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A teenager, whose father has overcome cancer, is urging students to paint Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools red for a day. Thirteen-year-old Darcey, a pupil at Monmouth School for Girls, has seen at first hand the tremendous work carried out by staff… Read more

Year 1 trip to Think Tank

January 12th, 2018

It was our first ever visit to the Think Tank in Birmingham, and the staff were very impressed by the size and quality of the museum. As well as visiting the planetarium, and a chance to lie back on those… Read more

Mr Wren received an urgent call from Mr Alexander via walkie-talkie on Thursday morning. He had discovered some strange debris, partially obscured by smoke, in his maintenance area. Mr Wren, Mrs Franklin and Mrs Jenkins donned their high-visibility jackets and… Read more

The Reception children set off for Bristol on Tuesday morning, full of excitement and enthusiasm about their excursion. On arrival, the children headed towards the planetarium, where they donned imaginary space suits and strapped themselves securely into their seats. Their… Read more

The children arrived to school on Thursday to find a space shuttle on the welly shed and their classrooms totally transformed. It was with a great deal of excitement that they set off along the riverbank, following the signs to… Read more

‘Baubles!’ performance

December 12th, 2017

The culmination of a huge amount of hard work on part of the children and staff was very well received by the audience this afternoon. I always find the nativity play quite an emotional experience. The staff and I are… Read more

A Visit from Father Christmas!

December 7th, 2017

The Agincourt elves were hard at work on Wednesday night, and the welly shed was transformed into a beautiful Christmas Grotto. On Thursday morning the children were excited to find that Father Christmas was in residence. He shared some songs… Read more

Children from Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools will illuminate the town’s Christmas procession on Friday 8th December. Creative boys, girls and staff have been busy making items for the Lantern Parade. Starting near the Monnow Bridge at 6.30pm, the children will join… Read more

Children from Monmouth Schools Pre-Prep and Nursery donned wellies, face paint and hedgehog masks today for a sponsored walk. The Reception class looked a picture as they marched along the banks of the River Wye to raise money for the local hedgehog… Read more

Year 1 Great Fire of London

November 7th, 2017

The Year 1 children enjoyed a fire safety workshop this week, in preparation for their re-enactment of the Great Fire of London. The children gathered in the school car park, where their beautiful models of 17th Century houses had been… Read more

Year 2 Parisian Café

October 17th, 2017

The Year 2 team worked extremely hard (and late into the evening) to lay on a fabulous Parisian café to bring their ‘Bright Lights, Big City’ topic together with the children’s French language lessons this week. The children and parents… Read more

Year 1 Bread Workshop

October 16th, 2017

The Year 1 children used a 17th Century recipe to make and bake their own bread this week. Whilst their dough was proving the children completed a set of taste tests of different breads from around the world; including baguette,… Read more

School Council Meeting

October 13th, 2017

On Friday School Council held their first meeting of the new school year. Luca, Noa, Joseph, Leo, Seb and Henry all met in Mrs Phillips’ office to share their own views and the ideas of their peers with her. A… Read more

Year 2 Lego Challenge!

October 13th, 2017

Year 2 were set a challenge in an independent learning session this week. They were tasked with building a cityscape using Lego bricks. The children had no written instructions and their brief was to create their own individual building and… Read more

The Nursery children set off to Walnut Tree Farm on Wednesday, full of excitement and with energy levels running high. They enjoyed feeding the goats, donkeys and chickens, but kept clear of the rather superior looking llamas! We were all… Read more

Children from a Monmouth school have been reunited with their favourite puppy after a spectacular adventure to find him. More than 40 giant snowdogs have been placed at Cardiff’s famous landmarks until November 26 in an initiative to raise money… Read more

Our Reception classes enjoyed a trip to Malpas Fire Station in Newport. Their exclusive behind the scenes tour took in the road traffic accident team at work as well as the fire engines, and each child had the opportunity to… Read more

To create a ‘stunning start’ to their ‘Bright lights, Big City’ topic the Reception staff took their new classes to Monmouth Fire Station this week. The children had the opportunity to meet the crew and look at the uniforms and… Read more

Year 2 enjoyed an excellent trip to Cardiff this week. They drove past Bute Park, the National Museum and Cardiff Castle before arriving at the Millenium Stadium (recently renamed as the Principality Stadium). The children were treated to an ‘access… Read more

Great Fire of London Workshop

September 14th, 2017

The Year 1 children had a real treat this week when Emily Buckler from ‘One Day Creative’ came to share her own special brand of historical fun with the children. Drama, song and chronological ordering were all on the agenda,… Read more