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The Board of Governors is delighted to announce the appointment of Mrs Jessica Miles as the next Head of Monmouth School for Girls. Currently the Head of Queen Margaret’s School in York, a day and boarding school for girls aged… Read more

Best-selling storyteller Cat Weatherill fired the imaginations of Year 7 pupils at Monmouth School for Girls during the recent Monmouth Literature Festival. Storyteller Cat started off the session – held at Monmouth School for Girls Library – by re-enacting a… 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

Crime and intrigue were the order of the day during a fascinating talk by Young Adult and Adult crime author Christi Daugherty. Year 8 students were treated to stories of her life as a crime reporter in America, as well… Read more

G.C.S.E. Food and Nutrition students from Monmouth School for Girls enjoyed a special baking masterclass recently, when they kindly volunteered to bake cakes for 70 people! Supervised by Mrs Vickers, the pupils turned their hands to creating brownies, scones, cakes and biscuits to feed… Read more

Award-winning children’s writer Horatio Clare shared life lessons with pupils during a very powerful and thought-provoking appearance at the Monmouth Literary Festival. Mr Clare touched on topics from his childhood and working life, to depression and how to deal with… 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

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

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

Everything from ‘Brain Muffins’ to ‘Freudian Biscuits’ was produced at the recent Psychology Bake Off end of year cake baking competition.  The fun, annual competition was fiercely fought this year. Joint winners were Victoria with a Bobo Doll sponge and Beatrice with… Read more

Students from Monmouth School for Girls and Monmouth School for Boys have become published writers! Over 70 students from our schools have had their creative writing published in a new book ‘We are Writers’. The anthology of literary talent is the… Read more

Monmouth School for Girls Women’s Forum recently hosted an EqualiTea to celebrate 90 years since the Representation of the People Act 1928, which gave all men and women over 21 the equal right to vote. The catering department produced an… 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

Leading economist Professor Minford fascinated pupils with his lively and stimulating talk on BREXIT for the Keynes Society during a recent visit. As always, Professor Minford brings current issues to the fore, with trade agreements dominating the news as the UK negotiates BREXIT. Professor Minford… Read more

                     Keen readers from Years 8, 9 and 10 were treated to a delicious Literary Lunch at Monmouth School for Girls Library on Monday, May 21st. The special lunch was held as part of the Revolutio programme – a joint enterprise between Monmouth School… Read more

        An outstanding range of work by GCSE and A Level pupils went on display to the public on Friday May 11th.  The Art and Technology departments opened their doors to the public, with visitors impressed by… Read more

A group of promising Monmouth entrepreneurs, who launched a personalised footwear brand, have scooped four awards in the regional final for Young Enterprise Wales. My Slides, formed by A level students at Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools and headed by Adam, won… Read more

The leader of the first all-female team to cross Antarctica using muscle power alone has given a captivating and inspirational talk to students in Monmouth. A Major in the Royal Army Medical Corps, Nics Wetherill, who led the British Army’s… Read more