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This year’s ‘incredible’ celebration of literature, organised by pupils from Monmouth’s three senior schools, has been hailed as the best yet. Monmouth Literary Festival, which took place last week, highlighted the talent and diversity of young people in the community,… Read more

The willingness of pupils to embrace new challenges positively was a key theme in this year’s Speech Day and Prize-Giving at Monmouth School Girls’ Prep. Headteacher, Mrs Hilary Phillips, spoke about the power of yet, a growth mindset in which… Read more

A former Monmouth pupil delivered an inspirational message to students after flying in from the USA to return to her old school for the first time in 30 years. Sarah Melvin (née Booth), a senior figure with American global investment… Read more

Talented pupils are celebrating after winning the top prizes in an annual music competition to celebrate the life of a gifted former music scholar. Flautist, Xiaoli, and singer, Rosie, triumphed in Monmouth School for Girls’ high-calibre Blacklock Music Competition. Xiaoli… Read more

   An enjoyable mix of literature, music and drama was on the menu at a special Literary Tea Concert organised by Monmouth School for Girls pupils. Held as part of the Monmouth Literary Festival, the unique community event was held at The… Read more

Every pupil in Monmouth School Girls’ Prep took two packed audiences on a magical tour of the mysterious hidden world. Through dance, drama, speech and song, What Lies Beneath featured original routines, incredible costumes, stunning lighting and outstanding performances by… Read more

Leading neuroscientist writer, Dr Dean Burnett, enthralled students today by revealing the quirkier workings of the brain at this year’s Monmouth Literary Festival. Dr Burnett’s appearance at the Savoy Theatre marked the very first author visit of the 2018 festival – held from… Read more

Young people should believe that their dreams can come true! This was the inspirational statement made to Year 9 students from Monmouth School for Girls, Monmouth School for Boys and Monmouth Comprehensive School by award-winning teen author Hayley Long, during… Read more

Musicians from Monmouth School for Girls will be showcasing their skills in the annual Blacklock Music Competition this week. Vocalists and instrumentalists from Years 7 to 10 will be vying for top prizes at Hamersley Hall on Wednesday 27th June… Read more

Finding ‘a grisly box of teeth’ under your seat may not be the first thing that springs to mind when you settle down to watch an author speak at an event. However, this attention-grabbing incident was just one of a… Read more

Salon 125 is a discussion group that welcomes girls from all year groups and allows us to discuss a range of topics without the artificial boundaries of our individual subject choices. The Salon holds historical significance as it mimics the… Read more

Costa Prize-winning poet Jonathan Edwards has delivered a powerful and thought-provoking poetry workshop to Year 9 students. Mr. Edwards, who also teaches English at Monmouth School for Girls, devised the unique workshop as part of the Monmouth Literary Festival, which… Read more

A group of teenage friends have raised more than £2,500 for charity after swapping their lacrosse sticks for pedal power. Six members of the under-15s lacrosse team at Monmouth School for Girls cycled a combined distance of 72km in one… Read more

Budding cricketers from a Monmouth school have clinched a bronze medal in their maiden competition. The pupils at Monmouth School Girls’ Prep have only just started playing cricket and they impressed at The Independent Association of Prep Schools’ (IAPS) Kwik… Read more

Business-minded students have won through to the UK Young Enterprise National Final in London. MySlides, formed by A level students at Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools, scooped three awards at the Welsh final on Monday 11th June. Headed by Adam, MySlides won… Read more

Swimmers from Monmouth School Girls’ Prep clinched a stunning gold medal in the national finals at London Aquatics Centre. The girls knocked a remarkable 18.22 seconds off their qualifying time as they roared to victory in the Olympic Pool at… Read more

A celebration of literature, organised by pupils from Monmouth’s three senior schools, is back for its fifth year. Well-known natural history writer, Horatio Clare, who has written two highly-acclaimed children’s books, is the headline guest for this year’s Monmouth Literary… Read more

A budding Monmouth linguist is celebrating after winning a top prize in a prestigious national German competition. Alex, a pupil at Monmouth School for Girls, won first prize in the annual Oxford German Olympiad Year 7 to 9 category. The… Read more

British badminton star, Gail Emms MBE, celebrated the sporting success of students at Monmouth School for Girls. The Olympic silver medallist told how she had overcome sporting disappointment and highlighted the influence of her mum on her successful career. Madison,… Read more

More than 60 competitors took the plunge in Monmouth School Sports Club’s charity fund-raising Great Wye Swim. Michael Lewis and Lydia Stratford were in excellent form, winning the male and female wetsuit categories of the 2km swim, which included a… Read more