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News image Arabic Poetry Competition - Arabic Poetry Competition News | School News
Arabic Poetry Competition
BIS Abu Dhabi and our Arabic department take great pride in acknowledging the achievements of students Noora Y11, Fatema Y10, Haya Y5, Mohamed Y7, who admirably represented the school at the Arabic Poetry Competition on Tuesday, 21st November. 
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News image Our Head of Secondary Chris Lowe gives his insight into Knowledge is Power - Our Head of Secondary Chris Lowe gives his insight into Knowledge is Power Blog | School News | Posts From Our People
Our Head of Secondary Chris Lowe gives his insight into Knowledge is Power

Sometime in the late 1990’s I walked into a café in Birmingham and said hello to a student of mine who happened to be there enjoying lunch with her family.  Mum and Dad smiled at me, said hello and I overheard the girl whisper ‘that’s my History teacher’ to them.  I’ve always quite enjoyed the minor celebrity status of being a teacher out of the school building.  Students are often very confused by the notion that teachers exist outside of the classroom.  A while later, as the family left the café, the father gave me a nod, smiled and said

‘‘History teacher eh?  What year was the Battle of Waterloo then?’’

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Rubiks Cube Tournament

On Thursday, 23rd November BIS Abu Dhabi held an exciting Rubik's Cube Tournament, drawing in the talents of 13 students who showcased their impressive problem-solving skills and dexterity. The event was triggered by a Year 6 student's impressive Rubik's Cube solve during our BISAD's Got Talent, which ignited a spark of curiosity and determination among the school community.

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Under 19 BSME Games

The BSME (British Schools Middle East) Games is the highlight of the sporting calendar for any multi-sport athlete. At the beginning of the academic year students attend a rigorous trial to compete for a place within the squad. The PE Department selects 12 girls and 12 boys to represent the school in Football and Volleyball for the boys and Football and Netball for the girls. This year was extra exciting, due to the opportunity to travel to Kuwait.

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News image Term Two CCA Programme Information - Term Two CCA Programme Information News | School News
Term Two CCA Programme Information

The BIS Abu Dhabi Team would like to remind our community that our Term One CCA programme finishes on Friday 24th November.

If your child is registered with an external provider, please contact the company leading their CCA to establish their finish date.

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MUN Conference
On Tuesday, 21st November, we held our first MUN conference of the year.

23 students from Year 6-13 took part in the day, where they discussed solutions to the issue of child refugees.
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Message from the Head of Primary

Dear Parents,

I am thrilled to share the exciting events that unfolded at our school, starting with our school coming together this week to celebrate World Children's Day and House Day. The atmosphere was one of unity, inspiration and positive action, creating a memorable experience for all.

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News image Get to Know our Social Sciences Team - Get to Know our Social Sciences Team Blog | School News
Get to Know our Social Sciences Team
At BIS Abu Dhabi, our Social Sciences Team is composed of outstanding individuals, each contributing a distinctive blend of passion, experience, and dedication. Get to know the exceptional minds driving innovation and excellence in social sciences.
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News image Nursery Rhyme Week - Nursery Rhyme Week News | School News
Nursery Rhyme Week

Nursery had an amazing time last week, diving into the magical world of Nursery Rhymes!

From Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star to The Wheels on the Bus, we couldn't help but sing, dance, and giggle our way through these timeless classics. 
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News image Year 13 IB Theatre Student Takes the Directors Chair - Year 13 IB Theatre Student Takes the Directors Chair News | School News
Year 13 IB Theatre Student Takes the Directors Chair
Iris, a Year 13 IB Theatre student, is stepping into the director's chair next week as part of her CAS project. Below, Iris shares insights into her upcoming directing project.
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News image Dr Leslie Williams visits BIS Abu Dhabi - Dr Leslie Williams visits BIS Abu Dhabi News | School News
Dr Leslie Williams visits BIS Abu Dhabi

This week at BIS Abu Dhabi, we had the privilege of hosting Dr. Leslie Williams, the Senior Programme Lead for Social Impact and Giving at Nord Anglia, and the EDIB Global Equality Chairperson. Dr. Williams played a crucial role during her visit, engaging with both our students and staff in various impactful ways.

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News image Year 1 Trip to StuDIYo Lab - Year 1 Trip to StuDIYo Lab News | School News
Year 1 Trip to StuDIYo Lab
This week, Year 1 students visited StuDIYo Lab in Abu Dhabi Mall for their Term 1 school trip. 
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Message from the Associate Principal

Empowering Student Leadership at BIS Abu Dhabi: A Week of Remarkable Initiatives

It has been an inspiring week at BIS Abu Dhabi as we witnessed our students taking the lead across various activities, showcasing their initiative and passion for learning.

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BSME Golf
On Monday and Tuesday last week, 5 students from BIS Abu Dhabi took part in the 2023 BSME Golf Competition hosted by Cranleigh School at Yas Acres Golf Club. 
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Year 5 Reading to Year 2
As a celebration of learning, this week Year 5 Students invited Year 2 to come and see their spectacular storybooks.
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News image National Day Celebration - National Day Celebration News | School News
National Day Celebration

Dear Parents,

We have the pleasure of inviting you to join your child at school to take part in our National Day Celebration on Wednesday, 29th November from 11:30am to 3:00pm. Parents are welcome to attend the performances, join in on the carnival-style activities and take a look around our UAE themed souq.

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New Deputy Head for the Secondary School
We are delighted to announce that after a challenging interview process spanning two days, our current Assistant Head and former Head of Maths, Mr. Alan Grant, has been appointed as the Deputy Head of Secondary with effect from the 1st January 2024.
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Eco Enterprise
Our Eco-Enterprise event that took place on Thursday, 12th October, included a day full of demonstration of leadership skills from students of all ages, who ran stalls and activities. From photo booths and jewelry making stalls to obstacle courses and “Sponge the Teacher”, the day was filled with excitement and unity as students partook in the vast range of creative activities available. 
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Message from the Head of Secondary

A song and dance

I went to a Flamenco show last week. It was quite extraordinary. Not quite up there with the Flamenco show I once saw in a rather grotty café in downtown Madrid around the corner from the Atocha train station, but still, truly excellent. The thrill of live action music and dance, the possibility of an error, the sound, the light, the tension throughout the theatre…..

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News image Yalla Abu Dhabis Art of Recycling Competition 2023 - Yalla Abu Dhabis Art of Recycling Competition 2023 News | School News
Yalla Abu Dhabis Art of Recycling Competition 2023
The second edition of Yalla Abu Dhabi's ‘The Art of Recycling competition’ is back! This is a chance for our students get involved and be in with a chance winning some amazing prizes for their efforts.
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