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Writing Psalms in Year 9 Christian Studies

As part of our Year 9 studies of Old Testament literature and King David, we looked at different types of psalms. Then we had a go at writing our own lament or psalm of thanksgiving. Because the Psalms were often used for public worship, we present a sample of ours for public encouragement! Simply click on a student’s name to read their psalm.

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Heat and Humidity No Barrier for Athletic Tori

Tori Moss (Year 9) was selected to represent WA in the International Athletics Championships, held in Singapore on 11-12 July. The Championships allowed Tori to put her Little Athletics training to the test against a tough field of competitors.

The heat and humidity of Singapore didn’t stop Tori from earning an impressive three medals from four events:

EventPlaceU14 Girls 200mGoldU14 Girls Long JumpGoldU14 Girls 4x100m RelaySilver

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Pi Day and Paper Chains

Today, 14 March, the College – and particularly the Mathematics Department – celebrated International Pi Day.

This year saw the Year 7-10s take part in a couple of different activities over the course of the day, providing an opportunity to use their maths outside the regular classroom. The aim of the activities is for all students to be able to participate fully, and as such, they are not mathematical intensive activities. The…

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Year 9 Camp 2017: Maximum Participation for Maximum Growth

The Bickley Outdoor Recreation Campsite is a special place where Rehoboth’s Year 9 students participate in unique and exciting outdoor activities in a tranquil bush setting. Our mission this year was to enhance students’ lives through participation and achievement in sport and recreation.

At the camp we were committed to encouraging maximum participation in a wide range of activities and programs. We believe that those who engaged in the camp activities and…

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Year 9 Adventure Camp 2016

This year’s camp took place at the Bickley Outdoor Recreation Campsite, where Rehoboth’s Year 9 students took part in unique and exciting activities in a tranquil bush setting. Our mission was to enhance the Year 9 students lives through sport and recreation over the three days.

At the camp, we encouraged everyone to participate in a wide range of activities and programs. This gave the students the opportunity to:

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2016 NAPLAN Results: Year 7 and Year 9

It is always important to keep NAPLAN results in perspective. They provide useful feedback for teachers, as they indicate the strengths and weaknesses of students and allow them to focus on areas that need improvement. However, NAPLAN results are often used as a ranking tool for individuals or for each school (as on the MySchool website), and here they are less reliable. No matter how good the results are (or the reverse), it must be…

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Introducing TESLA

Nikola Tesla (1857-1943) American inventor. Photograph, 1915. — Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

TESLA is a STEM initiative being held at Rehoboth Christian College during 2016.

STEM stands for: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

The Department of Education has made STEM a priority across schools in Australia. Students with training in STEM open themselves up to an incredibly diverse array of job opportunities as part of a rapidly growing industry.

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Red Cross Cadets Commences at Rehoboth

It was with great enthusiasm and excitement that we commenced the Red Cross Cadets this week. We were blessed by the overwhelming response of many students as we received applications from around 40 students from Year 7 right through to Year 11.

We were also amazed to read the fantastic responses of students as to why they wished to be part of the Cadets. Most shared a genuine desire to serve others,…

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Ready for Adventure?

Over three days and nights, Rehoboth’s Year 9 students this month participated in a variety of unique and exciting activities at the Bickley Outdoor Recreation Campsite.

At the camp we were committed to encouraging maximum participation in a wide range of experiences. Students learnt:

development of communication, interpersonal, leadership and cooperation skills; increased participants’ accountability for themselves, others and their environment; awareness and management of emotions; understanding of responsible risk taking; teamwork and collaboration;…
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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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Experiencing Indonesia

On 16 September, four of the Year 10 Indonesian students and both students from the Year 9 class had the opportunity to go to Indonesia with their teacher, Mrs Nathan, for an intensive learning program run by ACICIS. Throughout this trip they were able to use their knowledge of Indonesia and put their language skills to the test.

Over the period of nine days they went to both Jakarta and Yogyakarta, meeting old friends…

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2015 NAPLAN Results: Kenwick Secondary

Year 9

A comparison with national benchmarks and the NAPLAN Year 9 standards indicates strong Rehoboth results, with its mean well above the WA and National Schools Means in ALL areas tested. Compared to the State means, Numeracy (+37), Grammar and Punctuation (+34), Writing (+28), Spelling (+33), Reading (+22), are all relative strengths for this group and rated well above other means.

Year 7

A comparison with national benchmarks and the NAPLAN Year 7 standards…

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