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A challenge of galactic proportions!

We were split up into three companies called Solaris Flight Systems, Astrodyne Delta and Columbus Aviation. There were also two other companies. In total there were 125 pupils split across the five companies.

The mission brief was to design a spacecraft to travel from Earth to Mars and back again following an Aldrin Cycler route. We had to design the shape of the spacecraft, living quarters for at least 2,500 crew as well as all the facilities that a small town needs like medical, security and education.

Researching new technologies was a big part of the challenge and we had to incorporate these new ideas into our designs.

The day rapidly disappeared and judging soon came around. Each company had to pitch their design to a panel of judges and in front of an audience of about 300 people!

Four Rose Hill pupils were members of the winning company, Columbus Aviation: Max Y7, Josh Y6, Henry Y7 and Henry Y6.

Well done to everyone who took part.

Rose Hill School rated excellent in all areas.

22 November 2021

Local Prep School Rose Hill School has received a glowing report across all areas from the Independent Schools Inspectorate. Inspectors judged Rose Hill School to be ‘excellent’ and stated that in “all groups pupils make rapid progress from their various starting points.”

Robots at the ready!

11 October 2021

Rose Hill School has recently come to the end of an amazing week of activity focused on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Mathematics) subjects, with the overarching theme of the week being robotics.

U11 pink team reach the semi-finals

11 October 2021

Huge congratulations go to the Rose Hill School Girls’ U11 pink team for reaching the semi-finals of the Sutton Valence hockey tournament.

Rose Hill School, IAPS National Football Champions

07 October 2021

The Rose Hill School U13 Boys’ Football Team were crowned IAPS National Football Champions at the IAPS National Football Finals last week.

Year 4 trip to the British Museum

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.

Rose Hill School Brownies

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.

Year 7 artastic trip to Eastbourne

23 November 2018

On Thursday the 15th of November Year 7 went to Eastbourne on an Art trip.

Visit from Author Tom Scott

14 November 2018

Rose Hill pupils were joined by author Tom Palmer on Friday 19 October.

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