Home-Start Donation of Toys

Our families’ generous donations of games and books were presented to Home-Start representatives this week and they were overwhelmed with the kindness The Rowans has shown. They explained to the children that these will be given to parents in Merton, who would otherwise not have been able to give their own child a gift this …

Gold Travel Award

This week has seen a focus on safe and sustainable travel and we were very proud to send two of our Junior Travel Ambassadors (JTAs) to The Oval on Tuesday to collect the Gold Travel Award on behalf of The Rowans School and also to attend workshops to learn even more about this topic. Our …

Road Safety Workshop

Children at The Rowans enjoyed an informative workshop from Merton’s Travel Officer today who brought a range of resources to school to show the children how to use roads safely. As the evenings draw in, this is even more relevant and the children received a card, which had reminders about how to use roads carefully …

Children In Need

The whole school went dotty today to support Children in Need. House Captains were delighted to collect the very generous donations and we have raised an amazing £379.66. Thank you to all who donated!

Australian Aboriginal Workshop

Year 1 had a fantastic week. They have been busy learning about different countries through a wordless text and also through an amazing Australian Aboriginal Workshop. The children travelled ‘Down Under’ for a fabulous morning in Australia, where they learned strange things about the animals that live there and took part in recreating Dreamtime Stories. …

Autumnal Fun

The children have been making the most of the autumnal weather this week and have enjoyed making huge piles of leaves and creating new bug hotels. It has been wonderful to see all of the children taking advantage of our beautiful outdoor space and playing with their school friends.

Harlequins Rugby Trip

Past and current pupils of The Rowans School enjoyed a lively rugby match at The Stoop on Sunday. Along with parents and staff, they were able to cheer on Harlequins as they played Newcastle and were so close to the pitch that they could become fully immersed in the action. This was a great opportunity …

Diwali Celebrations

The children were treated to a colourful Diwali display this week when some parents and children shared their celebration with us. We also learnt more about Diwali in Assembly and the children were fascinated to find out more about this exciting festival.