Messages from the Primary Team Leader

So many interesting learnings this week!

As I carried out my Looking for Learning conversations with students I was reminded of how much learning goes on, both inside and outside the classroom, within traditional subjects and more non-traditional subjects. I was greeted with much joy and laughter by KG3 who...

So much talent at ABIS!

If you were lucky enough to attend our Talent Show last night I am sure you will agree with me that we certainly have a lot of up and coming talented students in our midst. We were treated to singing, tap dancing, gymnastics, sax playing, pianists, all led by four...

ASA’s off to a great start!

First I would like to welcome back Ms Eiman to the front desk. She has been on maternity leave and spending time with her daughter Muhra. We are certainly glad she is back but know she will miss being at home. Please drop by and say hello and congratulations. This...

Lunches Galore

It has been a pleasure to see the range of healthy food in our students lunch boxes. There has been a huge range from pasta to pancakes, sandwiches to rice, cereals with or without milk, homemade cheese breads, and a variety of fruits and vegetables. Thank you for...

Feeling a bit “dotty” today!

International Dot Day is one of my favourite days in the year. It's great to see the imagination our students, teachers and our parents. Thanks as always for your support. Important events coming up: Nautilus/ABIS Swim Meet tomorrow, 20th September, at school. Please...

Learning is Everywhere

It has been lovely to walk around the school and see what our students have been learning so far this year. There is a lot of action in our classrooms and if you come to our assemblies you will see each grade share at different times. Mangahigh - the new math app we...

Back into the Swing of Things!

Thanks to all of you who attended the parent Information Evening. It is always nice for teachers to be able to put faces to names and share their programmers. It also shows your children that you are interested in their learning and what is happening in their school...

Week One Over Already?

Well it's hard to believe how quickly time goes and that week one of school is done. It has been great to see everyone back and the students enjoying being at school after a long break. Some girls in Grade 5 summed up their summer, for me. "It was ok Ms Simpson but...

Science Olympiad reminder

This is a repost of the letter from Dr. Neha Sardar and Sarah Umar. They are able to offer and extension for registration. Please contact them if interested. Dear Fellow Parents,                 Next academic year we would like...

Happy Summer Break!

Well we made it through to the end of the school year. It has been another busy one with lots of new initiatives available with our new facilities. As always the school has received fantastic support from its parents and the community. Thank you on behalf of your...

One Week to Go!

It is hard to believe that I write this with the title of One Week to Go. You will see, when you get the annual report, what a busy year it has been making the most of our new facilities and the new initiatives that have arisen as a result. Teachers remain committed...

Happy Eid Break

We hope that you are all enjoying the extra long break due to the Eid holidays. Thank you to the mums who came for the last Mother Tongue Monday session. You are all invited to attend a "Thank you Coffee Morning" on Monday, 17th June at 8.20am. Upcoming dates:...

The Lion King, Snow White and G6 Graduation

Having missed assemblies over the last few weeks it was a pleasure and a delight to attend the Grade 2 play performances of The Lion King And Snow White. The students did themselves proud and it looks like their are a few shining actors in our midst. Congratulations...

Iftar at ABIS

Thank you to all of those parents who joined us last night for Iftar. Mr Barakat shared a presentation with us explaining more about Ramadan and the importance of fasting in the Muslim culture, along with the prayers before Iftar. He was joined by some students to...

Sustainable Steps Forward

Sustainability comes with a bit of patience and practice. Often it feels like baby steps, but when you look at how far we've come with recycling and the Plasbin program at ABIS, you will see a big step forward. We now have a monthly pick up of our materials being...

Events continue

Thank you to all of the parents who are supporting their children during Ramadan and with pick up times. Things are going well surrounding this. Although it is Ramadan school continues as normal. This week I have had many students come to find me to share in their...

Maher Shop – Pre-orders

Dear Secondary Students and Teachers, As we mentioned at our presentation for our Maher involved CAS Project two weeks ago, we are opening up the opportunity for our community to pre-order any items they wish to buy. Attached is a catalogue of items that you can...

The Exhibition

April 30 and May 1 marked the days of the Grade 6 Exhibiton: The culmination of the PYP program. The Grade 6s did an amazing job sharing their learning journey and process on April 30th. Grade 6s wanted to make their learning accessible to younger students at ABIS....

A busy week passed quickly

Exhibition 2019 This week we had our Grade 6 students taking part in their Exhibition - the culmination of the Primary Years Programme. I hope you managed to come along and see what they have been involved in over the past 8 weeks and all of the hard work they have...

Ramadan is coming up

Please read the guidelines below. ABIS Ramadan Guidelines As an International school, ABIS will operate normally during Ramadan, though it will make some adjustments to respect our Omanis and host country. All fasting students are expected to attend school so that...