Rose Hill School Year 6 French residential
On Friday 25 May, twenty-seven excited Year 6 children accompanied by: Mr Draper, Mr Long, Mr Hinchliffe, Mrs Makinson, Mrs Warran-Smith and Mrs Morgan arrived at school for a 07.15 departure to St Omer, France.
A Heavy sea-mist covered us as we undertook the crossing to Calais, but we were pleased to see a warm and welcoming sun emerge to greet us as we progressed inland. We then enjoyed a picnic outside the first of our scheduled visits: La Coupole (a Nazi V1 & V2 Rocket launching bunker buried deep into a hill near St Omer).
As always, the emphasis of the trip was on cultural exchange, language experience, history and social interaction. A special highlight, this year, was travelling into Belgium and visiting Flanders’ battle fields. Chocolate shopping and an evening meal dwindled into history as we arrived at the Menin Gate to witness an emotional Last Post Ceremony. Ella Rose and Will made us all very proud as, in full school uniform, they laid a wreath on behalf of Rose Hill.
The four-day trip was a great success and comprised a packed itinerary including: café visit, market, Passchendaele museum and trenches, Tyne Cot military cemetery, a day-trip to Bellewaerde theme park, chateau activities and a beach picnic
14 November 2018
Rose Hill pupils were joined by author Tom Palmer on Friday 19 October.
09 November 2018
On Monday 22 October, 10 year 6s, Miss Roberts and Mrs Morgan went on a trip to Iceland. We were there for four days and during that time we visited many places.
09 November 2018
On the 5 October 2018, we went to visit Tonbridge School’s ‘4B: Exploring Contemporary Drawing’ art exhibition, which took place in the Old School’s Gallery.
22 October 2018
On Thursday, Year 6 visited the Museum of Kent Life for a Victorian Day.
19 June 2018
Year 7 visited the Olympic Park as part of their geography coursework.
18 June 2018
On Sunday 10th June, the V12 Warrior, made its debut at Goodwood!
14 June 2018
Rose Hill marked the end of an era on Saturday when we hosted the final ever U11 Rounders Festival.
08 June 2018
On Saturday 2nd June, the Green Goblins team traveled to the picturesque location of Seaford College.