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Exams – Why Do We Do Them?

The Year 11 and Year 12 Semester 1 exams have now been completed, and the Year 7-10 students will have completed their exams by the end of the week. This is the first time that we have run exams for our Year 7-9 students, and is part of our commitment to extending our students by ensuring their educational programs are academically rigorous. Teachers have spent time in preparing the students for these exams, which take place in…

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Ripper River Bridge

Last week the LEX@R students began the task of building a scale model of a bridge to help the citizens of Whitetooth and Wobbegong connect across the Ripper River.

We have spent many weeks doing some research and inquiry into different bridges and designs and their benefits. It proved to be a challenge to work out the correct scale for the model and design a bridge to fit one of two possible sites as well…

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Be Prepared

As we are in the middle of the first Semester Exams, I thought it would be wise to complete the theme of exams (particularly as Year 11s are now underway and this will be followed by the Year 7-10 exams). Exams are not a situation we confront often, so it is good to be prepared in case something goes wrong.

What Should You Do if Things go Wrong? Panic Attacks

Symptoms include accelerated heart-beat, increase…

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Bridging the Gap

“Bridging the Gap” is the theme for the Year 7/8 LEX@R Program in Term 2. Students will be building their own bridge and having it tested by the Year 12 Physics students for strength and load bearing capacity. Later we will consider some metaphorical bridges, debating their existence and usefulness. Part of the Research and Design process for our bridge building has been to look at different bridge designs, the forces acting upon a bridge structure, and…

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House and Interschool Soccer Competitions

Interhouse Competition Senior Girls

The competition kicked off in Week 3 with the senior girls matches. The first of the round robin games was a tight contest between Newton and Tyndale. Wycliffe won their first match, but Newton finished on top with a big win over Wycliffe in their last encounter.

1st Newton
2nd Wycliffe
3rd Tyndale

Senior Boys

In Week 4 the senior boys played some fast-paced and entertaining lunchtime matches. The…

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Exam Techniques

As exams begin next Tuesday for our Year 12 students, and the following week for Year 11 students, a key issue to be addressed at this time of year is some of the common-sense tips on what to do, and what NOT to do, during exams.

What should you do on the day of the exam? On the morning of the exam, make sure you eat something, but not so much that it makes you…
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Leonora Bush Mission Trip

“Well, what an incredible time in Leonora! So blessed to have been allowed this opportunity, to spend some time with these beautiful kids! Cannot emphasize enough how amazing this trip was!”

These heartfelt words, by Year 10 student Jasmine Blennerhassett, really sum up what a blessing it was to be part of the Leonora Bush Mission trip this year.

At 6:30am on Saturday, 27 September this year’s team set…

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Rehoboth on the World Stage

Congratulations go to Gwyneth Anggadjaja (Year 9), who won first place in the world as part of the Language Perfect International competition for Indonesian studies. Gwyneth was presented with her award of a certificate, medallion, and $100 gift voucher at our recent Thanksgiving Assembly by Kate Reitzenstein, the AISWA Language Consultant (pictured). This is an incredible achievement! A number of our LOTE students entered the Language Perfect competition, and Rehoboth came in…

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Interhouse Cross Country

It rained throughout the night and a very cold morning began the day of the Interhouse Cross-Country!  God blessed us with no rain and a lovely day of sunshine last Thursday, 31st July to allow us to complete a very successful Interhouse cross-country event, even though it was the middle of winter.

The day started off with the Year 7s going for a 2km run around our own school. Tadiwanashe…

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Year 10 Work Experience 2014

In Week 1 of Term 3, all of our Year 10 students participated in a “one week” Work Experience program as part of their Careers Education in Humanities class.  Mrs Drennan had a number of outstanding examples of feedback that she received about how our students conducted themselves in the workplace.  We also asked our students to write down some of what they had experienced and learnt.  Here is a cross-section of what they had to say:

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