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Sports Days


'Thank You' to all of our parents and children for your fantastic support on all of our Sports Days.

Grade 3-6 held their sports day at New York University on Sadiyaat Island and Grade 1 and 2 had theirs at school.

We hope everyone enjoyed themselves as much as the teachers did!

Touch Rugby Tournament


A huge 'Well Done' to all of our G5&6 boys who competed in the Middle East Touch Rugby tournament on the 15th April 2017.

Despite only starting to play the game, Al Rabeeh School finished in a very respectable 4th place in a tournament which boasted of a number of elite schools who have been playing Touch Rugby for a long time.

The tournament organiser, 'John Larkins' was extremely impressed with the passion and effort from the boys and we are looking forward to competing in similar competitions in the future.

A big 'Thank You' to all of our parents who came to support us and to the teachers for dedicating so much time into organising and providing the children with all of the training.

 

Can Day!


A huge 'Well Done' to all of our pupils who brought in empty cans for 'Can Day' on Wednesday 8th March 2017!

Thousands of cans were brought into school to recycle in a special competition organised by the Eco-Council.

The winning Grade who brought in the most cans will be announced in assembly on Thursday morning and will receive extra playtime!

Remember ... Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!

Book Character Day 2017


To mark the end to a fantastic Book Week, children and staff members at Al Rabeeh School celebrated World Book Day in style by dessing up as their faviourite book characters!

There were many brilliant costumes to be seen and the children had lots of fun taking part in the special activities organised by their teachers.

Well done everyone for such fantastic efforts and a big "Thank You" to Miss Jennie and Miss Heather our English Subject Leaders for organising such a wonderful Book Week.

Can Day!


Children and staff at Al Rabeeh School are invited to bring empty cans to school on Wednesday 8th March.

The school Eco Council will be hosting a special recycling themed day to see how many cans can be collected and recycled.

Each grade will place their cans in a pile on the fileld and the Eco Council will build the tallest 'Burj Khalifa' out of the empty cans before they go off to be recycled.

The grade with the tallest Burj Khalifa will receive a special prize!

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!

Book Week 2017 Author Visits


Al Rabeeh School is looking forward to a very well organised fun filled Book Week with a range of different activities to promote and celebrate reading.

We are delighted to announce that a number of local and international authors will be visiting the school to speak to the children and promote their love for reading. They include:

Khadijah Kudsi, Ahmed Al Shoaibi, Maitha Al Khayat and Julia Johnson.

These authors will be in school to inspire the children and promote their love for reading. The children will have an opportunity to purchase the books that each of the authors have written if they wish.

'Green Day'


A big 'Thank You' to all of our children and staff who made fantastic efforts to celebrate 'Green Day' with us at Al Rabeeh.

The special day was organised to celebrate the end of our Core Value focus 'Care' lined to the Stuent Competence Framework which is embedded throughout our curriculum.

The green theme was selected because our friends at Animal Welfare Abu Dhabi who we work closely with have a green logo. We have recentlty set up a cat feeding station for the stray cats and the children brought cat biscuits to school to contribute to the collection.

In class, the children completed special activities linked to animal care and learned how to look after different animals.

Thank you everyone for your generosity.

Hour of Code (Computing)


Next week Al Rabeeh School will take part in a world-wide initiative to take part in an hour of coding during school time.

Children from each grade have specially organised coding sessions designed to test and challenge their coding and creativity skills.

For further information please visit: https://code.org/learn

National Day Celebrations


On 28th and 29th of November Al Rabeeh School celebrated the 45th UAE National Day to celebrate the joining of the 7 Emirates 45 years ago.

On Monday 28th November the whole school and parents took part in a number of different traditional activities.

We were lucky enough to welcome a very special guest ... a Falcon for the children to hold and take pictures with. At the end of the day a number of balloons were released with 'Wishes' for the UAE that the children made.

On Tuesday 29th November the whole school performed a special National Day assembly for their parents on the field.

We hope all of our families enjoyed these special days that were organised and would like to thank everyone for all of their hard work and participation in creating such special days.

Happy National Day!

