Y7 Team Building Day @BewlWater
On Thursday 15th September Year 7 went to Bewl Water. When we are there we did team building exercises. We were put into two teams decided by the Bewl Water staff. There were lots of different tasks, one was when you had to carry someone through a small rope hole in a rope spider’s web. I went through the highest hole and my team dropped me! We also did other exercises for example the Tarzan swing where you had to swing from one platform to the other. After lunch we went raft building and my team made an inventive star shaped raft, which was not very streamlined and did not move very much in the water. Our whole team fell into the water including Mr Mansfield. The other team made a normal raft which did work. It was a really good school trip and I would love to do it again.
Last Thursday we had an amazing trip to Bewl Water, we completed lots of fun activities to help us get to know each other better.
The raft building and races did not start well for my team because the raft ended up going round and round in circles. When the other team almost reached the shore again, we hadn’t even reached the half way bouy so a life boat came and towed us.
We started the day with some very enjoyable land activities, including a rope swing, the chasm pit and many more enjoyable activities. In the afternoon we proceeded to the water part of our fabulous day. After building rafts we raced them. The other team got a bit stuck so as we finished we went into the lake for a little splash. It was a fun and fantastic school trip.
As a new boy I was feeling nervous as well as excited. I enjoyed the whole day but I especially liked the raft building in the afternoon. I really enjoyed being with my new friends, it was a great start to my time at Rose Hill.
The Tarzan swing proved to be both scary and thrilling. Swinging from island to island in fits of laughter. We all loved the raft building, we all managed to stay dry until Mr Long’s rope slipped off his barrel.
One thing I learned at Bewl, besides that the water is colder than you think, is how to tie knots such as the reef knot and how to tie a barrel to a wooden pole. I also learned balancing skills as we thought of strategies to cross a bottomless pit. I enjoyed racing the rafts and improved on my rowing skills.
Lower School Production of Mary Poppins, practically perfect in every way!
13 December 2019
When we found out this year's Junior Production was 'Mary Poppins', we felt excited about what part we would get and how rehearsals would go.
Rehearsals started straight away and we realised it wasn't going to be as easy as we thought! It was going to be tough and we would need to work very hard!
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.
The football season is underway...
16 September 2016
This week saw the commencement of the football season at Rose Hill School.
National Finals of the model rocket car competition - Bloodhound SSC @SantaPod
26 July 2016
Four pupils from Year 7 qualified for the National Finals of the inaugural Micro:bit model rocket car competition.
Arthur Scoops Gold In National Championship
05 July 2016
Arthur won gold for long jump in the IAPS National Athletics championship in Birmingham yesterday.
Rose Hill Sweeps Medals in County Championships
28 June 2016
After a day competing in difficult weather conditions at the Julie Rose Stadium in Ashford last week, 11 medals were won by children from Rose Hill School in Tunbridge Wells.