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An old-timer is given a new lease of life!
Christ College Remembers ... Captain David Roy Jenkins
An Oxford Offer for Milo
Crawshays Welsh Honours
A Festival of Rugby at Christ College
Christ College Remembers . . . Private David John Thomas
Another Welsh selection for athlete Issy
Year 9 Pupil Immy raises funds for the Royal British Legion
Christ College Remembers . . . Lieutenant Arthur Stephen Middleton Best
U16 National Hockey Champions at last!
National Youth Orchestra place for Carys
Christ College Remembers . . . Lieutenant Frank Harrington Best
Another Crawshays Captaincy for Ben
National Finals await the U16 Netball Squad
A successful weekend for Harpist, Anna
A 'Sense of Place' for Lower Sixth Geographers
Speech and Drama Competition goes round the Houses
Christ College to host the Queen's Baton Relay
Open Morning - Saturday 25th March
Cai reaches the high notes to win Singer of the Year
New Orchard Housemaster Announced
Girls' Cricket opportunities at Christ College
Donaldson’s Win House Art
Choir trip to Rome. A pupil's view
Christ College Remembers Driver Cyril Norman Green
Young Instrumentalist Title for Harpist Anna
Lightning strikes twice as Christ College win the U18 National Schoolgirls Hockey title
St David's Day Celebrations in Brecon and Malaysia
Christ College Remembers - Driver Reginald Somers Yorke
Top tips from actress Sheila Hancock for Sophia
The Soccer Season gets off to a flying start at Christ College
County Cross Country Championships highlight Christ College talent
Pre-season Hockey Tournament at Cardiff Met
Sheep Racing - all over baa the shouting!
Happy New Year from the Society of Friends!
Christ College Remembers - Second Lt Cecil Hoyle Broadbent
Young Instrumentalist of the Year
Open Morning Saturday 5th March
475th Anniversary Concert - 22nd April
Year 6 Pupils visit London Town!
Cross Country Round Up
Pupils make themselves at home on Japanese Exchange
Girls' U18 Hockey through to the Nationals for the Sixth Year in a row
Stephens Brothers Tetrathlon success
Ben treads the boards with the Youth Music Theatre
Christ College Remembers - 2nd Lt David Cuthbert Thomas
House Art Competition
Singer of the Year
House Speech and Drama Final
CCF Field Day and a Promotion for Sky!
Exercise White Horse beckons for Christ College Cadet
Christ College Remembers - 2nd Lt Charles Geoffrey Boothby
Christ College Cadets bring home the silver at the Cadet Cambrian Patrol
475th Anniversary Celebrations at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
Christ College Remembers - 2nd Lt Harold Blakeney Davies
Sequins & Sparkles Afternoon Tea & Fashion Show
Christ College Remembers - 2nd Lt Charles Piper Hazard
Aspiring Writers Enjoy Residential Course at Ty Newydd
A Sister School to Christ College Brecon, King Henry VIII College to open in Malaysia
Girls' and Boys' Hockey Success Continues at Christ College
OBA Spring Cup
The next Society of Friends committee meeting is on Sunday 24th April 2016 at 6pm
21st May 2016 - Sequins & Sparkles: A Luxury Afternoon Tea & Fashion Show!
Christ College Sparkles as we celebrate 30 years of girls
A Weekend of Sporting Success
International Rugby Union Cap for James
Reverend Harout Selimian 'Syria' talk with Year 9
J3 & J4 trip to Barry Island
Christ College Remembers - 2nd Lt Henry Norman Grant
Year 9 Depart for the Battlefields
Mud, Mud, Glorious Mud!
Hockey Stars in Alway
Latest International Caps
Christ College Remembers - Lieutenant Sydney William Bell
Christ College Remembers - Driver Thomas Ferrar Ricketts
Senior Girls take on the Lacrosse Challenge
Say hello to next term's prefect team!
Sports Day 2016
Black Belt First Dan for Max
Pupils and families celebrate at Prize Day
Christ College Remembers - Captain Edward William Lawrence
Annie lights up the stage!
Best wishes from Robert Downey Jr!