 

As always, parental feedback is hugely appreciated, if you wish to provide us with feedback from the two days please complete the following surveys:

English- https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KG8DPNX

Arabic- https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CKT3JNC

'Walk On 2016'


A huge 'Well Done' to all of our children and their families who took part in the Diabetes Walk at Yas Island on Friday 11th November.

Over 25 of our students (with their families) made up part of the 21,000 strong crowd at Yas Marina Circuit to walk 5.5km to raise awareness for Diabetes UAE.

Mr Pete and Mr Phil were joined by some very enthusiastic children who not only enjoyed the walk but also got to sample the awesome entertainment on show before and after the walk.

We've really enjoyed taking part in community events like this and we look forward to taking part in some more.

Flag Day Celebrations


On 3rd November 2016 pupils and staff members from Al Rabeeh School celebrated Flag Day in the UAE to celebrate the date Sheikh Khalifa was sworn in as President after the death of his father, Sheikh Zayed.

 

The children (and staff members) came to school wearing different colours of the UAE flag, scarves and face paint.

 

In class the children completed different activities linked to the UAE culture and heritage.

 

After this successful theme day we are very much looking forward to National Day Celebrations at the end of the month.

\'Walk On 2016\'


Due to recent success at recent local community events, Al Rabeeh School would like to further extend the opportunities available to our children and families.

On 11th November 2016 \'Walk On 2016\' will take place at Yas Marina Circuit F1 Track and a number of our children and staff members will take part in this fun day. We will meet at 4pm with the walk starting at 5pm. Parents/guardians must accompany the children due to the large numbers of visitors at the event.

To register online please visit: https://www.hopasports.com/event/walk-2016

The event is free for children and 10AED for adults with money being raised going to help Diabetes UAE charity.

We hope your family can join us on this day to raise awareness and money for a very worthy cause.

Westin Kilomarathon


\'Well Done\' to all of our students who took part in the 2.5km run at the Westin Hotel on Friday 28th October 2016.

A number of our children represented our school and organiser \'Steve\' from Gulf Multi Sports is extremely impressed with our recent participation at community events.

Our next event will be on 11th November at Yas Marina Circuit for \'Walk On 2016\' to raise money and awareness about Diabetes.

 

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Junior Aquathlon Emirates Palace


A big 'Well Done' and 'Congratulations' to all of our children and teachers who took part in the Aquathlon at Emirates Palace on 21st October 2016.

Over 42 Al Rabeeh pupils took part in the event making up over three quarters of the numbers in their event.

The children swam along the beach at Emirates Palace before running to the finish line.

It was an early start for the children and parents who all had a wonderful time and have a brilliant medal to show off their achievements.

'Well Done' everyone, we look forward to our next event, the Westin Kilomarathon on 28th October 2016.

Aloft Run for Kids 2016


On 16th September 2016, 99 of our children signed up and ran in the Aloft Run for Kids event at the National Exhibition Centre.

 

The children were joined and supported by their teachers who also ran in the event which helped to raise a lot of money for children\\\'s charities.

 

The children represented the school brilliantly and looked very smart in their school PE uniforms.

 

We would like to say a big \\\'Thank You\\\' to all children who took part and to your parents who accompanied and supported you on this wonderful morning.

 

We look forward to entering and participating in a number of community events this year.

Aloft Run for Kids 2016


We are delighted to have 95 of our pupils representing Al Rabeeh School at the Aloft Run for Kids on Friday 16th September.

Please wear your PE kit and arrive at the National Exhibition Center for 10:15am and meet the teachers ready for a 10:45am prompt start.

If you failed to hand in your consent form and money into school but wish to take part in the event visit https://www.premieronline.com/event/Aloft_Runs_for_Children_ADNEC_2016_2040  to register before Thursday.

Well done to so many of our pupils and teachers for signing up, helping to raise money for charity.

Good luck to all runners.

We hope you enjoy the day.

Grade 2 Abu Dhabi Day


To celebrate the start to their new Geography Topic 'What is it Like Where we Live?' Grade 2 children had a special Abu Dhabi Day.

The children came to school in traditional dress and took part in a number of activities to celebrate the UAE.

The children brought in artefacts which remind them of the UAE in a 'Show and Tell' session.

