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Monmouth School in Monmouth is one of boarding schools in England. If you are looking for boys boarding schools in Wales, this is one is worth considering! Have a closer look at this leading boys boarding school in Monmouth, Monmouthshire. This year Monmouth School boys achieved the school’s best ever A Level results which ensured that 88% of the year got into their first or second choice university and the rest were placed quickly through clearing. The grades put them in 10th position out of all independent boys’ schools in the UK and 77th in the Daily Telegraph’s national league table for all independent schools. Find out more about Monmouth School's outstanding academic achievement by clicking on the 'Results' button below.


  • 7 days boarding: 10,276 per term

School size and facilties

Set in Monmouth, a rural market town and area of outstanding natural beauty, this top boys only boarding school has:

A picturesque setting

A purpose built indoor sports hall

A modern swimming pool & outdoor watersport facilities

25 acres of playing fields with £2.3 million pavilion

The Blake Theatre with a 500 seat auditorium

Spacious, well equipped common room

Recently refurbished dining facilities

Warm and inviting dormitories (single and multiple occupancy)


Number of students

  Girls Boys Total
Boarding School: 0 161 161
Day School: 0 480 480

Director Details

About the school

  • Dorm facilities:

    This best boys boarding schools in UK has also very good accommodation facilities: individual rooms, twin rooms and rooms that sleep up to six. Dorms are assigned upon arrival, therefore we do not take size preferences. Dorms are divided by age and gender, so boys and girls only share with others in the same age group.

Academic life

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Sport and culture

  • Sport Facilities:
    Outstanding facilities include an indoor sports hall, artificial grass pitches, an indoor heated swimming pool and numerous sports pitches with a state of the art pavilion
  • Religions:

Summer Programs

Summer Camps run by Xkeys Ltd Company


Activities at XUK Excel


One of the things that makes XUK Excel so unique is the opportunity campers get to follow their passion. Mornings are focused on their selected 'Elective'. This could be something they loved or something new. Electives are a great chance for campers to take ownership of their holiday, develop and improve skills and have a focus.


1)      Summer sports boarding school


Sports enthusiasts will develop their skills in a variety of disciplines. Each morning they will focus on two sports. There will be matches and competitions, complimented with a focus on tactics and fitness.


What you could be doing: Football, Swimming, Basketball, Athletics, Rugby, Volleyball, Dodgeball, Cricket, Hockey, Water Zorbing, Fitness


2)      Performing arts boarding schools


Discover the breadth of your creative potential with other like-minded campers. You will develop your physical creativity in performance based workshops in fully equipped theatre. Outstanding art studio, flooded with natural light, enables campers to focus and create their own masterpieces and crafts.


What you could be doing: Musical Theatre, Drama Games, Making dream catchers, Cookery, Variety of dance workshops, Decoupage, Knitting, Script writing


3)      Media


Inspiration is everywhere


XUK Excel will help you find your creative eye this summer. You will use your new or improved camera techniques to complete a series of fun and exciting projects, inspired by our modern, social media based world! With outstanding facilities and nearby beauty, you will be desperate to get out there and create something you are proud of!


What you could be doing: Developing and improving your photography & film skills, Create a short movie, Blogging, Animation, Magazine articles, Vlogs, Pod casts, Editing workshops




4)      Water & Forest Adventure


This is the place to find it as campers face challenges both in the water and on land. It’s called the great outdoors and plenty of it in this programme which has been designed to develop leadership & teamwork, while having a great time.


What you could be doing: Water Zorbing, Canoeing and Kayaking, Bridge Building, Climbing, Abseiling, Archery, Raft Building, Water Polo, Caving








At XUK Excel there are four boarding areas. Rooms are allocated to campers according to gender and age. Upon booking, you can request your child be put into a dorm with their friend. If your child is coming alone, do not worry - we have many campers come alone every year and we will ensure they are put in a friendly and fun dorm. Every child has a dorm leader who they can talk to if they need anything and who will support them throughout camp.




Safety is always number one priority . The school have implemented own safety system at XUK Excel specialist camp which includes the following:


Registering every child at least 6 times per day


All areas are safety checked before activities take place


Staff lock up every night


Staff undergo a rigorous training scheme before camp every year


Wi-Fi is available at XUK Excel for everyone which means you can further contact your children online. If you wish to have a regular update on your child's day to day activities, head over to Facebook and Flickr pages during camp.


The School promotes healthy eating and choice. Following a substantial breakfast, our lunch and dinner always include: A wholesome main meal, A vegetarian main meal option, A salad and pasta bar, Delicious pudding, Fresh fruit (available all day)




Citizen of the Week


Every week, after a difficult decision amongst staff, one of campers will be crowned the title "XUK Excel Citizen of the week". A Citizen of the week is a child that is fun, enthusiastic, helpful, understanding and importantly they must embody everything that we love about XUK Exce.


Not only will this child win the award but they will also receive one week free of charge at camp next year.


Dates 2018


Week 1: Sunday 08 July to Sunday 15 July


Week 2: Sunday 15 July to Sunday 22 July


Week 3: Sunday 22 July to Sunday 29 July


Week 4: Sunday 29 July to Sunday 5 August


Week 5: Sunday 5 August to Sunday 12 August




 A Week at XUK English:                £730


A week at XUK English includes all morning lessons, afternoon & evening activities, study trips, food and accommodation.




Optional Extras:  English: £150, Airport/St Pancras service:£70 each way


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Monmouth School: Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales, UK | Best Boarding Schools
Monmouth School: Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales, UK | Best Boarding Schools
Monmouth School: Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales, UK | Best Boarding Schools



Almshouse Street, Monmouth, Monmouthshire NP25 3XP Wales , Monmouth, Gwent, Wales, United Kingdom, Postcode - NP25 3XP
Email - info@best-boarding-schools.net

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