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Year 3s and the Universe: Perth Observatory Excursion

Did you know that today the Year 3 classes went on an excursion to Perth Observatory in Bickley?

We did four activities and they were about:

Shadows and Sundials Earth, Moon and Sun Our Solar System Meteorites and the Moon

We enjoyed looking at the observatory sundial, making our own, and touching part of a real meteorite! The highlight of the day was definitely seeing a historical telescope which was used for…

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Grandparents Assembly: Celebrating our Families

“The greatest legacy one can pass on to one’s grandchildren is not money or other material things accumulated in one’s life, but rather a legacy of character and faith.”

Billy Graham

Last week we invited our Grandparents to a special Afternoon Tea and Assembly. We had a wonderful time of fellowship together.

Families are part of God’s design and, as grandparents, we have a wonderful opportunity to speak into the lives of our grandchildren,…

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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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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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