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News image Meet Our School Counsellor Caleb Questel - Meet Our School Counsellor Caleb Questel News | School News
Meet Our School Counsellor Caleb Questel

My name is Caleb Questel. I have relocated from the UK, and I am very excited to take on the role of School Counsellor here at BIS Abu Dhabi. I am an experienced Social Worker with specialist expertise in Learning Disabilities and Mental Health. Within social work, I have always championed the use of psychosocial interventions. I consider these to be a key component of counselling, as a means of bringing meaningful change in the lives of those I work with.

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Young Leaders Conference
This week, we successfully hosted our 2nd annual Young Leaders Conference which included 187 of our students from Year 7 to Year 13 within our school. The conference placed a significant emphasis on fostering the development of leadership skills among our students. 
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Senior School Options Evening
We would like to invite all our current Year 11 Secondary parents, as well as any parents and students who may wish to join our BIS Abu Dhabi Senior School (Years 12-13/ Sixth Form), to our Senior School Options Evening on Thursday, 26th of October at 5pm.
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Message from the Head of Primary

It's always a joy to share what's happening at BIS Abu Dhabi, especially during this exciting first term. We have so much to talk about, reflecting the vibrant life of our Primary and Secondary school.

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An Author in the Making

We are thrilled to announce Aarav FS1C's remarkable achievement of being one of the winners at The National Young Authors' Fair – UAE, along with the publication of his book 'The Mystical Mind'. 

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Meet Our New Head of Arabic
We are delighted to introduce you to Asem Masharfa, BIS Abu Dhabi’s new Head of Arabic.  Asem joins us with a wealth of experience of leading this core subject and he is excited to continue his professional journey in our school. 
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Young Leaders Programme
The Young Leaders Programme is back! The second annual Young Leaders Conference is due to take place on Tuesday, October 3rd and is open to Year 7 - Year 13. This year, the areas of Leadership available to students are: MUN, STEAM, Languages, Sports, House, Debating, Theatre and PALs (Peer Assisted Learning.) 
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Welcome Home to a True Hero
Emirati astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi made history by becoming the first Arab astronaut to embark on a six-month space mission at the International Space Station (ISS), and on Monday evening, he touched down on UAE soil. 11 of our students had the extraordinary honour of welcoming home Sultan Al Neyadi at the new Abu Dhabi International Airport.  
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News image Meet Our New School Counsellor Liz Ann Mathew - Meet Our New School Counsellor Liz Ann Mathew News | School News
Meet Our New School Counsellor Liz Ann Mathew

My name is Liz Ann Mathew, I am originally from India, and I am delighted to be joining BIS Abu Dhabi as a school counsellor. I am a Professional Social Worker specialised in Medical and Psychiatric Social Work with over 16 years of experience. I am a member of Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) and Social Work England (SWE).

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News image Message from the Associate Principal - Message from the Associate Principal News | School News
Message from the Associate Principal

Sshhhh – it’s a secret!’ or it was!

  

Over the past couple of weeks, I have had a feeling of terrific excitement and anticipation. It all started with a call asking if her Excellency Sara Mussallam, the Minister of Early Years Education, could visit our school because of the great things she has been hearing. 

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IDP University Expo
Yesterday, Thursday, 21st September, the Falcon Academy Sports Hall became a venue for our largest ever University Fair with 80 stands.
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Year 3 were Archeologists

Equipped with spades and curiosity, Year 3 have been unearthing pieces of history right here at BIS Abu Dhabi.

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Al Jazira Club Partnership

We are delighted to be partnering with Al Jazira Club who will be hosting football trainings at our school.

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Message from the Head of Secondary

This place.

There is a song currently being played on the radio called ‘This Place’ by a young man from Liverpool called Jamie Webster. It’s a modern rendition of an old folk tradition in which singers tell us about their hometown and how much it means to them. 
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22nd September Early Years Open Morning
Please join us at our next Early Years Open Morning to experience life at The British International School Abu Dhabi, on 22nd September from 8 am - 9 am. All parents with children aged 0-4 years old are welcome to come along and get a firsthand experience of our Nursery and FS2.

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Diving into Year 12 IB Biology

Our students are making waves as they embark on an exciting journey to explore the incredible properties of water!

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Message from the Head of Primary

As I experience my first start of a new academic term here at BIS Abu Dhabi, I am also getting my first opportunity to write a message in the newsletter. I want to open by extending a warm welcome to all new and returning families as we embark on this exciting journey together.

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News image Meet Our Graduate - Qais - Meet Our Graduate - Qais News | School News
Meet Our Graduate - Qais

Meet Qais, Class of 2023 IB Diploma Graduate

Qais started with us at  BIS Abu Dhabi in 2021, joining in Year 12. After a fantastic 2 years, he has graduated with a remarkable score of 42 points. Reflecting on his feelings upon receiving his results, Qais shared, "Upon receiving my IB results; I was excited and pleased to have achieved an outstanding score of 42 reflecting my hard work, perseverance, and commitment towards academic excellence. I felt a sense of pride having scored amongst top performers worldwide."

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News image Meet Our Alumni Nathan Class of 2020 - Meet Our Alumni Nathan Class of 2020 News | School News
Meet Our Alumnus Nathan Class of 2020

Meet one of our Exceptional Alumni!

We are thrilled to spotlight Nathan, Class of 2020!

Nathan recently graduated with a remarkable first-class honours degree in Applied Medical Science from Swansea University in the UK. His dedication and hard work have paved the way for his bright future, as he eagerly awaits to start a postgraduate in medicine to fulfill his lifelong dream of becoming a doctor.

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Message from the Associate Principal

Welcome one and all!

“Back to school”

A familiar phrase not too dissimilar to ‘back to the future’. The word ‘back’ can often conjure negative connotations, as if going backwards, but this couldn’t be further from the truth for our school. 
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