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The Planets entertain

January 16th, 2016

On Tuesday the whole school watched an uplifting and engaging performance by the orchestra of The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Pieces included Holst’s The Planets, which the boys studied last year when preparing for their own performance… Read more

As a result of support from parents and boys, we managed to raise £333.30 in commission from our October Travelling Books Fair! Our lovely new books have now arrived and are being read avidly by boys of all ages. Our… Read more

Christmas Party Season!

December 9th, 2015

Much fun was had at the Christmas parties last week. After watching the Agincourt performance, the boys in Prep I and II enjoyed playing traditional party games. Meanwhile, Prep III and IV had fun on giant inflatables, in the hall… Read more

Prep IV Christmas Lunch

December 9th, 2015

It was splendid that so many Prep IV parents were able to join us for Christmas lunch yesterday. Parents joined in with the spirit of the occasion, pulling crackers and sporting Christmas hats. Many thanks to our fabulous catering staff… Read more

Maths at Morrisons

December 4th, 2015

Prep I had a very exciting afternoon at the Morrisons store in Ross-on-Wye, using and applying their mathematics in real life situations. The boys carefully weighed delicious items such as jam and cream to put into muffins and also measured… Read more

Prep I and II Art Trip

November 27th, 2015

The boys in Prep I and Prep II enjoyed a day at the National Museum of Wales, Cardiff, on Thursday. They were amazed by some of the famous pieces of art that they had the chance to see by artists… Read more

The boys in Prep III enjoyed a fascinating day of discovery at the Cilfynydd Environmental Education Centre. They took part in a variety of activities – from experiments to show how infiltration can prevent flooding, through to discovering about the… Read more

The Grange hosted a Welsh Junior Chess Championship Qualifier on Saturday with some 70 children from across Wales participating and several Grange boys qualifying. Also that day we hosted a British U13 team tournament with 10 schools attending. Three Grange… Read more

Disco Fun!

November 20th, 2015

Much fun was had at the Grange/Inglefield disco party where over £297 was raised by the boys alone for Children in Need. Teams of boys and girls competed in the games with great gusto and hilarity!  

Monmouth School and Grange boys met on Wednesday after school for an hour of French collaborative fun. Boys from Form 4 joined with some boys in Prep IV to complete a quiz in French and to draw a map of… Read more

After School Club Party

November 15th, 2015

The rain held off to ensure that all of the boys had a super time at the After School Club party. The boys enjoyed playing fun games and waving sparklers and to finish feasted on burgers and hot dogs.  

Act Of Commemoration

November 15th, 2015

Prep IV, in line with tradition, joined the Monmouth School Act of Commemoration at the School Memorial on Wednesday. Back at The Grange lessons stopped for everyone to observe the two minutes silence. We have been impressed by some of… Read more

PII Visit the India Centre

November 7th, 2015

Prep II had an enlightening visit to the India Centre where the boys were addressed by the priest, who gave a fascinating insight into Hinduism. In the shrine he spoke about basic beliefs and the role of deities within the… Read more

New Parents Lunch

November 7th, 2015

Thank you to all of the new parents who were able to join us for lunch on Tuesday; it was lovely to see so many of you. The boys have said how pleased they were that they were able to… Read more

Pumpkin Carving Gets Inventive!

November 7th, 2015

The Grange has been spookily decorated all week, thanks to all of the boys who brought in their carved pumpkins to show in Monday’s assembly. There was a range of different designs this year: some opting for a traditional spooky… Read more

This year’s Harvest Service

October 18th, 2015

The boys, staff and parents all enjoyed a lovely Harvest Celebration Service, led by Rev. Ibbotson on Tuesday morning. The Prep I boys entertained us all with their performance of the ‘Vegetable Fashion Show’ and the choir sang three beautiful… Read more

The boys have been treated to archery workshops with Dr Wall this week, to mark the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt. Each session has been filled with excitement, with the boys shooting arrows at a target and creating… Read more

The boys in all year groups at The Grange have enjoyed this year’s Conker Championship. After a close fought final, Jack successfully defeated John, with his conker – ‘The Conkerer’. ‘The Conkerer’ is now framed and displayed in the reception… Read more

The Pumpkin Weigh-in

October 18th, 2015

Today was the annual ‘Pumpkin Weigh-In ‘at The Grange. We had a good entry as usual even though the season has been poor. Our Prep I winner was Gabriel, who beat the current record for a Prep I pumpkin, with… Read more

Stick Insects

October 9th, 2015

The Grange Science Lab has two new residents in the shape of Indian stick insects; Warburton & Tipuric, thanks to Lloyd Thomas in Prep II who kindly donated them. The two will form part of Prep III’s current topic of… Read more