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Grow! Grow! Grow!

This Term, students in Wilson Year 4 have been coming to school with great anticipation. Who would have thought a tiny bean could cause so much excitement?

Students are learning the basics of orderly, scientific study – how to conduct a fair test, and what variables are. From Week 3, students have cared for and looked after a bean. Some beans have grown very well. Some beans have not even cracked from their shell.

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Year 4 Explore Explorers!

On Friday, 4 November the students in Year 4 eagerly made their way to Fremantle to uncover the maritime history of Western Australia.

The day started at the Shipwreck Galleries, where the students examined artefacts and stories related to the first Europeans to explore the west coast of Australia. This included an hour guided activity by staff at the museum, before the students enjoyed a self-guided tour of the various galleries.

Following a…

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NAIDOC Week 2016

Today, a different flag flew from the pole at the Wilson campus: a red, black, and yellow one – the Aboriginal flag! Years 1-6 at the Wilson campus had assembled to celebrate NAIDOC, which stands for National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee. NAIDOC events begin during the Term 2 holidays all over Australia and usually continue in schools during Term Three. NAIDOC day or week, celebrates the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and…

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So Many Things to be Thankful For

This year, our College community celebrates 50 years at Rehoboth. We have so much to be thankful to God for over that time. In Colossians 3:15-17 it says:

Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs…

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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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Budding Year 4 Students Go Dotty for Art

It has been wonderful to see the way that the Year 4 students have embraced the Art program this year. The students have demonstrated a variety of techniques, creating vibrant Aboriginal Animal Dot Paintings and ANZAC Silhouettes, using poppies and other iconic images related to ANZAC, to great effect.

The care and precision applied to all tasks has contributed to a very pleasing display in the classroom! It is great to see the way that…

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