F24 races at Goodwood Motor Circuit
On Sunday the senior part of RHS Motorsport had their first race in the V12 Warrior on the 2.4 mile Goodwood Motor Circuit.
On Sunday the senior part of RHS Motorsport had their first race in the V12 Warrior on the 2.4 mile Goodwood Motor Circuit. Since the test day back in March and with some fantastic support by one of our sponsors, Tony from Cycling Made Easy, our car was looking fantastic and the drivers said that it handled well and more importantly stopped well! As always we were one of the youngest teams on the grid but all four drivers had a successful and incident free test session in the morning. Nearly four hours after arriving at the circuit, race 1 was underway and our car was showing its pace with us running 4th in the kit cars and 12th overall out of 57 cars. Race 1 was marred with two long red flag incidents to allow paramedics onto the track – motorsport can be dangerous. Our new gearing allowed us to hit a top speed of 30mph and average 23mph, however the long hills of Goodwood took their toll on the batteries and our car limped home after the last red flag stoppage.
After some coaching and tactical discussions over lunch we stuck with the higher gear, hoped for some red flags to allow batteries to recover and set off again for Race 2. Again the car behaved perfectly and some very slick driver changes by the team saw us fighting mid field. The tactical driving saw us extend our lap distance by a further two laps, but the car came back on a low loader. The team showed true resilience and determination against some much older students and we have many stories of wheel to wheel battles around the circuit. Parents, pupils and staff had a great day and all are looking forward to the next outing of the mighty V12 Warrior.
13 March 2020
On Wednesday 11 March the Reception children went on a visit to the nature trail at Coolings Garden Centre in Knockholt. There was great excitement, even before we boarded the minibus in our salopettes, coats and wellies.
12 March 2020
Whilst the heavy rain did make the trip via Alfriston village a little tricky it also served to highlight the spectacular meanders and creeks of the River Cuckmere’s floodplain in the Spring sunshine and allow the ‘New Cut’ to be in full spate and speed along to the sea at low tide. As it did so the fast-flowing water actively undercut and eroded the shingle beach causing mini land or ‘shingle’ slides before our very eyes.
26 February 2020
The Art Department is delighted to congratulate Henry on receiving an Art Scholarship to Tonbridge School.
24 February 2020
Robert Baden-Powell would have turned 163 on 22 February this year and Rose Hill School pupils celebrate his birthday every year.
15 May 2019
Many of us have heard tales of children who swipe left on the cover of a book, before they think to turn the page. Modern mythology aside, the advancement of technology in homes has certainly impacted pupils’ expectations of how they should absorb and communicate information at school.
07 May 2019
In the midst of the Easter holiday, three members of RHS Motorsport attended Greenpower Ford Airfield event with the Red Devil car.
03 May 2019
After coming first, second and third at the Regional Final for the Fly to the Line competition the whole of the Y5 STEM club were invited to attend the National Final at RAF Museum London.
03 May 2019
At the start of the Easter holidays a band of dedicated parents and children made the picturesque journey to Plumpton College for our second Greenpower Goblin race event.