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Grow! Grow! Grow!

This Term, students in Wilson Year 4 have been coming to school with great anticipation. Who would have thought a tiny bean could cause so much excitement?

Students are learning the basics of orderly, scientific study – how to conduct a fair test, and what variables are. From Week 3, students have cared for and looked after a bean. Some beans have grown very well. Some beans have not even cracked from their shell.

As…

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Newton House Makes History

A piece of Rehoboth history was made today as Newton House won the 2017 Primary Swimming Carnival.

For many years the Newton team has watched on as their counterparts held up numerous trophies, but finally it was their turn, edging out Tyndale 1048 to 1034. Wycliffe rounded out the table with 988 points, making the Carnival a closely fought competition.

In the pool, students competed in 50m races to determine the age champions as…

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Year 5 and 6 Visit Parliament House

On Friday, 18 November the Year 5 and 6 students went to the city to visit Parliament House.

We saw the Upper and Lower House. The Upper House had red walls and long sofas and the Lower House had blueish/greenish walls and long sofas.

In the Upper House, we saw a black rod which represents the Queen when she is not there and the gold mace that represents protection for the speaker.

It was a…

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Exciting Finish to Term 3 for Year 6

It was an exciting finish to Term 3 for the Wilson Year 6s, with many things happening.

First of all, the class performed a fantastic show for Years 3-5 on Monday, 12 September. The show was part of the project-based learning initiative across the school, with the Year 6 class voting to use their gifts and talents to perform a show for younger years. We have been exploring other countries and celebrating the wonderful diversity in…

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Year 7 Orientation – Getting Excited to Start in Secondary

On Thursday, 15 September, the Year 6 classes took part in the Year 7 Endeavour Orientation Program. Students were quickly organised into three tribes, introduced themselves, smeared on a bit of face paint, showed off their tribal chant, and then raced to complete a team puzzle. Each group worked well to put the pictures in order.

Next, they were off to their first rotation. All of the rotation activities were very exciting. In “All About…

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HARVEST Wilson Campus Concert

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The theme of this year’s concert was HARVEST. Students from across the Wilson Campus performed items that told the story of Harvest.

Beginning with a whole school hoedown in cowboy outfits, our Kindy, Year 1 and 1/2 classes presented songs that talked about the SEEDS of our faith: Adoption, Justification and Sanctification.

Then, Pre-Primary, Year 5 and 4/5 showed us how to NURTURE that seed, with songs about Prayer, the…

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NAIDOC Week 2016

Today, a different flag flew from the pole at the Wilson campus: a red, black, and yellow one – the Aboriginal flag! Years 1-6 at the Wilson campus had assembled to celebrate NAIDOC, which stands for National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee. NAIDOC events begin during the Term 2 holidays all over Australia and usually continue in schools during Term Three. NAIDOC day or week, celebrates the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and…

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Rube Goldberg and the LEX@R Kids

Who is Rube Goldberg, you may ask? Goldberg was a cartoonist in the 1930s and 40s, famous for “inventing” complicated machines designed to do extremely simple tasks. His cartoon drawings were popular in newspapers and the game Mousetrap is a good example of a Rube Goldberg machine.

Year 5-6 Learning Extension (LEX@R) students have been learning about work and simple machines. We have examined God’s plan for work, as well…

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Togas, Music, Food, Dancing, and the Olympics

In Wilson Pre-Primary Red we have been learning about the world’s most spectacular sporting event – the Olympic Games – which are about to start in Rio.

We have been investigating why and how the ancient games started and why we have them today as the Modern Olympics. We brainstormed ideas and posed many ‘I Wonder’ questions. We made suggestions about the things we wanted to do and know. We wondered why the Olympic…

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Year 6 Boys Take Out the WACSSA Basketball Championship

Rehoboth continued its fine run of form in WACSSA Basketball Carnivals this year by winning the Year 6 Boys Division A competition. The event, held on Friday 29 July at the Bendat Stadium, saw a Rehoboth team made up of students from both the Wilson and Kenwick campuses competing against teams from Swan, Carey, Kalamunda, and Dale.

The Rehoboth team started the round robin stage strongly with good wins over Swan and Dale.…

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