Staff to climb Three Peaks to help Indian schoolchildren

May 24th, 2016

    A brave team of staff from two senior schools is taking on the demanding Three Peaks Challenge to raise money for a worthy cause. Five members of staff from Haberdashers’ Monmouth School for Girls and Monmouth School will Read more

War Horse author Michael Morpurgo to headline pupil-led literary festival

May 19th, 2016

War Horse author Michael Morpurgo is set to headline a unique literary festival organised by pupils from Monmouth’s three senior schools. The award-winning children’s novelist is due to speak about many of his best-loved works, including Private Peaceful and its Read more

Pupil-organised EU debate helps community pick a side

May 16th, 2016

A politically-minded pupil organised a debate on the imminent European Union referendum to help first-time voters decide which way to cast their ballots in June’s momentous poll. Harris, a sixth former at Monmouth School, chaired the heated discussion at Haberdashers’ Read more

Monmouth School/HMSG EU Referendum Public Debate

May 5th, 2016

‘This house believes that the British people should vote to leave the European Union in June’. Pose your questions concerning the EU referendum at a public debate in HMSG’s main hall on 12 May at 4:30pm. The debate will last approximately one Read more

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