Christ College's Eco-Reserve gets a boost from The Friends!
Next Open Morning - Saturday 8th October
Languages are alive and thriving at Christ College
A Level Celebrations for the Class of 2016
18th September 2016 - The Society of Friends AGM
Christ College Cadets bring home the silverware
Christ College Remembers - Second Lieutenant Euan Edward Arnott
A ringing endorsement from the Good Schools Guide!
Sand, sea and sun for the Lower Sixth
Christ College Remembers - Second Lieutenant Martin Spencer Smith
Trips, Tours and Teams over half term
Half Term rugby versus West Saints School Belgium.
Christ College Remember Second Lieutenant Frederick William Evans
Fourteenth Annual Lord Atkin Lecture Friday 11th November
House Music thrills at Christ College
Sixth Form Information Evening 4th November
Refugee Respite at Christ College
Star Ben shines at the Lyric Theatre
Jazz & Curry Supper - Saturday 12th November
Another top Food Hygiene Rating at Christ College
Boarders plant a tree in the BSA's Boarding Orchard
Christ College Remembers the fallen
Come run with us and Race for Life!
Sir Simon Hughes delivers the Lord Atkin Lecture
Christ College Remember Second Lieutenant Howard Locke Harries
Sixth Form Scholarships 18th November
Harvest Festival bolsters Brecon Food Bank
Christ College Remembers ... Second Lt Bertram Hincks
Romeo & Juliet
All good things must come to an end
Christ College Races for Life!
Christ College Musicians put on a show
Caleb continues his winning ways
Christ College Remembers...E D Lloyd
The Nationals await for the Girls' U16 Hockey Team
Success for the U16s Sevens Squad at Wellington School Sevens
Pupils wake up to snow and sunshine
Black belt 2nd Dan for Karate ace Sam
Alex and James have a busy Christmas playing for Bristol Academy U18 XV
Welsh Sinfonia Concert kick-starts the Lent Term Musical Programme
Pupils become the teachers as Christ College Sixth Formers gain their TEFL qualification
Another night to remember, thanks to the Society of Friends!
England come out on top against Ireland in the Rugby Legends fixture
Young Entrepreneurs raise funds for local charity.
Cathedrals, Culture and Carmen as the Chapel Choir tour Praque over half term
Alex and Iain's Crawshays victory over the Lambs XV
New Friendships Forged in Japan
Christ College Sprinter Amelia ranked No.1 in the UK
Welsh Gold for Christ College Pupil Rhys
National Cross Country Championships Feb 11th
Percussion Concert February 9th 2015
Welsh Netball Inter County Final
Piano, Harp, Strings & Guitar Concert - January 26th
Friends brave the elements as they support, serve and sell!
A week of fantastic musical events culminated with Singer of the Year
St David's House win the inter-house drill competition
Christ College Pupils get funny for money!
Christ College's Project Science Group visit the Big Bang Fair
Christ College Rugby Sevens Squad reach semi-finals at Bryanston
Issy's Triple Crown
House Speech and Drama Competition
Christ College Eisteddfod showcases young talent
House Art Competition
Welsh Cap for Jess in the Pan Celtic Cup
Sophia makes it to the final 50 of BBC 500 Words Competition
Christ College CCF triumph at the 2015 Cambrian Patrol
Campaigning is underway for the Christ College mock election
Christ College Remembers...Lieutenant C G R Hunter
Rugby success for Alex and James
Lights, Camera, Action!
Christ College Pupil Issy wins Gold at the GB Elite Duathlon Championships
Christ College Brecon's four boys' hockey internationals in action over Easter
All change at Alway House
Christ College Remembers...Major C H Lewis
Alway's African Rhythm
National success for U18s and U16s Boys' Hockey
The official opening of St Nicholas House
Christ College Cadets shine in CCF Biennial Inspection
Christ College Mock Election results a close call
Alway House's performance of the Lion King is a roaring success!
Say hello to next year's Prefect Team!
It's another exciting week at Christ College!
Pupils prepare for their 2015 Battlefield Tour
Junior Musicians put on a Show!
