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News image BIS Abu Dhabi students heading to Houston for the NAE UNICEF Student Summit - BIS Abu Dhabi students heading to Houston for the NAE UNICEF Student Summit News | School News
BIS Abu Dhabi students heading to Houston for the NAE UNICEF Student Summit
As part of Nord Anglia Education (NAE), one of the world’s leading international schools groups, The British International School Abu Dhabi is proud to have 3 attending this year’s NAE-UNICEF Student Summit, hosted for the first time ever in Houston, Texas from 12 to 19 June 2024.

A total of 123 students have been selected from across Nord Anglia Education’s global family of schools to attend this year’s NAE-UNICEF Student Summit.

Through Nord Anglia Education’s global collaboration with UNICEF, students have been raising awareness of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through social impact projects. The SDGs are a collection of 17 goals set by the United Nations regarding social and economic development issues.
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Graduation 2024
On 22nd of May, the school auditorium was filled with excitement and pride as our Class of 2024 celebrated their International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) graduation. This occasion marked a significant milestone for our Year 13 students, their proud parents, and the dedicated teachers who have supported them throughout their educational journey.
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Celebrating Year 10 Work Experience Success

It's been an exciting week for our Year 10 students as they embarked on their work experience journey across Abu Dhabi and the UAE. From schools to businesses, hospitals to garages, hotels to offices our students have been immersed in real-world environments, gaining invaluable insights into various industries.

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News image Enhancing Creativity: Helen Tocci's Visit to BIS Abu Dhabi from The Juilliard School - Enhancing Creativity Helen Toccis Visit to BIS Abu Dhabi from The Juilliard School News | School News
Enhancing Creativity: Helen Tocci's Visit to BIS Abu Dhabi from The Juilliard School

Last week, we were thrilled to welcome Helen Tocci, our Dance Specialist from The Juilliard School, to BIS Abu Dhabi. During the visit, Helen observed our PE teachers delivering the Juilliard Creative Classroom lessons, which support the Dance programme within the PE Department here at BIS Abu Dhabi. The Juilliard Creative Classroom is an online platform full of resources and tools that provide additional material to teachers to engage students in creative lessons with meaningful tasks and activities, along with visual images, accompanying music, and reflective dialogue.

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MIT Winners
We are delighted to announce that two of our Year 11 students, Diana and Leena, were successful in the MIT competition for a place in this year 's MIT Student trip to Boston in October 2024! Their achievement is particularly notable given the exceptional quality of entries received from not only our school, but around the world. The selection panel was thoroughly impressed by the ingenuity and insight demonstrated in their submissions.
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News image Empowering Urban Regeneration Year 4s Sustainability Workshop Wins Advance HE Global Impact Grant - Empowering Urban Regeneration Year 4s Sustainability Workshop Wins Advance HE Global Impact Grant News | School News
Empowering Urban Regeneration: Year 4s Sustainability Workshop Wins Advance HE Global Impact Grant

We are delighted to announce that our Term 1 Sustainability, Architecture and the City workshop: A workshop for Urban Regeneration in Abu Dhabi, a collaborative effort between the Department of Architecture and Design of Abu Dhabi University and Year 4 of The British International School Abu Dhabi has won yet another award through the Advance HE annual Global Impact Grants 2023-24.

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World Scholars at BIS Abu Dhabi

On the 26th and 27th April, BIS Abu Dhabi had a visit from the World Scholar’s Cup, who held a competition for our students. We had 55 students participating over the course of the two days in a range of academic competitions.

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News image What is the Importance of Moral Education | BIS Abu Dhabi - The importance of moral education Blog | School News
What is the importance of moral education?

At BIS Abu Dhabi, Kindness, Honesty, and Respect are so much more than words. They’re our core values – the principles our community lives and learns by every day.

We know how important it is to instill values like these in our students. But how do we do it? In this article, we discuss our commitment to Personal, Social, and Moral Education – and how initiatives like the BISAD Diploma help to nurture socially responsible, culturally aware, well-rounded young people.


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News image How to Improve Student Wellbeing | BIS Abu Dhabi - How we improve student wellbeing Blog | School News
How to improve student wellbeing

Student health and wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do at BIS Abu Dhabi.

Putting mental health and wellbeing first ensures our young people are happy, healthy, and love coming to school every day. This, in turn, enables them to thrive academically and build strong social relationships.