Grade 2 Abu Dhabi Day


On Thursday 8th September Grade 2 children will have a special Abu Dhabi Day as an introduction to their new topic; 'What is it like Where we Live?'

Grade 2 Children can come to school in National Dress and bring with them an object that reminds them of Abu Dhabi.

Please do not send any food to the school as we are unable to share it due to health and safety regulations.

Aloft Run for Kids 2016


Come and join us at the National Exhibition Center on 16th September 2016.

Our pupils from Grade 1 to Grade 6 will take part in a special 2km run to help to raise money for childrens charities.

A large number of our teachers will be there to run and support too!

The run starts at 10:45am and will finish at approximately 11:15am.

Please return your child's consent form to school before Thursday 8th September 2016 to secure your place and represent Al Rabeeh School on the day.

KG1 Fairy Tale Ball


On 2nd June 2016 the KG1 children at Al Rabeeh School enjoyed a special day to celebrate the learning they have been completing in class.

The hall was transformed into a Fairy Tale Ball where fun and exciting games were played and party food consumed.

The children had some wonderful outfits from a number of different Fairy Tale Characters.

Well done everyone for your wonderful efforts and thank you to the KG1 teachers and support staff for organising this brilliant day.

Book Character Day 26th May 2016


Children at Al Rabeeh School had a wonderful time celebrating Book Character Day on 26th May 2016.

The teachers and children had some fantastic outfits to celebrate the end to their book week.

Here's just a couple of the fantastic costumes.

Book Week


Al Rabeeh School are happy to host our very own book week for the week beginning 22nd May 2016.

The children will be learning about books from different authors and completing special book week activities.

We have a book shop in school on Sunday and Monday and books can be purchased from 2:00pm-3:00pm after-school with parent supervision.

On Thursday we will have a book character day and the children can dress up as their favourite book character along with their teachers!

We hope all of our children have a wonderful week.

Grade 3 Manarat Al Sadiyaat Museum Trip


On 11th and 12th May Grade 3 children visited Manarat Al Sadiyaat Museum to learn about UAE culture and history as part of their topic work.

The children were lucky enought to take part in a photography workshop with James and Galia, expert photographers and make their own blue prints.

Well done to all of the children who behaved brilliantly whilst representing the school and had lots of fun in the process.

Grade 5 Prophet (PBUH) Celebrations


On 10th May 2016 Grade 5 children had a lovely time learning about teh biography of the Prophet (PBUH).

The children celebrated with their Islam teachers finishing their studies about the Prophets biography in Makka.

KG1 Build a Bear Trip


Children from KG1 have been on a visit to Build a Bear this week as part of their topic work.

The children, and teachers had a lovely time creating their own bears, stuffing them, naming them and giving them a special secret.

 

Abu Dhabi Reads Week


To celebrate the start of Abu Dhabi Reads week a number of children at Al Rabeeh School performed a special assembly to their peers and parents at the start of the day on Sunday 1st May.

Well done to those children who took part, we hope you enjoy the special activities we have planned for you this week.

KG1 & KG2 Red Parents Workshop


On 26th April Al Rabeeh School welcomed parents to school to support their children with their learning.

The children and parents had lots of fun learning through play in the outdoor area.

Thank you parents for your continued support.

We look forward to welcoming you back to school in the future.

KG1 Green KG2 Yellow Parent Workshops


On Sunday 24th April KG1 Green and KG2 Yellow children were joined by their parents who helped them to celebrate and reinforce their learning in class.

The children loved having their parents in school to assist them in their lessons.

Thank you to those parents who came to the workshop, we hope you had an enjoyable time and we will look forward to welcoming you back to school soon.

Grade 2 Red Trip To The Club


On 20th April 2016 Grade 2 Red went on a special visit to The Club to celebrate all of their hard work in class and to reinforce their learning.

The children had a lot of fun paddling in the water and were lucky enough to enjoy a special banquet.

 

Grade 5&6 Sports Day


On 19th April 2016 Grade 5&6 Children took part in their sports day at Zayed Sports City.

The children competed in a number of track and field events and had a lot of fun.

Well done to Palm house in Grade 5 and Pearl in Grade 6 who were overall winners for their grade on the day.

