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On Monday we launched our annual Festival of Literacy with a fancy dress book character event. The children and staff arrived to school wearing a fantastic array of costumes, and many had brought their favourite book along to share with… Read more

The Nursery children were very excited to be boarding the coach and heading over the bridge to Bristol today. On arrival, they had the opportunity to build with some oversized bricks before heading into the planetarium. There were many ‘oohs’… Read more

The Reception classes treated us to a feast of dinosaur facts, dance and song this morning. The assembly told us the story of Reception’s travels back in time to the Mesozoic Era. The children delivered their lines beautifully and we… Read more

Given the enormous amount of work that had gone into Outdoor Classroom Day the staff had agreed that our Royal Wedding activities would be fairly low-key. I should have known that this team do not do anything by halves and… Read more

Outdoor Classroom Day

May 18th, 2018

We were blessed with beautiful sunny weather for our Outdoor Classroom Day on Thursday. Outdoor Classroom Day is a global initiative which was introduced to celebrate and inspire outdoor learning and play. The children arrived to find an enormous inflatable assault course on the field,… Read more

During their visit to the Roman Baths in Bath, Year 2 took part in an educational workshop where they learnt about Roman dress, including togas, and had the opportunity to try some on. They handled and identified Roman artefacts, including… Read more

Eye-catching scale models of a DeLorean car and a Tardis greeted children on their return to a Monmouth school this week. The boys and girls from Monmouth Schools Pre-Prep and Nursery were met at the front gate by the iconic… Read more

We were treated to a hilarious performance by the dynamic duo that make up The Daylight Theatre Company this afternoon. The pair took us through a very complicated plot line where a number of different traditional tales had become entwined… Read more

This week culminated with Mrs Franklin’s excellent class assembly. It was a little trip down memory lane for the staff and parents, and a whole new world for the children, when 2F brought ‘Blockbusters’ and not just one Bob Holness,… Read more

Mr Wren’s class gave their St. Patrick’s Day assembly a little ‘Out of this World’ twist this morning. The children had prepared a very slick performance, with lovely clear voices and a catchy song to boot. With shamrock face paints… Read more

Year 1 enjoyed a Science workshop on Wednesday morning, around the topic of ‘Light and Dark’. There were a variety of activities on offer including: a light table, pop-up dark room, blindfold games and light box activities. The children travelled… Read more

Year 2 STEM Rocket Challenges

February 19th, 2018

The Year 2 children invited their parents to join in with a Rocket Workshop to round of their first half of the term. The children were assigned to five groups: Neutron, Atom, Peake, Sputnik and Einstein, and completed a round-robin… Read more

Year 1 Rocket Day!

February 8th, 2018

Year 1’s ‘Marvellous Middle’ event consisted of a whole day of rocket themed fun. Phase 1 was an investigation into gravity where the children were required to make predictions and test their hypotheses. Phase 2 saw the children making small… Read more

On Wednesday Mrs Lewis’ happy band of performers treated us to a fact-packed assembly that truly was ‘Out of this World’! The children had memorised a huge amount of interesting information and relayed it clearly and confidently to the audience…. Read more

Children from Monmouth Schools Pre-Prep and Nursery enjoyed a range of activities yesterday (Friday) to raise money for Velindre – Wales’ leading cancer centre. Pupils and staff across Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools all made donations to wear red to school, while some sold delicious… Read more

Gruffalo Week in Nursery

February 1st, 2018

It was ‘G’ week in Nursery, which opened the door for all kinds of creative opportunities for the children. Julia Donaldson’s popularity is fairly unrivalled in the world of children’s literature with ‘The Gruffalo’ appearing on the best sellers’ list… Read more

A teenager, whose father has overcome cancer, is urging students to paint Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools red for a day. Thirteen-year-old Darcey, a pupil at Monmouth School for Girls, has seen at first hand the tremendous work carried out by staff… Read more

1E Space Academy Assembly

January 24th, 2018

Miss Lane’s class invited us to join them at Agincourt Space Academy on Wednesday. They treated us to an assembly full of facts, comedy and song which kept the audience enthralled throughout. The parents passed their end of training exam… Read more

The Year 2 children and their families enjoyed an evening of stargazing by fairylight on Thursday. The sky was clear, the conditions were perfect for finding constellations and the children were eager to share their knowledge with their parents. After… Read more

Nursery Mudslide!

January 18th, 2018

The Nursery children had a fantastic Forest School session this morning, when they celebrated the letter ‘M’ by marching along the bund to the mudslide. The slide is always a very popular choice, and we particularly enjoy watching the more… Read more