Messages from the Primary Team Leader

Return to Face to Face Learning

Return to Face to Face Learning

Dear Families, Congratulations to the following students for their achievements in the Ministry of Education's Qur'an competition held last academic year: Grade 3: Rawnaq Al Rubaiey; Grade 5: Durah Yousuf Al Abdulsalam; Grade 6: Lamar Mohammed Al Mammari. They were...

2021: New Beginnings

2021: New Beginnings

Dear Primary Families; Welcome to 2021 and a new year in Sohar and at ABIS.  I wish all of you health, happiness and success in the coming year. Our classes started online this week and students were truly happy to be back together again, even if virtually.  It's been...

Happy Winter Break!

Dear Families, We are happy to begin our winter break today.  Students, parents and teachers have all been working hard together over these past months to make online, face to face and blended learning successful for our students. It's been a learning experience for...

Dear Primary Families, As you are aware, we recently heard the good news that Kindergarten students are allowed to return to school.  We are very excited to welcome back KG 1, 2 & 3 students to our ABIS campus in person on January 17.  KG3 will remain online until...

Farewell Ms. Simpson

Farewell Ms. Simpson

Dear Families, Yesterday ABIS said goodbye to Ms. Simpson, who has been at the school for 7 years.  Her drive and dedication have had a huge impact across the school over the years, and student well being and learning was always at the heart of her work here.  I feel...

Dear Families, I hope you are enjoying this long weekend in honour of the 50th National Day for Oman. Blended learning continues throughout the Primary classes, with more students returning to the classroom each week.  If you would like your child to start face to...

Happy 50th Oman National Day!

Happy 50th Oman National Day!

                                                                                          Dear Families, What a wonderful week we have had at ABIS!  Yesterday, Nov. 18, was Omani National Day.  Our campus was festively decorated and many of our students participated...

Blended Learning = Success

Dear Families, We are very pleased with the success of this week at ABIS! Students and teachers worked hard in both online and face to face learning groups and overall the transitions went very smoothly. As was announced last week, families can change their mind on a...

An exciting week at ABIS!

This week has been busy and exciting, as we plan to begin KG3 learning online on Sunday as well as restructure our Primary learning to incorporate both online learning and face to face learning for our grades 1-6 students. Teachers have been organizing learning...

Greetings, in person, from ABIS campus!

Greetings, in person, from ABIS campus!

Dear Families, I'm so pleased to be writing to you from ABIS campus this week!  I arrived in Sohar and completed my quarantine just in time for the first day back from Autumn break.  It's been fantastic to finally see the school building and grounds in person, and...

Enjoy the Break!

Enjoy the Break!

  Dear Families, I'm so pleased to be writing this Broadcaster post from my new home in Sohar!  While I am in quarantine for 2 weeks, I will soon be able to visit the school campus and see ABIS in person, meet some of the teachers and staff, and begin to explore...

Primary News

Primary News

Dear Families, I hope you managed to relax over the unexpected long weekend, and that everyone was able to take a break from screen time.  I also took advantage and went walking in the fresh autumn air in Canada, admiring the beautiful changing colours and even seeing...

Parent Initiative: Science Olympiad Foundation

Parent Initiative: Science Olympiad Foundation

The following letter is a parent initiative from Dr. Neha Danish Sardar. Dear Parents,                 Greetings, Hope you all are safe and healthy. The Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF) competition is back again and our students have performed exceptionally well last...

Week 4 in Primary

Week 4 in Primary

Dear Families, Another busy week comes to a close at ABIS.  I have seen: Grade 1 students collecting and managing data; Grade 2 students organizing Games Night for their families; Grade 3 students brainstorming adjectives to describe emotions on Jamboard; Grade 4...

Dear Families, We have completed Week 2 of Distance Learning at ABIS and I am so happy to see fantastic growth and learning occurring throughout all Primary classes.  Older students are moving almost seamlessly throughout their schedules, using different tech tools...

Distance Learning Begins

Distance Learning Begins

It was wonderful to see and feel the energy of students and teachers this week as we began our Distance Learning program at ABIS on Tuesday morning.  Teachers were armed and ready with engaging learning activities and get to know you games.  The students...

The Preparations Continue

The Preparations Continue

Dear Families, We have had another successful week of Teacher Orientation and preparations here at ABIS.  This week all staff were together virtually as we explored new technology tools and reviewed expectations for quality learning. We are working on Oman time, but...

Welcome to a New School Year!

Welcome to a New School Year!

  My name is Maeve Doherty and I am delighted to be making my first Broadcaster post as the new Primary Team Leader of ABIS for the 2020-2021 school year. This week the SLT (Senior Leadership Team) and all new teachers have been busily meeting online, getting to...

Teaching Assignments 2020 – 2021

Dear Families, Please find here this year's teachers and grade level placements. We are very much looking forward to welcoming you and your children back to the school year whether it be online or in person. Teachers are already working hard in the background...