Parents, thank you continued support we hoped you enjoyed this special occasion.

A big thank you to Mr Harris and the G5&6 team for organising such a fun and energetic morning.

Grade 4 Visit to Mushrif Central Park


On Tuesday 12th April Grade 4 children had a special visit to Mushrif Central Park to reinforce the learning they have been completing in class.

The children (and teachers) had a lot of fun exploring the botanic gardens to see the range of plants and flowers on display.

Musical instruments were experimented with to investigate a range of sounds linked to their Science topic.

The children completed map work tasks involving the use of a range of features linked to a map.

At the end of the visit the children were able to have fun in the park and take part in football matches and Miss Julie had the chance to display some of her skills.

After School Clubs Term 3


Al Rabeeh School are pleased to announce the launch of a number of exciting and innovative after school clubs for term 3.

KG2 children now have the chance to attend Arts & Crafts Club on a Wednesday and Multi Sports Club on a Thursday.

Clubs will begin week commencing 17th April and we look forward to improving the provision and opportunities available to all of our pupils.

Please see the School Communicator for more information and reply slips.

Grade 6 Emirati Day


Grade 6 children celebrated Emirati Day to celebrate the end of their topic. Children and teachers wore National Dress and took part in a number of fun learning activities including building the biggest Burj Khalifa.

KG2 Sports Day


Well done to KG2 children who took part in Sports Day on 23rd March 2016.

The children took part in a number of races and had a thoroughly enjoyable morning.

Thank you to the parents who came along to support, especially those who took part in the parents race!

Road Safety Week


Children throughout Al Rabeeh School took part in a number of activities to promote road safety this week.

The children learned about the importance of road safety, wearing a seatbelt and being responsible citizens.

Children in Grade 4 Red presented a special assembly, well done to everyone involved and remember ... Clunk Click every trip!

Grade 5 Ferrari World Trip


On the 3rd of March Grade 5 children visited Ferrari World to learn more about forces as part of their science topic. The children were greeted by the General Manager of Ferrari World (Scott) and were given an introduction to the Ferrari Rosa, the fastest roller coaster in the world. The children learned about G forces and the effect it has on people when they experience the ride. Following that, Grade 5 then attended a roller coaster lab in which they saw video demonstrations and listened to experts explaining the forces in action within the park. The children asked excellent questions to expand on their learning and were a credit to Al Rabeeh School throughout. They even got to see Mr. Will’s dance moves during the parks opening ceremony! 

 

Grade 3 Sports Day


Grade 3 children enjoyed their sports day on Wednesday 8th March. Falcon were the winning house in a closely contested sports day.

Well done to everyone who took part, including the parents in a very competitive parents egg and spoon race!

Grade 2 Sports Day


Well done to all of the boys and girls who took part in Grade 2 Sports Day on Sunday, everyone had lots of fun :)

Sports Days


Grade 1, 2, 3 and 4 children have already celebrated their Sports Days and had lots of fun competing in a variety of different races.

KG2 Sports Day is scheduled for Wednesday 9th March.

Grade 5&6 children are looking forward to going to Zayed Sports City for an extra special sports day.

KG1 Sports Day is scheduled for Sunday 13th March.

Well done to all children who have taken part and to the parents who have also competed :)

KG1 Trip to Mushrif Park


KG1 Children had a special trip to Mushrif Park to celebrate the end of their Animals topic.

The children had a lovely time feeding the animals and playing games.

They all enjoyed an ice-cream and a packed lunch :)

KG2 Trip to The Club January 2016


In January 2016 KG2 classes went on a special trip to The Club in Abu Dhabi as part of their Oh I Do Like To be Beside The Seaside topic.

In class, the children have been reading a number of seaside books and focusing on sea creatures and their habitats.

The trip was a fantastic opportunity for the children to take their learning beyond the classroom.

The children had lots of fun making sandcastles and searching for sea creatures!

Grade 3 Explorers Day 13th May 2015


On Wednesday 13th May 2015 Grade 3 children had a wonderful time when they became ‘Explorers’ for the day. Every child, including teachers dressed up as their favourite explorer and took part in a range of activities learning about different explorers and their discoveries. From Valentina Tereskova to Christopher Columbus the children looked superb in their outfits which made for an even better day. 

