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Celebrating NAIDOC

This Term, the Wilson Campus has learnt a lot about Australian Indigenous culture. In one House meeting, we learnt about Rod and Mysie Schenk, who were missionaries who shared the gospel with Aboriginal people in Western Australia. We learnt about David Unaipaon, a Christian Aboriginal man on our $50 note who was an inventor, author, and preacher. Across the school, we also studied the Aboriginal culture in our classes.

In Year 2, we talked about the…

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Father and Daughter Breakfast

On Thursday, 3 September, Rehoboth daughters and their fathers came together at the Wilson Campus to have a fantastic breakfast and some fun.

The girls enjoyed dressing their dads up in a tutu, tiara and gloves and assisting them to run the race of their lives. Dads were able to unleash their creative skills in designing a new hairstyle for their daughters. Some dads even consulted with each other on how to create the perfect plait…

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Being a Light to the Nations

Year 5 students recently Skyped Owen and Sarah Ames, who are missionaries in Japan. Over this Term, our class has been learning about Japan, its culture, language, geography, and art, as well as its religion. With less than 0.5% Christians, Japan is a needy place for the gospel.

So, to learn more about this, the class asked questions about the church and cafe outreach Owen and Sara have started. It was great to see every student engaged…

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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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Indigenous Missions

Tyndale, Wycliffe and Newton today explored the topic of Indigenous missions; specifically, the history of the church in Australia and work with Aboriginal people, in their House meetings.

First of all, they learnt that Reverend Richard Johnson was the first missionary, Bible teacher, and pastor to Australia. He arrived on the First Fleet with his wife in Sydney, with 1,000 free settlers and convicts, in 1788.

Students discussed David Unaipon, the Aboriginal man on our…

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Library Literacy

We have had a lot of fun in Literature classes in Semester 1.

In the Year 3 Literature class we have enjoyed escaping into the world of Narnia. The children were enthralled by the action and adventure in the story of The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis, and recreated a map of Narnia, highlighting the major events in the story. We did a character study on the main characters…

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Mystery Solved

The Wilson Pre-Primary students have engaged in a mysterious investigative journey all of Term 2. It all began one day at the beginning of the Term, when we discovered footprints and a big mess in our classrooms and kitchen as we came back inside from recess.

We collected the evidence and became detectives and forensic scientists as we examined each clue that was left behind and made conclusions about out visitor. The visitor came back…

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Whiteman Park

Last Thursday, the Year 1 and 2 students took the great trek to Whiteman Park near the Swan Valley. There was much excitement on the bus, and after many “are we there yet(s)?” we finally arrived! We had recess in the beautiful grounds, and then we were split into two groups.

Group One went to an old school house where they were shown the gentle-natured Blue Tongue Lizard and sleepy Bobtail Lizard. The…

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