Christ College Welcome MCC
Christ College at the Hay Festival
Christ College is on tour over the summer - come and say hello!
Rugby success continues at Christ College
Prize Day 2015
Christ College Pupils show all round star quality
Welcome back! - Start of term arrangements for this week
Christ College host Eton College as an explosive opener to the new rugby season
Christ College Brecon in the Top 100 UK Independent Schools
GCSE Results - how to contact the Exams Officer
Best of friends top the table
Christ College Remembers...Trooper D M Griffiths
475 Anniversary Senior Rugby Tour July 2016
Malaysian project gets the go ahead.
Christ College Remembers .... CAPTAIN PERCY BARRETT JONES
Christ College makes the Top 10 Value for Money Boarding Schools in the UK
Addie's star is on the rise!
New Rugby Sponsor for Christ College
First Day of Term and record numbers in the school!
The next Society of Friends committee meeting is on Sunday 13th September 2015 at 6pm
St Nicholas House Harvest Festival
Exciting new Senior Management Roles at Christ College
National Poetry Day celebrated in style
Chinese Exchange Pupils ready for the off!
de Winton House claim House Music title for the fifth year in a row
Stephens Brothers Tetrathlon Success
Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC, MP delivers Lord Atkin Lecture
Funds raised for lifesavers at Cardiff Half Marathon
What an amazing evening ... an evening of Cuban Salsa and Tapas!
House Music a huge success ... in more ways than one!
Lloyd fights his way to success
Alway's Gwen smashes the Cardiff 10k
St Nicholas Rovers Ramble for Children in Need
Pupils turn out in force to pay their respects
Cultural trip to China sees new friendships forged
A New Year and a New Crescendo Concert
New Deputy Head (Pastoral) announced
'Greased Lightning' hits Christ College
Christ College boys star in Crawshay's win at Llandovery College
Christ College hosts a special dinner for a special cause
Former Head of School presented with The Sword of Honour at Sandhurst
Welsh Indoor Athletics glory for Amelia!
Aspiring actors and film makers cry 'It's My Shout!'
Christ College's tennis coach nets top award
Hannah reflects on Form 2's visit to Cardiff Synagogue
Christ College welcomes the Chair of Sport Wales
Issy storms to Gold at the Welsh Indoor Athletics Championships!
Pupils set to continue Christ College's excellent Oxbridge tradition
Amelia hits the ground running in 2014!
The Lent Term starts with a bang as we celebrate the start of a new term!
Business Studies students treated to a masterclass by sustainability champions
Sophie's fine form continues as she wins the Rotary Young Musician competition
Two Christ College staff go head-to-head in Legends match!
Christ College pupils prove to be a hit in Japan!
A2 Drama & Theatre Studies students deliver an 'emotionally powerful' performance
More Crawshay's Welsh honours for two Christ College rugby players
Success for Christ College pupils in the Welsh Schools Cross-Country Championships
House Art draws critical acclaim as Orchard House emerge as victors!
Christ College Singer of the Year is awarded to ... Holly Taylor!
Boys Hockey: The U14s win the South Wales Championship!
Seventeen members of the Christ College community confirmed in the Christ College Chapel
School House are the Kings of the Castle in the Inter-House Chess Championship!
County honours for Christ College U16 netball stars
The Christ College Sevens squad's season ends at the Rosslyn Park National Schools Sevens
Lloyd and Rhodri scale new heights at the Welsh Cadet Climbing Championships
Christ College announces a partnership with The Welsh Sinfonia chamber orchestra
School House retain the Inter-House Drill & Turnout Cup for the 3rd year running
Pupils turn out in style to support Sport Relief 2014!
Girls Hockey: U14s perform heroics to finish runners-up in the National Finals
Boys Hockey: Christ College 1st XI qualify for the National Finals!
Christ College pupils rise to the Cyber Security Challenge!
Joseph Walker wins the inaugural Christ College Instrumentalist of the Year competition
Christ College storm to victory in a special 'one-off' Sevens tournament in Cardiff
Guitar and Bands Concert provides an excellent evening of entertainment!
