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Year 9 go wild in Pembrokeshire

September 27th, 2018

Tuesday 18th September 2018 saw 77 Yr 9 boys and 7 staff embark on the journey to Pwll Caerog Farm in Pembrokeshire (near St David’s) for three days of exciting activities and peer bonding. The boys got the chance to take part… Read more

A group of teenage friends have raised more than £2,700 in memory of an aspiring cox after tackling the gruelling Loch Ness rowing challenge. Rowers from Monmouth School for Boys were on track to set a new record for rowing… Read more

A life-changing Indian summer

August 30th, 2018

A group of intrepid students from Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools broadened their horizons and embarked upon a month long expedition to India. Accompanied by five members of staff, the 26 teenagers from Monmouth School for Boys and Monmouth School for Girls… Read more

An English teacher will be pushing herself to the limit next month to support a brave teenager. Mrs Emma Arrand has been inspired by pupil, Joshua, to tackle the gruelling 100km Wye Valley Challenge in just 24 hours, starting on Saturday… Read more

Students at Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools’ Combined Cadet Force have been involved in a poignant service to honour a War hero. Cadets from Monmouth School for Boys and Monmouth School for Girls took part in the service to mark the rededication… Read more

Nineteen students and three staff camped in sunny Llangollen over the second weekend of Half Term and enjoyed two days of kayaking on the Rivers Dee and Tryweryn. An advanced group spent their time on the National White Water Centre, honing… Read more

Twenty Form III and IV boys spent four days in Paris during the summer half-term, during which they climbed to the top of the Eiffel Tower, went on a cruise on the Seine, had a tour of the main sites… Read more

Three intrepid adventurers braved waist-high stinging nettles, torrential rain and blistering sunshine to complete a gruelling 150-mile charity run spanning the length of the River Wye. Head of Geography at Monmouth School for Boys, Gerry Stentiford, tackled the six-day challenge… Read more

A teenager from Monmouth School for Boys has defied wet and blustery conditions to scale the highest peak in south Wales to raise money for charity. Tom, a Form II pupil, accompanied his father and more than 50 other people… Read more

Students from Monmouth showed outstanding knowledge, stamina and teamwork to clinch a silver medal at the prestigious Cadet Cambrian Patrol competition in Sennybridge. The senior team from Monmouth School for Boys’ Combined Cadet Force (CCF) also achieved the highest score… Read more

Measuring the debilitating effects of high altitude on sleep and appetite has taken an Old Monmothian to the highest mountain in the world. William Harper, a former pupil at Monmouth School for Boys, worked alongside doctors and the local hospital… Read more

A commemorative plaque is to be unveiled next month at the former home of an Old Monmothian and Dambuster pilot. Flight Sergeant Bill Townsend was awarded the Conspicuous Gallantry Medal and Distinguished Flying Medal in recognition of his wartime exploits… Read more

Senior rugby players from a Monmouth school enjoyed a surprise meeting with former pupil Wayne Barnes, one of the top referees in the world. Monmouth School for Boys’ Under-18 A team met Wayne last week during a break in action… Read more

A trip to a deprived school in West Africa has inspired a Monmouth student to improve the lives of young people who study there. Sixteen-year-old Charlie has set-up the African Pen Project to focus on providing children in rural villages… Read more

Two Monmouth choirs joined together for the first time for a magical Choral Evensong at Brecon Cathedral.  A choir of 75 children from Monmouth School Boys’ Prep Grange Choir and Monmouth School for Boys’ Chapel Choir shone in the medieval surroundings…. Read more

Four talented pupils from Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools have been offered the life-changing opportunity to study at Oxford and Cambridge universities. Dedication and hard work paid off for the two boys at Monmouth School for Boys and two girls at Monmouth… Read more

Monmouth students scaled new heights at the annual Wales Cadet Indoor Climbing Championships in Cardiff. Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools’ Combined Cadet Force won the overall event and clinched three other titles at Boulders Climbing Centre on Saturday 27th January. Monmouth won… Read more

A teenager, whose father has overcome cancer, is urging students to paint Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools red for a day. Thirteen-year-old Darcey, a pupil at Monmouth School for Girls, has seen at first hand the tremendous work carried out by staff… Read more

A teenage Monmouth student has sealed his place at the World Scout Jamboree in the USA. Fourteen-year-old James will be representing Wales at the jamboree in 2019 after passing an interview and impressing in practical tests. The Monmouth School for Boys… Read more

Monmouth School for Boys’ Chapel Choir provided the music for Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools Service on Armistice Day. They also sang at the town War Memorial in St James’ Square on Remembrance Sunday to commemorate the contribution of British and Commonwealth… Read more

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