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A popular teacher who spent 34 years of his career at Monmouth School has died, aged 87. Roger Smith joined Monmouth in September 1955 as Master in Charge of Spanish. He latterly taught A level Economics before becoming Director of… Read more

Former Head Boy at Monmouth School for Boys, Hallam Amos, has represented Wales at the Rugby World Cup in Japan. Hallam played on the wing and was unlucky not to get on the scoresheet in Wales’ 35-13 victory against minnows,… Read more

Pupils at Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools marked World Mental Health Day on Thursday 10th October. Mental health and well-being is an important issue for the whole school community. Two experienced counsellors spoke to students at Monmouth School for Boys and Monmouth School for… Read more

Five outstanding pieces of work by three Old Monmothians have been selected for an art exhibition in London. Jason Wan’s Horse and Mr Griffin, Agassiz Chan’s Sister and Jago Harling’s Back Street and Graffiti Street are outstanding pieces and were… Read more

Professor Rory O’Connor, from Glasgow University, delivered a fascinating talk to parents and staff about understanding suicide and self-harm in young people. Professor O’Connor is a renowned expert in the field and spoke intelligently and with compassion last night at… Read more

A former Monmouth student, who sang beautifully at a spell-binding school concert earlier this year, is performing in a prestigious opera in Austria. Old Monmothian, Andrew Henley, is currently appearing as Heinrich der Schreiber, a principal role in Richard Wagner’s… Read more

The weather this year was very kind to the 96 Y9 boys and accompanying staff who made the journey to Pwll Caerog Farm in Pembrokeshire (near St David’s) for three days of exciting activities and peer bonding. This year we… Read more

Last Sunday, Monmouth School Rowing Club competed at Monmouth Autumn Head, a regatta hosted by Monmouth Town here on the Wye. The Rowing Club sent crews from every age group and achieved a good sweep of wins against over 200… Read more

A group of kayakers coped well with the after-effects of Atlantic storms to enjoy some kayak surfing on Sunday on Ogmore Beach. The older boys used the skills learnt two weeks ago at Symonds Yat on their White Water Safety… Read more

Monmouth School for Boys will be rededicating its War Memorial in a special service on Armistice Day on Monday 11th November. The War Memorial was conceived in 1919 by the Old Monmothians to remember the 76 old boys who died… Read more

A courageous team which pushed themselves to the limit in a pedalo on Loch Ness is celebrating after raising more than £2,000 for Cancer Research Wales and setting three world records. Tim Walker, Adrian and Angus and Angus’ godfather, Nick… Read more

Another amazing array of activities and opportunities sprang forth from the Modern Foreign Languages Department recently, as European week of languages was celebrated in true continental (and international) style. As you can see from the pictures there was food, fun… Read more

Two rugby teams at Monmouth School for Boys recorded impressive victories in a very successful training camp in France. The 37 boys worked hard during the tour, which included a visit to the Marcel Michelin stadium, home of Top 14… Read more

A keen rower, who is hoping to study at Cambridge University, is the new Head Boy at Monmouth School for Boys. Joe, who is also a talented musician, is taking A levels in History, French and Maths. Eighteen-year-old Joe is… Read more

One of Monmouth School for Boys’ much-loved supporters, after whom a theatre in the town is named, has died peacefully at the age of 91. Mr Bob Blake, a wonderful ambassador for the school and the town, passed away at… Read more

A research fund in memory of a quiet, considerate and caring Monmouth student has officially opened. People can now apply for the three-year Tom Walker Cancer Wales PHD Studentship for Acute Myeloid Leukaemia Research. Tom’s parents, Tim and Debbie, sisters… Read more

Budding medics at Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools were among more than 70 students who took part in an interactive dissection show at The Blake Theatre. It was the first time that Monmouth School for Boys had hosted the award-winning Operating Theatre… Read more

An exhibition of work from Art and Design students at Monmouth School for Boys opened this week in the Hitchcock Pavilion. Parents, pupils, former students and staff visited the inspirational exhibition which celebrated the outstanding creativity of the school’s GCSE… Read more

As a dedicated rower and a talented artist, Ben does not shy away from a challenge.  And the Monmouth School for Boys’ pupil tackled a titanic project for his 10-hour Art and Design GCSE exam. Inspired by street art and… Read more

A former Monmouth student has been picked in Wales’ squad for the Rugby World Cup in Japan. Hallam Amos, a former Head Boy at Monmouth School for Boys, has been named in Wales’ 31-strong squad for the tournament. Hallam, 24,… Read more

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