Green Goblins meet Marc Hynes, British Touring Car driver.
On Friday 10th October the Green Goblin Team were invited, through a contact of Mr West and Clifford Thames, to visit Quantel Bifold Racing at Brands Hatch to meet and speak to their BTCC driver, Marc Hynes.
The children were thrown into the deep end as they were seated on a table to watch the Secretary for Defence, Michael Fallon who is also the local MP, give an encouraging talk on how local businesses can help each other strive.
After lunch we were transported to the Garage/Pits area to meet with Marc Hynes.
Our first impression was how tall he was for a racing driver. After a slightly nervous start the children began to relax as Marc showed his calming nature, answering their questions one by one. Some facts the children found out included:
· His car has a 0 - 62mph in 4.5 secs
· His favourite circuit is Macau in China
· He started racing when he was 10 years old
Having shown Marc our portfolio he spent the next hour talking with the children about their own racing experiences with the Green Goblin Kart. One and a half hours later, Marc suggested that we visit the garage to see his car. According to his PA he could only imagine speaking with the children for about 10 minutes!
Transported in 2 road versions of Marc’s car, we headed off to the garage where he spoke with individual children about the various parts of the car and then invited each one to have a go sitting in the drivers seat, explaining what the many controls were.
This was a truly amazing experience for the children and as a reward each one of the Goblin team received a special goody bag. Our thanks got to Quantel Bifold Racing, Mr West and of course to Marc himself.
BI & RM
Directors of Rose Hill Motorsport
Year 7 art trip to the Towner Gallery in Eastbourne
14 November 2019
On Thursday, 9 November Year 7 went on an Art trip to the Towner Gallery in Eastbourne. After a bus journey to Eastbourne College we had a delicious lunch in their canteen. We then walked a short distance to the Towner Gallery which is located right next to the College. It wasn’t hard to miss as there was an amazing mural painted on the side of the building, in all sorts of shapes and colours, celebrating the Towner’s 10th Anniversary.
Rose Hill School Sports Tour to Holland
11 November 2019
During the half-term break 45 Rose Hill School pupils and staff travelled to Eindhoven in Holland as part of the school’s Sports tour. During the trip the boys were lucky enough to train with Dutch Giants PSV Eindhoven, whilst the girls trained with the Dutch National Hockey Champions Oranje-Rood.
Rose Hill School 11+ success
08 November 2019
Rose Hill School pupils were celebrating yesterday following a very successful year of 11+ results with nearly 90% of children passing the Kent Test. The pass rate has risen from 72% in 2018 to 88% in 2019 a significant increase under the new leadership of Head, Emma Neville and Deputy Head, Philippa Lang-Daly.
Rose Hill School HSBC SchoolBank
08 November 2019
Rose Hill School launched their HSBC SchoolBank in September 2018.
18 September 2014
Year 3s win their first ever match for Rose Hill
IAPS County and National Athletics Championships
16 June 2014
Thirty eight children took part at this year’s County Championship, held at the Julie Rose Stadium in Ashford
Year 7 trip to Canterbury Cathedral
15 May 2014
Year 7 have been studying the murder of Thomas Becket in History and visited Canterbury Cathedral as part of their studies.
14 May 2014
The Prep School enjoyed fantastic dance workshops organised by Mrs Bellinger and Mrs Bennet and run by Danielle Crockford.