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Sunshine and sites on Greece trip

February 23rd, 2016

The Greek trip during February half term involved a packed itinerary of visits to important sites, including Delphi, Epidauros, Mycenae and Mystras, as well as a walk in the spectacular mountain scenery of mainland Greece and the boys and girls… Read more

Another excellent mini tour (the 15th one!) for our U12’s to Blackpool saw a hard-fought narrow 21-14 defeat against Kirkham Grammar School, and then an excellent 36-12 win against AKS Lytham the next morning where the boys played some of… Read more

Here’s a news story for all of us who stayed at home during half term, to be envious about, as Mr Vickers gives us a quick rundown of the half-term holiday ski-trip! ‘As we left a wet and windy Monmouth,… Read more

Following their success in the local round, Form IV Public Speakers Joe (Chair), Zamir (Main Speaker) and Jack (Proposer of the Vote of Thanks) battled illness and the elements on Saturday afternoon to compete in the District Final of the… Read more

Junior boys hit the heights!

February 10th, 2016

13 boys from Chapel House scaled the dizzy heights on Sunday during their visit to ‘Go Vertical’, an indoor climbing adventure playground, in Cwmcarn. Boys tested their strength, speed, balance, co-ordinations and agility on a range of climbing challenges. These… Read more

The Lion Online

February 4th, 2016

Here is this week’s School Newspaper and, once again, you can see that the topics covered by the journalists are many and varied: ‘Oregon Stand Off Ends With A Bang‘ ‘Apple In Decline’ ‘British History Down Under’ – Murray and… Read more

On Saturday Boulders Indoor Climbing Centre in Cardiff played host to the National Cadet Indoor Climbing Championships. Monmouth School CCF fielded a relatively inexperienced, but determined team of 4 junior and 4 senior boys, in fact some of them had… Read more

A team of eight 4th and 5th Form cadets will compete in The National Cadets Indoor Climbing Championships at Boulders Climbing Centre, Cardiff, this coming Saturday. Last year the competition involved a long drive up to Anglesey where the competition… Read more

More than 650 schoolchildren learned about a whole range of fantastic instruments at a hands-on percussion workshop. Taking place at Monmouth School’s Blake Theatre, three sessions of the noisy masterclass delighted youngsters on Thursday, January 14. Pupils in Years 5… Read more

The CCF Climbing section are in full competition mode at the moment as they undertook an afternoon of bouldering and climbing at the Llangorse Multi-Activity Centre in preparation for their National Cadet indoor Climbing Competition later in January. The Llangorse… Read more

Alex is off to Kwazulu-Natal!

January 12th, 2016

Congratulations to Alex, a member of Monmouth School’s Combined Cadet Force, as he has been selected to participate in ‘Exercise Kwazulu – Natal Venturer 2016’. This is an exercise that was initially open to applications from cadets from all over… Read more

About sixty people from the combined Monmouth and Monmouth Girls’ Sixth Form collected last Friday for the third meeting of the William Jones Society this term. The topic open for discussion was deeply rooted in medical ethics, but also had… Read more

Young Recruits Take to the Skies!

November 26th, 2015

7 RAF Section cadets from Monmouth School and HMSG attended Air Experience Flying at RAF Colerne. Fortunate to find a gap in the prolonged bad weather, each flew for 25 minutes in the company of an experienced RAF or Royal… Read more

A group of 10 boys and 10 girls from Monmouth School and HMSG took a trip to London last Monday and Tuesday on the annual Monmouth Enterprise Initiative visit. The Monmouth Enterprise Initiative is an exciting opportunity for our students… Read more

Sixth formers learnt about the harsh realities of war when they got the chance to meet a veteran whose horrific experience has become the subject of a film. Members of the CCF from Monmouth School and its sibling, Haberdashers’ Monmouth… Read more

This year’s EAL trip, run jointly with HMSG was a historical and cultural walk into Wales’ past as the boys and girls enjoyed the rugged charms of Raglan castle, a late Medieval castle best known for its strong resistance during… Read more

Students learn about relationships

September 29th, 2015

Joint Form III/Year 9 PSHE session: PC Cath Hughes-Gardner delivered a humorous and informative insight into the issues of modern day relationships.

Broadcasting legend Sir David Attenborough has surprised a schoolboy fan by penning a very personal response to a letter he wrote him. Toby, a Year 7 pupil at Monmouth School, sent an inquisitive note to the beloved documentary maker, asking… Read more

A new play by Andrew Shakeshaft (Drama teacher at Monmouth School) is coming to The Blake Theatre this September. Earlier this year professional playwright and drama teacher, Andrew Shakeshaft, was commissioned by Tree Shadow Theatre productions, to write a brand… Read more

Lucky pupils have just returned from an “eye-opening” trip to Japan, where they immersed themselves in the country’s culture. Eleven teenagers from Monmouth School and Haberdashers’ Monmouth School for Girls, from Years 10 to 13, travelled to Osaka for the… Read more