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Annual Humphry Davy Lecture

THE MAGIC OF SOAP BUBBLES
Presented by Professor Cyril Isenberg OBE, University of Kent
Everyone has enjoyed blowing bubbles. The scientific and artistic communities have also been fascinated by bubbles; from nuclear physicists to cosmologists and from architects to artists.
The lecture that Professor Isenberg gave demonstrated ,on a large scale, the vibrational properties, the equilibrium and non-equilibrium surfaces and the colours of bubbles and soap films. A property of bubbles is that they will take up the smallest area possible in their formation; the professor showed how this property is used to help in road planning. He gave the example of four towns needing to be connected by the shortest (and so cheapest) road network. By using two Perspex plates and metal pins representing the towns he demonstrated the ideal road network – a surprise shape to all!
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Year 7 trip to Battle Abbey

13 October 2017

Year 7 had a great trip to Battle Abbey last Friday discovering lots of information about the Battle of Hastings.

Full STEAM ahead! Helicopter simulators, sports cars and transplant surgery.

12 October 2017

Rose Hill recently held a week of fun, challenging and educational activities focused on STEAM subjects.

Tonbridge Wildlife Photography competition

12 October 2017

Rose Hill pupils were amongst the winners announced at the Tonbridge Wildlife Photography competition last weekend.

Folly Wildlife Rescue Centre visits Year 1

12 October 2017

Year 1 were visited by Folly Wildlife Rescue Centre as part of their Alice in Wonderland topic this term.

Head's Lines

26 January 2014

In this week's news...

Year 3 Roman Day

22 January 2014

Year 3 had a fantastic day with our Roman friends on Friday 17th January.

Year 4 British Museum Trip

20 January 2014

On Monday 20th January, Year 4 went to the British Museum. It was fun!

Head's Lines - Inspection Report Autumn 2013

13 December 2013

Excellent, excellent, excellent, excellent, excellent, excellent, excellent, excellent and excellent!

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Open Morning

 
4th October 2017 from 9am until 11am
 
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