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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

Two teenage batsmen scored outstanding centuries in Monmouth School for Boys’ hugely successful and memorable cricket tour to Sri Lanka. Michael and Josh struck stunning hundreds as Monmouth achieved three wins from six matches against strong opposition. Leg-spinner Sam impressed… Read more

Former Monmouth student Hallam Amos helped Wales to seventh place in the Rugby Sevens at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. The Dragons player, who has won 15 senior caps for Wales, scored one try in a hard-fought tournament, which was… Read more

Former Monmouth student Lewis Oliva captured a prestigious silver medal at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Lewis, a track cyclist from Devauden, near Monmouth, powered to second for Team Wales in the men’s keirin at the Anna Meares Velodrome… Read more

Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools will have three athletes competing at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Current netball coach at Monmouth School for Girls, Chelsea Lewis, and former Monmouth School for Boys’ pupils Hallam Amos and Lewis Oliva will be representing… Read more

The Musical Director of Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools’ outstanding Les Misérables production is delighted the cast’s talents have been appreciated by so many. More than 1,000 people watched the sell-out musical over three nights at The Blake Theatre and it has… Read more

More than 200 musicians from Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools presented an exceptional evening of music-making at Wyastone Concert Hall. A vibrant programme, including music by Schubert, Khachaturian and Kodaly left the audience spellbound on Tuesday 27th March. Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools Symphony Orchestra,… Read more

One of the UK’s leading E-Safety experts, Karl Hopwood, delivered a fascinating day of lectures to help promote safer behaviour and digital literacy across Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools, during UKYouth’s National Safeguarding month. Mr Hopwood, who is a member of the… 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

Former Monmouth student Hallam Amos has been named in the Wales Sevens squad to compete at the Commonwealth Games next month. The international full-back/wing has got the call for next month’s tournament on the Gold Coast in Australia that pits… Read more

Two Monmouth School for Boys’ rowing crews have been chosen to compete next month at the Junior Inter-Regional Regatta (JIRR) in Nottingham. The J16 and J15 coxed fours have been selected to represent the Wales and Wiltshire, Avon, Gloucestershire and… 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

Les Misérables is a big production – in any sense of the word. Soaring music; complex sets and emotive characters, it needs performers of some stature and maturity to do it justice. Which is yet another reason why the Haberdashers’… Read more

Two age-group football teams at a Monmouth school are ranked among the best in the country after embarking on outstanding unbeaten runs. The Under-15 A and Under-14 A  teams from Monmouth School for Boys are now listed third for their… Read more

It was a busy week for Rugby 7s in the build up to the National Schools at Rosslyn Park. Firstly, our U14s travelled to Cardiff for the Welsh National Schools U14s Competition, played superbly and managed to finish runners-up out… Read more

6th Form artists thoroughly enjoyed two days of portrait painting with Lee Wright from the Welsh Academy of Arts. Lee showed examples of recent commissions and demonstrated techniques used by the old masters. Pupils initially completed a tonal ‘grisaille’ under… Read more

One of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history is being brought to life this week by pupils at Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools. Directed by Mr Philip Griffin and Miss Sarah Fowler, Les Misérables School Edition opens at the Blake Theatre… Read more

A pupil at Monmouth School for Boys has received a Highly Commended certificate in the finals of The Cranmer Awards. Oliver, aged 12, recited passages from The Book of Common Prayer in front of an audience of more than 100… 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