Rose Hill School sing for Tom Chaplin
Rose Hill School today welcomed Tom Chaplin to judge the first House Music Competition. All three of the school’s houses performed and Grange House were lucky enough to be crowned the winners with a fantastic rendition of YMCA.
Tom gave all the singers feedback on their performances before awarding the trophy. He then performed two songs from his new album ‘Twelve Tales of Christmas’ accompanied by Rose Hill School, Head of Music, David Everist.
Tom then kindly answered questions from the pupils. Pupils learnt that his favourite album is the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band; Keane was named after a lovely old lady called Cherry Keane who used to come and watch the band perform; his favourite instrument is the piano; Tom recorded his first song aged three on his tape recorder and he has released over 100 songs to date and hopes to release more in the future.
New Head Emma Neville said “This has been such a fantastic event the House Music Competition has enabled our three houses to work together, cementing team spirit, confidence and collaboration as well as developing presentation skills. To have Tom here judging has been very inspirational for the children and helps them to understand that hard work and determination from a young age can pay off”.
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.
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.
26 February 2020
The Art Department is delighted to congratulate Henry on receiving an Art Scholarship to Tonbridge School.
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.
23 November 2017
On Saturday the Rose Hill Rainbows were invited to a county event with over 200 Rainbows attending. We all enjoyed the 'All singing and dancing' day with activities that included sewing, a princess adventure and cake decorating. The girls thoroughly enjoyed being part of such an exciting occasion and mixing with so many other Rainbows.
17 November 2017
Yesterday we held a Year 7 Taster Day to show case some of the amazing activities our pupils get up to in Year 7 & 8.
16 November 2017
Year 4 went on a geography trip to Lullingstone Country Park.
23 October 2017
Year 7 went on a wildlife adventure this week to visit Tonbridge School and the wildlife photography exhibition which is currently on display there.