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Powerful and persuasive public speaking matters more than ever, and this year’s Inter House Debating Competition was closely fought. Round 1 of the competition saw Imbert Terry face Bagnall Oakeley.  The motion they debated was ‘This house believes that the… Read more

Prioritising decisions and thinking ‘outside the box’ were among skills learned by Senior Prefects from Monmouth Schools Sixth Form during a special Leadership training session. Head of Sixth Form, Mrs Rees, said: “24 students took part in the training, during… Read more

Cricketers at Monmouth School for Boys finished runners-up in an inaugural Welsh Schools Day – 100 Ball Tournament at Sophia Gardens in Cardiff. The school’s first team defeated Christ College, Brecon in their semi-final but were then beaten by a… Read more

The governors of the Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools are delighted to announce the appointment of Mr James Murphy-O’Connor as their first overarching Principal. James was appointed from an impressive field of applicants and will take up this new post in September… Read more

A Monmouth student has launched a campaign to fund a heart screening day for around 100 young people in the town next summer. Seventeen-year-old Elinor has set up Hartbeat after being inspired by her cousin Frank, a fellow Monmouth pupil,… Read more

Cricketers at Monmouth School for Boys will be competing this week in an inaugural four-team tournament at Sophia Gardens in Cardiff. Master in Charge of Cricket, Mr Andrew Jones, is organising the event which also involves the first teams at… Read more

A 15-year-old Monmouth student finished third at The Independent Schools Golf Association (ISGA) national plate competition in Northampton. Jack, a pupil at Monmouth School for Boys, carded 40 stableford points in the individual section of the national finals at Collingtree… Read more

The Rowing Club had a very busy weekend as we approach the climax of rowing in the summer term. On Saturday the 1st VIII raced at Marlow Regatta on Dorney Lake. Having been deemed by the organisers as too good… Read more

A quiz team has won the plate competition in the national finals of the annual Junior Schools’ Challenge. Monmouth School for Boys’ pupils William, Sam, Alfie and Gwyndaf were in excellent form in the final at Warwick School on Sunday’s 23rd… Read more

A popular and established Monmouth tennis coach was a special guest at the Fever-Tree Championships at The Queen’s Club last week. Chris Davis, who has coached for 46 years, was recognised for his outstanding service and dedication to the sport… Read more

The whole of Year 8 at Monmouth School for Girls yesterday enjoyed a restorative walk along the riverbank with canine companions. The students looked after Betty the basset and Bryn, a rescued greyhound, among others, during the (Dog) Walking for… Read more

Talented football players from Years 6 and 7 at Monmouth School for Girls qualified for the semi-final at a recent Monmouth Football tournament. Playing under the team name of the ‘Monmouth Dashers’, Lucy, Emma, Olivia, Seren, Arabella and Thandi played… Read more

Sub-atomic particles, the Higgs boson and particle physics and the Large Hadron Collider were among topics covered by Sixth Form physicists during a special Particle Physics Masterclass. Held at Swansea University, students from Years 12 and 13 enjoyed a lecture… Read more

A Monmouth schoolboy has confirmed his position as the leading middle-distance track runner in Wales for his age group. Harry, a pupil at Monmouth School for Boys, won both the 800m and 1,500m races at the Welsh Athletics Junior Championships… Read more

We were delighted to invite our Nursery Dads and Grandpas to join us for Forest School on Friday. The children were tasked with sawing up some wood with their adult to make a catapult. They used elastic to complete the… Read more

An Old Monmothian, who had a successful career in motorsport and a spell as chairman at Oxford United Football Club, has died at the age of 80. Robin Herd was a skilled engineer and designed McLaren’s first ever Formula One… Read more

Drama students utilised the beautiful spaces and buildings at their school to create a stunning and original live production. The pupils at Monmouth School for Girls flourished under the guidance of renowned Cardiff-based writer-director and creator of performance, Firenza Guidi…. Read more

Heavy rain ultimately had the final word, on Monday 10th June, but it failed to dampen the relations between Monmouth School for Boys and Glamorgan County Cricket Club. It was the first time the school had hosted a Glamorgan Seconds… Read more

On Tuesday, the Sports Prize Winners from across the school were treated to a day out at the Cricket World Cup. They watched some first class cricket at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan. The boys had the… Read more

A group of intrepid friends jumped off waterfalls, built shelters and ate fish eyes to raise money for the YoungMinds charity. Head Boy, Seb, organised the adrenaline-filled trip to the Bear Grylls Survival Academy which raised £3,000. Seb has led… Read more

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