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Year 5 and 6 Visit Parliament House

On Friday, 18 November the Year 5 and 6 students went to the city to visit Parliament House.

We saw the Upper and Lower House. The Upper House had red walls and long sofas and the Lower House had blueish/greenish walls and long sofas.

In the Upper House, we saw a black rod which represents the Queen when she is not there and the gold mace that represents protection for the speaker.

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Exciting Finish to Term 3 for Year 6

It was an exciting finish to Term 3 for the Wilson Year 6s, with many things happening.

First of all, the class performed a fantastic show for Years 3-5 on Monday, 12 September. The show was part of the project-based learning initiative across the school, with the Year 6 class voting to use their gifts and talents to perform a show for younger years. We have been exploring other countries and celebrating the wonderful diversity in…

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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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Rube Goldberg and the LEX@R Kids

Who is Rube Goldberg, you may ask? Goldberg was a cartoonist in the 1930s and 40s, famous for “inventing” complicated machines designed to do extremely simple tasks. His cartoon drawings were popular in newspapers and the game Mousetrap is a good example of a Rube Goldberg machine.

Year 5-6 Learning Extension (LEX@R) students have been learning about work and simple machines. We have examined God’s plan for work, as well…

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Inventions and Inventors: Year 6 Science

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On Friday, 22 July, the Kenwick Year 6 class went to Sci-Tech so that we could become motivated and excited about our project-based learning topic, Inventions and Inventors.

When we arrived, we were greeted by our guide, and taken into the main exhibition hall. There were so many different exhibits explaining science and technology inventions and innovations. All activities were “hands-on”, so we spent an interesting hour looking at…

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Year 6 Boys Take Out the WACSSA Basketball Championship

Rehoboth continued its fine run of form in WACSSA Basketball Carnivals this year by winning the Year 6 Boys Division A competition. The event, held on Friday 29 July at the Bendat Stadium, saw a Rehoboth team made up of students from both the Wilson and Kenwick campuses competing against teams from Swan, Carey, Kalamunda, and Dale.

The Rehoboth team started the round robin stage strongly with good wins over Swan and Dale.…

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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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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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Visting the Senior School

On Thursday, 17 September, the Wilson Year 6 class embarked on a journey to explore the Secondary School at the Kenwick Campus. I personally enjoyed the sports session in the afternoon: a chaotic game of thievery, rescue and defense between three tribes! Here are some comments by the students.

Woodwork class

“The Year 6 Orientation was really fun. What we did was first take a quick tour around the school then we were split into…

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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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