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Gold medal joy for speedy trio

December 14th, 2018

Three Monmouth students inspired East Wales to a gold medal at the 20th Welsh Inter-Regional Cross Country Championships in Llandrindod Wells. Monmouth School for Boys’ trio Oliver, Harry and Henry helped the East Wales Under-13B team to top spot. Oliver… Read more

A special ceremony has taken place to unveil a new rowing boat in memory of a 13-year-old boy who died earlier this year. The family of budding cox, Tom, gathered at Monmouth School for Boys’ Rowing Club on Saturday 8th… Read more

More than 130 people flocked to the second annual Joint Alumni Service of Lessons and Carols in the City of London. The ages of people who attended the service, for former students at Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools at St Lawrence Jewry next Guildhall,… Read more

Pupils and staff at Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools dressed in their festive finest for the town’s Annual Santa Fun Run. Eight teenage rowers from Monmouth School for Boys were among the 400 runners who tackled the 2.1km distance on Sunday 2nd… Read more

The town of Monmouth is the third happiest place to live in Britain, according to a national report. Monmouth was the only place in Wales to be named in the top 10 as more than 219 areas of Britain were included in… Read more

A former Glamorgan star who represented England at under-19 level has been putting a group of Monmouth cricketers in a spin. Dean Cosker, who clocked up more than 20 years as player at Glamorgan, has been running specialist spin-bowling sessions… Read more

Lawrence bounces to the top

November 29th, 2018

Two Monmouth students shone at the Welsh Schools Trampoline Championships in Cardiff. Twelve-year-old Lawrence bounced to gold in the under-13 boys’ individual event and 15-year-old Robin won silver in the under-18 boys’ individual section at Sophia Gardens. The duo are… Read more

An outstanding oil panting from a former Monmouth student has been selected for inclusion in two prestigious national exhibitions in London next summer. Robert Bowman’s Wilf will appear in a Royal Over-Seas League (ROSL) exhibition from Friday 26th April to Sunday… Read more

Swim for Tom entries flooding in

November 26th, 2018

More than 200 people will be taking the plunge in a swimathon in memory of a teenager who died unexpectedly earlier this year. The event is part of a major initiative to raise £100,000 towards a dedicated fund in Tom’s… Read more

Five young entrepreneurs made their television debuts as they interviewed two winners of The Apprentice and picked the brains of business magnate Lord Alan Sugar. Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools’ students Adam, Dan, Harry, Josephine and Izzy were given unique access at… Read more

Keen programmers demonstrated a host of imaginative projects at the third annual Computer Science Fair in Monmouth. Alec, 10, built a working replica of a pub classic arcade machine, containing the much-loved games, Frogger and Asteroids. William caused a stir… Read more

The speedy boys from Monmouth have clinched an impressive silver medal at the 42nd Welsh Schools’ Inter-Schools Cross-Country Championships in Brecon. The team from Monmouth School for Boys finished runners-up in the Under-13 Boys’ Race at Wales’ biggest inter-school cross-country… Read more

One of the country’s top business leaders has returned to his old school in Monmouth to inspire the next generation of scientists. Warren East CBE, the Chief Executive Officer of Rolls-Royce, was a pupil at Monmouth School for Boys between… Read more

Pupils and staff at Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools have joined in the fun to raise money for BBC Children in Need. The children at Monmouth Schools Pre-Prep and Nursery made Pudsey masks and hats and took part in fun competitions. Six… Read more

Former Wales rugby captain Sam Warburton was a special guest in Monmouth today (Friday 16th November). The former international spoke to pupils, posed for photographs and signed autographs. He met a fellow British and Irish Lion, Mr John Bevan, who… Read more

Cross-Country runners at Monmouth School for Boys are celebrating a hat-trick of titles in this season’s Brecon League. Harry, 12, led the way for Monmouth and clinched the overall individual junior boys’ crown in his maiden season competing for the… Read more

A group of 10 students from Monmouth School for Boys and 10 from Monmouth School for Girls are in London for a day’s work experience with the city’s top insurance companies. The students enjoyed a dinner at Haberdashers’ Hall last… Read more

Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas made a guest appearance in Monmouth on Friday night (9th November). The three-time Olympic gold medallist signed copies of his new book, The Tour According to G: My Journey to the Yellow Jersey, in… Read more

During the First World War, 658 men were awarded the Victoria Cross, the highest award for bravery ‘in the presence of the enemy’. And one of these remarkable men, Angus Buchanan VC, was head boy at Monmouth School for Boys,… Read more

Four Monmouth students have been sharpening their wicketkeeping skills under the guidance of former Glamorgan captain, Mark Wallace. Joe, Harry H, Nathan and Henry have received expert coaching from Mark, who represented England Under-19s and spent 18 years in Glamorgan’s… Read more

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