 

The children had lots of fun working as ‘Merchants’ on the ‘Silk Road’ buying and trading goods. Groups of children took part in a treasure hunt around the school and the hall was transformed into ‘Al Rabeeh Island’ where children followed a number of clues learning lots of fun explorer facts along the way. In class the children put their arts and crafts skills to good use making ships and boats that explorers might have used to travel on a long time ago. 

 

Well done to everyone who made such as effort dressing up for the and to the adults who prepared and organised an excellent day.

Grade 4 Egyptian Archaeology Trip 29th January 2015


Grade 4 Science and History topics were marked with a trip to ‘The Club’ where they played the role of Scientists and Archaelogoists for the day. They completed activities based on solids and liquids and analysed artefacts found in Ancient Egypt. 

 

An excavation site was set up where ancient Egyptian artefacts were buried. Children were able to search for and dig up the artefacts, discuss what they were and how they might have been used in ancient Egypt. 

 

Children were then able to put their scientific enquiry skills to good use when they investigated how to separate solids and liquids using materials from the beach. 

 

The children had a lovely day and would like to thank ‘The Club’ for allowing them to extend their learning beyond the classroom.

 

 

BSME Games 2015 12th and 13th March 2015


On the 12th and 13th March 2015, Mrs Tierney, Mrs Canning, Miss Goss, Mr Yates, Mr Blurton and Mr Harris took 24 Grade 5&6 boys and girls to New York University, Sadiyaat Island to take part in the BSME Games.

 

The children had trained and worked incredibly hard leading up to the games where they competed in a number of sports against other schools all around the Middle East.

 

We made lots of friends from different countries during our; Basketball, Football, Netball and Athletics tournaments. The children were a real credit to Al Rabeeh School and displayed excellent sportsmanship and teamwork skills throughout the two long days. 

 

After the success of the BSME Games we are looking forward to entering some more sporting competitions in the future.

 

Well done to everyone involved.

National Day Celebrations 22nd November 2014 abc


On the 22nd November 2014 the whole of Al Rabeeh School celebrated the 43 years since the joining of the seven Emirates.

 

Many children from every class in the school practised long and hard to deliver a special assembly to parents, pupils and staff members.

 

Performances included; readings from the Qur’an, special songs and dances and Yowla throwing. 

 

In class the children completed activities based around the history of the UAE and it was fantastic to see everyone (including teachers) wearing special UAE dress.

National Day Celebrations 26th November 2015


On 26th November 2015 the whole of Al Rabeeh School gathered together for a special National Day Celebration to celebrate the 44 Years of the joining of the Emirates.

The children were welcomed by their friends and family who watched them perform a number of traditional dances and performances.

Thank you all of the children who performed on the day and to family members and friends to came to support them. Happy National Day.

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Grade 4 Egyptian Day Tuesday 24th November 2015


On 24th November 2015 Grade 4 celebrated their ‘Walk Like and Egyptian’ topic by hold their very own Egyptian Day.

The children came to school dressed in some amazing outfits and so did the teachers!

A number of fun learning activities were completed, the highlight being a ‘Make a Mummy’ competition.

The children had their own Egyptian feast to end a brilliant day.

Thank you to everyone for their contribution and efforts.


Health and Safety Week 15th-19th November 2015


Al Rabeeh School celebrated a special ‘Health and Safety’ focus week between the 15th and 19th November 2015.

Each day of the week was focused on a different aspect of keeping safe and healthy to make positive contributions to the world around us, these included: E-Safety, Anti Bullying, Health and Hygiene, Road, Fire and Water Safety and Healthy Eating.

The children were excited when two Policemen and Policewomen came into the school to talk to them about road safety and staying safe when travelling in vehicles.

Each day during morning assembly on the field Mr Will kindly delivered a ‘Wake Up Shake Up’ session where the whole school: danced, moved and prepared themselves for the day ahead. On the Thursday some of the children delivered their own routine for the rest of the school to follow and enjoy.

KG1 children loved their ‘Chef Day’ where they made healthy snacks and shared them with each other.

Well done to everyone who took part and contributed to a thoroughly enjoyable week.


