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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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    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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  • North East Cancer Run

    Published 29/05/18

    A group of boarders attended the North East Children’s Cancer Run in Gosforth Park Racecourse on Sunday, taking on the gruelling 5km run in hot and sunny conditions.

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    Published 23/05/18

    The Three Castles of the Mowden Pre-Prep (Dilston, Warkworth and Aydon) battled it out on their Sports Day afternoon, competing in a wide variety of entertaining, yet challenging contests. 

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  • Mental Health Awareness Week

    Published 21/05/18

    The school dedicated a whole day to awareness of Health and Well-Being, both mental and physical. This was part of the National Mental Health Awareness Week, taking place between 14th and 20th May 2018.

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  • Exploring Warkworth Castle

    Published 03/05/18

    Year 7 spent a day up the Northumberland coast studying the famous ruins of Warkworth Castle, Mr and Mrs Hadfield took the group as part of their studies in History lessons.

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  • Visit to Kielder Birds of Prey Centre

    Published 26/04/18

    The boarders had a super afternoon on Sunday finding out all about a range of birds of prey, which they were allowed to feed, touch, hold and fly.

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