Our website uses cookies so that we can provide a better service. Continue to use the site as normal if you're happy with this, or find out how to manage cookies.
X

Green Goblins - Portsmouth

On Saturday 8th March, eleven daring and intrepid racers ventured onto the naval parade ground at HMS Excellent. They faced stiff completion from 18 other teams to see who would be crowned Portsmouth Green Goblin champions. The Directors of Motorsport (Mr Izzard and Mr Mansfield) had tactical discussions with the teams whilst Adrian Newey (aka Mr Hughes) fettled and fretted over the two cars. With new wheels and bearings the cars were (we thought) in tip-top condition, but due to being on a work bench less than 12 hours previously they were untested.
After a driver briefing, the racing started in earnest. Our most experienced pair showed the other pupils what to do: Toby and Samuel gave a master class in how to push the cars at the start of a race and how to manoeuver gracefully and smoothly around the slalom gates (Toby did one of the fastest times of the day). After this visual training, the rest of the teams took to the track. This was the first time most had raced the car and all did exceptionally well. Highlights of the racing were: Oliver beating The Tornado in a drag race (last year they knocked Oliver off the track!); Ben and Jack did fantastic slalom runs; Antoine and Charlotte both had difficult first races but both persevered and had good second events; excellent push-starts from Lorna and Freddie; Tom and Horatio both did well in their sprint races against two other cars.
At the end of the long days racing we knew we were not in the running for a podium finish, but we were very surprised and proud to be awarded the Spirit of Greenpower award for our perseverance, team moral and good racing spirit! Well done to all the racers and a big thank you to their parents for making the long drive to Portsmouth.
Next event is at Plumpton Agricultural College on Saturday 29th March
RM&BI

Henry wins Art Scholarship to Tobridge School

26 February 2020

The Art Department is delighted to congratulate Henry on receiving an Art Scholarship to Tonbridge School.

Robert Baden-Powell Birthday!

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.

Year 4 explore the British Museum

28 January 2020

Year 4 visited the British Museum last Friday.

Lower School Production of Mary Poppins, practically perfect in every way!

13 December 2019

When we found out this year's Junior Production was 'Mary Poppins', we felt excited about what part we would get and how rehearsals would go. Rehearsals started straight away and we realised it wasn't going to be as easy as we thought! It was going to be tough and we would need to work very hard!

Year 5 trip to London Eye and Golden Hinde

07 March 2014

Year 5 had a great trip to London last Friday...

Annual Humphry Davy Lecture

06 March 2014

Forever blowing bubbles.....

Head's Lines

26 January 2014

In this week's news...

Year 3 Roman Day

22 January 2014

Year 3 had a fantastic day with our Roman friends on Friday 17th January.

© 2020 Rose Hill School  |  School website design by mso-education

Open Morning, 20 March 2020

Please join us for our next Open Morning on 20 March 2020 at 9:30am, register with our Admissions Team to reserve your place.