Monthly Archives July 2019

We reached the beach!

We reached the beach! On the 10th July 67 student artists, staff, volunteers, carers and parents took over Southwold pier to celebrate 35 years of Rowan. Student artists have been fundraising since May to reach the beach with many different events from collecting clothes, a raffle at Chesterton’s community fun day, our annual sponsored walk as well as kind donations. ‘The beach was brilliant’, said student artist Imogen, ‘My favourite bit was having lunch with my friends and playing games on the beach. We had fish and chips with ice cream for pudding.’ ‘My favourite part of the day was
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Collaborative community project unveiled!

Collaborative community project unveiled! Working alongside The Friend’s of Sheep’s Green and students at Newnham Croft Primary School, Rowan has been involved in an exciting community project to create a new welcome sign for Sheep’s Green Learner Pool. Some of you may have already seen this in the making in a previous blog post. On Monday 29th July everyone came together to unveil the sign in the sunshine! Friends of Sheep’s Green Chair, Dani Redhead, has led the project along with a number of other supporters and was there to unveil the sign. She said, ‘It has been a fantastic, truly
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Walk for Rowan success!

Walk for Rowan success!         This month our student artists completed three days of sponsored walking covering an amazing 171 miles between them! This annual fundraiser took place at Midsummer Common and was to raise money for a trip to Southwold, on Wednesday 10 July, to celebrate 35 years of Rowan. It was a huge success with 50 student artists, volunteers and staff taking part.  ‘We couldn’t believe our luck with the weather!’, comments Communications Ambassador Hetti Wood. ‘The student artists worked so hard to complete as many steps as possible over the hour each day and we finished the week
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