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Gruffalo Workshop

May 28th, 2016

Boys in Prep II who show a particular ability in French, met Julia Donaldson, the author of The Gruffalo, on Thursday. She performed The Gruffalo in five different languages with her husband, Malcolm. After this, the boys joined with other… Read more

Prep I became a little adventurous this week, working in their house teams to solve physical problems. The weather was a problem we overcame by moving indoors and the boys performed admirably in challenges such as: tyre and crate stacking,… Read more

The Spaceguard Centre

May 13th, 2016

Following on from last term’s Space topic Prep III had an exciting and informative visit to the Spaceguard Centre in Knighton. The Spaceguard Centre is a working observatory and the only one in the UK looking for asteroids which may… Read more

Prep II enjoyed their first residential visit this week. They spent two nights at the YHA Wye Valley centre where they focused on improving their team building skills through completing a variety of challenges. The boys loved the outdoor space… Read more

Prep III Manor Adventure

May 7th, 2016

Prep III have faced many challenges last week at Manor Adventure, not least the weather, and I am pleased to report that they enjoyed themselves immensely. As promised last week in our newsletter, here are some images of their adventures…… Read more

Bluebell Walk

April 23rd, 2016

The bluebells are out! This meant it was time for Prep I’s annual visit to Quicken Tree woods to enjoy a ramble in the countryside and appreciate the beauty of our natural surroundings. The boys took part in activities linked… Read more

Sport Relief Fundraising

March 25th, 2016

Thank you to all of you who so kindly donated cakes for our Sports Relief cake sale. The boys have all thoroughly enjoyed the cakes; we had so much cake donated, we had to sell it at lunchtime too! We… Read more

Fudge Sale!

March 18th, 2016

Please help our Head Boy, Kit, raise money for his chosen charity – Afghan Connection. Fudge and crispy cakes will be on sale next Monday and Tuesday at breaktime, for 50p or less.

The boys all proudly showed off their entries to the craft and baking competitions in a special Eisteddfod assembly on Tuesday. There were arrays of daffodils created by Prep I, ingenious dragons from Prep II, varied designs of castles made… Read more

Gangsta Granny, Willy Wonka and Stick Man were among the many storybook heroes who turned up to school to celebrate their love of reading today. Pupils and staff at The Grange Monmouth Preparatory School turned up to lessons dressed as… Read more

Latest Chess News

February 26th, 2016

The Grange saw some great results at the Welsh Junior Chess Championships in Cardiff on 20-21 Feb. In the U12 Championship Dylan M. was 3rd after sacrificing a Queen in 2 of his games! In the U10 Major section Anderson… Read more

Prep I Team Building Adventure!

February 26th, 2016

On Tuesday, Prep I boys visited YHA Wye Valley. They carried out a variety of enthralling and engaging activities with the aim of developing their problem solving, teamwork and communication skills. All of the boys thoroughly enjoyed working together and… Read more

Pancake Fun!

February 12th, 2016

The boys all enjoyed a lesson on making pancakes in assembly on Tuesday morning. Mrs Thomas shared her trusty recipe and gave the boys a demonstration and lots of tips on how to make delicious pancakes. In breaktimes throughout the… Read more

Maths Party Planning

February 12th, 2016

The boys in Prep III have been busy using and applying their maths skills in a task to plan a party for their classmates. They were given a strict budget to keep to and prices for food, drink and entertainment…. Read more

Webinar with Child Commissioner

February 12th, 2016

Prep IV took part in a webinar with the Child Commissioner for Wales, Sally Towler, earlier this week. She explained her main mission to improve life for children in Wales, with a focus this term on stamping out bullying.  

Grange calling space-station!

February 5th, 2016

The whole school enjoyed taking part in the Cosmic Classroom, where they linked up live with Tim Peake on the International Space Station. It was fantastic for the boys to be able to see the effects of being in space,… Read more

The Welsh Junior Championships 2016 hosted by The Grange saw children from all over Wales competing in this lively and well attended event. In the U11 Major section, Finlay came 1st with Anderson 2nd and Harry joint 3rd! Toby came… Read more

As part of their study of the Romans in Britain, PII visited the Roman sites at Caerleon. They were treated to a guided tour of the amphitheatre, visited the Bath House and took the opportunity to experience life as a… Read more

Boys in Prep III and Prep IV saw a fantastic percussion workshop last week, by members of the Fusion Percussion Ensemble. The boys were inspired by the brilliance of all the players. This workshop was perfect preparation for Noyes Fludde… Read more

Chepstow Castle Visit

January 23rd, 2016

PIII enjoyed a visit to Chepstow Castle as part of their study of the English Civil War. The boys were treated to a guided tour of the castle and learnt about its long history. They were joined by Harry Middleditch,… Read more