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Six former England Test cricketers rode into Monmouth School for Boys this evening as part of a gruelling cycling challenge for charity. Marcus Trescothick, Tim Bresnan, Geraint Jones, Steve James, Matthew Maynard and Gavin Hamilton are all taking part 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

Herefordshire’s Newport House and its stunning gardens was the destination for 6.1 artists this week. They drew inspiration from a breadth of sculptural forms created by nationally and world-renowned artists as part of the ‘Out of Nature’ exhibition. Sculptor, Jon… Read more

George’s GCSE exam piece exploring the themes of religion and death is now on display in Mrs Wynne-Lord’s classroom, alongside other exciting art works which have been influenced by similar ideas of afterlife and mortality.  The work, a wonderful cross-curricular with Biology, Religious… Read more

The Junior History Society re-enacted the Battle of Hattin in cardboard and sports kit on Monday lunchtime and this annual festival of homemade weaponry and historical discovery did not disappoint either participants or onlookers. Form I, led by their generals from… Read more

The first gala of the year saw an exciting fixture v Bristol Grammar School at home. This was a full school gala, with swimmers taking part from Form I to Sixth Form and a total of 42 races over the… Read more

Monmouth will be alive with Ashes fever when Marcus Trescothick, Tim Bresnan and Geraint Jones are among six former England Test cricketers cycling into town later this month. Former England Test players Steve James, Matthew Maynard and Gavin Hamilton are… Read more

Monmouth School for Boys celebrated world languages between Monday 25th and Saturday 30th September with an array of activities including foreign food and music, learning different languages, a real French café, pétanque games, a Spanish giant board game on the… Read more

On Thursday workshops were given by Kevin Hicks, the renowned historical re-enactor, for the First, Second, Third and Sixth Forms students who witnessed the weapons and tactics used in the Crusades, the Battle of Bosworth, the Great War trenches and… 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

It was a sunny day of inspiration with Carole Evans visiting our Form 4 GCSE Artists last week. They were given an enthusiastic and energetic snap-shot into the varied and creative roles of a professional photographer. Carole explained the basics… 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

On an unseasonably wet September morning this Thursday saw the first form and Dr Daniels take to the Wye Valley for the annual, local Geography hike. Despite the gathering storm clouds, spirits were high and the two groups set off… Read more

The first weekend of the rowing club’s season saw the sixth form squad travel to Penarth Regatta in numbers, alongside a large complement from HMSG (Monmouth School for Girls), in the season’s traditional curtain-raiser. Racing in a combination of quads… Read more

Students at Monmouth School for Boys have been given a fascinating insight into the role of the oldest civic appointment in the land. High Sheriff of Gwent, Mr Kevin Thomas (left), took pupils on a trip to the seventh century… Read more

Three talented footballers from Monmouth School for Boys will be representing Newport County this season. Seb (middle) has been selected for Newport County Under 15s Academy, with Sam (left) and Alex chosen for the club’s under 15s development squad. All… Read more

HEAD ON… Power of sport

September 26th, 2017

Sport has a special power to bring people together, and sport, too, plays a significant part in the lives of pupils, former pupils and members of staff at Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools. I am tremendously proud that we were chosen as… Read more