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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.

A week online

Dear parents, Ramadan Mubarak! We have completed our first full week online. The technology has worked much better this week and the shortened timetable is also proving to be successful. The student led conferences this week were the highlight for students and...

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A brief week online

Dear parents, I trust that everyone had a great long weekend. Our first week back with students learning online and students have made the transition with ease. While we would much prefer the students be at school, it is reassuring to know that students have been able...

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Online next week

Dear parents, Due to the rising number of Covid-19 cases, the Supreme Committee yesterday announced that all schools must close and students learn online from next Sunday. This was disappointing news given we have done so well in maintaining our safety and health...

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Spirit Week and more

Dear parents, As we finish another successful week there are some items of interest for you for the near future. On Sunday we will begin the new drop off system with primary students dropped off at the gate and secondary students at both front carparks. If you have...

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Items to note

Dear parents, The weather is warming up and so we ask that your child brings a hat and a water bottle to school every day. We will remind our students that when they go outside they must wear a hat and bring their water bottle to stay hydrated. Since we started back...

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Spring Break next week

Spring Break next week

Dear parents, We are now going on our annual Spring Break for a week, with students returning to school on Monday March 8. Teachers will return a day earlier for a professional development day. The school is operating smoothly and we are pleased that our safety and...

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Walkathon and other news

Walkathon and other news

Dear parents, I am very pleased that the student Walkathon held last week has raised 1946 OMR so far. This is a tremendous effort and all participants are to be congratulated for such an excellent result! This week I have had the opportunity to visit many classes and...

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Oman week a success

Dear parents, We have just completed a highly successful Oman week. All grades engaged in activities which saw them out and about around the school campus, enjoying and having fun with their peers. A very big thanks to all our teachers who worked hard in both...

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Oman week, exams, reports and a farewell.

Oman week, exams, reports and a farewell.

Dear parents, We have a had a busy week leading up to Oman week which starts next Sunday and runs until next Thursday. During the week students will be engaged in all manner of activities on the school campus. We are looking forward to seeing the children engaged in...

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Oman Week, Walkathon and Reports

Oman Week, Walkathon and Reports

Dear parents, Al Batinah International School welcomes His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tariq and his wife Sayyida Ahad bint Abdullah to Suhar, we wish them a safe and good stay. As another successful week draws to a close, we are very pleased that the traffic is...

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Important Dates and Thanks

Dear parents, We are delighted to have all our students back at school and also welcoming for the first time this academic year our KG1-3 students. The school is in the new normal of face masks, physical distancing and sanitizing hands, but we are very grateful that...

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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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