Latest News

Three talented footballers from Monmouth School for Boys will be representing Newport County this season. Seb (middle) has been selected for Newport County Under 15s Academy, with Sam (left) and Alex chosen for the club’s under 15s development squad. All… Read more

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

To create a ‘stunning start’ to their ‘Bright lights, Big City’ topic the Reception staff took their new classes to Monmouth Fire Station this week. The children had the opportunity to meet the crew and look at the uniforms and… 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

Year 2 enjoyed an excellent trip to Cardiff this week. They drove past Bute Park, the National Museum and Cardiff Castle before arriving at the Millenium Stadium (recently renamed as the Principality Stadium). The children were treated to an ‘access… Read more

A group of Monmouth students will be creating a splash this weekend in support of a popular houseparent whose family’s home in the British Virgin Islands was destroyed by Hurricane Irma. Sam Parsons (pictured left, far right with his family)… 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

A former Monmouth School for Girls pupil has left a legacy to support orphaned children in two parts of Nairobi after a life-changing experience in Kenya. Nineteen-year-old Tilly Lawson, from St Owen’s Cross near Ross-on-Wye, launched a scheme to build… 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

Great Fire of London Workshop

September 14th, 2017

The Year 1 children had a real treat this week when Emily Buckler from ‘One Day Creative’ came to share her own special brand of historical fun with the children. Drama, song and chronological ordering were all on the agenda,… Read more

Elmer Expert visits Nursery!

September 13th, 2017

Mr Jarvis came to visit our Nursery children to read some stories about Elmer the Elephant this week. He shared his experiences of living in Africa with the children and read them his favourite Elmer stories. The children all sat… 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

Children and parents had a cosmopolitan feeling when they arrived at Monmouth Schools Pre-Prep and Nursery for the first morning of the new term. There were many happy and smiling youngsters who were greeted just inside the main entrance at… Read more

New Heads of School

September 7th, 2017

The newly elected Heads of School are James and Emily. Both of these children have been with us since Nursery and have become extremely valuable and responsible members of the school community. James and Emily possess many characteristics that should… 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 pupils from Monmouth School for Girls competed at the England Hockey Futures Cup. Midfielder Mari and goalkeeper Elin were selected to play for Celtic Jaguars Under 15 girls at St Albans Hockey Club. The Futures Cup is an annual… 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