Our teachers, pastoral staff, and two specialist counsellors drive our holistic approach, implementing whole-school support programmes, coming up with innovative ideas, and making sure your child receives the right care and attention.

In this article, we discuss some of our emotional support strategies – from encouraging student voices to the safe use of technology.


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News image British International School Abu Dhabi teachers explore the future of education - British International School Abu Dhabi teachers explore the future of education News | School News
British International School Abu Dhabi teachers explore the future of education

As a Nord Anglia Education school, our teachers never stop learning. We handpick outstanding educators to join our exciting professional community, where they collaborate, brainstorm, share best practice and innovate with colleagues from more than 85 schools around the world. In March, more than 200 international educators descended on Hanoi, Vietnam to innovate, problem solve and brainstorm at one of the world’s largest academic conferences.

 

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One People One Planet

Come and relive the vibrant energy of our One People One Planet Celebration! On Tuesday, 30th January, our school was transformed into a hub of unity, wellness, and sustainability.

Our students poured their dedication and creativity into organising this event, and their hard work was evident in the beaming smiles that filled the air. From thought-provoking TED Talks on sustainability to enlightening presentations by guest speakers, the morning was brimming with inspiration and learning opportunities.

In the afternoon, under the warm sun, families indulged in a plethora of festival-style activities and sports. From the rhythmic melodies of BIYAND's performance to the laughter echoing through the Eco Enterprise area games and the excitement of the FI recycled cars competition, there was something for everyone.

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Mastering the Art of Revision

BIS Abu Dhabi Launches A Guide to Effective Revision

At The British International School Abu Dhabi (BIS Abu Dhabi), our passion for learning goes beyond the classroom walls, it’s the driving force behind everything we do. I became a teacher, because I loved learning in my own school days, and I continue to aspire to be a lifelong learner. My goal is to instil this passion in my students, empowering them to become independent and self-driven learners.

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Secondary Celebration Assemblies
This week in Secondary, we have recognised and celebrated student achievements in curriculum subjects, as well as accomplishments outside of the classroom through our BISAD Values Awards and Outstanding Whole School Contribution Awards for Term 1. 
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Message from our New Principal
Firstly, I extend a warm welcome to our new families and a sincere welcome back to our existing families for Term 2. As officially communicated earlier this week, I am thrilled to personally share with you the news of my appointment as the Principal of the British International School Abu Dhabi.
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Year 1 Pirate Day
Yesterday, children in Year 1 celebrated the end of their pirates topic in style! Children put all of their skills and knowledge to the test to see if they'd learnt enough to graduate from pirate school.
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Year 4 COP 28 Conference
Last week, saw the launch of Year 4s COP28 Sustainability Conference. Our children have been inspired this term by the COP28 in Dubai to learn all about sustainability and how to save our planet. 
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Dubai 7s

Last weekend, our joint BIS Abu Dhabi and NAS Dubai Nord Anglia Education Rugby Team participated in Dubai 7s. This is the first time two Nord Anglia Education schools have come together to form a ‘representative’ team and we are incredibly proud of all the boys who were selected to represent the school and the Nord Anglia Education group on the pitch.

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Message from the Associate Principal

Before I start this week’s newsletter, I want to thank you all for the partnership and support you continue to show as we work together as a community to educate our children. I do hope you are able to enjoy some of the winter break as a family and have time together that is memorable for all the good reasons. Our children grow up so quickly and such moments matter to us; I wish you all the best over the break and look forward to your safe return in the new year.

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FS2 Winter Production
On Wednesday, FS2 took their parents on an amazing adventure to learn about how we can save the planet.

Eddie the penguin discovers that the ice around him is melting, and his world is changing. What can he do?
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News image Manarat Al Saadiyat Art Adventure Visual Arts Trip to Abu Dhabi Art Fair 2023 - Manarat Al Saadiyat Art Adventure Visual Arts Trip to Abu Dhabi Art Fair 2023 News | School News
Manarat Al Saadiyat Art Adventure Visual Arts Trip to Abu Dhabi Art Fair 2023
We are excited to share the experiences of our Year 10 Visual Arts students who recently embarked on an inspiring journey to the 2023 Abu Dhabi Art Fair at the prestigious Manarat Al Saadiyat Art Gallery. The trip was a fascinating exploration of creativity and expression, offering our Fine Art and Photography students an important and informative opportunity to immerse themselves in the world of contemporary art.
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