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Eight intrepid kayakers challenged themselves in the Hautes Alpes region of south east France. Based near Briancon, the Monmouth School for Boys’ Canoe Club members learned how to deal with steep, narrow sections and open, fast rapids during the exhilarating… Read more

A teenager will be whitewater rafting in an adventure-filled trip to the World Scout Jamboree in the USA. Sixteen-year-old James is heading to West Virginia for the 12-day 24th World Scout Jamboree which starts in West Virginia on Monday 22nd… Read more

Sixteen students and three members of staff attended the annual camp in Langollen during May Half Term. A group of older “experts” spent two days on the National Whitewater course on the Tryweryn, training for their expedition to the Alps in July. The intermediates… Read more

Another great trip to the most visited city in the world! Between the 25th and 28th May, 18 Year 9 boys thoroughly enjoyed getting to know the French capital, particularly the Stade de France, the Sacre-Coeur and Monmartre, the Grevin… Read more

This past weekend two cadets from Monmouth School for Boys and Monmouth School for Girls leapt at the chance of partaking in static line parachute training at Netheravon, renowned for having the biggest drop zone in Europe. The two cadets,… Read more

A total of 240 people followed in a teenager’s footsteps to scale one of Wales’ highest peaks, raising over £28,000 for Cancer Research Wales. Tom  was the youngest of 90 people who defied cold and wet conditions to tackle the… Read more

Family and friends of a brave teenager are uniting to scale one of Wales’ highest peaks in his memory, just 12 months after he completed the feat. Tom was the youngest of 90 people who defied cold and wet conditions… Read more

RAF Cadets take to the skies

February 24th, 2019

Cadets of the RAF Section have attended Air Experience Flying at 1AEF St Athan. One cadet undertook his first flight in a Grob Tutor training aircraft, whilst three cadets with more experience received their Bronze Aviation wings. This award is… Read more

Monmouth’s students are celebrating after winning two top titles at the annual Wales Cadet Indoor Climbing Championships in Cardiff. Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools were crowned overall Combined Cadet Force (CCF) champions for the fourth successive year at Boulders Climbing Centre. Georgina,… Read more

Year 9 artists enjoyed the sights and sounds of Bristol this week. An intriguing street-art tour gave an insight into the works of local and international artists; from the miniatures of Ben Wilson, who creates artworks on discarded chewing gum… 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

In the October half term eighteen boys and girls went on a Spanish language trip to Barcelona. They visited some of the most iconic sights not only in Spain but also Europe including the Nou Camp football stadium, Parc Güell,… Read more

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

Students cook up a culinary treat

September 21st, 2018

Students at Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools have been cooking up a treat. As part of the Sixth Form enrichment programme, students from Monmouth School for Boys and Monmouth School for Girls have been enjoying a cookery course. Pupil, Katie, said: “The… 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

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