Year 6 visit the Amex Stadium
When I walked in I was amazed at how deep they had dug down into the ground to make sure that the stadium wasn’t an eyesore. We first went up a flight of stairs to the place where we were going to have our introduction to the stadium.
The first activity was a warm up to get our brains thinking. The activity was that there was facts all around the room and in our groups we had twenty questions between us and we had to answer all of them using the facts, it was a great way to get us thinking. After the man had called the answers out he said that now we were going on a stadium tour and this was the part I was looking forward to.
We had to take the tablets, which they had provided us with, to take photos of the stadium to put into our presentation at the end of the day.
The first place we went to was the dining room where the ceiling was decorated as a wavy sort of motion which symbolised the Brighton downs. Next we went to the place where all the celebrities would eat, after they’ve eaten their food they would go through a secret door to get to the pitch where they could watch the game. After that we went on a long trip to the top of the stadium. All of a sudden my legs felt like jelly as I looked at the pitch below. As I was gladly walking down our tour guide told us some facts about the transport from Brighton.
He told us that when they first bought the stadium the train station was miniature and that nobody would use it to get to the stadium. Then they put some money towards it and now it’s quite a big station and it also prevents pollution because people don’t have to drive cars to the stadium. Next we went to the club’s own museum and that taught us about their old stadiums and how their last one was actually a race track! There were no seats there so you had to stand up instead of sitting!
Last of all we went to the changing rooms and it was astonishing at how different the away changing room was to the home one. Our tour guide said it was to psyche the other teams out and say that they were intimidated by Brighton Hove Albion.
Once we had got back to the starting room we all had lunch and got back to work on some more activities. The first activity that we did was that they gave each group a laminated sheet which had the three stadiums that Brighton have had and we had to write about the things that were different about each one. Secondly we had to do the same thing but do it about the seating comparison.
The last thing that we did was the presentation on the iPad. We had to make a presentation about what we had learnt during the day and use the photos that we had taken that day.
This was an incredible day and I hope I will never forget it.
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.
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.
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.
08 November 2019
Rose Hill School launched their HSBC SchoolBank in September 2018.
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.
24 January 2019
Year 4 have been studying Ancient Egypt in History this term. To support their studies they visited the British Museum last Friday.
07 December 2018
Rose Hill School is very proud of its links with Brownies and the Scout movement due to ties with past pupil Robert Baden Powell after whom one of the school houses is named.
23 November 2018
On Thursday the 15th of November Year 7 went to Eastbourne on an Art trip.