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AAESS Graduation
09 May. 2017

AAESS Graduation


On Saturday 29th April AAESS celebrated the Sixth Form Graduation at the Ayla Hotel. The event celebrated academic, sporting and cultural achievements made by students during the academic year. It is most exciting to see the list of outstanding universities that these students have been accepted into, and they are acknowledged for their hard work, diligence […]

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From Year 6 to 7 Transition Week
08 May. 2017

From Year 6 to 7 Transition Week


Yesterday, the Year 6’s had an introduction assembly highlighting what to expect when they move up to Secondary next year and have to hang with the big kids.   Twenty students from Year 7 volunteered to be their mentors not only this week but to as their guides next year as well. The Year 6’s were divided into […]

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Tessa & Celine Receive Their Special Achievement Ties
04 May. 2017

Tessa & Celine Receive Their Special Achievement Ties


Following the success of Isla, Sarah, Celine & Sarah, the Principal was delighted to hold a small celebratory reception for the students and parents who took honours at this year’s UAE Teen Awards. If you have followed the news, Isla Newton took 1st Place in the U14 category for her skating, whilst only being 11 years […]

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Parachuting for phonics in FS1
04 May. 2017

Parachuting for phonics in FS1


Who doesn’t love to play with the parachute?  This week Ms Mines’ FS1 students were studying the letters ‘n’ and ‘i’.   As part of their learning, the students integrated identifying their letters and playing with the parachute.  Who said learning can’t be fun?

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Our Principal is a Panelist at BETT Middle East 2017
01 May. 2017

Our Principal is a Panelist at BETT Middle East 2017


On the 26th April, Principal Andrew Thomas was invited to be a panelists at the prestigious BETT Middle East show, in Abu Dhabi. Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Andrew was asked to talk about training teachers with a particular slant on the use of technology.  Andrew spoke last year […]

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Year 7s Learning the Water Cycle
01 May. 2017

Year 7s Learning the Water Cycle


This week, Year 7 students recalled prior knowledge by making the water cycle in a bag. This was a practical way of helping them understand the process of evaporation, condensation and precipitation- this will help them with their study of rivers over the next few weeks.  

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International Day – Thank you
01 May. 2017

International Day – Thank you


What a successful International Day!  AAESS would like to thank all the families who came to support their children and the school. So many countries were represented with displays of beautiful souvenirs, artwork, and mouthwatering food generously brought in by the parents.  Some parents even got in on the action by helping out at the stalls to […]

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Year 4 Spelling Bee
30 Apr. 2017

Year 4 Spelling Bee


Last week, the Year 4 students participated in the final Spelling Bee of the 2016-17 academic year. Words in the early rounds were selected from Term 2 spelling lists, and the final rounds were drawn from a series of international spelling programs. Five students from each Year 4 class qualified for the finals, and after […]

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Ramadan School Timings for 2017
30 Apr. 2017

Ramadan School Timings for 2017


During the holy month of Ramadan, school timings will be shortened.   Starting on 28 May, the timings will be as followed: Classes will be from:  8:30-1:30pm Staff will be available from 8am-2pm **The actual start day of Ramadan may change.   Any changes will be updated to this site.  

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