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Beautiful Words – Year 11 Drama

On Friday, 13 November at lunchtime in the gym, the Year 11 Drama General class performed Beautiful Words – abridged by Sean Riley. We spent all Semester working towards the performance, learning lines, rehearsing, making preparations for front of house, organising and designing costumes, and selling tickets.

The play was a snapshot of the polar ideas about Australia’s policies and attitudes towards refugees, and challenged the audience about God’s view on the topic in light…

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Year 9 Humanities Students visit Victoria Dam

“On 30 October our Year 9 classes went on an excursion to Victoria Dam. We went to view the structure and uses of the dam in Perth, and to find out why it is so important. We also learnt about the changes made to it over the years and how they have worked and improved the dam. It was a bit of walking, but it was interesting and I’m sure most people learnt something new.

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Addressing the Issues: Why Exams?

In recent weeks, students across the State have been tackling WACE exams, and this week we published a whole timetable of approaching Year 7-11 Exams for our students. Yet for many, exams seem a necessary evil. They are time-consuming to study for, and to mark. And what are they testing? Are they really necessary? Aren’t there better alternatives? Critics often argue that exams promote a superficial understanding of topics, and that they fail to represent the…

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Constitution Centre and Art Gallery of WA

On Wednesday, 4 November, the Wilson Year 5 and 6 classes went on a riveting excursion to the Constitution Centre and the Art Gallery of Western Australia.

After arriving at the Constitution Centre, each year group had their own guest classroom, where the Year 5 class took part in a “Lawless Town Bingo” game to compare and contrast “Rules and Laws”, as well as sharing their knowledge in a big quiz on the “Three Levels…

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WACSSA Primary Athletics Carnival

On Friday, 30 October the Rehoboth runners took to the track to compete in the WACSSA Athletics Carnival. Competition between the 7 schools in Division 1 was intense. After a score update halfway through the day (and including the results from the Jumps and Throws) Rehoboth was in front by 100 points.

Outstanding results in the 100 metres and 200 metres races and great team efforts in the relays saw Rehoboth cling to that lead. The…

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Inquiry Based Learning in Year 2

This Term in Year 2, we are integrating Science, Art, Technology and Enterprise, ICT, as well as some Literacy and Mathematics, into an exciting program we call “Inquiry”. The inquiry sessions run on Thursday afternoons with the help of some very kind and willing parents.

Inquiry-Based Learning involves students actively seeking answers to their questions, working collaboratively, developing deep understandings of concepts, building on pre-existing ideas, and experiencing real-life situations and problems. All this is…

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Connecting with Cambodia

As part of the One School, Every Nation theme this year, the Wilson Year 6 class has been praying for and learning about Cambodia. At the beginning of the term, Patrick and Carol Kelly from Empowering Cambodia visited the class and taught us about life in Cambodia, as part of their Kids Knowing Kids project. The Kelly’s were kind enough to give each child a gift; a stuffed elephant toy, as well as gifts for…

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Community Celebration: Open Day 2015

The Open Day last Saturday was a great time of community, catching up with friends, enjoying great food, and experiencing the school’s “local talent”. Our musical items were fantastic with, performances by the choir and band, as well as solo and small group pieces. The community games were a lot of fun with paper airplanes soaring through the air, as well as those that jumped over the limbo stick! The horse rides were popular and…

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WACSSA Primary Jumps and Throws Carnival

Tuesday, 27 October saw our Primary Athletics Team competing at the WACSSA Primary Jumps and Throws Carnival. The Carnival was held at Langford Sporting Complex and the conditions were perfect for a great day of competition. Students competed in long jump and, for the first time, shot put and turbo javelin. Competition was fierce and our Rehoboth team had to perform at their peak. There were many inspiring performances throughout the day and…

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