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Y7 trip to Canterbury Cathedral

Year 7 visited Canterbury Cathedral on Tuesday as part of their History studies.
Soon after our arrival, we went to the Education Centre to watch a 15 minute film on the history of the Cathedral before having a tour of the Cathedral; entering through the South West door. Everyone was impressed with the size and grandeur of the building and we spent 10 minutes in the nave admiring the architecture.
Year 7 have been completing an in depth study of the murder of Thomas Becket and it was particularly relevant to visit the Martyrdom - the place in the Cathedral where the murder took place. We also visited the Eastern Crypt, the original site of Becket’s tomb and both the Jesus and St Gabriel’s chapels. From the Bell Harry Tower and then walked into the Quire - a part of the Cathedral very familiar to Mr Everist during his days as a pupil at the King’s Canterbury school. It was also interesting to see the tombs of King Henry IV and the Black Prince.
The excellent weather allowed us to have lunch outside and we even had time to visit the Cathedral shop before returning to the coach park.

Rose Hill School is shortlisted for Prep School of the Year

04 May 2022

It is with immense pride that Rose Hill School can announce that it has been shortlisted for the Tes Schools Awards Prep School of the Year 2022, one of eight schools within the category.

Immersive Learning, Focus Day 4

11 March 2022

Focus Days are an integral part of our teaching curriculum, not in addition to it, and allow for us to half a term#s work to be completed in one day.

World Book Day

04 March 2022

It’s been a busy week full of book related fun. To kick off Book Week The Library hosted a Book Hunt for the Prep School on Monday which saw the children hunting high and low for a selection of titles. On Tuesday it was Pre Prep’s turn as they took to the Astro to hunt for favourite book characters—I’m glad to say the glum weather did not dampen their high spirits! Prep School have been designing bookmarks during their library sessions with some fantastic designs created by our artistic pupils.

A day of Enterprise, Enquiry, Adventure & Philanthropy

28 January 2022

As always, our Focus Day this term was a great opportunity for pupils to develop lifelong learning skills in Enterprise, Enquiry, Adventure and Philanthropy.

IAPS Small School Rugby 7s Tournament

22 March 2016

1st team come third in the IAPS 7s tournament held at Oundle School.

PA Quiz Night

18 March 2016

News article about the quiz night

Sir Humphry Davy lecture

15 March 2016

2016 lecture

Rose Hill Link with elderly

01 March 2016

Year 4 pupils forge link with Old People's home.

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