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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

People in Monmouth and further afield joined together for a remarkable fund-raising activity in memory of a 13-year-old boy who died unexpectedly last summer. Around 650 people, including Olympian Thomas Haffield and Wales Women’s Lacrosse squad, took the plunge for… Read more

Children at a creative Monmouth school enjoyed a memorable adventure on the first day of the new term. The youngsters at Monmouth Schools Pre-Prep and Nursery brought their suitcases and had their passports stamped before heading off to experience the… Read more

An aspiring doctor at Monmouth School for Girls has finished runner-up in an annual neuroscience competition in Cardiff. Caitlin, who is studying Biology, Psychology and Chemistry at A level, was second in the individual section of the seventh Wales Brain… Read more

A special ceremony has taken place to unveil a new rowing boat in memory of a 13-year-old boy who died earlier this year. The family of budding cox, Tom, gathered at Monmouth School for Boys’ Rowing Club on Saturday 8th… Read more

More than 130 people flocked to the second annual Joint Alumni Service of Lessons and Carols in the City of London. The Chamber Choir at Monmouth School for Girls sang beautifully, under the baton of Mr Derek Harris, at St… Read more

On Wednesday the school children performed their Christmas production, ‘The Inn-spectors’ to a very appreciative audience at the Blake Theatre. The children performed beautifully and effortlessly took the audience from laughter to tears and back again. Many thanks to Mr… Read more

The creative flair at two institutions in the Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools’ family has been recognised nationally. Monmouth School for Girls and Monmouth Schools Pre-Prep and Nursery have been shortlisted in the Creativity section in the 2019 Tes Independent School Awards…. Read more

Eighty schoolchildren, many dressed as knights, enjoyed a free reign of a medieval castle for the day. Monmouth Schools Pre-Prep and Nursery spent the day tackling exciting challenges at Raglan Castle and learning about what life was like 500 years… Read more

The town of Monmouth is the third happiest place to live in Britain, according to a national report. Monmouth was the only place in Wales to be named in the top 10 as more than 219 areas of Britain were included in… Read more

Swim for Tom entries flooding in

November 26th, 2018

More than 200 people will be taking the plunge in a swimathon in memory of a teenager who died unexpectedly earlier this year. The event is part of a major initiative to raise £100,000 towards a dedicated fund in Tom’s… Read more

An Olympic rower was the special guest as St Catherine’s Day was celebrated by Monmouth School for Girls in a service at St Mary’s Priory Church today (Friday 23rd November). St Catherine is the patron saint of the Haberdashers’ Company… Read more

A former Olympic and Commonwealth Games swimmer will be creating a splash in Monmouth. Thomas Haffield is launching a new swimming academy and believes he can ‘build something very special’. The ex-Great Britain swimmer will also provide senior students Lucy,… Read more

Five young entrepreneurs made their television debuts as they interviewed two winners of The Apprentice and picked the brains of business magnate Lord Alan Sugar. Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools’ students Adam, Dan, Harry, Josephine and Izzy were given unique access at… Read more

Pupils and staff at Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools have joined in the fun to raise money for BBC Children in Need. The children at Monmouth Schools Pre-Prep and Nursery made Pudsey masks and hats and took part in fun competitions. Six… Read more

A world-renowned conductor has returned to her roots to open an inspiring new Performing Arts Centre in Monmouth. Professor Jane Glover CBE, who has conducted at prestigious venues across the world, including the Royal Opera House and Metropolitan Opera of… Read more

Towering temples, amazing amphitheatres and ornate villas were on the itinerary during the recent Classics trip to Sicily. Led by Head of Classics at Monmouth School for Girls, Mrs Beech, pupils experienced a whirlwind, once in a lifetime tour of ancient Classical… Read more

Friends and family of a brave and caring Monmouth student are aiming to raise £100,000 in his memory to fund a research project close to their heart. Tom was a quiet and considerate pupil at Monmouth School for Boys and… Read more

A teenage footballer at Monmouth School for Boys has scored a fine goal on his regional debut. Seb helped the Independent Schools Football Association’s (ISFA) South Under-16s team to a crushing 6-1 win against Essex Schools. The 15-year-old netted in… Read more

A vibrant and active Monmouth school has been shortlisted for a national award. Monmouth Schools Pre-Prep and Nursery has been recognised – along with only seven other schools from across the country – in the Best Independent Pre-Prep category. Headmistress,… Read more

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