News & Events

Charismatic rugby legend, Eddie Butler, painted a vivid picture of Monmouthshire as an independent nation with its own government in a hilarious and inspirational speech at his old school. The BBC commentator and author, who was once described as ‘the… Read more

A business set up by a group of budding entrepreneurs has been listed in the UK’s top 14 Young Enterprise companies from 2,000 entries nationwide. Blue Resolution, created by 14 boys at Monmouth School, is a discount card which offers… Read more

What is WyeHack? Use hardware & software to build an app, a website, a game, anything. Get support for ideas & join workshops.   What do I need? A laptop, Raspberry Pi, tablet, or any device you can code on…. Read more

An innovative schoolboy’s Pi in the sky idea has been featured in the official Raspberry Pi magazine this month. Monmouth School pupil Sam, 17, is celebrating seeing his hard work mentioned in the July edition of The MagPi as part… Read more

Congratulations to George, currently in 6:2 and now awaiting his A-Level results, as he won the Welsh Schools Golf Championships at Pyle & Kenfig Golf Club this week. He will now go forward and Captain Wales against England (again) later… Read more

For part of the  400 years celebrations of Shakespeare’s legacy, Form 3 pupils created money collection boxes inspired by those used in theatres, during Shakespeare’s time. These were safely stored in a box (allegedly where the term ‘box office’ originated)… Read more

Monmouth Literary Festival  2016 came to a dramatic conclusion on Wednesday with a performance of The Play’s The Thing, a brief version of three Shakespeare  plays written by Mrs Arrand and performed, after only a morning’s rehearsal, by 45 Year… Read more

Mock Referendum results

July 1st, 2016

A lively, but good-natured, mock EU referendum campaign was run in school with Charlie, Zamir, Joe and Jack taking the lead roles by visiting all the houses in morning assemblies to hold hustings. The overall result (Remain 53.6% to Leave… Read more

On Monday 26th June OM James Powell, newly graduated and newly engaged, regaled the Sixth Form History Society with a passionate analysis of why the British commemorate the Battle of the Somme differently to the French approach to Verdun. A… Read more

This week the school Canoe Club are entering the Welsh Schools slalom competition for the first time in the school’s history. Six boys who have been honing their skills at Cardiff International WW Centre and at a Half Term training… Read more

Huge congratulations to Will Underwood,OM, who left us last year, as he has been awarded a Choral Scholarship to sing in the choir of St. John’s College, Oxford, where he studies Mathematics. Will, another fine example of a music student… Read more

On Friday 56 of next year’s Form I boys came to Monmouth School for an Induction Day. After a morning of sport the boys split into groups to do all sorts of classroom based activities, including Drama, DT, English, History… Read more

TWO young philanthropists from Monmouth School have grown more than £100 from a £1 school project. Tom and George, both aged 12, were inspired by the difficult times faced by their teacher, and took up the challenge to raise money… Read more

Despite the terrible weather and thanks to the excellent work of the ground staff 7  matches took place against Sir Thomas Rich’s on Saturday. The 1st XI were at home and batted first on a wet wicket. An excellent century… Read more

Huge congratulations to the ‘Blue Resolution’ Young Enterprise team who have just been announced as the winners of the Welsh final of: Excellence in Financial Management; Best Company Report; Company of the Year 2016. They will now go on to… Read more

This year’s Under 13A team, in Mr Boiling’s own words, ‘possibly the strongest that I have coached at this age group’, enjoyed another convincing win on Saturday against Bromsgrove School. Sam took 5 wickets for 7, and Adam 3 wickets… Read more

Congratulations to the 1st VIII who have pre-qualified for the Princess Elizabeth Challenge Cup at Henley Royal Regatta. This means that they have avoided having to participate in the qualifying races on Friday and have booked their place in the… Read more

Form IV GCSE Musicians honed their public performing skills in a recital of works by Bach and Beethoven, amongst others, in the Music School on Thursday 7th.  Sam (Oboe), Cameron (Trombone), Yann (Piano), Gwilym (Piano), Jack (Classical Guitar) and Jason… Read more

Jordan Wong, Organ Scholar of Jesus College Cambridge and former Monmouth School pupil, will give a recital of organ works by Mendelssohn, Sweelinck, Bach and Howells in the St. Mary’s Monmouth on Thursday 7th July.  Jordan, who comes from Hong… Read more

A group of 10 pupils visited Cheltenham Science Festival last Wednesday to listen to lectures about the future of science, explore the discover zone and to attend a lecture by Lord Professor Robert Winston. Jack, Form IV, was selected to… Read more