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Cinderella Trip

December 10th, 2016

The whole school enjoyed a trip to the Tobacco Factory Theatre, in Bristol, to watch ‘Cinderella; a Fairytale’, performed by the Travelling Light Theatre Co. With front row seats, the boys were immersed in the action and appreciated the live… Read more

Lego in computing

November 26th, 2016

The boys in Prep IV Computing Club have been busy building Lego Mindstorms this week. They are now looking forward to using them to complete programming challenges in the coming weeks. The boys in Prep III have also been using… Read more

NSPCC Workshops

November 19th, 2016

To launch Anti-Bullying Week at The Grange, all of the boys had an assembly led by the NSPCC followed by workshops for Prep III and Prep IV. The assembly also highlighted the different types of abuse that children may encounter… Read more

Chess News

November 19th, 2016

On Monday The Grange A and B and Inglefield A chess teams all travelled together to take part in the Cardiff Schools’ Chess tournament at Cardiff City Stadium. Each match consisted of 10 games all taking place simultaneously. Players earned… Read more

Armistice Day

November 12th, 2016

Thank you for all of your donations towards our poppy sales over the course of this week. The boys at The Grange had an assembly on the theme of remembrance and observed a two minute silence at 11:00am. Prep IV… Read more

The Grange was decorated with some fantastic pumpkins at the start of the week. We are always amazed by the inventiveness of the designs that the boys have carved into the pumpkins. The boys spent lots of time admiring them… Read more

Harvest Service a Celebration

October 23rd, 2016

The Grange Harvest at Monmouth School Chapel was a lovely service. We are very proud of the boys in Prep I who spoke clearly and confidently when reciting their harvest poems. The choir entertained all with their beautiful singing and… Read more

Fort Shield Competition

October 23rd, 2016

Well done to all of the boys who entered the House Shield competition. The designs were of such a high quality, it made judging very tricky. The overall winners were Gabriel (Nelson), Harry (Raleigh), Henry (Drake) and Toby (Grenville), with… Read more

Our New Scarecrow

October 8th, 2016

A warm welcome awaits all who pass the garden at The Grange, with the addition of our new Scarecrow. Thank you to Mrs Hay and the Gardening Club boys for creating him. The fact that he is surrounded by pumpkins… Read more

Sun shines for Kymin walk

September 30th, 2016

The boys in Prep I joined with the girls in Year 3 at Inglefield House on Thursday for a walk up to the top of the Kymin. Luckily the weather was favourable and the sun shone all day. As a… Read more

A top children’s writer encouraged boys to let their imaginations run wild and pen poetry based on unique talismans during an inspirational masterclass. Poet and author Jean Atkin spent all of Tuesday running workshops at The Grange, Monmouth Preparatory School,… Read more

Prep IV have been very busy this week on their annual visit to France with the Year 6 girls from Inglefield House. The sun has shone all week at The Chateau de la Baudonniere, allowing the boys and girls to… Read more

Prep IV Art Club

July 2nd, 2016

The members of Art Club have been learning how to throw a pot on a potter’s wheel, getting rather messy in the process! They began by centering the clay on the wheel, which is the hardest thing to do and… Read more

Last weekend the Grange teams did exceptionally well overall at the Welsh Chess Union Primary Schools’ Championships in Merthyr Tydfil. The A team was one of eight teams in the main championships where we came 3rd. There were twenty teams… Read more

Quiz Team Success

June 25th, 2016

The Grange Quiz Team travelled to The Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, for the National Quiz Club Finals alongside the eleven other top scoring teams in the country. Cameron, Srinivas, Lysander and Ollie performed exceptionally well, staying within touching distance… Read more

Summer Fete 2016

June 18th, 2016

The Summer Fete on Friday 17th, was great fun and the rain stayed away until the very last minutes – which made us all tidy up very quickly and efficiently! Many thanks to everyone who helped out with provisions for… Read more

Bouldering Wall Opening

June 18th, 2016

The bouldering wall has been in use all week and enjoyed by many, even those children in Agincourt coming to pick up their big brothers. The rain held off as Mrs Thomas cut the tape and boys queued patiently for… Read more

Thanks to the huge fund raising efforts of the FROGs the bouldering wall has now been erected and the official opening is to take place on Monday! The wall has foot and hand holds both sides so the distance of… Read more

Regimental Museum Visit

May 28th, 2016

This week both Prep IV classes visited the Monmouthshire Regimental Museum. After a fascinating talk from a serving soldier about the Great War and the lessons the modern army have learnt from it, the boys were able to look around… Read more

Muddy Maths Adventure!

May 28th, 2016

Prep II boys enjoyed an exciting Muddy Maths Adventure at Magor Marsh Nature Reserve in the sunshine. The morning was spent applying their number skills to solve clues to crack a code followed by Reen Dipping with nets, which was… Read more