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 8 trip to Rockley Watersports Activity Centre
12 July 2018
On Monday we got onto the minibus and set out on a 4-hour drive to Rockley Watersports Activity Centre.
Rose Hill School Motorsport @ Ford Dunton Technical Centre
10 July 2018
On Saturday 30 June six Y5 Goblin drivers and five Y7/8 F24 drivers raced their respective cars at the iconic Dunton Technical Centre. The F24 car raced on the banked high speed test track and the Goblins used the manager’s car park.
Rose Hill attends the national finals at RAF Wittering
09 July 2018
A very early start saw Abi, Rufus and Sam head off to RAF Wittering with Mr Izzard and Mr Mansfield.
Rose Hill School pupils 'Fly to the Line'
06 July 2018
At 5.30am on Wednesday 27th June, 4 eager children and 2 tired teachers, set off for RAF Cosford for the national ‘Fly to the Line’ competition.
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!