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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.

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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Farewell & Good Luck

Eid Mubarak! I just wanted to get in touch one last time to wish you all the very best for the next school year. I know how challenging the last few months have been for all of our students and families and hope that you have been able to find some peace over the last...

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To Our Wonderful ABIS Community

To Our Wonderful ABIS Community

Well here we are at the end of a very strange year. We would like to thank you for your continued support throughout the year and especially during Distance Learning. Due to the Covid19 situation we are unable to host our End of Year Assembly and all that entails....

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Reminder : End of Year School Resource Drop-Off Booking

Reminder : End of Year School Resource Drop-Off Booking

As we wrap up the school year, we need to collect any resources that your child(ren) has been using at home. We will be coordinating the collection for Tuesday and Wednesday (June 16 and 17) with several times to choose from. Resources to return to the school include...

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End of Year School Resource Drop-Off Booking

End of Year School Resource Drop-Off Booking

As we wrap up the school year, we need to collect any resources that your child(ren) has been using at home. We will be coordinating the collection for Tuesday and Wednesday (June 16 and 17) with several times to choose from. Resources to return to the school include...

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ABIS Parent Questionnaire – How did we do this Year?

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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Departing Teachers & Newcomers Next Year

With all the challenges that we have faced this academic year, I want to thank you all for your ongoing support of the school. It has been wonderful for us to receive the messages of support that you have taken the time to share. It is at this time we take a moment to...

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Distance Learning continues at ABIS

Dear Parents, The announcement by the Supreme Committee that schools are to close on Thursday brings with it an end to the school year that we would not have chosen. We would like to thank you, our wonderful ABIS community, for your ongoing support of your child and...

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Important Information About The Rest Of This Academic Year

As many of you already know, the Ministry of Education has decided to close all schools from this Thursday. As a result of this, Thursday will be the last day of assessed, obligatory attendance for students in this school year. The end of year reports will cover the...

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May the 4th – Attention Students

May the 4th – Attention Students

Monday next week is May 4th. Traditionally in ABIS we celebrate this day as Stars Wars, May the Force Be With You. If we were in school we would dress up as a character from Star Wars. We are encouraging students to dress up on Monday, take a photo and share with your...

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