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Rocket Science

Last Friday, Mr Hobday came to teach us how to make hovercrafts and rockets. Firstly, he asked us what a mechanical engineer does. I said that they build rockets and robots.

Then, Mr Hobday showed us how to make hovercrafts. We stuck the pop-top lids on a CD and tightened a balloon on. Then, we blew it up and let it go.

Next, we went to the oval to make a rocket. It was so…

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Community Planting at Kent Street Weir

On Wednesday, 17 June, the Year 3 and Year 6 students went on an excursion to the Kent Street Weir. We went to create a natural habitat for the wildlife, by planting little shrubs. It was very muddy and our shoes were covered in dirt.

We planted a total of 2,258 plants between the two classes. Our favourite part was getting all the empty plant pots and making a long snake. We interviewed some Year…

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Prison Break!

On Monday, 15 June, the Year 4 and 5 students went on an excursion to the Fremantle Prison, Round House, and the Maritime Museum.

When we arrived at Fremantle Prison our tour guide, Ian, gave us some background information such as when the prison was built, who built it, and some of the prisoners it held. After that, he took us to see the cells that the prisoners had to live in. They were filthy, closed in,…

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Literacy Groups

On Monday, 22 June, Years 1-6 took part in Literacy Groups. We walked around the school, took photos, and wrote notes about what every class was doing. It was very interesting seeing the activities the younger learners did.
This year our school theme is Every Nation. The Year 5 and 6 students were looking at different countries in small groups. We researched to find information, made a slideshow and then shared it with each…

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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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Visit to Agmaroy Nursing Home

In our Studies of Society and Environment, we have been learning about people who serve their community in different ways. We discussed how we could do something to serve our local community and planned a visit to a local aged care facility, Agmaroy Nursing Home. We prepared songs, a simple craft, and morning tea to share with the residents. We prayed that we would be able to share some joy and brighten the day of…

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Mum and Mini Men MasterChef

There was a buzz in the air today, as boys from Kindy through to Year 6 spent an afternoon with their mum, grandmother, or aunty at our Mum and Mini Men MasterChef afternoon tea.

The afternoon started off with our special guest speakers, Mr Ray van der Kooij and his mother, Mrs van der Kooij. Ray shared about the importance for boys to show affection towards their mums, and to never stop giving their mums…

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Superheroes

Last week in buddy time, the Year 1 students and their Year 6 buddies had to work together to design a Superhero’s outfit… out of Newspaper!

The Year 1s then had to model their outfit and show off some Superhero poses! The buddies created some great outfits, and some included hats, masks… and even underwear!!!

Some of the Super Heroes that were created were Superman, Wonder Woman, Batman, Iron Man and Cat Woman.

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Exciting Times in Early Childhood

The past few months have been a very busy and exciting time in the Early Childhood area at the Wilson Campus. We have seen huge transformations in the development of our indoor and outdoor learning environments.

The children have shown immense excitement at exploring the outdoor area, showing fantastic creativity and mature development of their role-play activities. The grassed area has been a fantastic open space, allowing for expansive running and tumbling.…

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