Middle school students working together to deepen their understandings
Middle school students are challenged to make learning theirs.
Cramming for tests and learning without knowing the whys DO NOT happen at ABIS. Students develop sophisticated and subtle pictures of our world through posing their own questions, researching and making informed judgments.
A place of learning…
The Middle Years Programme for students in Grade 7 – 10
We are a candidate school for the MYP*. It is a challenging framework that encourages students to make practical connections between their studies and the real world, the MYP is inclusive by design; students of all interests and academic abilities can benefit from their participation.
Find out more about the Programme
Middle school students challenged to be their best
Middle school students at ABIS are expected to take responsibility for their own learning. Our students are actively engaged and challenged to look at local issues with global significance. Our goal is to make school a place where they love to come because they are challenged, cared for and respected.
Sometimes you just need to put your head down and concentrate!
Challenging & rigorous
Students at the ABIS middle school are expected to be role models for our younger children. We want them to step up and take responsibility for themselves & and their learning.
Broad & inclusive
Our MYP students have lots of opportunities to grow in a wide range of ways. We work to help them explore who they want to become.
Al Batinah International School is a candidate school* for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme and pursuing authorization as an IB World School. IB World Schools share a common philosophy—a commitment to improve the teaching and learning of a diverse and inclusive community of students by delivering challenging, high quality programmes of international education that share a powerful vision.**
*Only schools authorized by the International Baccalaureate can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme or the IB Career-related Certificate (IBCC). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted.
For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit www.ibo.org
**Mission Statement from the IB
The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end the organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.