Welcome to my blog!

One of the most important skills that students learn at school is the ability to communicate effectively. Sharing our learning is important and here in my blog I will attempt to share some what is important with you.

I hope you find it useful and informative.

Welcome back to school

Welcome back to school

Dear parents, We welcome back all our students after the winter break followed by two weeks online learning. I hope you all had a wonderful holiday over the winter break. Everyone is excited to see the students returning to school! Next week marks the return of our KG...

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Enjoy the Winter Break!

Dear parents, The next two weeks we will all enjoy the Winter Break, well deserved by students and teachers. These past few weeks with students at school have made the school come alive, we are all enjoying the sight of children using the playgrounds, learning in...

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Photographs are ready to order now

The photographs taken in school this week are ready for you to view and place your orders.  The digital thumbnails can be viewed by following these links:  Individual Photos Link Class Photos Link Siblings Photos Link Please place your order by completing form at this...

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KG returns, student photographs and more

Dear parents, We are pleased that KG classes can resume in January at school. On January 17, students in KG will be coming back after a long time away. Our school is ready to welcome them, and all health and safety precautions will be taken. A Newsflash was sent out...

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A busy school week

Dear parents, It’s been a great week. The weather is perfect, school is running exceptionally well and the news that KG will be allowed to open soon was very welcome. We are waiting for instructions from the Ministry of Education for when this will start. The Grade 10...

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A short week

Dear parents, This was a short week for all due to the long weekend, yet much was still accomplished in school. Classes are running well, both in person and online, and we are finding more students have been returning to school. We are maintaining our strong health...

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A good week

Dear parents, The second week of face to face learning has been completed at school, and those who are at home have continued with online learning. We are seeing more students return to school this week and welcome those who are planning to do so. If you wish to send...

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A recap of the week

Dear parents, The first week with the school open to all students has been a great success. Our planning and implementation of ABIS health and safety protocols demonstrate a high attention to the ongoing health of our students and staff. The Sohar Aluminium Health and...

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An eventful week

Dear parents,  This week has been a whirlwind of events with the Ministry of Education visiting, then giving ABIS approval to open, as well as allowing the opening of KG3 online. Further, their warm compliments on how the school is organised for the safety and...

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Authorised for IB MYP

Dear parents, I am delighted to announce that we have received confirmation ABIS was successful in obtaining authorisation for the IB MYP. This is excellent news, and we are now one of only two schools in Oman to have 3 IB programmes: PYP, MYP, DP. That ABIS has...

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Autumn break

Dear parents, We have come to end of the first teaching period of the year, and everyone will be enjoying a week off from school for the Autumn break. The year has started off well and I am pleased to see just how well the students have been engaging in their lessons....

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MYP authorisation virtual visit

Dear parents, We have now completed our 5th week of Distance Learning though this week was shortened by the sad news of the passing of Kuwait's Emir, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmed al-Sabah. Jordan's King Abdullah II noted “Today we lost a big brother and a wise and loving...

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Looking ahead

Looking ahead

Dear parents, Another week of Distance Learning has gone by, and we are now taking stock of what we have accomplished and what lies ahead for the school community. Our planning of health and safety protocols is in progress should the Supreme Committee allow schools to...

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A good week for all

A good week for all

Dear parents, The third week of Distance Learning is now finished and we are finding that students are becoming more comfortable with the platforms and the teaching and learning. This is a positive step for everyone, and we hope that the learning curve continues to...

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A good week of learning

A good week of learning

Dear parents, As we end our second week at school, I have met with the senior leadership team to discuss how well the students have settled into their Distance Learning. The reports coming back are positive; the students are becoming used to their learning activities...

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The academic year starts!

Dear parents, We are delighted that the students have returned to school even though it is, at this time, with Distance Learning. This week has been a learning curve for students, however with time they will become wonderfully comfortable with their learning. There...

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Online, busy and loving seeing you all!

Online, busy and loving seeing you all!

Welcome back to ABIS and our new school year. While we would all prefer to be seeing you face to face we have loved getting started online and hope you and your children have too. Thank you so much for supporting and helping your children during this time. It is so...

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Learning Materials and Meet the Team

Learning Materials and Meet the Team

Dear Parents and students, We have been busy this week working with teachers and staff getting the school ready, the Distance Learning website has been launched, and students learning materials have arrived and been allocated to each class.The pickup time for your...

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An update on ABIS

An update on ABIS

Dear parents and students, It’s been a busy week for everyone at ABIS as we ready the school for the new academic year and prepare for teaching and learning. The new and returning teachers have spent the week online in an orientation week designed to ready them for...

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Greetings!

Greetings!

Dear parents and students, It is with great pleasure that I introduce myself as the new Head of ABIS. For the past few weeks, I have been working with the management team organising the upcoming academic year and coming to know just how wonderful the ABIS community...

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