Messages from the Primary Team Leader

A busy, successful week

A busy, successful week

Dear Families, I would like to thank all of you who attended the student led conferences this week.  We had an amazing turnout and there were excellent conversations held about learning across all grades. Students developed stronger communication skills as they found...

Back to Online Learning

Back to Online Learning

Dear Families; As you know, yesterday and today ABIS students and teachers returned to online learning. Teachers and students have been working through a few technical glitches and changes that have been made in Google Meet since January.  It has been amazing to see...

Online Learning Next Week

Online Learning Next Week

Dear Families, Students at ABIS had so much fun dressing up according to different themes each day this week.  Children were very creative and really enjoyed planning their outfits together. Twins day turned into Octuplets in some cases!  Some students built their...

Spirit Week Coming Up at ABIS

Spirit Week Coming Up at ABIS

Dear Families; As you are aware, ABIS has decided to shorten the school day during the holy month of Ramadan.  Information was shared in a Newsflash this week.  You will be informed of the starting date of Ramadan as soon as it has been announced by the Ministry of...

Wonderful Work at ABIS

Wonderful Work at ABIS

Dear Families, I hope you enjoy a sampling of the beautiful examples of learning that are displayed throughout the ABIS Primary campus. Have a wonderful weekend! Maeve

Enjoy the Break

Enjoy the Break

Dear Families, This week students across Primary celebrated their Mother Tongues, that is their first languages.  Many students asked, "What do I do if I have more than one first language?" Children at ABIS are multi-lingual, and while most speak some English and...

Museum of Oman

Museum of Oman

  Dear Families, Our Museum of Oman continues to grow and develop!  Students across all grades at ABIS have contributed to this fantastic collaboration and classes have been visiting and enjoying the presentations of learning all week long. What a wonderful...

Oman Week Highlights

Oman Week Highlights

Dear Families, What an exciting week it has been on campus.  Students have celebrated the energy and culture of Oman in so many different ways!  Stories, sports, arts and crafts activities, special foods and pretend sleepovers, weaving and pottery, songs and displays,...

Oman week is coming!

Oman week is coming!

Dear Families; Thank you to all parents for helping us to keep our ABIS community safe.  Students are coming to school each morning remembering to follow our health and safety protocols, wearing masks up over their noses, sanitizing upon entry, maintaining social...

Dear Primary Families; Thank you for your patience and support as we all returned to a safe in person learning environment.  Students have needed some ongoing reminders about following our health and safety protocols, but they arrive each morning with masks and...

Important Information About Pick Up at ABIS

Important Information About Pick Up at ABIS

Dear ABIS Families, Thank you for your patience during this first week back with all students present face to face.  It has been a very successful week in many regards, largely due to the support we receive each day from our parents.   To make the...

Back Together Again!

Back Together Again!

Dear Families, What a wonderful week it has been here at ABIS!  Everyone was so excited to be back in their classrooms learning and playing with their friends again. Even though we still have Covid safety protocols to follow, the students joy and energy transformed...

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...