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Developing a Sleep Routine

 Sleep is important to ensure the learning from the day is consolidated. You might be surprised to know that studies show that developing a sleep routine actually helps memory and performance. This is especially important in the lead up to, and during, exams. Athletes taper off their training in the lead up to the race, they don’t exhaust themselves. Now is the time for the endurance work – not the night just before an exam.…
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Secondary Interhouse Cross-Country

On Wednesday, 1 July, during Term 2, we held our annual Interhouse Cross-Country event. God blessed us with a lovely cloudy day with no rain (ok, just a little drizzle) which enabled the competitors to enjoy near perfect conditions and for us to have a very successful day.

We began just after recess with the whole school participating, except for Mr Peletier and Mrs James’ classes who were away on their Year 7 trip to…

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Philippines 2015 – Training Day

On Monday, 20 July, The 2015 Philippines Team met at Thornlie Church of Christ for a training day. Lead by Miss Smoker, the team started off in devotion and prayer. Following that we went through why we were going to help the people there for two weeks. We also discussed the attitude we should posses while working, which we found through Isaiah 42:1-4.

From there we went through basic information of the Philippines…

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Philippines 2015 – Preview Trip

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In Week 11 of term 2 (and during the first week of the school holidays) I spent time in the Philippines meeting with people who lived there, and organising the trip for our team who will be visiting this November and December. Spending two weeks in the Philippines gave me the opportunity to work in a number of different ministry areas. I spent my first week in Manila, helping in the…

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Year 9 Humanities Trip to Perth Museum

We are very pleased to share with you reports from two of our Year 9 students – Grace Bong and Rachael Fleming – who have written about their experiences visiting the Perth Museum, which was undertaken as part of their Humanities studies.

Excursion Report

In the morning after our Bible reading at school, we got on a school bus and travelled to Perth city. The bus then dropped us of just a few metres…

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English Literature Student Excursion to Curtin University

Stage 3 English and Literature students enjoyed a day at Curtin University to hear lectures pertaining to their studies. Throughout the day, they listened to five separate lectures, covering important aspects of the curriculum, including: representation, characterisation, exam technique, essay planning and ideology.

It was a case of “have your cake and eat it too”, as students found the lectures satisfying and educational, as well as most enjoyable. Whilst behaving like university students, moving to various…

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Year 7 Canberra Trip 2015

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After an action packed, whirlwind tour of the sites and the learning opportunities of Canberra, the Year 7 trip is complete for another year. This trip forms part of our students’ studies on the Federal Government, our Constitution and the history of Australia. There were many positives for your children as they experienced a number of new places and made new friendships.

Each day held highlights of its own and different…

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WACSSA Football Carnival

On Friday, 19 June, an enthusiastic horde of talented Football players left Rehoboth bound for the football fields of Ashfield, to compete in the annual WACSSA Football Carnival. Rehoboth entered three teams, a Year 7-8 boys team, under the guidance of Mr Peletier, a Year 9-10 team, with Mr de Bruyn coaching, and Mrs Klomp took on coaching the Year 7-10 girls. We met five other schools there with 16 teams being involved overall.

The…

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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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