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!
Baden Powell's Birthday!
22 February 2019
Robert Baden-Powell would be turning 162 today and Rose Hill School pupils celebrate his birthday every year with ice cream and cookies for pudding.
STEM Club Fly to the Line national competition.
11 February 2019
Thursday saw three very excited Y5 pupils heading off to Gatwick Aviation Museum to represent Rose Hill School in the Regional Finals for the Fly to the Line competition.
Year 6 visit the Amex Stadium
08 February 2019
On the 1st of February Year 6 went on a trip to the Amex Stadium.
A challenge of galactic proportions!
28 January 2019
Very early on Saturday, 14 pupils from Years 6, 7 and 8 travelled to Bede’s Senior School to take part in a challenge of galactic proportions.
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!