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  • ANNUAL CHRISTMAS CONCERT AT MATFEN HALL

    Published 06/12/18

    Christmas was officially underway as the musicians, singers and readers of Mowden Hall performed at the magnificent Matfen Hall for the annual concert in the Great Hall.

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  • 'Come Whine with Me'

    Published 03/12/18

    …where the worst food doth win the prize.

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  • Performance of Noah’s Ark, or The Shipwight’s Ancient Play, or Dirge

    Published 12/11/18

    One of the oldest plays written in the English language was performed in our Tuesday service in St James’ Church recently. 

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  • Cross Country Events

    Published 17/10/18

    Firstly, the Pre-Prep Cross Country Competition took place at Mowden on Friday, swiftly followed on Saturday by the Prep Schools Competition, which kept everybody moving at the weekend!

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  • Geography Field Trip

    Published 02/10/18

    The Year 8s began work in earnest this week in preparation for their Geography projects. They were taken up to mid-Northumberland to examine the flow of the River Breamish on a beautiful Autumn day.

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  • Solstice Party and Dragon's Den

    Published 19/09/18

    The Boarders celebrated Autumn with an outdoor party that any festival goer would have been proud to attend. Correctly attired in traditional festival-going kit, they had great fun around the fire and the Festival Tent eating, singing and dancing the evening away, late into the night, watching the sun go down and then reappear in the early hours!

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  • Adventure weekend at Hawkshirst

    Published 12/09/18

    A large and enthusiastic group of children from years 3, 4 and 5 left for Kielder Water and Forest on Friday to try out a range of exciting outdoor activities.

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  • LAMDA SUCCESS

    Published 10/09/18

    The 24 Mowden pupils (and instructor) who took the LAMDA drama and speaking graded awards in the Summer, were rewarded with 100% passes, many of which were passes with merit or distinction.

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  • Leavers’ week at Loch Ken

    Published 10/07/18

    The Year 8 leavers had fantastic weather for their five day stay at Loch Ken, before returning to Mowden for the end of term formalities.  

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  • Un Jeu de Petanque

    Published 02/07/18

    In French Club this week, the Year 7 group battled it out for Carambars with a game of Boules or Pétanque as they say in Marseille.

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  • Songs for the Solstice Concert in Durham Cathedral

    Published 27/06/18

    The Joint Choirs of Mowden Hall and Cothill House performed at Durham Cathedral on 21 June.

    Following enjoyable and successful collaborations at St. Bride’s Fleet Street, Hexham Abbey and Winchester Cathedral in recent years, Mowden choir was delighted to be teaming up again with the boys of Cothill House for another joint venture – this time in the iconic and beautiful setting of Durham Cathedral.  On a perfect mid-summer evening, after many weeks of preparation (though with just two rehearsal opportunities together) and fortified for the occasion courtesy of Pizza Express, the performers took up their positions.

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  • A Night Under the Stars

    Published 12/06/18

    Making the most of the fine weather, Mr Bailey led the boarders and GAP students out to the heart of the Mowden woods, loaded with overnight gear.

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