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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

Thirty-two students and four staff from Monmouth School spent four days on the First World War battlefields of the Western Front. Visits were made to sites closely associated with the school and with local regiments. Based in Ypres they followed… Read more

Twenty seven Form I and II boys set off for the Loire Valley on Sunday 22 October. Over the next four days, they visited the sumptuous royal chateaux of Chambord, Chenonceau and Blois; they went on a very informative cruise on the… Read more

A 14-year-old boy has got a taste for adventure after cycling from Monmouth to London in memory of his grandfather. Ben, who lives in Monmouth, has raised more than £1,500 for the British Heart Foundation after completing a marathon 212-mile… Read more

Budding inventors will be demonstrating their imaginative programming projects at Monmouth School for Boys’ Computer Science Fair later this month. Around 20 inventors, including Tom (pictured), took the opportunity to showcase their coded apps, games, websites and even robots in… Read more

Last week all of Form II enjoyed Shakespeare in the autumn sunshine as they travelled to Puzzlewood to participate in a promenade performance of ‘Macbeth’. In an action packed and dynamic production, the boys were warriors, dinner guests and even… Read more

On a very blustery Sunday with high winds and heavy seas, Sixth formers helped beginners get their first taste of kayak surfing on Ogmore beach. On a canoe club trip, the beginners were ferried across the Ogmore River to the… Read more

Parents searching for their dream school should look no further than Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools. Tatler magazine’s highly regarded Schools Guide delivers a glowing verdict on Monmouth School for Boys in its latest edition. In the feature on Monmouth, the magazine… Read more

On Sunday, a group of Form III and IV EAL students visited Raglan Castle. The group explored the castle and learned about the history of the area. There was a chance to visit the castle’s underground cellars and the moat,… Read more

Monmouth School for Boys’ Combined Cadet Force has clinched four titles at the prestigious Welsh Skill at Arms competition in Sennybridge. Harrison won the top individual honour involving the 10 best scoring cadets at the event – including three other… Read more

RAF section gliding high

September 30th, 2017

New recruits attended a session of gliding at Usk Gliding Club as part of their introduction to the aviation activities of the CCF/RAF Section. Supported by more experienced cadets they enjoyed hands-on opportunities to glide, assist with launches and see… Read more

Three talented footballers from Monmouth School for Boys will be representing Newport County this season. Seb (middle) has been selected for Newport County Under 15s Academy, with Sam (left) and Alex chosen for the club’s under 15s development squad. All… Read more

Kayakers go for three star award

September 21st, 2017

On Sunday members of the canoe club were assessed for the British Canoe Union Three Star Award on a swollen river at Symonds Yat. The award calls for them to practise rescues and carry out safety work, thereby putting into practice… Read more

The first weekend of boarding could not have kicked off with a more action packed, fun, friendship building day than at Oaker Wood Leisure. From paintballing to high ropes, this woodland activity centre had it all. As you can see… Read more

Surf’s up for Boarders!

September 18th, 2017

Boarders from Monmouth Boys and Girls Schools enjoyed an afternoon of surfing lessons last Sunday at Rest Bay provided by Porthcawl Surf School.  Although the waves were low at the start, there was enough to challenge the beginners and keep… Read more

History will come full circle when the Queen’s Baton Relay arrives at Monmouth School for Boys tomorrow at noon. The Baton for the Gold Coast Commonweath Games 2018 will come face to face with the very first Queen’s Baton which… Read more

Two teams from a Monmouth-led project scooped national awards in Arcola Energy’s Hydrogen Hack. The youngsters used software and hardware to transform everyday items as part of the Schools Hydrogen Challenge. Teacher Lyndsay Hope, from Monmouth School for Boys, ran… Read more

Creating an air pollution sensor for a car and a hydrogen powered games console were just two of the ideas mooted by youngsters in an exciting engineering project in Monmouth. Proposals to build a ketchup-supplying robot and to turn a… Read more

Starring in a navigational challenge to find hidden radio transmitters was a proud moment for a former Monmouth School pupil last week at a major youth summit. Budding engineer Peter was the first person to build a Morse code kit… Read more

A promising engineer is representing the UK and making contact with the International Space Station at a major youth event in London this week. Former Monmouth School pupil Peter is among three young UK radio amateurs at YOTA 2017 (Youngsters… Read more