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Sharp-shooting cadets on target

October 17th, 2019

Three sharp-shooting teams at Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools competed in the Welsh Cadet Skill at Arms competition. Rachel, the Head Girl at Monmouth School for Girls, was among the Combined Cadet Force (CCF) students who represented the Army and RAF sections…. Read more

Global migration and refugees were the focus of a recent Geographical Society talk at Monmouth School for Girls, led by Dr. Peter Mackie, Senior Lecturer at Cardiff University. Keen to find out more about one of the most pressing issues… Read more

Pupils at Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools joined a campaign today to support children and young people’s mental health. Monmouth School for Girls’ Women’s Forum members Summer, Lucy and Lily sold ribbons for YoungMinds’ Hello Yellow campaign to mark World Mental Health… Read more

Professor Rory O’Connor, from Glasgow University, delivered a fascinating talk to parents and staff about understanding suicide and self-harm in young people. Professor O’Connor is a renowned expert in the field and spoke intelligently and with compassion last night at… Read more

A group of Year 10 pupils at Monmouth School for Girls visit the Elderly Social Circle at Bridges Centre every Thursday during their lunch-time. The girls are compassionate and patient with the group – running bingo, puzzles, quizzes and singing… Read more

Staff at Monmouth School for Girls have been busy raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support this week. A series of fundraising coffee mornings and afternoons were held across the school, with cakes and treats baked and donated by many different… Read more

A student who flourished after arriving from China has reflected on her life-changing experience at Monmouth School for Girls. Rainie has just started the first year of her degree at Warwick University after shining in her A levels at Monmouth,… Read more

Parents, pupils and teachers flocked to the River Wye for a spectacular evening of rowing to celebrate the sport at Monmouth School for Girls. The new Chair of Friends of Monmouth School for Girls, Maxine Smiles Cooke, christened an outstanding,… Read more

Creativity, compassion and community were among the key themes in an inspiring Monmouth School for Girls’ Confidence4Life (C4L) charity-themed assembly. Anna, one of the Monmouth School Girls’ Prep pupils involved in the presentation, raised £90 on her Charities Day stall… Read more

Six friends at Monmouth School for Girls are tackling a half marathon to raise money for Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY). Elinor, Maddie, Scarlett, Ellie, Myfanwy and Catrin are campaigning to raise £5,000 to fund a heart screening day… Read more

Staff at Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools hit the streets of the Welsh capital for the Cardiff Metropolitan University Cardiff 10k. The six-strong team was put together by Headmistress at Monmouth School for Girls, Mrs Jessica Miles. Each member of the team… Read more

A violin teacher at Monmouth School for Girls took the plunge to raise more than £800 for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI). Mr Christopher Horner is vastly experienced at swimming in the sea and successfully completed his fifth Castle… Read more

Space hoppers and an inflatable assault course were a fun and energetic highlight of the recent Farewell Afternoon for Year 11 students. Speaking about the event, Head of Year 11, Mrs Hutchings, said:  “A little rain could not dampen any… Read more

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

Talented football players from Years 6 and 7 at Monmouth School for Girls reached the semi-finals of Monmouth Town Junior Club’s annual tournament. Playing under the team name of the ‘Monmouth Dashers’, Lucy, Emma, Olivia, Seren, Arabella and Thandi played five… Read more

Researching Roman women during an interactive workshop fascinated Year 8 Classics students from Monmouth School for Girls recently. Pupils recently visited the Corinium Museum in Cirencester to learn more about Roman Britain and, specifically, about the lives of people in this area… Read more

Two Year 9 Astronomy Club pupils from Monmouth School for Girls have managed to capture a rare photograph of the Whirlpool Galaxy. The pair worked extremely hard over the whole year to produce the photograph, using links with Cardiff University… Read more

Best-selling British author and screen-writer Catherine Johnson enthralled pupils from Monmouth School for Girls, Monmouth School for Boys and Monmouth Comprehensive during a special visit last week. Ms Johnson – who was included in Margaret Busby’s anthology of Black Women’s… Read more

Students in Year 13 at Monmouth School for Girls spent the day shopping and taking in the cultural sights of Bath. The girls then visited the Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel for afternoon tea and were treated to splendid vocal performances… Read more

One of the world’s leading humanitarians has given a powerful and hard-hitting talk at Monmouth School for Girls, raising almost £300 for a local charity. Gilbert Greenall spoke about his work as senior adviser to both the UK government and the… Read more