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A trio of teenagers has won national support for their quacking invention, which could change the way pollution is detected in the world’s waters. Over just four days, Ben, Harri, both 18, and Benedict, 17, brought Watt the Duck to… Read more

A trio of clever teenagers has created a quacking new way to detect pollution in the world’s open waters. Over just four days, Ben, Harri, both 18, and Benedict, 17, brought Watt the Duck to life at Monmouth School in… Read more

Monmouth School’s Chapel Choir, accompanied by a small string orchestra, has performed in premiere venues and for large audiences in the South of France.  Having flown out on 7th July, they performed as part of the Avignon Festival in the… Read more

Adventurous pupils from Monmouth School learnt about the importance of team work during an exciting five days of sea kayaking in Sweden. The group of 13 boys from Year 9 and Year 11, have just returned home after taking to the… Read more

The ambitious pupil-led Monmouth Literary Festival got underway this week, with stars from the world of poetry and fiction taking over the town’s venues. Organised by a committee of teenagers from Monmouth School, Haberdashers’ Monmouth School for Girls and Monmouth… Read more

Book your tickets now! There is something for everyone in this year’s public programme for the Monmouth Literary Festival, building on last year’s inaugural event. Buy your tickets now and be a part of a week that celebrates literature in… Read more

A distant relative of one of Monmouth’s most courageous and inspirational war heroes was “overwhelmed and humbled” to discover how his old school keeps his memory alive. Lynn Barton, whose grandfather’s cousin was Victoria Cross recipient Angus Buchanan, visited Monmouth… Read more

Solar Eclipse 2015

March 20th, 2015

A sense of great excitement was felt at Monmouth School as boys gathered to witness a rare moment in astronomical history. Around 300 pupils, staff and members of the public came together on the School’s lawn to see the near-total solar eclipse this… Read more

A speedy boy and his furry pal were honoured to take part in a demonstration at Crufts this year to showcase their favourite sport. Rowan, a Year 7 pupil at Monmouth School, is an international champion in canicross – the… Read more

Monmouth School provided a safe place to land for an Army Air Corps Apache gunship when the aircraft’s warning light started flashing. The impressive helicopter landed on the School’s playing fields at around 11am this morning (Thursday, March 12). The… Read more

Monmouth School played host to a hot political debate as flagship BBC Radio current affairs show Any Questions? came to town. The long-running programme, presented by Jonathan Dimbleby, was recorded in front of a live audience at the School’s Blake… Read more

A team of eight junior and senior cadets travelled to Anglesey to compete in the CCF National Climbing and Bouldering Championships. This was a knock out competition in which cadets had to speed climb up several technical and very challenging… Read more

The flagship BBC Radio current affairs programme Any Questions? comes to Monmouth School on Friday 6th March 2015.  Jonathan Dimbleby hosts a show which will see a panel of figures prominent in public life address questions placed by the audience…. Read more

All boys and staff in Town House got involved in raising money for the Raven House Trust in the Michaelmas Term. Two very popular cake sales were held, one in each half term holiday, under the watchful eye of Mrs… Read more

Explosions, Harry Potter-style magic potions and roses cooked in dry ice were among the mind-blowing demonstrations put on for primary school children at a science workshop. Nearly 1,000 pupils from the area gathered at the Blake Theatre to watch Monmouth… Read more

Warren East CBE, the self-confessed ‘gadget Luddite’ who built ARM Holdings into one of Britain’s most successful technology exporters, is to be interviewed at Haberdashers’ Hall in London. OM Warren, who attended Monmouth School between 1973 and 1980, is a… Read more

Our students joined hundreds of schoolchildren from around Gwent to re-enact the 1839 Chartist Rising in Newport last week. On Tuesday, November 4, 38 boys from PIV at The Grange, 12 historians in VI.2 at Monmouth School and six members… Read more

Horace Watkins was a student very similar to 17-year-old Harry. A young, popular and driven boy, he was preparing to make his mark on the world. Head of his boarding house at Monmouth School, just as Harry is now, the… Read more

Remembering Peter Young

September 26th, 2014

This weekend the Sealed Knot is coming to Monmouth. This is one of the events to commemorate the 400th Anniversary of the foundation of Monmouth School. The founder of the Sealed Knot was an Old Monmothian called Peter Young. He… Read more

The Headmaster of an historic school has spoken of the great pride and sadness he feels for the 76 former students who died in the First World War. To mark the centenary of the Great War, Dr Steven Connors, Headmaster… Read more