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.

Primary online next week

Dear parents, This week has been good to see students back at school after the break, yet also it has been a concern to see the rise in Covid positive cases. Yesterday evening the Supreme Committee announced that KG to Grade 4 classes must go online from Sunday,...

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Have a wonderful Winter Break!

Have a wonderful Winter Break!

Dear parents, We have reached the end of the calendar year and today was great fun all around. Children came to school in their pyjamas, feasts were had, and movies and games were enjoyed. It was great to see the students having so much fun with their friends and...

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Nearing the winter break

Dear Parents, As we head into the final week before the winter break, it is good to see how teachers and students are motivated and engaged. I am sure such energy will continue until the last day on Thursday, December 16. Please ensure your child does attend school...

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CIS visit, Parent Committee, library books and a long weekend.

Dear parents, This has been a busy week for many at the school as we prepare for our CIS virtual visit. ABIS was accredited by CIS in 2017 and this new visit is at the start of an 18-month process for our re-accreditation from CIS. CIS is a world-renowned regulatory...

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Oman National Day & Parent Committee

Oman National Day & Parent Committee

Dear parents, Today being the 51st National Day of Oman, it was a special day for the entire school. This was the first time we gathered as a school for a brief ceremony raising the Oman flag and singing the national anthem. The students were all wearing Oman national...

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National Day next week and more

National Day next week and more

Dear parents, It has been wonderful to see the children play across the school at break times, and I have included some photographs below. I am very pleased to announce that the parent committee members have been finalised. Next week the members will be announced...

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Items for next week

Dear parents, A few items coming up. Next week is the 3-way conference for all grades. Please make sure that you have signed up to meet your child’s teachers. Please order food for your child/ren through Como catering. Details have been sent via a Newsflash. This...

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Parent Committee, long weekend, communication survey and more

Dear parents, We completed the school photographs and all went smoothly. This year we were able to have the siblings photographed together which was a nice change from last year. We should have the copies available soon. The last of our secondary students received...

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PLC, student photographs, communications and more

Dear parents, We are happy to be back at school this week and it's great to see all students on campus and classes back to normal. I will be sending a newsflash next week with details regarding the Parent Liaison Committee (PLC) which we would like to start again. We...

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Swimming and other news

Dear parents, I am pleased to announce that the Ministry of Education has approved swimming lessons as part of our Physical Education curriculum for Grades 1-10. Swimming classes will commence on Sunday October 10. More details will be shared with parents next week....

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Alpha Open Day this Saturday

Alpha Open Day this Saturday

Dear parents, As another week concludes with no safety and health issues, I am grateful to all parents who have exercised caution in keeping their children at home when ill. A reminder that if your child has been ill, please get clearance from a medical professional...

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Catering and other news

Dear parents, Another week has passed, and the children and teachers are settling well into school life. We changed how students experienced lunch time and this has been a positive step for all. Once the weather cools down enough, we will change back to students...

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Items of interest

Items of interest

Dear parents, We have had a good week and students are doing well in their learning. Every day I like to drop into classes and see the students, it is always of great interest to me to see the variety of activities taking place in their classes. The students appear to...

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A good week

A good week

Dear parents, What a wonderful week it has been with students back on campus and in their classes with friends. The week has gone quickly and happily for all. Today I am going to share a number of photos I took of students enjoying themselves during the break times....

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School is open for students

Dear parents, We are very much looking forward to seeing all our students on Sunday. We have spent the week ensuring all teaching areas meet the standards of the Ministry of Education with the correct distancing between students, all signage around the school has been...

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Welcome to the 2021-2022 academic year!

Dear parents, Welcome to both present and new students for the new school year of 2021-2022. We are very glad to have our students back with us again and all new students joining the school this year. While we are starting online, the announcement today from the...

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End of year message

Dear all, This year has now come to an end, and despite the difficulties of Covid-19 and the restrictions it presented to the school, we have persevered as a community and ensured our students received the best education possible. I commend all our staff for the...

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One last week for all!

Dear parents, We have now finished the week and I am sure that students and parents are all looking forward to the holidays at the end of next week. School reports will be issued on Wednesday via email and the students will finish school on Thursday at the normal...

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Grade 6 exhibition and parent survey

Dear parents, We are now only two weeks away from the end of the school year and teachers and students are wrapping up for the year. With the final day of school on Thursday June 17, teachers will ensure that students are engaged and working up until then. The ABIS...

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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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