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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.

Philanthropy at Rose Hill School

15 June 2022

Year 6 pupils at Rose Hill School have been learning about migration in geography, history and religious studies, which culminated in all pupils completing a philanthropy project. Due to the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, pupils decided to embark on a large scale fund raising programme, working hard to raise money for the local charity, RefugEase which is working with refugees in Ukraine.

Wellness Week

15 June 2022

During their annual Wellness Week staff and pupils at Rose Hill School came to school in their pyjamas during a week of activities focusing on Sleep.

Founder’s Day at Rose Hill School

15 June 2022

Rose Hill celebrated its first ever Founder’s Day on Saturday 21 May, a new event launched in the lead up to the School’s 200th birthday in 2032. The now annual Founder’s Day is a community celebration for past, present and future pupils.

Rose Hill School is shortlisted for Prep School of the Year

04 May 2022

It is with immense pride that Rose Hill School can announce that it has been shortlisted for the Tes Schools Awards Prep School of the Year 2022, one of eight schools within the category.

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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