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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.

Rose Hill artwork in the Royal Academy Summer Show

04 July 2019

The first ever Young Artists’ Summer Show hosted by the Royal Academy is filled with inspiring artworks by talented young artists aged 7-19 from the UK and beyond.

Vive la France!

28 June 2019

On Friday 21st June, Rose Hill took part in the annual French day wearing the traditional bleu, blanc, rouge with accessories such as le béret, curly moustache, garlic and onions necklaces and other props.

Year 6 & 7 French Residential Trip

07 June 2019

The end of last half term saw the Year 6 and 7 pupils travel to Rue in France for the annual French residential trip.

The benefits of a Creative Curriculum

23 May 2019

A creative curriculum is one that incorporates big ideas, varied and engaging activities, and a sense of continuity as a way to stimulate students, teachers, and even families.

What a (wellness) Week!

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.

Year 4 say Bonjour Boulogne

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.

A day of global musical workshops!

11 May 2018

On Thursday Later Years were lucky enough to take part in a morning of inspirational music workshops led by Andy Warn.

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