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Y8 trip to Dover Castle

Year 8 travelled to Dover Castle last Friday as part of their Common Entrance studies on the Middle Ages. We had to contend with persistent rain but fortunately we were under cover for much of the day. Split into two groups for their first assignments; one group visited the exhibition on the Angevin Empire. There was a lot of information in this exhibition on Henry II’s family and the reasons for extending and enlarging Dover Castle. The second group had a work sheet to complete on the Princess of Wales’s regiment. This was a fascinating exhibition covering the history of the regiment from the 1600’s up to modern times. The groups then swapped over and managed to complete both assignments by lunchtime. After lunch we spent an hour exploring Henry II’s Great Tower. This is on 3 levels and we found out what each floor was used for. The Great Tower is hugely impressive and you are able to discover a great deal of information about life at the time of Henry II.
A very enjoyable visit which should help our Year 8 pupils with their History studies.

Rose Hill pupil wins an international art prize

26 May 2018

A pupil from Rose Hill School has won second prize in an international art competition run by the Independent Association of Prep Schools (IAPS). The judges said the standard of competition was extremely high this year and congratulated Will who is in Year 6 on his prize.

The hidden history of a popular sports club - Jane Bokowski

25 May 2018

Hidden beneath the 1960s bungalows winding through Tunbridge Wells’ “Lake District” and still faintly visible in the day to day life of nearby Rose Hill School are the remains of an old sports club which once attracted well-heeled local residents in droves.

Year 6 trip to Newhaven Fort

18 May 2018

Year 6 visited Newhaven Fort last Monday.

What a (wellness) Week!

12 May 2018

Rose Hill School has just come to the end of its first ever Wellness Week. A week where pupils, parents and staff looked at the benefits of caring for your mind body and soul.

Y7 Team Building Day @BewlWater

16 September 2016

On Thursday 15th September Year 7 went to Bewl Water...

The football season is underway...

16 September 2016

This week saw the commencement of the football season at Rose Hill School.

National Finals of the model rocket car competition - Bloodhound SSC @SantaPod

26 July 2016

Four pupils from Year 7 qualified for the National Finals of the inaugural Micro:bit model rocket car competition.

Arthur Scoops Gold In National Championship

05 July 2016

Arthur won gold for long jump in the IAPS National Athletics championship in Birmingham yesterday.

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