Internationally acclaimed artist Jenny Muncaster spent a whole day at Mowden in the art department, with her assistants, making amazingly colourful canvasses with acrylic paints. Selected artist from Years 6 to 8 were invited to join the workshop, which came about thanks to the success of Lydia Wilson, who won the National 2016 Art Education Prize. Lydia went to Birmingham, coming top amongst 460 aspiring artists after entering the national competition. Having spent the day with Jenny Muncaster there, Lydia had earned fellow Mowden artists the privilege of sharing Jenny’s expertise for a day this term.
Mrs Knight and Mr Spencer took Year 3 to visit the impressive Sikh Gurdwara in Newcastle as part of their Religious Studies programme. They... Read More
Year 3 had a lovely time exploring and playing in the Mowden woods on a bright and chilly winter’s day. The first snowdrops are... Read More
Children and staff in Pre-Prep have been going flat-out as Christmas has edged ever closer and the children have been faced with numerous challenges... Read More