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.

Choir performances

Our choir and musicians have been performing around Sohar. If you are free on Saturday night please join us at the Mercure at 5pm. There will also be a winter market.

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2019 Winter Concert

We are happy to invite you to the 2019 Winter Concert on Tuesday 17th December starting at 6pm. Featuring in this evening of music are all of the ABIS bands and choirs, soloists and a performance from Grade 3 students. All performances will be recorded to create an...

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School closed Thursday 21st November

ABIS closed for all students today, Thursday 21st November. Please see below... The Ministry of Education, in coordination with the Early Warning Centre has decided to halt teaching at local government and private schools on Thursday 21st of November,” a...

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Book your Three Way Conference appointments online

Along with Progress Report, we have sent a unique parent login code and a user guide, on reverse side of the letter from the Primary / Secondary Team Leader. Use this code, along with your child's date of birth information to book your appointments for the upcoming...

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ABIS closed on Sunday, November 10th for Prophet’s Birthday

To celebrate the Prophet’s Birthday, ABIS will be closed Sunday, November 10th in line with the following announcement: The government has announced holiday as part of Prophet Mohammed’s (PBUH) birthday for both the public and private sectors.According to authorities,...

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Photos are ready to order

Last month, Lensman Studios Photographers visited the school to take individual, class, sibling and family portraits. The digital thumbnails are ready for you to view in order to place an order.  Please view the photographs using the links below and complete the...

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Important Staffing Announcement

Dear ABIS parents,   We need to share some important news with you, and the wider ABIS community.  Our Head of School, Neil Tomalin, has decided to move on at the end of the current school year, and it is with reluctance that we have accepted his...

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School closed on Sunday

The MOE has announced that all local and private schools will be closed on Sunday 27thOct due to Al Shurah Council election. This means that ABIS will be closed on Sunday and will reopen on Monday 28th October! Enjoy the extra day holiday everyone!

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Photographer at ABIS next week

On Wednesday 9th and Thursday 10th October 2019, the photographer will be in school to take portraits of all staff and students. Please ensure students are wearing their ABIS branded tops on these days. Sibling photographs will be arranged within school time. Parents...

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Grade 9 are Master Chefs!

As part of our MYP Design course, Grade 9 have been learning how to design and create extraordinary food together. To day we created a wonderful 4 course meal in 45 minutes (and a great deal of work in advance). We building up to serving a full menu to VIP guests at...

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School will be closed on Sunday

In celebration of the Islamic New Year, and aligned with our usual practice, we will be following Sohar Aluminium and will be closed on Sunday, 1st September. School will resume on the 2nd of September. Enjoy the long weekend!

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Goodbyes & hellos

At this time of year we always have a series of goodbyes (and hellos) and this year is no exception. This year, there are a number of teachers who have decided head back home, all of them after extended periods of working as international teachers. Isgak and Rayda...

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Staffing Update

We are writing to let you know that for health reasons, Ms Ann Galliard will stopping work at ABIS We would like to thank Ann for all her commitment to the school and wish her good health for the future. Sebastien will be finishing the year as usual to ensure that...

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Contract for returning students

We are on course to be welcoming record numbers of student to ABIS next year and, if you are one of them, this message is for you! We are sending home a copy of the ABIS parent contract. It is required by the Omani Ministry of Education that it is signed by both...

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ABIS Parent Questionnaire – How did we do this Year?

We would like to ask you to spare 5 minutes to fill out a survey letting us know how well you feel we did this year. The survey is easy to use and easy to understand and we really want as many people as possible to give us feedback. Please click on the link below:...

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ABIS COMMUNITY IFTAAR

Dear ABIS Families, Although we are coming to the end of this school year, the Community Council has organized one final event: The ABIS Community Iftaar. As Ramadan is a chance for families to gather together, it seems fit- ting that our ABIS family take the...

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ABIS Community Outreach

On Friday the 10th of May, a group of students and staff went out into our Sohar community to hand out Hampers to less fortunate families. It was a good team effort driving from home to home delivering items we purchased with the money raised at our International day...

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ABIS at the MoE Private Schools’ Annual Event

This morning, ABIS attended the annual Ministry of Education's Private School's Event at the Green Oasis Hotel. Rawan and Al Baraa received certificates for their achievements in the Holy Quraan competition; while Lamar was honored for her success in the Quraan...

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Equal-a-thon, Charity Bazaar and Preparing for Ramadan

Thursday, 2nd May: 13:00 - 15:30 Gender-Equal-a-Thon This is a gentle reminder that the Grades 2 to 6 Gender Equal-a- Thon is taking place tomorrow. Participants need to bring their own lunch and swimwear. Parents are expected to pick-up their children at 15:30. 13:15...

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