School News

On 8th November 2021 the Company co-hosted this year’s Monmouth Enterprise Initiative with the Worshipful Company of International Bankers.

 

The Monmouth Enterprise Initiative (MEI) is a programme that offers an opportunity to Year 12 students at Haberdasher schools to experience something of life in the City. Each year, The Haberdashers’ Company works with one of the Livery Companies that remains actively involved with their professions, to engage City companies to offer groups of students... Read More


Students from Haberdashers' Borough Academy, the newest school in the Haberdashers' family, performed a fantastic adaptation of The Lion King over three nights at the end of October.

 

"It was amazing! What an incredibly talented group of students and staff who were able to create such a beautiful performance. I was close to tears at several points - but in a good way!" -- The Spectator

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A 15-year-old runner at Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools will represent Wales in next month’s British Athletics Cross Challenge Liverpool.

 

Henry Evans (wearing the number 269) was the second fastest Welsh athlete in the Under-17 men’s section of the Cardiff Cross Challenge in Llandaff. He finished 14th overall in the Under-17 men’s race in Cardiff against some of the best runners in the UK.

Henry is now looking forward to competing for Wales at Sefton Park, Liverpool, on Saturday... Read More


The Haberdashers' Schools Netball Tournament took place at Habs' Girls in Elstree on Thursday 7th October. 

It was a great sporting day and a wonderful opportunity for girls from across the Haberdashers' family of schools to get to know one another. Many congratulations to all who took part!

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When Jamila, Tilly and Talia from Haberdashers' School for Girls won the East Region final of the ESU-Churchill Public Speaking Competition in 2020, they had high hopes for the grand final at Churchill College, Cambridge.  Students from Haberdashers' School for Girls pictured with, from left, Ameeta Sabharwal, ESU-Churchill Public Speaking Coordinator, Hertfordshire; Anthony Harris, ESU member and volunteer filmmaker and editor; Miss Efstathiou, Head of Lower Sixth at the school; and Jane Easton, Director-General... Read More

An athlete at Monmouth School for Boys has smashed his personal best for the pole vault and is ranked inside the top 10 in the UK and second in Wales for the under-17 age-group.

 

Fifteen-year-old Aharon Graham-Mulvaney cleared an impressive 3 metres 80 cm as he clinched second place in the pole vault at The Brewer Memorial Games in Cheltenham.

Aharon came into this current age group with a personal best height of 2:90 (set indoors 2020).

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Joe Jenkins, aged 17, will be part of England’s squad for their fixture against Italy on Sunday 22nd August.

 

A teenage rugby ace at Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools has been named in the England Under-18s squad for an international match later this month. Joe Jenkins, a student at Monmouth School for Boys, impressed the England coaches in a two-day training camp at the end of July. Now Joe, who plays in the centre for the school 1st XV, will be part of England’s squad for their fixture against... Read More


A student from Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School was recently honoured with The Energy Institute Climate Change Award in its The Big Bang Competition.

 

Gianpaolo Ruju impressed the judges with his project ‘HydroCharge', a portable mobile device charger powered by flowing water. This project was to design a product that can charge mobile devices in an eco-friendly way whilst in the countryside.

The Energy Institute Climate Change Award recognises a project that is designed to help... Read More


Holly and Emily Walker from Monmouth School for Girls have been recognised by the Prime Minister for their fund-raising efforts for Cancer Research Wales. They spearheaded a campaign in memory of their brother, Tom, which has topped £150,000.

Holly and Emily Walker with their brother Tom.

Two inspirational sisters at Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools have been recognised by the Prime Minister for their remarkable fund-raising feats.

Holly and Emily Walker spearheaded a... Read More


In conjunction with the Haberdashers’ Company, Cazenove Capital agreed to continue its sponsorship of the Schroders Economics Prize competition and the following question was set for 2020:

Governments are rapidly increasing their deficits and debt to support the economy. Running a government deficit is i) bad for the economy and ii) will require taxes to go up in the future. Discuss each point separately.

Entries were received from lower sixth Economics or Business Studies students at Haberdasher Schools.  It is a great pleasure to notify the winners and runners-up of the... Read More