Messages from the Primary Team Leader

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...

Student Led Conference Successes

Thank you to everyone who came to share in their child's learning on Tuesday. Student Led and Three Way Conferences are a great way to support your child's sense of student agency. Being able to share their thoughts and perspectives about their own learning first,...

Wow, I hope you didn’t miss the Greatest Show!

What a treat we had on Tuesday evening. From lions to clowns, jugglers to hoola hoopers, marching bands and dancers. There was so much action that it was hard to know where to look! A huge thanks to all the teachers involved in preparing for the evening, especially Ms...

Student-led Conferences on April 16th, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Dear Parents, The Student Led Conferences is on Tuesday, the 16th of April 2019. What is a Student Led Conference (SLC)? For those who are new to ABIS, an SLC enables students to take the lead in discussing their own learning and goals. Advisors/Teachers are present...

Happy Holiday!

It was great to see some new faces join our Mother Tongue Monday this week. We hope you enjoyed spending time with us. It is fun to watch the students participating in a range of activities including card games, board games, puzzles and reading of stories. Today I...

Week 25

More swimming this week Today our beginning Swimmers took part in a Fun Swim Gala. It was amazing to see the new found confidence and skills that these students have gained since the beginning of the year. And swimming certificates presented today at assembly for last...

Swim Gala Success

Thanks to our PE teachers, teachers, students and parents for the fun and competition had yesterday at our Swim Gala. As many of you are aware yesterday's gala followed a different programme. We would be interested to hear your feedback in terms of a SWOT Analysis....

Welcome to March!

Due to a technical glitch this post didn't post yesterday as part of the Broadcaster so you are receiving as a Newsflash due to important content. Please read. I hope you all had a relaxing break and have come back to school refreshed. It has been a very busy week for...

Some new initiatives this past week!

What a wonderful turnout for our first Biathlon held on Friday. A massive thank you to Ella and her team particularly Paul, Laura, and Sean. Also to all the other parents and teachers who helped out on the day and supported the children and adults! Watch out for the...

So Much on this Week

We were treated to many different displays of learning this week, both in and outside of the classroom. Our Early Childhood Centre displayed all of their learning in terms of artistic expression they have been engaged in. If you didn't manage to catch it today the...