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Musical boys livened up their annual Prize-Giving event with a surprise flash mob to wish their headmistress a happy retirement after 19 years of inspiring boys at The Grange, Monmouth Preparatory School. Every pupil wowed parents, teachers and governors by… Read more

It has been an emotional week for all of us at The Grange, but especially for Mrs Thomas. After 19 years as the Headteacher at The Grange, she is leaving us for a well deserved retirement. Celebrations have been happening… Read more

STEM Challenge

July 7th, 2016

Children from seven local schools in Years 5, 6 and 7, took part in the first Monmouth School STEM Conference at the Blake Theatre. Boys from The Grange loved taking part in all of the thought provoking scientific challenges. Mixed… Read more

Leavers’ Chapel Service

July 7th, 2016

Revd. Ibbotson led The Grange in our annual Leavers’ Service on Tuesday. Many of the boys in Prep IV participated, reading poems and prayers. Our Head Boy, Kit, spoke eloquently about his time at The Grange and what faced all… Read more

Fun Sports

July 7th, 2016

Much fun was had at our annual Fun Sports afternoon where the boys competed in various sporting activities in their House teams. It was the perfect way to end the school year with screams of enjoyment ringing around the whole… Read more

Sports Day

July 2nd, 2016

In true stoic fashion, Sports Day went ahead despite the threat of bad weather. The boys participated exceptionally well in their events, with several records being broken. Raleigh’s performance was by far the best on the day, completing a hugely… Read more

Prep I Volcanoes

July 2nd, 2016

Prep I concluded their science topic of Rocks with work on volcanoes which culminated in making and erupting their very own volcanoes. They built and painted their volcanoes based on what real ones look like. Then using sodium bicarbonate, vinegar… Read more

Prep IV Art Club

July 2nd, 2016

The members of Art Club have been learning how to throw a pot on a potter’s wheel, getting rather messy in the process! They began by centering the clay on the wheel, which is the hardest thing to do and… Read more

Last weekend the Grange teams did exceptionally well overall at the Welsh Chess Union Primary Schools’ Championships in Merthyr Tydfil. The A team was one of eight teams in the main championships where we came 3rd. There were twenty teams… Read more

Prep IV Concert

June 25th, 2016

The very talented Prep IV boys put on a memorable form concert on Tuesday. Particular highlights were fabulous solos from many boys alongside imaginative modern settings of folk songs created by the boys in small groups. These group performances demonstrated… Read more

Science Club

June 25th, 2016

The boys in Science Club this week have been learning about acids and bases and extracting their own pH indicator from red cabbage. The boys had fun testing their indicator against a range of substances across the pH scale, correctly… Read more

In order to consolidate their learning on classification and evolution, Prep IV went on a science trip this week to the animal management department of Hartpury College, near Gloucester. Here they saw a wide range of animals, from meerkats to… Read more

Prep III Art

June 25th, 2016

Boys have been making self-portrait ‘grotesque’ faces (in clay!) They have learned about joining clay together, using different textures and firing and glazing the clay. This built on their preparatory work where they created a relief of a ‘grotesque’ eye… Read more

Quiz Team Success

June 25th, 2016

The Grange Quiz Team travelled to The Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, for the National Quiz Club Finals alongside the eleven other top scoring teams in the country. Cameron, Srinivas, Lysander and Ollie performed exceptionally well, staying within touching distance… Read more

Summer Fete 2016

June 18th, 2016

The Summer Fete on Friday 17th, was great fun and the rain stayed away until the very last minutes – which made us all tidy up very quickly and efficiently! Many thanks to everyone who helped out with provisions for… Read more

Bouldering Wall Opening

June 18th, 2016

The bouldering wall has been in use all week and enjoyed by many, even those children in Agincourt coming to pick up their big brothers. The rain held off as Mrs Thomas cut the tape and boys queued patiently for… Read more

Domino Maths Investigation

June 18th, 2016

Prep IV have been completing maths investigations using dominoes. They were challenged to create dominoes of four squares where all of the dots on each of the sides equalled the same number, using only one pack of dominoes to do… Read more

The day got off to a very lively start on Friday with dance activities being carried out throughout each year group. The latest chart hits were played with ‘Just Dance’ style instructions to give them some new moves. The boys… Read more

The atmosphere was electric on Thursdayafternoon, as the boys watched the England v Wales match. With equal numbers of boys supporting each team, it got very noisy at times. Not one boy moved out of his seat when the bell… Read more

Thanks to the huge fund raising efforts of the FROGs the bouldering wall has now been erected and the official opening is to take place on Monday! The wall has foot and hand holds both sides so the distance of… Read more