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God’s Beautiful Animals: Year 3 Investigates Endangered Species

In Year 3, our class has developed a passion and amazement for God’s beautiful animals. This year, Endangered Species Day is on 18 May, so we have been looking at ways to protect our endangered species and their habitats. We loved creating art pieces that expressed the beauty of God’s creation.

In Project-Based Learning we have investigated which animals are extinct, which ones are close to extinction and what can be done to protect them.…

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Year 6 Leadership Teams 2019

At Rehoboth, we provide several opportunities for our Year 6 students to learn leadership skills. Leadership involves managing, influencing and directing others to achieve particular goals. Becoming a leader in a particular area helps students to develop skills in focusing on what is important, using courage to solve problems, sacrificing time to plan and organise activities, managing other people, and relying on Christ to help them through this journey. Student leadership groups are mentored by…

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Responding to God’s Creation: Biological Science in Year 1/2

This Term in the Year 1/2 class, we are learning all about Biological Science. We have appreciated that God created the world and filled it with an abundance of beautiful plants and animals. This unit ties in well with the Biblical thread “Caretaking the Earth”, where students “actively respond to God’s call to carefully manage all of creation”.

Our art project tied nicely into our Science unit last week as we drew and painted beautiful,…

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Our Excursion to Perth Zoo

A fantastic day was had by all the Year 3 students when we visited the Perth Zoo on Tuesday 19 February. We were blessed with amazing weather and, with the support of our parent supervisors, we were able to visit the Zoo’s four main regions that mimic the animals’ habitats.

In the Australian Bushwalk, we saw a quokka and watched the kangaroos lounging in the heat. We also learnt about the numbat from a Zookeeper.

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Relishing Play: Project-Based Learning in Year 1-2

Year 1 and Year 2 enjoyed their first Project-Based Learning session last Wednesday. We are using this Term to focus on the thread of “Relishing Play” from the curriculum resource Transformation by Design. This thread is focussed on “students having an attitude of joy-filled play as they respond to what God has provided and Christ has restored”.

This Term we are going to be using our God-given creativity to create board games. We…

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Everyday Science in Year 1

Our Year 1s had some fun during our Chemical Sciences lesson, discovering how everyday materials can be physically changed in a variety of ways to create something new. Each child received:

• some play dough
• 1 matchstick
• 1 straw
• 1 paperclip
• 1 pipe cleaner

They were encouraged to manipulate and change their materials to create something new. Students discovered that materials could be changed in a variety…

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Welcoming Our Littlest Learners

On Friday 2 November, we had the pleasure of meeting our newest Rehobothians, the 2019 Kindy classes.

The children had a wonderful time participating in activities and getting acquainted with their teachers for next year. Mrs van Dam and Mrs Nieuwkerk, along with Miss Graham and Mrs Fleming delighted in observing and leading the children in some play-based learning.

While all the fun was happening outside, the mums and dads had the opportunity to chat…

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A Taste for Secondary School

Recently, our Year 6 students were privileged to participate in the Year 7 Orientation. It was an extremely well-organised event, which has left our Year 6 students eagerly looking forward to becoming part of the Secondary School next year. They enjoyed meeting the Year 7 teachers as well other students who will be joining Rehoboth next year.

Students loved their cooking classes with Mrs Howard, where they learnt how to make a fruit and muesli…

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LEX@R Students Go to War!

Code-breaking, propaganda, Lancaster bombers and Victoria Cross medals have all been on the forefront of the Primary LEX@R students’ minds. This semester, we have been focused on World War II, including a look at the causes and timeline of the War. We’ve broken the Enigma Code, the Pigpen Cipher and looked at how knowing letter frequency can help you crack a code. Mr Beattie explained to us how computer encryption keeps our information safe and…

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Creating Music Together

If you happen to walk past the Kenwick Upper Primary block during lunch on a Tuesday, you would probably hear some amazing music drifting from the Music Room. That would be the sound of our Year 5-6 Band busy rehearsing and creating music together! Let us introduce you to some of our wonderful musicians:

“I have been playing the guitar for the last five years or so. My favourite style is rock. My Dad first…

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