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West Midlands Learning Campus do Xmas in Style

Christmas tree festival

Staff, residents and parents/carers have enjoyed a November and December full of fabulous Christmas activities.

At the end of November they were invited to support St Peter’s tree appeal at the local church by decorating their own tree as part of a display of over 60 trees. Our tree was named ‘Santa Clause’ the Festival took part over the first weekend in December and at the end we took our tree back to decorate reception so everyone had the opportunity to enjoy it. Special thanks go to David Symons, Art Facilitator and the residents of Winslow Court and Cedar Lodge for their time and effort in creating some truly beautiful tree decorations.

In December the third West Midlands Learning Campus Christmas Fayre took place. The Mayor and Mayoress of Bromyard joined Parents, Residents, locals and Santa for a fabulous morning. Thank you to the learning support staff who helped young people to make the items for sale. Thank you to Donna and Chloe in the kitchen for producing fabulous turkey cobs and to Dave and Amber for serving during the morning. Special thanks for Neil and Connor for their help with Santa!

The festivities continued with a Christmas meal for residents of adult homes and their families. Thank you to everyone who helped transform the rugby club. Thank you to Kamilla, Trudi, Leah, Julia and Martin for serving the meal. A truly lovely evening.

Parents of a resident sent an email to Martin Carter, Head of Rowden House and the Herefordshire Adult Homes, with the following message….” We wanted to email you to thank all the staff for a marvellous Christmas dinner at Bromyard Rugby Club. The atmosphere was really Christmassy! It was a great venue for it and nice to see all the houses together. We had a wonderful time, we were some of the last to leave! Debbie, Julia and Trudi worked very hard to make the evening memorable. Again, many thanks to you all for a wonderful time. I hope you will keep using this venue. Happy Christmas!”

Rowden House School Prom 2019

On Thursday 18th July 2019, the pupils from Rowden House School enjoyed their leaving Prom. Pupils wowed the staff with their choice of attire and dance moves for the evening! For those who leave us this year, we wish you well, we are very proud of you and what you have achieved whilst being with […]

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Rowden Students Win Town Scarecrow Competition

Huge congratulations to young people and staff of  Rowden House School on winning this years Scarecrow competition. A special well done to Alina (Costumes) Linda (Scarecrow) and to the Rowden entourage who had a great evening parading through Bromyard town – you all so deserve this win.

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Stand up to Cancer Coffee Morning

Students and residents at the West Midlands Learning Campus raised £70 at this years Stand Up to Cancer Coffee Morning. Thank you to all those who supported the event. Even Paul Hollywood made an appearance.

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All Aboard for Rowden Students

A group on young people chose to participate in a canal boat trip on Wednesday 11th April, hosted by the wonderful Willow Trust staff at Saul Junction, on the Gloucester to Sharpness canal. Five boats arrived on time and students cruised off toward Purton for a picnic, then returning after three hours on the canal. All […]

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Celebrating NAPPI Success

Isabel Campbell of SENAD Community was awarded a tankard by NAPPI UK at the NAPPI Training meeting earlier this month for being one of the two longest serving NAPPI Trainers. Isabel and Wayne Price at Park House were part of the first Group of SENAD trainers trained by NAPPI UK, five years ago. Wayne received […]

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Sea Legs Puppet Theatre Visits Rowden House School

Young people at Rowden House School enjoyed their first professional puppet show, which was held on Friday 26th May. Local company Sea-Legs puppet theatre show were invited to join us and entertained everyone with their fabulous adaptation of ‘Peter & The Wolf’. Rob’s fantastic story telling & puppetry had everyone engaged for the whole duration […]

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Rowden House School get Really Rural

Rowden House School staff and students have the opportunity to learn archery with Richard from Really Rural, a local company specialising in countryside activities. Richard has a grant from the sport council and approached the school a few months ago. It has been great to see both adults and students experiencing a new skill together. Find […]

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Bromyard Scarecrow Festival 2017

Bromyard Scarecrow Festival took place on Friday 9th June. Everyone from the West Midlands Learning Campus played a part in making this year’s entry and we were not disappointed. The Scarecrow theme this year was ‘Weather’ and our entry was Yellow Submarine/Rain by the Beatles. Well done to all the residents at Winslow Court for […]

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Rowden House School Summer Fair 2017

      Our Summer Fun Day and Open day took place on Saturday 17th June and I would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who worked so hard to make this year’s day such a wonderful success. We all enjoyed ourselves, the sun shone, Graham, Matt and Floyd of the ‘Floyd […]

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