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Year 6 enjoy their Treat Day

February 8th, 2020

The boys in Year 6 were treated to a day out on Monday as a reward for all of their hard work in the run up to the entrance assessments. In the morning they hiked up the Kymin, where they… Read more

Year 3 have been conducting experiments with laser in their science lessons. The boys planned their own experiments to demonstrate that light travels in straight lines. To further demonstrate this, Dr Wall shone a LASER through milk powder in an… Read more

Year 5 took their annual Science trip to the Spaceguard Centre recently. They learned a lot about space with interactive demonstrations, got to sit in a planetarium, saw large telescopes close up, and talked to the professional astronomers about their… Read more

The iconic Rockfield Studios proved a fabulous venue for the Year 4 pupils at Monmouth School Boys’ Prep. The boys recorded their own version of Go Tell it on the Mountain and learnt about the science of sound on Friday… Read more

Lit Quiz team success

November 29th, 2019

We were delighted to take part in the regional round of this year’s Kids’ Lit Quiz. The boys faced stiff opposition from eleven other school teams made up of pupils between the ages of 9 and 14, but succeeded in… Read more

An eight-year-old boy has topped the scales in the annual pumpkin-growing competition. Staff at Monmouth School Boys’ Prep had difficulty putting Drew’s whopping 76.1kg pumpkin on to the weighing scales. Four members of staff lifted the Year 4 pupil’s mammoth… Read more

A Commonwealth Games cyclist and dignitaries got on their bikes to make a spectacular entry at Monmouth School Boys’ Prep’s Prize-Giving ceremony. Old Monmothian Lewis Oliva, who won a silver medal at Commonwealth Games last year, was among the party… Read more

Three pupils had a day to remember when they took on the headship at their respective schools. The temporarily promoted pupils each held their own assemblies, led meetings, taught classes at their respective schools, carried out tours, and greeted parents… Read more

Young researchers showcased their impressive projects at the fourth annual Monmouth Science Fair. Year 6 pupils at Monmouth School Boys’ Prep and Monmouth School Girls’ Prep were joined, at the Blake Theatre on Thursday 25th April, by two pupils from… Read more

A group of schoolchildren in Monmouth have followed in the footsteps of some of the country’s best-known rock bands. The Year 4 pupils at Monmouth School Boys’ Prep recorded a song, Oro My Little Boat (The Clancy Sisters), and had… Read more

Young scientists from Monmouth finished third in their the semi-final of a national quiz competition. The team from Monmouth School Boys’ Prep were just five points off second place in the Quiz Club semi-final at Redmaids in Bristol. Captain Cameron… Read more

A team of budding scientists from Monmouth have won through to the semi-finals of a national quiz competition. The team from Monmouth School Boys’ Prep will travel to Bristol on Wednesday 5th December after winning their area heat in the… Read more

The town of Monmouth is the third happiest place to live in Britain, according to a national report. Monmouth was the only place in Wales to be named in the top 10 as more than 219 areas of Britain were included in… Read more

An eight-year-old boy is celebrating after topping the scales for the second successive year in a popular pumpkin growing competition. Tom used a wheelbarrow to move his giant 42kg pumpkin into the main hall at Monmouth School Boys’ Prep for… Read more

A 10-year-old boy from Monmouth is leading a campaign to raise awareness among his peers of mental health. Seb has tackled the Three Peaks Challenge and is raising money for Young Minds, a UK charity which supports children and young… Read more

The record try-scorer in Welsh rugby union history received a special mention at Monmouth School Boys’ Prep’s annual Prize-Giving. Winger, Shane Williams, the former British and Irish Lion, who scored 58 tries in 87 appearances for Wales, was the inspiration… Read more

Children from a Monmouth school have been crowned the national quiz champions for the first time. Srinivas, Cameron, Reuben and William triumphed in the Quiz Club National Inter-School General Knowledge Quiz Championship. Eleven-year-old Srinivas captained the team whose hard work… Read more

Keen conservationists at Monmouth School Boys’ Prep have released more than 1,000 elvers into the River Wye as part of a sustainability project. The pupils from Prep II looked after the elvers, fed and watched them grow in a tank… Read more

Make science lessons longer and increase the length of break-time. That was the advice of three ‘new’ head teachers at Monmouth Schools Pre-Prep and Nursery, Monmouth School Boys’ Prep and Monmouth School Girls’ Prep on Wednesday 16th May. Three pupils –… Read more

Budding researchers, who investigated the five-second rule for food hygiene, scooped the top prize in the third annual Monmouth Science Fair at the Blake Theatre. Monmouth School Boys’ Prep pupils Ivo, Ozz, Kip and Oliver impressed the judges with their… Read more