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An Old Monmothian, who had a successful career in motorsport and a spell as chairman at Oxford United Football Club, has died at the age of 80. Robin Herd was a skilled engineer and designed McLaren’s first ever Formula One… Read more

Drama students utilised the beautiful spaces and buildings at their school to create a stunning and original live production. The pupils at Monmouth School for Girls flourished under the guidance of renowned Cardiff-based writer-director and creator of performance, Firenza Guidi…. Read more

Heavy rain ultimately had the final word, on Monday 10th June, but it failed to dampen the relations between Monmouth School for Boys and Glamorgan County Cricket Club. It was the first time the school had hosted a Glamorgan Seconds… Read more

On Tuesday, the Sports Prize Winners from across the school were treated to a day out at the Cricket World Cup. They watched some first class cricket at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan. The boys had the… Read more

A group of intrepid friends jumped off waterfalls, built shelters and ate fish eyes to raise money for the YoungMinds charity. Head Boy, Seb, organised the adrenaline-filled trip to the Bear Grylls Survival Academy which raised £3,000. Seb has led… Read more

The nursery staff and children enjoyed a lovely walk along the river to visit the Oxfam shop in Monmouth on Wednesday. When they arrived the children were very excited to see that the shop window was full of their very… Read more

We were delighted to welcome triathlete Chris Silver, Commonwealth and World Championship finalist, to Agincourt on Thursday. Chris shared some of his past experiences and motivation with us and talked about the importance of a growth mindset and being resilient…. Read more

Sixteen students and three members of staff attended the annual camp in Langollen during May Half Term. A group of older “experts” spent two days on the National Whitewater course on the Tryweryn, training for their expedition to the Alps in July. The intermediates… Read more

A 92-year-old woman had an afternoon to remember when she returned to her former school for the first time in 75 years. Lorna Fildes left Monmouth School for Girls in July 1944 and enjoyed a successful career in the health… Read more

Swimmers will be taking the plunge in the River Wye in Monmouth to raise money for the Ted Senior Foundation on Sunday 16th June. The Great Wye Swim is an annual fundraising event organised by Monmouth School Sports Club. Swimmers… Read more

The family of a caring Monmouth School for Boys’ pupil have handed over a cheque for £10,072.01 to Cancer Research Wales. The money was raised by the school and is part of a remarkable £100,000 appeal fund in Tom’ memory…. Read more

Year 7 attended a French Theatre Event at Monmouth School for Girls this week, along with year 5 and 6 from the two prep schools and Year 7 from Monmouth School for Girls. The students enjoyed a 50 minute play… Read more

Another great trip to the most visited city in the world! Between the 25th and 28th May, 18 Year 9 boys thoroughly enjoyed getting to know the French capital, particularly the Stade de France, the Sacre-Coeur and Monmartre, the Grevin… Read more

This past weekend two cadets from Monmouth School for Boys and Monmouth School for Girls leapt at the chance of partaking in static line parachute training at Netheravon, renowned for having the biggest drop zone in Europe. The two cadets,… Read more

A former Monmouth schoolboy put in an outstanding performance to win his age category in the gruelling Club La Santa Ironman Lanzarote. Old Monmothian, Finn Arentz, showed remarkable determination and willpower in hot and windy conditions to complete the event… Read more

Monmouth School for Boys’ Rowing Club is celebrating its 150th year in style, winning a major title in a record-breaking time and bagging a bronze medal at the National Schools’ Regatta in Windsor. The 1st VIII dazzled in the impressive… Read more

Two Monmouth boys competed in the British Athletics Junior Road Mile Championships in London – and met England’s one-day cricket captain Eoin Morgan. Monmouth School for Boys’ pupils Henry and Harry enjoyed running the Vitality Westminster Mile around St James’s… Read more

Children at Monmouth School Girls’ Prep brought an adaptation of a Roald Dahl classic to life with overwhelming success. Winnie Wonka & the Chocolate Factory had outstanding dance routines and stunning costumes combined with confident acting and lovely singing. Every… Read more

Two students helped Glamorgan County Cricket Club’s Academy to two exciting victories against Somerset. Harry and Joe, both in Year 11 at Monmouth School for Boys, played with confidence in the Twenty20 double-header against Somerset Academy at Taunton Vale Sports… Read more

Monmouth School riders had a successful day at the Schools Equestrian Games at Elmwood Equestrian recently. In the 80 cms class, Bibi was placed 1st and qualified for the Championships. Lucinda was placed 2nd, Jessica 9th and Evie 13th. Speaking… Read more

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