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  • 20/10/20

    Pre-Prep Harvest Festival

    Our work this half term, has culminated in a wonderful celebration of Harvest. In place of our usual Harvest church service, we have filmed a Harvest celebration to share with you.     During discussions, we were touched by how important the children felt it was, to not on...
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  • 19/10/20

    Boarders' Spooky Weekend

    The boarders had a surprise Halloween celebration this weekend given that it will officially fall during half term  As it began to grow dark in and around the school, some creepy events began to unfold. The Gaps students could not be found. Set off to look for them, the pupils scaled the sch...
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  • 18/10/20

    Head’s Update for the week beginning 12th October 2020

    I cannot quite believe half term is almost upon us. We are absolutely delighted with how well the children have settled back into school life, after the enforced break of lockdown. Given the local infection rate and additional restrictions imposed in our area, it seems sensible to take a moment at...
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  • 12/10/20

    Boarders' Weekend - 9th October

    On Saturday night the boarders were involved in a mini tabletennis tournament which had a disco feel to it with disco lights and music. We had an amazing Mexican feast of food in our own Mowden restaurant with siesta salsa music quietly playing in the candlelit background to comp...
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  • 11/10/20

    Year 8 Poetry inspired by Grace Nichols

    The Year 8 English set has been writing praise songs (a form of African poetry) inspired by the work of Grace Nichols, a poet whose writing features on the GCSE Literature syllabus. We would love to share an example from one of the children who has shared her Praise Song about her teacher...
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  • 09/10/20

    Head’s Update for the week beginning 5th October 2020

    The changing seasons welcomed us back to school with open arms, this Monday. The weather is undoubtedly getting colder and the days are noticeably shorter. Personally, I enjoy the shift to Autumn; the changing colours are truly glorious around our grounds, and we are encouraging the children to t...
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  • 07/10/20

    Shrewsbury Virtual Cross-Country Autumn 2020

    On Wednesday the 7th of October Mowden Hall held the Shrewsbury School Virtual Cross-Country run. Under 9s, Under 11s and Under 13s all competed in the event which happened after lunch on a sunny afternoon. Our course was augmented by the addition of an obstacle in our Woods, and so a fallen tr...
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  • 06/10/20

    How Do We Help Children Make The Most Out Of School Life?

    With schools continuing to adapt their usual processes to maintain as normal curriculum as possible, Independent School Parent speaks to Mrs. Kate Martin to find out how we are prepared, energised and ready to go. For the full article please click on the link below, and turn to page 56-59...
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  • 05/10/20

    ​​​​​​​Head's Update - Week beginning 28th September 2020

    I have enjoyed talking to a number of parents about future school choices this week. The timing of these discussions vary for our families, and different schools have different requirements. Parents will often ask about the right time to start considering the next step, and I do appreciate it can be...
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  • 05/10/20

    Mowden Rocks!

    Some of our pupils have created these wonderful coloured pebbles during and Art activity called ‘Mowden Rocks’! These pebbles signify Mowden Hall School’s Aims and Ethos. Each coloured pebble is linked to one of our schools aims. The pebbles will be taken out of Mowden Hall...
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  • 04/10/20

    The Boarders enjoy The Great Outdoors!

    Boarder's Fun
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  • 02/10/20

    Head's Update for the week beginning 21st September 2020

    I was privileged to be asked to attend the Boarding Schools’ Association Conference Heads’ Panel, last week. This event should have taken place in Edinburgh, but due to the current circumstances was held virtually instead.
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