Dubai Air Show 8th November 2015


On the 8th November 2015, 12 children from Grade 2 attended the Dubai Air Show as part of their ‘Step Back in Time’ topic. In class, the children have been learning about transport in the past and present and entered a competition in the ‘Teach UAE Magazine’. Our talented group of children won and were invited to the air show to celebrate and learn more about aerodynamics!

The children had lots of fun exploring and learning about the different type of aircrafts and observed a thrilling performance from the Italian Aerobatic Team.

Well done to everyone involved and the 12 children who attended the air show who were fantastic ambassadors for the school.


Flag Day Celebrations 3rd November 2015


Children and members of staff at Al Rabeeh School joined the rest of the UAE to celebrate ‘Flag Day’ on 3rd November 2015.

All of the pupils from KG1 to Grade 6 dressed in the colours of the UAE flag and assembled on the school field at 12 noon.

The children created a big flag with their t-shirts and waved their individual flags proudly whilst singing the National Anthem.

The celebrations were a great start to the build up to National Day and celebrating the 44 years of The Emirates.


Grade 2 Heritage Village Trip 19th, 20th, 21st October 2015


The children from Grade 2 visited the Heritage Village at Abu Dhabi Marina to learn about the culture and heritage of the UAE and how the Bedouin people lived in the past. The trip complimented what the children had been learning in class, they all enjoyed the trip very much and they were a credit to Al Rabeeh School.


Grade 6 Graduation 16th June 2015


On the 16th June 2015 Grade 6 boys and girls celebrated the 8 long years they have spent working hard and studying at Al Rabeeh School by having a special graduation ceremony.

Abu Dhabi City Golf Club was the perfect location for a wonderful evening where the children started their graduation with a golf lesson.

After the golf lesson the children enjoyed meal on the lawn of the golf club overlooking the city.

The children took part in a number of races with the teachers including a highly competitive ‘3-legged’ race.

After that, the children had the chance to ‘Get Their Own Back’ on a number of teachers by ‘Sponging’ them. Mr Stevens the Vice Principal took a number of sponges to the face, closely followed by Mrs Canning and Mr Yates.

The children then sat down for their graduation ceremony, in front of their parents, where they received a certificate of achievement and a medal to celebrate all of the years of hard work they have completed at Al Rabeeh School.

The night ended with Ms Lamb the school Principal congratulating all of the children and wishing them the best of luck for the future.

All of the Grade 6 teachers then allowed the children to end their graduation by ‘Sponging’ them all in a row.

A big “Thank You” to all of the Grade 6 staff members who organised a fantastic night, the children for all of their hard years of work and the parents for their support.


KG2 Graduation Thursday 11th June 2016


To celebrate the fantastic work and effort of all the children in KG2, Al Rabeeh School held their first ever KG2 graduation. The children were honoured during the graduation by receiving a certificate from Ms Lamb, Mr Stevens or Mrs Dekker. The children relished in the opportunity to celebrate their achievements gained throughout the year and enjoyed a special graduation meal. All of the Staff in KG2 would like to wish the children good luck in Grade 1.


Red Crescent Charity Cheque Presentation 8th June 2015


On Monday 8th June 2015 a representative from the Red Crescent Charity came to Al Rabeeh’s morning assembly to be presented with a cheque for 39,100AED which the children raised on Charity Day.

The whole school raised this tremendous amount of money back on April 30th by organising a number of fun activities for each other to take part in.

After the presentation of the cheque the representative met with the Grade 6 ‘House Captains’ to discuss how the money will be put to good use and the positive impact it will have on a number of lives.

To find out more about Red Crescent Charity and how the money raised can benefit many people from around the world please visit: rcuae.ae


KG1 Fairy-Tale Ball 4th June 2015


On Thursday 4th June KG1 children and staff celebrated the work that they had been learning in class by having a special ‘Fairytale Ball’.

The children, who were dressed up as a number of fairy-tale characters took part in a number of games and had a special fairy-tale feast.

Some of the fantastic costumes included: Cinderella, Rapunzel, Prince and Princesses and a number of dragon slaying Knights.

Thank you to all of the KG1 staff for making it such a wonderful day and to the children and parents for their kind food contributions.


