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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

A former Glamorgan star who represented England at under-19 level has been putting a group of Monmouth cricketers in a spin. Dean Cosker, who clocked up more than 20 years as player at Glamorgan, has been running specialist spin-bowling sessions… Read more

Our Nursery children and staff have been very busy this week as they have performed their Christmas Show no less than three times! The Reception children and older siblings were invited to watch the dress rehearsal on Wednesday, followed by… Read more

Creative students explored a path to freedom in a sparkling dance inspired by the school chaplain. Pupils at Monmouth School for Girls highlighted, through dance, how being materialistic and focusing on the wrong things can lead to rocky foundations and… Read more

Lawrence bounces to the top

November 29th, 2018

Two Monmouth students shone at the Welsh Schools Trampoline Championships in Cardiff. Twelve-year-old Lawrence bounced to gold in the under-13 boys’ individual event and 15-year-old Robin won silver in the under-18 boys’ individual section at Sophia Gardens. The duo are… Read more

Junior cross-country runners clinched a bronze medal at the East Wales Championships in Llanelli. Matthew, Joshua and Rupert formed Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools’ Under-11 Boys’ A team which took third spot at Pembrey Country Park. Matthew was the first Monmouth runner… Read more

Junior cross-country runners clinched a bronze medal at the East Wales Championships in Llanelli. Matthew, Joshua and Rupert formed Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools’ Under-11 Boys’ A team which took third spot at Pembrey Country Park. Matthew was the first Monmouth runner… Read more

An outstanding oil panting from a former Monmouth student has been selected for inclusion in two prestigious national exhibitions in London next summer. Robert Bowman’s Wilf will appear in a Royal Over-Seas League (ROSL) exhibition from Friday 26th April to Sunday… 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

Keen programmers demonstrated a host of imaginative projects at the third annual Computer Science Fair in Monmouth. Alec, 10, built a working replica of a pub classic arcade machine, containing the much-loved games, Frogger and Asteroids. William caused a stir… Read more

Pianists sparkle in competition

November 22nd, 2018

Another keenly fought competition this year, with some big repertoire on show. Milo opened the music with Prokofiev’s The Cat from Peter and the Wolf, played with great humour, and was followed by new-comer Marco who gave us Chopin’s Nocturne… Read more

Red legged tarantulas, giant millipedes and a praying mantis were among a fascinating array of insects handled by Year 8 during a recent visit from the Rainforest Roadshow. The students were treated to the amazing rainforest experience as part of… Read more

The speedy boys from Monmouth have clinched an impressive silver medal at the 42nd Welsh Schools’ Inter-Schools Cross-Country Championships in Brecon. The team from Monmouth School for Boys finished runners-up in the Under-13 Boys’ Race at Wales’ biggest inter-school cross-country… Read more

One of the country’s top business leaders has returned to his old school in Monmouth to inspire the next generation of scientists. Warren East CBE, the Chief Executive Officer of Rolls-Royce, was a pupil at Monmouth School for Boys between… 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

Former Wales rugby captain Sam Warburton was a special guest in Monmouth today (Friday 16th November). The former international spoke to pupils, posed for photographs and signed autographs. He met a fellow British and Irish Lion, Mr John Bevan, who… Read more

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