Messages from the Primary Team Leader

Happy National Day Oman!

Happy National Day Oman!

Dear Families, Today was an exciting day on the ABIS campus!  Students and staff looked fantastic in their national dress and Omani colours.  They were thrilled to show off their wonderful outfits in celebration of the 51st Omani National Day.  Congratulations to Oman...

Oman National Day coming up

Oman National Day coming up

Dear Families, Thank you all for attending Three Way Conferences last week.  We had almost all our families attend in Primary, and it was wonderful for the children to be able to introduce their teachers and their learning spaces to their parents. I was very happy to...

Three Way Conferences coming up!

Three Way Conferences coming up!

Dear Families, We hope you enjoyed your long weekend with family and had some time to relax and spend time making memories together.  Prior to the long weekend you received your child's progress report for the first term of the school year.  I hope you were able to...

Learning At ABIS

Learning At ABIS

Dear Families; It is with great pleasure that we welcomed back Ms. Margot, our fabulous Information Technology teacher and librarian, and Mr. Mike, our energetic Primary music and KG PE teacher, this week. Thank you to Ms. Cora Brady-Robeau and Ms. Ana Sepanovic who...

Swimming at ABIS has begun

Swimming at ABIS has begun

Dear Families; The students we so excited to begin swimming this week!  Mr. Cooper and Mr. Munn have worked hard to ensure that social distancing and safety protocols are being followed so that our students can finally enjoy the water again.  Two coaches from Nautilus...

We love learning at ABIS

We love learning at ABIS

Dear Families; We continue to have busy and productive days at ABIS and there is lots happening around the campus to keep students engaged and excited about their learning each day.  The weather remains hot enough to continue having indoor lunch times, but we are...

Loving Learning at ABIS

Loving Learning at ABIS

Dear Families, Thank you all for the ongoing support you are providing your children in order for our community of learners to remain safe and healthy at school.  Students being students, we are reminding them throughout each day to maintain social distancing and...

ABIS: A Community of Learners

ABIS: A Community of Learners

Dear Families, Thank you to everyone who attended the Parent Information Evening online sessions on Tuesday evening.  Teachers were very pleased with the turnout and families seemed happy with the opportunity to meet their child's teachers in person, hear about the...

Welcome back in person!

Welcome back in person!

Dear Families, We are so pleased to welcome students back to school in person this coming Sunday, August 29.  By now you will have received communications from your child's teacher(s), and from the school, about the procedures and protocols for everyone to return in a...

Welcome Back

Welcome Back

Dear Families, Welcome back to a brand new school year, filled with endless possibilities.  All of us here at ABIS are excited about creating new learning environments and building our community relationships over the year to come. You have received some emails...

Have a wonderful summer!

Have a wonderful summer!

Dear Families, Today marks the last day of school for the 2020 - 2021 academic year. And what a year it has been! The students and teachers at ABIS have shown incredible resilience over the course of the year and I am extremely proud of the way we have completed the...

The last week of school!

The last week of school!

Dear Families, It is hard to believe that the last week of our school year is approaching.  It's been a year of growth, collaboration and learning for everyone, and as we reflect on our time we can all be proud of our accomplishments.  We have successfully navigated a...

PYP Exhibition is Ready!

Dear Families, This time of year is always a flurry of activity in schools, with end of year plans, report cards and completion of projects and assignments happening, in addition to the anticipation of summer holidays and the changes coming up next academic year.  In...

Keep up the hard work!

Keep up the hard work!

Dear Families, It is hard to believe that we only have 3 weeks of school left in this interesting and unique year! Students remain engaged in learning and teachers are continuing to gather evidence of growth over the year as they begin to prepare year end report...

Dear Families, We had such exciting weather this week!  I got to see first hand how quickly the rain changes things here in Oman.  We also understand that it caused some internet issues for students working from home and hope that these will be short lived.  Teachers...

Thank you ABIS parents

Thank you ABIS parents

Dear Families, We continue to see excellent attendance and engagement from students across all grades in the online Primary classes.  This is fantastic!  It's a testament to the students' curiosity and desire to continue to learn, and to connect with their friends and...

Happy Earth Day

Happy Earth Day

Dear Families, I would like to congratulate families across the primary grades for the stellar punctuation, attendance and participation in online classes. Teachers have reported excellent engagement from students, which means that quality learning continues. ...

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...