2019/20

Well it’s hard to believe that there is only one week to go in what has been a very unusual and trying year. It has been great to see so many students engaging in learning opportunities right up until the last minute. It is also great to see so many parents who are...

Celebrating 50 Days Distance Learning

Celebrating 50 Days Distance Learning

This week, on Tuesday, we celebrated 50 Days of Distance Learning at ABIS. There was a myriad of activities that students could engage in form math, to baking to exercise. It has been lovely to see the range of responses posted by students all with the help of you,...

Wow, only three weeks to go!

Hi everyone, It’s hard to believe that there are only three weeks left in this academic year. It has been a bit of a topsy turvey time, especially since our winter break but what a lot of learning has taken place with all of our new experiences. In times like these it...

Learning continues at ABIS!

Learning continues at ABIS!

It has been great to see many of our students continued engagement this week. There are still a great many challenges being accepted by your children. Among them learning some life skills like changing light bulbs, doing the washing, cooking dinner and baking bread....

Week 32 at ABIS

Well what a surprise announcement by the Supreme Committee this week! Things are certainly changing in our world around us. I would like to reassure you that we will continue to provide quality learning opportunities to your child and children. We would like to thank...

Parents – this week’s post is all about YOU!

Parents – this week’s post is all about YOU!

First, a huge thank you for all of your support of your children and the teachers during this challenging time. Today we completed seven weeks of online learning! A bit of a milestone I think. I would like to reassure you that you are doing a great job of balancing...

A Busy Week

A Busy Week

I would like to start my post today by congratulating Aidan McBirnie who entered a recent story writing competition. He was competing against students as old as 17 and won third place! Aiden is 8 years old and in grade 3. The title of his story was Sea Monster Days....

Week 4  Distance Learning

Week 4 Distance Learning

Hard to believe we have been following our online learning programme for four weeks! Most of our students are doing a great job of taking responsibility for their own learning, managing their time and communicating effectively with their teachers. Thank you to those...

Some Wacky Stuff this Week!

Some Wacky Stuff this Week!

Thank you to everyone who took part in Wacky Wednesday on Wednesday, 1st of April. I had great fun reading Wacky Wednesday by Dr Seuss and seeing so many of you either dressing up or reading in wacky places. I also loved watching some of those wacky PE workouts that...

Some great Distance Learning happening!

Some great Distance Learning happening!

Today I wanted to share with you the different types of learning that are happening in homes. While we are trying to maintain the traditional learning around reading, Writing, Maths and units of inquiry there are other skills your child can be engaged in. If you have...

One week of Distance Learning down!

Hi Parents and Caregivers, Well we have made it through one week of online learning. We thank you for your patience while we make sure we are getting information to you and you are learning how to use See Saw. Great learning for everyone. For some of you you may find...

Germ Busters at ABIS!

Germ Busters at ABIS!

Thanks to grade 1 who led assembly today teaching us all how to not share germs. It is a great reminder to wash hands regularly, catch your sneeze and stay home if you are feeling unwell. Book Week begins next week. There will be lots of fun activities culminating in...

Health and Hygiene assembly at ABIS

Health and Hygiene assembly at ABIS

ABIS hosted a MOH health professional on Wednesday to discuss appropriate hygiene measures to ensure optimal health at school and home. Hand washing with soap - after playing with others, using the toilet, before and after eating Use hand sanitizer often when hand...

Preparing for our assembly this week took some extra time and involvement from parents and students. Thank you for your efforts and encouragement. This week students and staff have been involved in cleaning all of our Omán Week camping equipment and storing away for...

Another successful Omán Week

Another successful Omán Week

We hope you have been able to keep up to date with all of the goings on for Omán Week. It has been great to visit some of the trips and we have loved seeing all of the photos as I am sure you have too. There will be some very tired children (and teachers) when they...

Oman Week is here!

Oman Week is here!

There was much fun, industry and teamwork this week where several classes practiced putting up their tents for Omán Week. Students and teachers are super excited and a little bit nervous but I know a great time will be had by all. Please make sure your child has...

Cooler weather to begin our next semester

Cooler weather to begin our next semester

Isn't it nice to enjoy the cooler weather in the morning and in the evenings. Our students are enjoying the outdoor play areas before and after school and it is nice to see them making the most of these opportunities during the school day. This week I enjoyed learning...

Swimming & Oman Week

Swimming & Oman Week

Thank you to those parents who attended the Oman Week Information Evening. There are lots of exciting activities planned and students look forward to creating new memories and solidifying friendships during this time. Oman Week is part of the curriculum at ABIS and as...

Science Fair & G3 Assembly

Science Fair & G3 Assembly

it was great to see the culminating efforts of our grade 3-6 students with their science Fair projects and experiments that have been taking place over the past few weeks. There were so many different displays and it was great to be able to ask the students about what...