"If a thing is worth having, it is worth waiting for"
Rose Hill School today celebrated the official opening of their new indoor pool with a visit from the Rt Hon Greg Clark. The sun shone and the pupils provided an excellent drum roll for the ribbon cutting ceremony.
Charles Arthur, Chairman of Governors introduced the Guest of Honour and reminded the children that “if a thing is worth doing, it is worth doing well. If a thing is worth having, it is worth waiting for. Wise words from Oscar Wilde.
“We have been hoping for an indoor pool at the school for thirty years since my children attended. I am so pleased it is finally here and that you are lucky enough to enjoy such a facility”.
The new pool was finished at the beginning of term and weekly swimming lessons are part of the school curriculum and are available for all pupils from Kindergarten up to Year 8. The pool has been designed to ensure even the youngest members of the school are able to stand. The 12 month building project replaced the school’s old outdoor pool.
15 September 2021
The Rose Hill School U11 football team were crowned tournament champions at the annual Kent Prep Schools 5-a-side tournament held at St Michael’s Prep School on Saturday.
14 May 2021
Our third Focus Day was another inspiring and exciting experience for our Prep School pupils.
13 May 2021
Pupils at Rose Hill School gathered together last Friday to bury a time capsule marking the end of what has been an extraordinary year. The capsule included items from all pupils reflecting on both the positive and negative experiences of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown. The time capsule was part of Wellness Week, an annual event in the school calendar.
05 May 2021
Science Week caused a flap of ‘eggcitement’ across Rose Hill School last week where the whole school looked at life cycles. The children welcomed two sets of chick eggs into the school and children enjoyed witnessing the miraculous journey from lifeless egg to cheeky chick.
20 June 2018
On Friday 25 May, twenty-seven excited Year 6 children accompanied by: Mr Draper, Mr Long, Mr Hinchliffe, Mrs Makinson, Mrs Warran-Smith and Mrs Morgan arrived at school for a 07.15 departure to St Omer, France.
19 June 2018
Year 7 visited the Olympic Park as part of their geography coursework.
18 June 2018
On Sunday 10th June, the V12 Warrior, made its debut at Goodwood!
14 June 2018
Rose Hill marked the end of an era on Saturday when we hosted the final ever U11 Rounders Festival.