Y8 trip to Dover Castle
Year 8 travelled to Dover Castle last Friday as part of their Common Entrance studies on the Middle Ages. We had to contend with persistent rain but fortunately we were under cover for much of the day. Split into two groups for their first assignments; one group visited the exhibition on the Angevin Empire. There was a lot of information in this exhibition on Henry II’s family and the reasons for extending and enlarging Dover Castle. The second group had a work sheet to complete on the Princess of Wales’s regiment. This was a fascinating exhibition covering the history of the regiment from the 1600’s up to modern times. The groups then swapped over and managed to complete both assignments by lunchtime. After lunch we spent an hour exploring Henry II’s Great Tower. This is on 3 levels and we found out what each floor was used for. The Great Tower is hugely impressive and you are able to discover a great deal of information about life at the time of Henry II.
A very enjoyable visit which should help our Year 8 pupils with their History studies.
Baden Powell's Birthday!
22 February 2019
Robert Baden-Powell would be turning 162 today and Rose Hill School pupils celebrate his birthday every year with ice cream and cookies for pudding.
STEM Club Fly to the Line national competition.
11 February 2019
Thursday saw three very excited Y5 pupils heading off to Gatwick Aviation Museum to represent Rose Hill School in the Regional Finals for the Fly to the Line competition.
Year 6 visit the Amex Stadium
08 February 2019
On the 1st of February Year 6 went on a trip to the Amex Stadium.
A challenge of galactic proportions!
28 January 2019
Very early on Saturday, 14 pupils from Years 6, 7 and 8 travelled to Bede’s Senior School to take part in a challenge of galactic proportions.
Y7 Team Building Day @BewlWater
16 September 2016
On Thursday 15th September Year 7 went to Bewl Water...
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.