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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.

Year 7 art trip to the Towner Gallery in Eastbourne

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.

Rose Hill School Sports Tour to Holland

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.

Rose Hill School 11+ success

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.

Rose Hill School HSBC SchoolBank

08 November 2019

Rose Hill School launched their HSBC SchoolBank in September 2018.

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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