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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

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