Monmouth School for Boys
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary & Secondary
PUPILS
1365
AGES
9 - 18
GENDER
Boys and girls taught separately (diamond structure)
TYPE
Independent
SCHOOL GUIDE RATING
Not Rated

How Does The School Perform?

4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.22
Estyn Report Full Report
(01/03/2014)
Day and Full boarding
Boarding Type
£1,506
to
£5,272
Day Fees Per Term
Almshouse Street
Monmouth
Monmouthshire
NP25 3XP
01600 713143

School Description

Monmouth School is an independent boarding and day school for boys from the age of seven to 18 years. The school was founded as a grammar school in 1614 by William Jones, a member of the Haberdashers’ Company of London. The school is part of the Haberdashers’ Monmouth family of schools and is administered by an overarching governing body for the family of schools and a Monmouth School committee that oversees the life of the school. There are currently 709 pupils on roll. These include 134 in The Grange, the preparatory section of the school for boys from the age of seven to 11 years, and 575 in the senior school, of whom 210 are in the sixth form. In the senior school, almost 30% of pupils are boarders. About 50% of the school’s pupils come from Wales and almost 40% from England. The remainder come from other parts of the world, with the majority from Hong Kong. About 18% of pupils come from minority ethnic groups. Nearly all speak English fluently and no pupils speak Welsh as a first language at home. Lessons are taught in English and the school does not aim to make pupils bilingual in English and Welsh, although provides the opportunity for pupils to study Welsh to GCSE level as a second language. The school offers additional learning support for about 6% of pupils, mainly to support literacy development for learning English as an additional language. A very few pupils have a statement of special educational needs. Pupils who wish to join The Grange are assessed in English, mathematics and non-verbal reasoning. Entry to the senior section of the school is by written tests in English, mathematics and verbal reasoning, as well as by interview. The school requires pupils wishing to join the sixth form to have five or more GCSE at grades A*-B. Although the school has a Christian foundation and traditions, it welcomes pupils of all faiths and none. The last inspection of the school was in 2007. The current headteacher and most of the senior leadership team were in post at this time. The school’s mission statement affirms that it: ‘seeks to provide a stimulating environment in which individuals will grow in confidence, skill, knowledge and compassion’. The school describes its ethos as being underpinned by a culture where: ‘learning matters, that all members of the community deserve to be treated with care and respect, and that every lesson is a fresh opportunity to awaken interest and develop understanding’.

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This school is independently managed and its admission criteria may be selective. There is no set catchment area as pupils are admitted from a wide variety of postcodes and, in the case of boarding schools, from outside the UK. Contact the school directly or visit their website for more information on Admissions Policy and Procedures.