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Gathering of Goblins 2019

During the summer holiday on Sunday 21 July, members of RHS Motorsport attended ‘The Gathering of Goblins’ at the iconic Goodwood racing circuit. It was the highlight in the 2019 Rose Hill Motorsport calendar and marked the largest meeting of Goblin racing cars with 83 teams taking part from across the country. We split into our 2 teams ‘Red Devils’ and ‘Blue Demons’ and both cars passed scrutineering with minimal adjustments leaving everyone ready for a fun and exciting day of racing. With a new motor in the blue car we saw a vast improvement in its overall speed performing well against our rivals and the red car. Each of the following events was completed by the teams – slalom, drag race, sprint, pit stop challenge and lap of champions. We were extremely pleased with the results especially the lap of champions in which we achieved 8th place for Red Devils and 15th for Blue Demons out of 83 cars from a national field. The most exciting part of the day happened when our car was coming to a skidding stop at the end of a drag race and suddenly the rear tyre burst with a loud bang! Fortunately, nobody was hurt and we had a spare. Many thanks to all the drivers, their parents for supporting and especially Mr Waller for helping manage the red team.

We would like to thank PCL, Cheesmur Building Contractors and Tonbridge Accident and Repair Centre for their fabulous sponsorship this year. If you or your company would like to sponsor RHS Motorsport for the new season please contact Mr Izzard, barry.izzard@rosehillschool.co.uk

Barry Izzard.

Director of Rose Hill Motorsport

Reception to Coolings Garden Centre

13 March 2020

On Wednesday 11 March the Reception children went on a visit to the nature trail at Coolings Garden Centre in Knockholt. There was great excitement, even before we boarded the minibus in our salopettes, coats and wellies.

Year 6 Geography trip to the River Cuckmere and Seven Sisters Country Park.

12 March 2020

Whilst the heavy rain did make the trip via Alfriston village a little tricky it also served to highlight the spectacular meanders and creeks of the River Cuckmere’s floodplain in the Spring sunshine and allow the ‘New Cut’ to be in full spate and speed along to the sea at low tide. As it did so the fast-flowing water actively undercut and eroded the shingle beach causing mini land or ‘shingle’ slides before our very eyes.

Henry wins Art Scholarship to Tonbridge School

26 February 2020

The Art Department is delighted to congratulate Henry on receiving an Art Scholarship to Tonbridge School.

Robert Baden-Powell Birthday!

24 February 2020

Robert Baden-Powell would have turned 163 on 22 February this year and Rose Hill School pupils celebrate his birthday every year.

Rose Hill artwork in the Royal Academy Summer Show

04 July 2019

The first ever Young Artists’ Summer Show hosted by the Royal Academy is filled with inspiring artworks by talented young artists aged 7-19 from the UK and beyond.

Vive la France!

28 June 2019

On Friday 21st June, Rose Hill took part in the annual French day wearing the traditional bleu, blanc, rouge with accessories such as le béret, curly moustache, garlic and onions necklaces and other props.

Year 6 & 7 French Residential Trip

07 June 2019

The end of last half term saw the Year 6 and 7 pupils travel to Rue in France for the annual French residential trip.

The benefits of a Creative Curriculum

23 May 2019

A creative curriculum is one that incorporates big ideas, varied and engaging activities, and a sense of continuity as a way to stimulate students, teachers, and even families.

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