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A fascinating panel of crime experts had two packed audiences on the edge of their seats with stories of thrilling court cases, grisly scenes and gruesome murders. Organised by pupils from the town’s three senior schools as part of the… Read more

Taster day turns tribal!

June 26th, 2017

With 20 budding young artists, all of whom were enjoying their first Taster Day at Monmouth School, the challenge was, in just 40 minutes, to create a piece of artwork, fusing spray paint and a street-art influence with tribal masks… Read more

A talented teenager tasted sweet success when her chocolate-themed poem was named the winner of a national writing contest. Lucy, a pupil at Haberdashers’ Monmouth School for Girls, was surprised and delighted when she discovered she’d won Divine Chocolate’s 15th… Read more

On Thursday morning the Reception classes visited Malpas Fire Station where they were treated to a terrific morning of learning on the job! To the children’s complete delight, they watched a car being sawn in half by a RTA rescue… Read more

Nursery Sports

June 22nd, 2017

What a scorcher! The Nursery and School children enjoyed a fantastic day of sporting endeavour on Wednesday. The Nursery Sports kicked off proceedings with an excellent schedule of events, including a strawberry and spoon race and an obstacle event. My… Read more

School Sports Day

June 22nd, 2017

After a picnic in the shade, the School children took to the field with a slick programme of events, beautifully organised by Mrs Clarke. It was a lovely occasion and I have to thank all of my fantastic staff, Mr Alexander,… Read more

This year’s Literary Festival got off to a flying and very hot start this morning with some unusual and quite challenging workshops based on the literary texts studied in the 6Th Form, by Postgraduate students from Bristol University. It was… Read more

On Thursday last week Polymade, this year’s Young Enterprise company, represented the Newport and Monmouthshire Area board at the Welsh final at the Sherman theatre in Cardiff. Having swept the board at the Area board final last month, winning over… Read more

Boys from The Grange and girls from Inglefield House were lucky enough to be given the opportunity of viewing the supersonic car Bloodhound SSC which is aiming to smash the world land speed record and reach 1000mph! The car was… Read more

Our Reception children enjoyed a terrific trip to @tBristol on Tuesday. They enjoyed experimenting with all of the scientific resources, as well as looking at lots of different methods of movement. The children enjoyed an excellent workshop where they designed, built and… Read more

On Monday Year 2 set off into the Welsh valleys for their trip to Brecon Mountain Valley Railway. They boarded their train at Pant station where it was full steam ahead whilst the children kept close look out for the… Read more

Congratulations to Alex from Form 1 who was extremely proud to be presented with a certificate and T-Shirt from Mel Ralph, the Monmouth Festival Chair, for his playful winning design of this year’s festival poster. This design challenge was set… Read more

A unique celebration of literature, organised by pupils from Monmouth’s three senior schools, is back for its fourth year. BBC Radio 1 DJ, Gemma Cairney, and children’s author, Bali Rai, feature in Monmouth Literary Festival’s exciting schedule, which runs between… Read more

Archie’s Kayaking Success

June 11th, 2017

Archie, in Prep IV, is a member of Monmouth School Kayak Club and has been very successful in recent competitions. Archie was selected to join the Welsh Slalom Squad at the weekend and was also promoted to Division 2. He… Read more

All of the boys in Prep IV were very excited to be handed a £5 note by Mr Ahmad and Mrs Kirman this week. They are taking part in the Enterprise Project, Make £5 Grow, run by Virgin Money. We… Read more

The boys in Computing Club have been improving their control skills further by programming Probots to complete given challenges, including programming the cars to write letters of the alphabet. They are going to move this on a step further in… Read more

The Nursery children enjoyed a lovely trip to the butterfly house in Symonds Yat this morning. They saw a wide assortment of different butterflies and some huge caterpillars on banana leaves. They were very excited when some of the butterflies landed… Read more

The Year 1 children enjoyed a fantastic trip to the Avon Valley on Wednesday. They boarded a steam train and took their seats for a 6 mile journey through the picturesque scenery. The children had a tour of the yard… Read more

The premier event of the junior rowing season took place over the first weekend of half term on Eton College’s Olympic rowing course. The rowing club entered five crews over all age groups. Friday’s racing was affected by strong winds,… Read more

Over half term, three RAF Section cadets attended Blue Wings aviation training at MOD St Athan. The day focused on gliding and they had the opportunity to train in a simulator before taking the controls in the air for the… Read more