STEM Club Fly to the Line national competition.
Thursday saw three very excited Y5 pupils heading off to Gatwick Aviation Museum to represent Rose Hill School in the Regional Finals for the Fly to the Line competition.
The pupils were the winners of the in-house glider competition and now had to apply all they had learnt by building a new glider from scratch in two hours. Each pupil designed and built their own glider which they then had to test and trim so it would fly straight and true.
After lunch all three of our gliders had passed scrutineering and the competition began. Each glider flew three times, each at a different launch angle and the last flight the pupil chose their own angle.
Harry’s glider, Cut, managed 3rd overall with 6.00m
Tom’s glider, Silent but Deadly, came second with 6.60m
Ada’s glider, Jet, came first overall with a fantastic distance of 8.25m!
Well done to all the pupils.
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.
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.
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.
08 November 2019
Rose Hill School launched their HSBC SchoolBank in September 2018.
08 February 2019
On the 1st of February Year 6 went on a trip to the Amex Stadium.
28 January 2019
Very early on Saturday, 14 pupils from Years 6, 7 and 8 travelled to Bede’s Senior School to take part in a challenge of galactic proportions.
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.
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.