Budding horse riders flocked to compete in show jumping and dressage events at Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools inaugural NSEA competition

April 8th, 2016

Haberdashers’ Monmouth School for Girls and Monmouth School hosted their inaugural official National Schools’ Equestrian Association competition at the David Broome Event Centre over March 19 and 20. Girls and boys from around 20 different schools jumped into the saddle Read more

HMSG Inventor crowned Junior Engineer of the Year

March 21st, 2016

A clever schoolgirl has won a national engineering competition after wowing judges with her eco-friendly invention. Lisa invented Xorbit, a car dehumidifier with a difference, to enter into an annual science, technology, engineering and maths contest at Haberdashers’ Monmouth School Read more

Beast of a musical is roaring success

March 14th, 2016

Talented teens brought Disney magic to life with performances worthy of the West End last week. Pupils from Haberdashers’ Monmouth School for Girls and Monmouth School put their all into the incredibly ambitious Beauty and the Beast musical during the Read more

HMSG and Monmouth School pupils pick up prizes at 2015 Innovations Awards

March 2nd, 2016

Eleanor from HMSG was awarded with the prestigious Intellectual Property Award prize at the recent Innovations Awards held by the WJEC. Her A level project was picked out from 500 nominations across Wales with its combination of craftsmanship and crisp Read more

Drugs Expert lectures on ‘Legal Highs’ at HMSG and Monmouth School

March 2nd, 2016

Bob Tait of Drugs Education UK and former member of the Royal Navy Drugs Education Team gave a series of specialist ‘drugs’ lectures to parents and pupils at HMSG and Monmouth School for Boys as part of the Confidence4Life (C4L) Read more

Ballerinas land dream parts in English Youth Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty

March 2nd, 2016

Two beautiful ballerinas have been picked to join the cast of a fairy-tale production by the English Youth Ballet. Izzy, a pupil at Inglefield House and Erin, a boarder at Haberdashers’ Monmouth School for Girls, will be performing in Sleeping Read more

School unites with community to tell Noah’s Ark story through opera

March 1st, 2016

Schoolboys are transforming into a multitude of beautiful animals to tackle an ambitious community opera with help from local musicians. Pupils at The Grange will be performing as lions, tigers and bears among 47 other creatures as they retell the Read more

Wyastone concert helps to fund National Eisteddfod

February 12th, 2016

An annual school concert has helped to raise £1,500 towards the cost of staging Wales’ National Eisteddfod, which comes to Monmouthshire in July. Spellbinding performances by 250 musicians from Monmouth School and Haberdashers’ Monmouth School for Girls captivated a packed Read more

New Headmaster appointed at The Grange, Monmouth Preparatory School

February 5th, 2016

A new headmaster with a passion for outdoor education has been selected to lead The Grange. Mr Neil Shaw has been appointed Head of the Grange and will take up the role in September 2016. Currently Headmaster of Westonbirt Prep School, Read more

Girls’ school is officially excellent in every way

February 5th, 2016

A sector-leading girls’ school has been rated as “excellent” in every aspect of its work by Estyn, Wales’ answer to Ofsted. According to inspectors, Haberdashers’ Monmouth School for Girls and its preparatory school, Inglefield House, are achieving “extremely high” standards Read more

Tickets available for HMSG and Monmouth School production of Beauty and the Beast: 9-12 March

February 4th, 2016

Tickets cannot be bought without a completed Booking Form returned to Reception at either HMSG or Monmouth School. Ticket Booking Form Beauty and the Beast (PDF – 70Kb) Payment can only be made by cheque, cash or charge to a pupil’s Read more

CCF glam up for Regimental Dinner

February 1st, 2016

CCF cadets and a very special goat got glammed up for an insightful evening at the Royal Welsh Regiment’s Maindy Barracks in Cardiff. The lucky sixth formers from Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools were invited to a Regimental Dinner on Thursday which began by meeting Read more

HEAD ON… For the love of books

January 26th, 2016

I recently heard the phrase ‘town and gown’ used to describe an independent school’s relationship within its community, and winced at how divisive it sounded. The stereotypical ‘them and us’ culture can be unnecessarily destructive, building walls between teachers, parents, pupils and local residents Read more

Oxford and Cambridge offers flood in for Monmouth

January 25th, 2016

Twelve talented pupils from Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools have been offered the life-changing opportunity to study at Oxford and Cambridge universities. Focus and determination have paid off for eight boys from Monmouth School and four girls from Haberdashers’ Monmouth School for Read more

School dog sparks online canine craze

January 25th, 2016

Canine companions have given boarding schools across the country something to bark about on Twitter this week after a mutt from Monmouth inspired a new hashtag. Thanks to a picture of Humphrey, a cocker spaniel who lives at Haberdashers’ Monmouth Read more

Children raise the roof at percussion workshop

January 19th, 2016

More than 650 schoolchildren learned about a whole range of fantastic instruments at a hands-on percussion workshop. Taking place at Monmouth School’s Blake Theatre, three sessions of the noisy masterclass delighted youngsters on Thursday, January 14. Pupils in Years 5 Read more

Thousands log on to magical game created by Monmouth School pupils

January 19th, 2016

Deadly arrow rain and fire tornados are among the amazing powers which have attracted more than 3,000 people worldwide to play a new computer game created by schoolboys. Olympia RPG is a mind-blowing roleplay game, painstakingly built in Minecraft by Read more

Tickets on sale for Wyastone Concert, 11 February 2016

January 13th, 2016

Choral and Orchestral Concert for the National Eisteddfod of Wales 2016 – Wyastone Concert Hall, Thursday 11th February 2016, 7.30pm As in previous years, this year the choirs of HMSG and Monmouth School will join forces with HMSG Year 7 Read more

HEAD ON… Coding a bright future

January 10th, 2016

I have heard it said that coding is the literacy of the 21st century. With so many elements of our daily lives – every website, smartphone app and even microwave – powered by code, computing students are future architects of the digital age. Read more

Joint HMSG and Monmouth School visit to Berlin

January 5th, 2016

This impressive city has been described as loud, tolerant, multicultural, historical, modern,  creative, political, trendy, lively….  during the first week  of the Christmas holidays a small group of Year 11, 12 and 13  HMSG and Monmouth School students of German Read more