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Sports Day

June 22nd, 2018

The weather conditions were absolutely perfect for our Nursery and School Sports Day on Wednesday. In the morning the Nursery children enjoyed a variety of events including strawberry and spoon, baby buggy race and a highly contested sprint. After a… Read more

On Monday we launched our annual Festival of Literacy with a fancy dress book character event. The children and staff arrived to school wearing a fantastic array of costumes, and many had brought their favourite book along to share with… Read more

This week Mrs Clarke organised five days of fitness for the children. Each year group attempted to run a mile (8 laps of the field) before taking part in some athletic challenges – as diverse as rolling down the bund,… Read more

The Nursery children were very excited to be boarding the coach and heading over the bridge to Bristol today. On arrival, they had the opportunity to build with some oversized bricks before heading into the planetarium. There were many ‘oohs’… Read more

The Reception classes treated us to a feast of dinosaur facts, dance and song this morning. The assembly told us the story of Reception’s travels back in time to the Mesozoic Era. The children delivered their lines beautifully and we… Read more

Given the enormous amount of work that had gone into Outdoor Classroom Day the staff had agreed that our Royal Wedding activities would be fairly low-key. I should have known that this team do not do anything by halves and… Read more

Outdoor Classroom Day

May 18th, 2018

We were blessed with beautiful sunny weather for our Outdoor Classroom Day on Thursday. Outdoor Classroom Day is a global initiative which was introduced to celebrate and inspire outdoor learning and play. The children arrived to find an enormous inflatable assault course on the field,… 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

The Reception children were very excited to be visiting Dan-yr-Ogof this week. It was our first visit to the caves and Dinosaur Valley and we were all very impressed with the site and facilities. We started our visit with a… Read more

This term’s topic launch saw scale models of the DeLorean from ‘Back to the Future’ and Dr Who’s Tardis at the front gate. The children used a green screen to capture images of their friends as they travelled back to… Read more

We were treated to a hilarious performance by the dynamic duo that make up The Daylight Theatre Company this afternoon. The pair took us through a very complicated plot line where a number of different traditional tales had become entwined… Read more

This week culminated with Mrs Franklin’s excellent class assembly. It was a little trip down memory lane for the staff and parents, and a whole new world for the children, when 2F brought ‘Blockbusters’ and not just one Bob Holness,… Read more

The Nursery children invited their mums and carers to join them in the Agincourt Spa today for a morning of pampering. With Mothering Sunday on its way the children took the opportunity to show their grown-ups just how much they… Read more

Year 1 enjoyed a Science workshop on Wednesday morning, around the topic of ‘Light and Dark’. There were a variety of activities on offer including: a light table, pop-up dark room, blindfold games and light box activities. The children travelled… Read more

Year 2 STEM Rocket Challenges

February 19th, 2018

The Year 2 children invited their parents to join in with a Rocket Workshop to round of their first half of the term. The children were assigned to five groups: Neutron, Atom, Peake, Sputnik and Einstein, and completed a round-robin… Read more

Children and staff across Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools raised more than £2,300 for cancer charity Velindre. Pupils and teachers made donations and took part in a range of activities in support of the Wear Red for Wales and Velindre campaign on… Read more

Year 1 Rocket Day!

February 8th, 2018

Year 1’s ‘Marvellous Middle’ event consisted of a whole day of rocket themed fun. Phase 1 was an investigation into gravity where the children were required to make predictions and test their hypotheses. Phase 2 saw the children making small… Read more

Reception Paint by Music

February 8th, 2018

The Reception children were tasked with painting their responses to a piece of classical music in their lesson with Mrs Reynolds on Thursday. After listening carefully to the piece the children talked about the images that it had conjured up… Read more

On Wednesday Mrs Lewis’ happy band of performers treated us to a fact-packed assembly that truly was ‘Out of this World’! The children had memorised a huge amount of interesting information and relayed it clearly and confidently to the audience…. Read more

Children across Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools enjoyed a range of activities yesterday (Friday) to raise money for Velindre – Wales’ leading cancer centre. Pupils and staff all made donations to wear red clothing to school, while some sold delicious home-baked cakes… Read more

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