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!
Year 4 Geography Field Trip
17 November 2020
Box Hill was the location for Year 4's focus day in geography.
Rose Hill School Focus Day
28 October 2020
Our first Focus Day of the year was a great success! Prep School pupils were immersed in learning for a day about a particular topic , acquiring and applying knowledge.
Up, up and away STEAM week looks at flight!
16 October 2020
With a good degree of yaw and pitch STEAM week got off to a flying start.
Year 7 & 8 team building
25 September 2020
Years 7 & 8 took full advantage of being outside in the sunshine on Monday with a day of team building activities.
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!