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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:

learn skills related to a particular…
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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. Click…

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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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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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Secondary Interhouse Cross-Country

On Wednesday, 1 July, during Term 2, we held our annual Interhouse Cross-Country event. God blessed us with a lovely cloudy day with no rain (ok, just a little drizzle) which enabled the competitors to enjoy near perfect conditions and for us to have a very successful day.

We began just after recess with the whole school participating, except for Mr Peletier and Mrs James’ classes who were away on their Year 7 trip to…

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