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Sir Humphry Davy lecture

Rose Hill hosted 19th Sir Humphry Davy Lecture:
‘The Chemistry of Explosives and the role of the Forensic Explosives Laboratory (FEL)’
Rose Hill pupils in Years 6, 7 and 8 plus nearly 100 other pupils from local state and independent schools were afforded a glimpse into the world of explosive forensics courtesy of Gemma Kyle from the Forensic Explosive Laboratory (FEL) last month. This secretive branch of the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) is based at a maximum security facility near Sevenoaks.
Gemma Kyle started her presentation with a collection of video clips of various types of explosives and their subsequent explosions. This certainly got the audience’s attention and helped put into context what was to come. The pupils were shown the difference between primary and secondary explosives, discussion of their compositions and also how they can be detected.
Many areas of the chemistry syllabus were discussed and the pupils could clearly see how what they do in the school laboratory is used by the FEL to help determine the source material when an explosive event has occurred.
The Sir Humphry Davy lectures take place each year and are open to local schools. Head of Science at Rose Hill, Richard Mansfield, believes that science lectures and workshops have a huge impact on children’s learning. He says: “I really want to see the children get excited about science. It’s such a great subject and can be so interesting and fun.”

All Singing and Dancing - Rose Hill Rainbows

23 November 2017

On Saturday the Rose Hill Rainbows were invited to a county event with over 200 Rainbows attending. We all enjoyed the 'All singing and dancing' day with activities that included sewing, a princess adventure and cake decorating. The girls thoroughly enjoyed being part of such an exciting occasion and mixing with so many other Rainbows.

Year 6 get a taste of what is to come!

17 November 2017

Yesterday we held a Year 7 Taster Day to show case some of the amazing activities our pupils get up to in Year 7 & 8.

Year 4 went to Lullingstone Country Park

16 November 2017

Year 4 went on a geography trip to Lullingstone Country Park.

Year 7 art lesson at the Wildlife Photography Exhibition

23 October 2017

Year 7 went on a wildlife adventure this week to visit Tonbridge School and the wildlife photography exhibition which is currently on display there.

Rose Hill Link with elderly

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

Scholarship success

23 February 2016

Details of this year's scholarships awarded by independent secondary schools.

ORHs news

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RHPA news

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