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Philippines 2015 – Training Day

On Monday, 20 July, The 2015 Philippines Team met at Thornlie Church of Christ for a training day. Lead by Miss Smoker, the team started off in devotion and prayer. Following that we went through why we were going to help the people there for two weeks. We also discussed the attitude we should posses while working, which we found through Isaiah 42:1-4.

From there we went through basic information of the Philippines…

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Philippines 2015 – Preview Trip

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In Week 11 of term 2 (and during the first week of the school holidays) I spent time in the Philippines meeting with people who lived there, and organising the trip for our team who will be visiting this November and December. Spending two weeks in the Philippines gave me the opportunity to work in a number of different ministry areas. I spent my first week in Manila, helping in the…

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Year 9 Humanities Trip to Perth Museum

We are very pleased to share with you reports from two of our Year 9 students – Grace Bong and Rachael Fleming – who have written about their experiences visiting the Perth Museum, which was undertaken as part of their Humanities studies.

Excursion Report

In the morning after our Bible reading at school, we got on a school bus and travelled to Perth city. The bus then dropped us of just a few metres…

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English Literature Student Excursion to Curtin University

Stage 3 English and Literature students enjoyed a day at Curtin University to hear lectures pertaining to their studies. Throughout the day, they listened to five separate lectures, covering important aspects of the curriculum, including: representation, characterisation, exam technique, essay planning and ideology.

It was a case of “have your cake and eat it too”, as students found the lectures satisfying and educational, as well as most enjoyable. Whilst behaving like university students, moving to various…

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Year 7 Canberra Trip 2015

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After an action packed, whirlwind tour of the sites and the learning opportunities of Canberra, the Year 7 trip is complete for another year. This trip forms part of our students’ studies on the Federal Government, our Constitution and the history of Australia. There were many positives for your children as they experienced a number of new places and made new friendships.

Each day held highlights of its own and different…

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What is Wrong with a Good Grumble?

It is not uncommon to have a “good” grumble, or a “good” whinge. We even feel better at times when we are able to vent our frustrations about that driver in front of us, or because things seem unfair, or because people don’t act in the way we believe that they should. We easily forget about the things that have gone right, and tend to fixate on the things that are wrong. We don’t like…

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Wet and Windy Day at Kindy

The Wet and Windy Day began with a Scavenger Hunt with many parents helping their children to find treasures around the College. It was great to help each other to find all the items and to share them at the end of the hunt.

The children enjoyed walking and playing in their raincoats and gumboots and holding their umbrellas.

The children had talked about all the things that we can do on rainy days and…

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Library Literacy

We have had a lot of fun in Literature classes in Semester 1.

In the Year 3 Literature class we have enjoyed escaping into the world of Narnia. The children were enthralled by the action and adventure in the story of The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis, and recreated a map of Narnia, highlighting the major events in the story. We did a character study on the main characters…

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Mystery Solved

The Wilson Pre-Primary students have engaged in a mysterious investigative journey all of Term 2. It all began one day at the beginning of the Term, when we discovered footprints and a big mess in our classrooms and kitchen as we came back inside from recess.

We collected the evidence and became detectives and forensic scientists as we examined each clue that was left behind and made conclusions about out visitor. The visitor came back…

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WACSSA Football Carnival

On Friday, 19 June, an enthusiastic horde of talented Football players left Rehoboth bound for the football fields of Ashfield, to compete in the annual WACSSA Football Carnival. Rehoboth entered three teams, a Year 7-8 boys team, under the guidance of Mr Peletier, a Year 9-10 team, with Mr de Bruyn coaching, and Mrs Klomp took on coaching the Year 7-10 girls. We met five other schools there with 16 teams being involved overall.

The…

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