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Developing a Sleep Routine

 Sleep is important to ensure the learning from the day is consolidated. You might be surprised to know that studies show that developing a sleep routine actually helps memory and performance. This is especially important in the lead up to, and during, exams. Athletes taper off their training in the lead up to the race, they don’t exhaust themselves. Now is the time for the endurance work – not the night just before an exam.…
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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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Secondary Interhouse Cross-Country

On Wednesday, 1 July, during Term 2, we held our annual Interhouse Cross-Country event. God blessed us with a lovely cloudy day with no rain (ok, just a little drizzle) which enabled the competitors to enjoy near perfect conditions and for us to have a very successful day.

We began just after recess with the whole school participating, except for Mr Peletier and Mrs James’ classes who were away on their Year 7 trip to…

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Philippines 2015 – Training Day

On Monday, 20 July, The 2015 Philippines Team met at Thornlie Church of Christ for a training day. Lead by Miss Smoker, the team started off in devotion and prayer. Following that we went through why we were going to help the people there for two weeks. We also discussed the attitude we should posses while working, which we found through Isaiah 42:1-4.

From there we went through basic information of the Philippines…

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Philippines 2015 – Preview Trip

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In Week 11 of term 2 (and during the first week of the school holidays) I spent time in the Philippines meeting with people who lived there, and organising the trip for our team who will be visiting this November and December. Spending two weeks in the Philippines gave me the opportunity to work in a number of different ministry areas. I spent my first week in Manila, helping in the…

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Year 9 Humanities Trip to Perth Museum

We are very pleased to share with you reports from two of our Year 9 students – Grace Bong and Rachael Fleming – who have written about their experiences visiting the Perth Museum, which was undertaken as part of their Humanities studies.

Excursion Report

In the morning after our Bible reading at school, we got on a school bus and travelled to Perth city. The bus then dropped us of just a few metres…

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English Literature Student Excursion to Curtin University

Stage 3 English and Literature students enjoyed a day at Curtin University to hear lectures pertaining to their studies. Throughout the day, they listened to five separate lectures, covering important aspects of the curriculum, including: representation, characterisation, exam technique, essay planning and ideology.

It was a case of “have your cake and eat it too”, as students found the lectures satisfying and educational, as well as most enjoyable. Whilst behaving like university students, moving to various…

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Year 7 Canberra Trip 2015

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After an action packed, whirlwind tour of the sites and the learning opportunities of Canberra, the Year 7 trip is complete for another year. This trip forms part of our students’ studies on the Federal Government, our Constitution and the history of Australia. There were many positives for your children as they experienced a number of new places and made new friendships.

Each day held highlights of its own and different…

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What is Wrong with a Good Grumble?

It is not uncommon to have a “good” grumble, or a “good” whinge. We even feel better at times when we are able to vent our frustrations about that driver in front of us, or because things seem unfair, or because people don’t act in the way we believe that they should. We easily forget about the things that have gone right, and tend to fixate on the things that are wrong. We don’t like…

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Wet and Windy Day at Kindy

The Wet and Windy Day began with a Scavenger Hunt with many parents helping their children to find treasures around the College. It was great to help each other to find all the items and to share them at the end of the hunt.

The children enjoyed walking and playing in their raincoats and gumboots and holding their umbrellas.

The children had talked about all the things that we can do on rainy days and…

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