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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

A group of 10 students from Monmouth School for Boys and 10 from Monmouth School for Girls are in London for a day’s work experience with the city’s top insurance companies. The students enjoyed a dinner at Haberdashers’ Hall last… Read more

Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas made a guest appearance in Monmouth on Friday night (9th November). The three-time Olympic gold medallist signed copies of his new book, The Tour According to G: My Journey to the Yellow Jersey, in… Read more

Year 9 Geography students were in for a double treat last week as they investigated how a transnational company operates in today’s global market place. Not only did they enjoy a much-anticipated visit to the Cadbury factory located in Bournville,… Read more

More than 100 Year 11 students from Monmouth School for Girls and Monmouth School for Boys enjoyed an action-packed Barn Dance Evening recently. Featuring a live band and a professional caller, students were taught how to Barn Dance amidst much… Read more

A world-renowned conductor has returned to her roots to open an inspiring new Performing Arts Centre in Monmouth. Professor Jane Glover CBE, who has conducted at prestigious venues across the world, including the Royal Opera House and Metropolitan Opera of… Read more

All of the Year 8 students arrived in Birmingham all set for their visit to the Library and a chance to see the award winning performance of War Horse at the Hippodrome. The morning was spent exploring the vast award-winning building that is… Read more

The Canoe Club’s prayers to the rain gods were answered with a late downpour overnight which meant Sunday’s river trip could go ahead after a dry couple of weeks. The older boys guided and taught the younger boys the skills… Read more

Recently Year 9 spent a day discovering the role of two local regiments in the Great War. They gained a vivid insight into the contributions of territorial soldiers from the Royal Monmouthshire Royal Engineers with those of the regular soldiers… Read more

Pupils at Monmouth School for Girls focused on the symbolism of the Poppy and the Last Post – the combination of mourning and optimism – at a special Remembrance assembly today (Friday 9th November). The Head Girl, Faisa, Senior Prefects Katie,… Read more

During the First World War, 658 men were awarded the Victoria Cross, the highest award for bravery ‘in the presence of the enemy’. And one of these remarkable men, Angus Buchanan VC, was head boy at Monmouth School for Boys,… Read more

Towering temples, amazing amphitheatres and ornate villas were on the itinerary during the recent Classics trip to Sicily. Led by Head of Classics at Monmouth School for Girls, Mrs Beech, pupils experienced a whirlwind, once in a lifetime tour of ancient Classical… Read more

Four Monmouth students have been sharpening their wicketkeeping skills under the guidance of former Glamorgan captain, Mark Wallace. Joe, Harry H, Nathan and Henry have received expert coaching from Mark, who represented England Under-19s and spent 18 years in Glamorgan’s… Read more

A special Halloween hat competition generated an explosion of colour and raised much-needed funds for Cancer Research Wales. Emily aged 10, organised the competition which was well supported by her creative friends at Monmouth School Girls’ Prep. Dale Evans, from… Read more

  Children in Monmouth had the chance to quiz the Speaker of the House of Commons. Pupils at Monmouth School Girls’ Prep relished the 50-minute Ask the Speaker skype session with John Bercow. They were joined by pupils at Monmouth… Read more

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