Year 6 trip to Newhaven Fort
Year 6 visited Newhaven Fort last Monday. We arrived at the fort and were met by Heather. She escorted us to the education room where she talked to us about the fort and showed us some of their exhibits from the Second World War. It was amazing how much noise the air raid siren made! We all then went to the Air Raid Shelter to experience what it was like to be in a shelter during a German raid. There was a lot of screaming when the lights went out and the explosions started.
We then saw a 15 minute film about the history of Newhaven Fort. It was designed and built by Captain John Ardagh in the 19th Century to protect the coast from a possible French invasion. The fort was used and defended in the 20th Century during both the First and Second World Wars.
6L and 6W completed two worksheets on the fort and the Second World War. They had to find out the information from inside the fort and from the Home Front exhibition room.
We were lucky to have the fort almost to ourselves and the weather cooperated to make it a great trip.
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.
12 May 2018
Rose Hill School has just come to the end of its first ever Wellness Week. A week where pupils, parents and staff looked at the benefits of caring for your mind body and soul.
11 May 2018
An early wake-up-call sounded for thirty-one excited Year 4 children last Friday (4th May) as the annual day trip to Boulogne got underway.
11 May 2018
On Thursday Later Years were lucky enough to take part in a morning of inspirational music workshops led by Andy Warn.
10 May 2018