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Junior Monmouth’s Got Talent

February 11th, 2017

Thank you to all of the boys who have entertained us over the last two weeks with their auditions in assembly. It certainly wasn’t an easy decision, but the boys who have been chosen to represent The Grange at Junior… Read more

Welsh Water Visit

February 11th, 2017

We were treated to an informative and interactive assembly on Monday morning, led by representatives from Welsh Water. While they were here they also carried out a water survey to see if we were wasting water unnecessarily – we are… Read more

Prep III Concert

February 11th, 2017

Prep III entertained their parents with their musical talents during the excellent Form Concert on Tuesday. They sang the Irish song ‘Oro, My Little boat’ and a Korean song ‘Doraji. The strings and the wind ensemble played beautifully.

Grange boys followed in the footsteps of legendary musicians this week when they became the first school to visit Monmouth’s historic Rockfield Studios. Prep II spent most of Monday in the same studio where Queen recorded Bohemian Rhapsody – the third best-selling… Read more

An innovative ensemble of boys is one of seven school choirs from around the UK to be asked to perform in a momentous concert at St John Smith’s Square in London. Singers at The Grange, who are taught using the… Read more

Shutterbugs were on the hunt for award-winning angles from which to capture their subjects for a geometry-inspired digital photography competition. The creative snappers from each year group at The Grange and Inglefield House were asked to submit one picture which… Read more

Prep I Collage in Art

January 28th, 2017

Prep I have been enjoying the theme of collage in their art lessons since the start of term. They have spent time analysing the work of artist, Beth Hoeckel, and were inspired to recreate work in the syle of her… Read more

Celebration Assembly

January 28th, 2017

There was plenty to celebrate at The Grange this week during our second Celebration Assembly of the term. Tommy and Lloyd shared their recent successes in NSEA competitions and Feargus informed us of his close trampolining competition – we are… Read more

Ping pong players from all corners of the globe came together to compete in The Grange Monmouth Preparatory School’s first Table Tennis World Championships. Fiercely competitive, and yet very friendly, duos represented China, Wales, England and Chile at the inaugural… Read more

Quick-thinking scientists pooled their knowledge of chemistry, zoology and physics to whiz through to the finals of a national quiz competition. The Grange Monmouth Preparatory School’s four-strong team will compete in the final round of Quiz Club’s Science Inter-School Quiz… Read more

In Science this week Prep I have been learning about Light, including how much we rely on light, by having to be guided around wearing a respirator with the eyeholes taped up. Prep II have been learning about Sound and… Read more

Grange Football Tournament

January 20th, 2017

Around 100 budding footballers from local primary schools came together to compete in the 20th annual Grange Invitational 6-a-side Tournament on Wednesday afternoon. Teams of all abilities played a total of 26 games at The Grange Monmouth Preparatory School to determine… Read more

Visit to Caerleon

January 14th, 2017

Prep II stepped back in time 2000 years when they visited Caerleon. They explored the remains of the Roman bathhouse, amphitheatre and barracks and enjoyed dressing up as legionaries whilst learning about the life of a soldier.

Monmouth School Chapel Service

January 14th, 2017

The boys enjoyed their first visit to Monmouth School Chapel on Tuesday morning. Mark, Aidan and Rhys read a passage from the bible about Epiphany whilst Tom S, Charlie, Owain and Tom L led the prayers. We look forward to… Read more

Showjumping success

January 7th, 2017

At the end of last term Tommy and Lloyd joined forces with Megan and Millie from Inglefield House to compete in the NSEA Regional Finals. In the show jumping, the team came 2nd in the 50cm jumps and 2nd in… Read more

Junior boarders from Monmouth School and The Grange will be under the guidance of a creative new Houseparent from September next year. Sheila Mone, who has been an art teacher at the school for four years, is preparing to move… Read more

House Rugby

December 10th, 2016

All of the boys at The Grange competed in the annual House Rugby tournament this week. Some excellent rugby was played across all of the year groups with the boys keen to do the best for their House. The tournament… Read more

Cinderella Trip

December 10th, 2016

The whole school enjoyed a trip to the Tobacco Factory Theatre, in Bristol, to watch ‘Cinderella; a Fairytale’, performed by the Travelling Light Theatre Co. With front row seats, the boys were immersed in the action and appreciated the live… Read more

Heart Dissection

December 10th, 2016

Continuing their topic of Organs in the Body, Prep IV this week dissected hearts. They applied their knowledge of the circulatory system and the structure and function of the heart, identifying the chambers and blood vessels. Getting hands on with… Read more

Lighting of the Christmas tree

December 3rd, 2016

The boys at The Grange marked the start of the festive period with the Lighting of the Christmas Tree at The Grange. The Band and Orchestra played pieces in the hall and then joined the rest of the boys, teachers… Read more