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What’s Happening in Year 2

Silkworms and Snow Peas

In Science we are learning about lifecycles. We are taking care of 36 silkworms and watching as they grow through their different life stages. Every day we clean out their box, give them more mulberry leaves to eat, and write the tally for another day on our class chart. We have also planted some climbing snow pea seeds. We are so excited to see our plants wrap around our porch as…

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Writing, Illustrating, and Exploring!

What goes into writing a children’s picture book? Primary LEX@R students were amazed to discover the nuances of deceptively simple books in a recent workshop on “Write Your Own Picture Book” at the Literature Centre in Fremantle.

About twenty students were shown what is involved in writing, illustrating, and publishing a picture book. We saw varied techniques of illustrations, discovered that writers and illustrators have to be willing to edit and change many times before it…

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Quiz Night 2015

Saturday night was the 3rd annual Philippines Mission Trip Quiz Night, raising funds to purchase building supplies and bless the people of the Philippines. The Rehoboth community came out in force to support the night, with over 200 people attending and 26 children in the crèche.

The Quizzical team of Mr and Mrs Nightingale and their son, Rob, ran a challenging, but thoroughly enjoyable quiz. Many were drawn back to their childhood with…

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Wet and Windy Day at Kindy

The Wet and Windy Day began with a Scavenger Hunt with many parents helping their children to find treasures around the College. It was great to help each other to find all the items and to share them at the end of the hunt.

The children enjoyed walking and playing in their raincoats and gumboots and holding their umbrellas.

The children had talked about all the things that we can do on rainy days and…

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Rehoboth Sets a High Standard

Is Rehoboth the school for your child?  This is a great question to ask, and can be answered in a number of ways. We would say that, first and foremost, we are aiming to grow Christian character, teach students a Christian (Biblical) world view, and challenge them to be disciples of Jesus Christ.

But what about the academics? As a school, we also believe in excellence in our academic and vocational programs. But to…

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Testing Bridges

Our learning extension students have seen a busy two weeks of designing, building, and testing bridges. Having designed and tested our bridges to try and make them strong enough to carry a 1kg weight, the engineers in the LEX@R classroom faced the rigours of the Year 12 Physics students.  The Year 12s tested the weight bearing capacity of our designs, but also made insightful comments on the strengths and weaknesses of each design.

They awarded…

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Budding Year 4 Students Go Dotty for Art

It has been wonderful to see the way that the Year 4 students have embraced the Art program this year. The students have demonstrated a variety of techniques, creating vibrant Aboriginal Animal Dot Paintings and ANZAC Silhouettes, using poppies and other iconic images related to ANZAC, to great effect.

The care and precision applied to all tasks has contributed to a very pleasing display in the classroom! It is great to see the way that…

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Einstein and the Cook

Every Friday morning, students and teachers sniff the air as the smell of delicious food wafts along the verandah. Where is that lovely aroma coming from?

From the wonderful LEX@R students, of course!  This Term, Year 5 and 6 students who are part of our Kenwick and Wilson Learning Extension at Rehoboth (LEX@R) Program, have been learning food chemistry basics. They have had an overview of basic chemistry – atoms, molecules, the periodic table, bonds…

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Wycliffe Wins Soccer Final

The Grand Final proved to be an EPIC clash between Tyndale and Wycliffe. With both teams determined to win, the ball was constantly contested. Players struggled to position themselves to take the shots at goal they wanted. With much encouraging and support from the sideline, players were enthusiastically playing their best together as a team.

In the first half, it was Wycliffe who had the majority of the ball in their forward line. Kory

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Marvellous Morning Teas for Mums

Today we had our annual Kindy and Pre-Primary Marvellous Morning for Mums!

We had a wonderful morning celebrating our marvellous mums and all that they do to look after us. Over fifty women attended, which was a fantastic turn out. Almost all the children were able to have a mum, aunty, sister, or grandmother attend.

The morning began with an hour of one-on-one quality time with our Mum. There were lots of things to do: photo booth…

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