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HEAD ON… Hard work pays off

September 26th, 2017

Results days are always met with excitement and intrepidation. And the introduction of the reformed GCSEs heightened the emotions in many schools and households across the country. While the first cohort of pupils took the numerical grades, at Monmouth we… Read more

HEAD ON… Raising the roof

April 20th, 2017

It’s amazing to think that Monmouth School for Girls opened its doors over 25 years before women were given the right to vote. This year marks the school’s 125th anniversary, and we have lined up an exciting array of events to celebrate its… Read more

HEAD ON… Sprechen Sie Deutsch?

February 17th, 2017

With national uptake of French and German consistently falling at GCSE and A level, it has never been more important to inspire a love of languages among children. Thanks to our innovative modern foreign languages (MFL) department at Monmouth School… Read more

HEAD ON… Sweet Charity

December 14th, 2016

The happiest people are the ones who make others happy. Throughout Monmouth School for Girls’ 125-year history, staff have instilled this vital life lesson into our pupils’ hearts and minds. Achieving top academic results and shining in sport and the arts… Read more

HEAD ON… Indian Summer

October 14th, 2016

Helping pupils achieve the best academic marks they can is a top priority for us – but there is so much more to a Monmouth School for Girls pupil than good grades. Alongside co-curricular lessons in music, drama, sport or CCF,… Read more

As a Headmistress watching girls develop into strong, innovative and independent women, I’m often reminded of that saying. But this time it’s on my mind thanks to the imminent arrival of the third annual Monmouth Literary Festival, organised from its conception by pupils from… Read more

Last month, we were finally able to announce the exciting news – that Estyn (Wales’ version of Ofsted) had rated our school as “excellent” in every aspect of its work. According to inspectors who visited in December, Monmouth School for Girls and… Read more

I recently heard the phrase ‘town and gown’ used to describe an independent school’s relationship within its community, and winced at how divisive it sounded. The stereotypical ‘them and us’ culture can be unnecessarily destructive, building walls between teachers, parents, pupils and local residents… Read more

HEAD ON… Force for good

December 1st, 2015

Monmouth School for Girls has always been proud of its strong links with forces families. The build-up to this year’s Armistice Day was made particularly special when we welcomed an inspirational team of wounded war veterans to the School. Taking a… Read more

A real buzz has been created around science and engineering at Monmouth School for Girls – especially thanks to the outstanding success of two of our girls recently. On March 12, sisters Sky and Kia, aged 12 and 13, were crowned the UK’s… Read more