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Junior Bible Tournament

On Thursday afternoon, 19 November, nine talented Bible scholars in-the-making stepped up to the mark to take on their opponents in the annual Junior Bible Tournament. Surrounded by avid enthusiasts, and hosted by our very own Bible Quizzler; Wycliffe, composed of: Joel N, Andre and Sarai; Newton, composed of: Aberly, Shemaiah and Blessing; and Tyndale, composed of: Elijah G, Noah and Claris, answered demanding questions with poise, grace and determination.

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Bright Sparks

On Monday, 16 November the Wilson Campus was energised by the Western Power incursion. Each class was electrified to learn how each of us are conductors and how we can pass electricity from each other. (We knew our students were all bright sparks). With the use of an electric stick, the whole class became a circuit. Students where shown what to do in emergencies and how to handle electricity.

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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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