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Kayakers go for three star award

September 21st, 2017

On Sunday members of the canoe club were assessed for the British Canoe Union Three Star Award on a swollen river at Symonds Yat. The award calls for them to practise rescues and carry out safety work, thereby putting into practice… Read more

The first weekend of boarding could not have kicked off with a more action packed, fun, friendship building day than at Oaker Wood Leisure. From paintballing to high ropes, this woodland activity centre had it all. As you can see… Read more

Our A Level  students were mesmerised by the live alla prima portrait painting demonstration at The Welsh Academy of Art by the talented artist Teresa Oaxaca. This was the first time in Wales for the Washington D.C. based painter whose… Read more

Surf’s up for Boarders!

September 18th, 2017

Boarders from Monmouth Boys and Girls Schools enjoyed an afternoon of surfing lessons last Sunday at Rest Bay provided by Porthcawl Surf School.  Although the waves were low at the start, there was enough to challenge the beginners and keep… Read more

On Thursday, 14th September, the XC club competed in its first fixture of the term at the South East Wales XC relay championship held at Blackwood.  In the first race of the day, our Form I team had an incredibly exciting… Read more

Science News – Dr Wall has been making use of the great outdoors in the boys’ initial work this term on Biology. I hope that it’s only weeds that he let Prep I pull out of the garden! Meanwhile Prep III… Read more

Huge congratulations to Will and Archie who have taken to the water once again in an inter-clubs event. They were competing together this time in the C2 class, something that they’re not used to, but they were delighted to receive… Read more

There was a carnival atmosphere as more than 1,000 people flocked to the Queen’s Baton Relay at Monmouth School for Boys today. Pupils from Overmonnow, Kymin View and Osbaston Primary Schools were among the many children who enjoyed the event…. Read more

History will come full circle when the Queen’s Baton Relay arrives at Monmouth School for Boys tomorrow at noon. The Baton for the Gold Coast Commonweath Games 2018 will come face to face with the very first Queen’s Baton which… Read more

Two teams from a Monmouth-led project scooped national awards in Arcola Energy’s Hydrogen Hack. The youngsters used software and hardware to transform everyday items as part of the Schools Hydrogen Challenge. Teacher Lyndsay Hope, from Monmouth School for Boys, ran… Read more

Former triathlon champion Frank has overcome a life-changing diagnosis to secure four As, four Bs and a 6 in English at Monmouth School for Boys. Frank immersed his whole life in sport and was an outstanding rugby player until tests… Read more

Monmouth School for Girls is celebrating its best-ever A* performance in a glowing set of GCSE and IGCSE results. An outstanding 49% of all grades were A* – emphatically eclipsing the 42% of A*s awarded in 2016. A total of… Read more

Creating an air pollution sensor for a car and a hydrogen powered games console were just two of the ideas mooted by youngsters in an exciting engineering project in Monmouth. Proposals to build a ketchup-supplying robot and to turn a… Read more

Starring in a navigational challenge to find hidden radio transmitters was a proud moment for a former Monmouth School pupil last week at a major youth summit. Budding engineer Peter was the first person to build a Morse code kit… Read more

Three leading students at Monmouth School for Boys have expressed their delight after achieving places at Oxbridge. Sam, who lives in Monmouth, was awarded four A*s in his A levels and will be reading computer science at Cambridge University. Sam… Read more

Not even A level results could separate identical twins Oscar and Charlie. The 18-year-old brothers from Monmouth School for Boys took three subjects at A level, both achieving A*, A, and B grades. Two years earlier, the boys had each… Read more

Pupils at Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools are today celebrating an outstanding set of A level results. The two schools gained twice the national average for the top A level grades. Monmouth School for Boys enjoyed its best results since 2012, with… Read more

Budding engineers from Monmouth will be using objects next week in an exciting project to highlight the benefits of fuel cell and hydrogen technology. Ten young inventors and programmers, aged from eight to 18 years old, will use software and… Read more

Young horseman Tommy scooped a top honour in a show jumping competition yesterday at Herefordshire Country Fair. The 11-year-old was the best overall rider for his section in an inter-hunt relay. Tommy, his eight-year-old sister Megan and Bronwyn rode on… Read more

A promising engineer is representing the UK and making contact with the International Space Station at a major youth event in London this week. Former Monmouth School pupil Peter is among three young UK radio amateurs at YOTA 2017 (Youngsters… Read more