Latest News

1651 Battle of Worcester revisited Two of America’s Founding Fathers, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson once visited Worcester and urged ‘all Englishmen to come in pilgrimage to this hill once a year’ because of what the 1651 Battle of Worcester… Read more

1605: When the Monnow valley worried the king On a sunny Saturday morning before Half Term the Sixth Form Historians who are studying Stuart Britain explored the remote parts of the Monnow Valley associated with two national events: Pembridge Castle,… Read more

Three teams at Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools triumphed in the Bristol Schools’ German Debates. The Year 11, 12 and 13 language students replicated the successes of last year and won their sections in the annual competition at Clifton College. The Year… Read more

Students at Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools scooped a top award in a Model United Nations (MUN) Conference in Cardiff. The Monmouth students picked up the Best High School Delegation honour, beating Cardiff Sixth Form College and many others in the process…. Read more

A popular Old Monmothian has been appointed Queen’s Counsel in the 2019 competition. Anu Mohindru, a former Monmouth School for Boys’ student, will receive his appointment on Monday 16th March at The Palace of Westminster. Anu, who was a talented cricketer… Read more

An articulate team at Monmouth School for Boys has won the intermediate section in a hotly-fought debating competition. Year 7 pupils Alex, Freddie and Kopano triumphed in Monmouth Rotary Club’s annual Youth Speaks competition at The Hitchcock Pavilion. Alex grabbed… Read more

Town House pupils at Monmouth School for Boys used their creative skills to produce these beautiful ceramic decorations. The Year 10 students sold the decorations before Christmas and raised £110 for Cancer Research Wales. “Thank you to pupils, staff and… Read more

The award-winning Operating Theatre Live is bringing its human interactive dissection show to The Blake Theatre at Monmouth School for Boys on Saturday 12th September. Fresh from being seen on BBC’s Dragons’ Den over the summer, Operating Theatre Live is… Read more

Twelve Sixth Form Foundation Year students at Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools have explored the state of the town’s high street. They collected a host of data, including pedestrian and traffic counts, noise levels, environmental quality surveys, land use surveys, shopper questionnaires… Read more

The importance of using hydrogen for heating and transport systems in the UK was a fascinating subject for pupils at the three secondary schools in Monmouth. Professor Averil Macdonald OBE, who has moved to Monmouth, and Professor Alun Vaughan, from… Read more

Sixth Form students at Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools have had a fascinating insight into neuroscience and dissection. Dr Guy Sutton, an Honorary (Consultant) Assistant Professor at the University of Nottingham, took A level Psychology and Biology students into the world of… Read more

A quiz team at Monmouth School for Boys has triumphed in the Schools’ Challenge Wales and Borders Regional Competition. Joe, Oliver, Teddy, Alfie and William shone in the annual general knowledge quiz yesterday (Wednesday 2oth November) hosted by Hereford Cathedral… Read more

Students in Monmouth have been praised by the Welsh Blood Service after a mix of 59 students, staff and parents took time out to give blood. Monmouth School for Girls, Monmouth School for Boys and Monmouth Comprehensive School last week… Read more

A team from Monmouth School for Girls has triumphed in a long-running general knowledge quiz. Daisy (captain), Carys, Joana, and Freya became the first all-girls’ team from Monmouth to win the annual Prep Schools’ Challenge since it was founded in… Read more

An extraordinary former pupil at Monmouth School for Boys was remembered in a special Armistice Day Service. Distinguished guests, including Brigadier Robert Aitken CBE, Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Gwent; The Royal Welsh and Major-General Lennox Napier CB OBE MC DL,… Read more

Thirty-five pupils at Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools spent six action-packed days in New York learning about the city’s fascinating history, its challenges and many opportunities. The Years 10 to 13 pupils at Monmouth School for Girls and Monmouth School for Boys… Read more

A popular teacher who spent 34 years of his career at Monmouth School has died, aged 87. Roger Smith joined Monmouth in September 1955 as Master in Charge of Spanish. He latterly taught A level Economics before becoming Director of… Read more

Pupils at Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools marked World Mental Health Day on Thursday 10th October. Mental health and well-being is an important issue for the whole school community. Two experienced counsellors spoke to students at Monmouth School for Boys and Monmouth School for… Read more

Another amazing array of activities and opportunities sprang forth from the Modern Foreign Languages Department recently, as European week of languages was celebrated in true continental (and international) style. As you can see from the pictures there was food, fun… Read more

A keen rower, who is hoping to study at Cambridge University, is the new Head Boy at Monmouth School for Boys. Joe, who is also a talented musician, is taking A levels in History, French and Maths. Eighteen-year-old Joe is… Read more