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We are very proud of Ojas, who has spent today in London at the final of the Junior Language Challenge testing his knowledge of the language, Zulu. To prepare him for the task, Mme Le Moal started to learn Zulu… Read more

A proud nine-year-old boy has taken his pet lizard to school to give a special talk about reptiles. Joseph hopes to be a herpetologist when he’s older and spoke with affection about his bearded dragon Amber. The Monmouth School Boys’… Read more

A budding linguist who spent his summer holidays learning Japanese reached the final of a prestigious national competition. Ojas took up his place in today’s (Friday) final in London after progressing through several rounds in the Junior Language Challenge (JLC)… Read more

Fun with Numbers

October 7th, 2017

The boys have had an enjoyable few weeks at Fun with Numbers. We have been trying to make the most of the weather and the light evenings while we can. The boys have all taken part in a Maths Trail… Read more

In the Michaelmas term all of the boys study Biology in Science and at MBP this means getting out and looking at the beautiful biology all around us on the school grounds or bringing it in from the outdoors to… Read more

Science News – Dr Wall has been making use of the great outdoors in the boys’ initial work this term on Biology. I hope that it’s only weeds that he let Prep I pull out of the garden! Meanwhile Prep… Read more

Young horseman Tommy scooped a top honour in a show jumping competition yesterday at Herefordshire Country Fair. The 11-year-old was the best overall rider for his section in an inter-hunt relay. Tommy, his eight-year-old sister Megan and Bronwyn rode on… Read more

Boys from The Grange and girls from Inglefield House were lucky enough to be given the opportunity of viewing the supersonic car Bloodhound SSC which is aiming to smash the world land speed record and reach 1000mph! The car was… Read more

The boys in Computing Club have been improving their control skills further by programming Probots to complete given challenges, including programming the cars to write letters of the alphabet. They are going to move this on a step further in… Read more

On Monday morning the Prep III boys were accompanied up to Inglefield House to take part in a maths activity morning alongside their Year 5 counterparts. The brilliant morning featured team activities and challenges both inside the classrooms and outside…. Read more

The boys in Computing Club have been enjoying developing their coding skills, by completing fun activities on Scratch. They all successfully programmed their own working drum kits this week, creating their own instructions to do so.  

Prep IV were treated to a morning of code breaking activities, led by visitors from GCHQ. They explored the history of code and learned about some of the different coding methods, including: substitution, steganography and cryptography. They learned how these… Read more

Six boys from The Grange and six girls from Inglefield House travelled to Wycliffe College for the heats of the Maths Quiz earlier this week. It was a very challenging quiz, with all of those involved working to their limits… Read more

Budding researchers filled a theatre with colourful posters and props to present a diverse variety of scientific experiments this week. A hands-on test to see which colour hair generates the most static electricity and a trial to decide if dogs… Read more

Bridging the engineering gap

April 29th, 2017

This week saw the culmination of the Prep II Bridge Building Project. The boys went through the whole design process with their bridges from the initial brief through research, planning, design, construction then finally to testing and evaluation. The boys… Read more

We are incredibly proud of Miles, who took part in the Primary Maths Challenge Bonus Round and was awarded the Bronze Award. This puts Miles in the top 1.4% of pupils that took the initial challenge. Well done to the… Read more

Celebrating Pi Day

March 18th, 2017

On the 14th March mathematicians around the world celebrated Pi Day. Prep IV have been celebrating this by carrying out mathematical investigations with circular food. Using Jammie Dodgers, Jaffa Cakes and Polos, they tested and proved the theory that the… Read more

How well do you know the coins in your pocket? The PIII boys found out a wealth of information on their visit to the Royal Mint in Llantristant. Boys were led along the full production process and learnt about the… Read more

Science Assembly

March 4th, 2017

The boys have been treated to two science assemblies this week. The first, led by Dr Wall, explained how other planets, which could sustain life, have been found. The second, led by Sam from Monmouth School’s 6th form, described his… Read more

Welsh Water Visit

February 11th, 2017

We were treated to an informative and interactive assembly on Monday morning, led by representatives from Welsh Water. While they were here they also carried out a water survey to see if we were wasting water unnecessarily – we are… Read more