Grade 3 Explorers Day 13th May 2015


On Wednesday 13th May 2015 Grade 3 children had a wonderful time when they became ‘Explorers’ for the day. Every child, including teachers dressed up as their favourite explorer and took part in a range of activities learning about different explorers and their discoveries. From Valentina Tereskova to Christopher Columbus the children looked superb in their outfits which made for an even better day.

The children had lots of fun working as ‘Merchants’ on the ‘Silk Road’ buying and trading goods. Groups of children took part in a treasure hunt around the school and the hall was transformed into ‘Al Rabeeh Island’ where children followed a number of clues learning lots of fun explorer facts along the way. In class the children put their arts and crafts skills to good use making ships and boats that explorers might have used to travel on a long time ago.

Well done to everyone who made such as effort dressing up for the and to the adults who prepared and organised an excellent day.


Charity Day 30th April 2015



On the 30th April 2015 the whole of Al Rabeeh School took part in a special fundraising day to raise money for a very special charity, Red Crescent.

Grade 6 pupils designed and organised a number of fun games for the rest of the school to play and take part in, including a ‘Blind Penalty Shoot Out’ and ‘Hook a Duck’

A ‘Beauty Salon’ was opened by Grade 5 Girls which offered services such as; ‘Nail Painting’ and ‘Henna’ whilst the Grade 5 Boys set-up their own ‘Tuck Shop’.

A ‘Games Room’ with board games and a ‘Movie Room’ showing films were created by Grade 4 pupils.

Grade 3 pupils made their own ‘Tombola Stall’ with lots of wonderful prizes to be won.

The whole school, including children and staff members, had lots of fun throughout the day, playing games and raising money for a fantastic cause.

A remarkable total of 39,100AED was raised for Red Crescent, ‘Well Done’ and a big ‘Thank You’ to everyone who was involved.

To find out more about Red Crescent Charity and how the money raised can benefit many people from around the world please visit: rcuae.ae

BSME Games 2015 12th and 13th March 2015



On the 12th and 13th March 2015, Mrs Tierney, Mrs Canning, Miss Goss, Mr Yates, Mr Blurton and Mr Harris took 24 Grade 5&6 boys and girls to New York University, Sadiyaat Island to take part in the BSME Games.

The children had trained and worked incredibly hard leading up to the games where they competed in a number of sports against other schools all around the Middle East.

We made lots of friends from different countries during our; Basketball, Football, Netball and Athletics tournaments. The children were a real credit to Al Rabeeh School and displayed excellent sportsmanship and teamwork skills throughout the two long days.

After the success of the BSME Games we are looking forward to entering some more sporting competitions in the future.

Well done to everyone involved.

Grade 4 Egyptian Archaeology Trip 29th January 2015


Grade 4 Science and History topics were marked with a trip to ‘The Club’ where they played the role of Scientists and Archaelogoists for the day. They completed activities based on solids and liquids and analysed artefacts found in Ancient Egypt.

An excavation site was set up where ancient Egyptian artefacts were buried. Children were able to search for and dig up the artefacts, discuss what they were and how they might have been used in ancient Egypt.

Children were then able to put their scientific enquiry skills to good use when they investigated how to separate solids and liquids using materials from the beach.

The children had a lovely day and would like to thank ‘The Club’ for allowing them to extend their learning beyond the classroom.


National Day Celebrations 22nd November 2014



On the 22nd November 2014 the whole of Al Rabeeh School celebrated the 43 years since the joining of the seven Emirates.

Many children from every class in the school practised long and hard to deliver a special assembly to parents, pupils and staff members.

Performances included; readings from the Qur’an, special songs and dances and Yowla throwing.

In class the children completed activities based around the history of the UAE and it was fantastic to see everyone (including teachers) wearing special UAE dress.

Flag Day 3rd November 2014



On the 3rd November 2014 pupils at Al Rabeeh School celebrated the day Sheikh Khalifa became President of the United Arab Emirates.

The whole school had an assembly, outside on the field, to mark this special event.

Pupils and all staff members waved the; red, white, green and black flag whilst singing the national anthem to respect the ruler of the United Arab Emirates.