Restart a Heart Day at RHS

The Royal Hospital School has shown their support for Restart a Heart Day by training Year 12 pupils (16+ years) in CPR and educating them on what steps they can take to help save lives in an emergency. Monday 16 October is Restart a Heart Day and the Resuscitation Council (UK) along with the British Heart Foundation, British Red Cross, St John Ambulance and Yorkshire Ambulance Service will be working together to help train as many school children as possible in the UK... Read More
Sailing scholar, Alex Platt who left the Royal Hospital School in September 2016 has secured his place to study Marine Technology with Naval Architecture at Newcastle University. This professionally accredited four-year Naval Architecture MEng Honours degree includes a year of advanced study at Master's level, leading to Chartered Engineer status. It focuses on all aspects in the design and operation of ships and other large floating structures. Alex will have access to NU’s state-of-the-art labs and facilities which include the £1m r... Read More
For the first time in the School’s history this year’s team have won the coveted Sir Steuart Pringle Trophy being crowned overall winners at the competition held at the Commando Training Centre Royal Marines at Lympstone, Devon. The Pringle Trophy is the annual competition between all Royal Marine CCF detachments from schools throughout the UK. It is named after Lt General Sir Steuart Pringle, a former Lieutenant General and Commandant General of the Royal Marines. On 17 October 1981, he was... Read More
RHS has entered a team to compete in the Dora Love Prize, a schools competition that invites participants to learn more about the Holocaust. The competition was set up by Holocaust survivor Dora Love in 2012 who settled in the East of England after the war and now consists of nearly 20 schools from Essex and East Anglia who take part in this prestigious regional event. Pupils collaborate together on a project around a theme, which this year was announced as ‘the po... Read More
The U14s and U16s netball teams have qualified to the county stage of the National Schools Netball Competition after coming 2nd and 1st in the opening area round. The county round will take place next half term, to keep up to date follow @RHSSport on Twitter. Read More
A fundraising walk around the grounds of the Royal Hospital School and local area was able to raise £1600 last week in aid of the charity Ipswich Riding for the Disabled. The fundraising walks for Ipswich RDA have been running since 2004 but this year’s grand total is the most the walk has ever made with a record number of 105 participants. Originally the walk was held in the Dedham and Flatford area with volunteers serving lunch afterwards from the back of a c... Read More
The Royal Hospital School released its 2017/18 programme of concerts, which boasts more than 50 exciting events over the coming year. From the toe-tapping hits of Ella Fitzgerald, to rock and pop workshops, organ recitals and a joint concert with Her Majesty’s Royal Marines, there promises to be something for everyone. If you would like a copy of the new brochure, please contact the RHS Music Department by email at music@royalhospitalschool.org Read More
Monarch butterfly emerging from its cocoon. Butterflies begin their lives as a fertilised egg which develops into a larvae. This tiny grub, otherwise known as a caterpillar, has one job: to eat. And it will eat a lot, almost constantly in fact: the story of the very hungry caterpillar which eats and eats is rooted in fact! As it eats, a caterpillar grows, so much so that it grows too big for its skin, which it has to shed; doing... Read More