Donaldson's pip Orchard in the 2014 Speech & Drama competition
Percussion concert a 'fitting conclusion to much hard work' as pupils showcase their talent!
An outstanding 3rd place for Christ College in the National Schoolgirls Hockey Finals!
Christ College welcomes Claire Foster-Gilbert to Brecon to deliver a keynote lecture
Old Breconian Ryan in a flying visit to Christ College!
Christ College recognised as a Top 100 Independent Co-Ed Boarding School
Christ College pupils to participate in a 2014 Model UN Conference
Old Breconian Ryan in a flying visit to Christ College!
Wales & Borders selection for Jack ahead of the Royal Windsor Horse Show
Pupils encouraged to take a deep breath ahead of an action-packed Summer Term!
Tilley discovers that 'Silence is Golden' as she completes a tough challenge for charity!
Future rugby stars meet Wales & Lions legend at Christ College
Three Christ College Hockey teams crowned Welsh Champions!
'Confusions' reigns as Middle School put on an Ayckbourn classic!
Music of quality and distinction from the Choirs of Christ College and guests!
Exhibition launched to mark the Centenary of Old Breconian Artist's work
Land's End to John O'Groats in a straight line!
St Nicholas House pupils help Francesca Simon to celebrate Horrid Henry's 20th Birthday!
TJ stars on the Etihad as he prepares for life as a professional footballer
Gold for Jack at the Royal Windsor Horse Show!
Double delight for the senior Netball squads
Sally takes on a Marathon Challenge in memory of Alexander
Christ College is making Hay ... can you?!
New Chair of Governors of Christ College announced
Plans announced for Christ College's commemoration of the First World War
Old Breconian Tori is set to tackle a new epic challenge!
Ben and Ben cap fine seasons as they captain Wales U16s and Wales U18s Hockey in Switzerland
A successful sporting year at Christ College celebrated at the Sports Presentation Evening
'Simply the Best' - The Christ College CCF win 'Best CCF' title at the 2014 Cambrian Patrol
Form 4 geography students head down the Usk Valley to complete a GCSE controlled assessment
Christ College hosts successful Universities Fair
An early start, in more ways than one, as Form 3 head for the First World War battlefields
Success for pupils in the 2014 Rotary Club Young Photographer competition
Pupils set to welcome War Horse puppeteers to Christ College
Lower School's production of Bugsy Malone to play to sell-out audiences!
Orchard House upper sixth pupils celebrate the end of their exams in some style!
Lower Sixth Biologists return from a productive Field Trip in Pembrokeshire
Pupils learn about renewable energies with the help of a local community hydro scheme
Cardiff University's Dan Darwall's visit proves to be timely for L6th pupils
Christ College pupils storm to Welsh Athletics U17s titles in Wrexham
Cricket: Christ College 1st XI break a 17 year duck by registering a famous win over local rivals
British Triathlon Super Series: Issy challenges the best of the best!
Pupils to pay homage to a famous Old Breconian artist at the National Museum Cardiff
Former Christ College pupils earn full international recognition in their chosen sports
Pupils prepare for WWI Battlefields Trip with a thought-provoking morning
County titles galore as Christ College pupils triumph at the Powys Schools Athletics Championships
Younger pupils display a high level of musicianship at the 2014 Summer Concert
Distinguished visitors set to enrich, enlighten and inspire members of the Christ College community
Challenges to face and plenty to unite around in the remainder of the Academic Year
Destination Glasgow as Old Breconian represents Wales in his second Commonwealth Games
They think it's all over ... it is now as a 12 hour football marathon raises over £2000!
'War List WW1' released by the Christ College Archive
The Summer Holidays begin with a Three Peaks Challenge for members of the Christ College community
Successful CCF Summer Camp ends in triumph for Christ College
Inspiration and emotion at the 2013/2014 Prize Day
A level geography students conduct fieldwork in the ski capital of Europe
Pupils engineer best ever A level results at Christ College!
No rest for our international athletes as records tumble!
Change is no barrier to 'excellent' GCSE results at Christ College!
Happy 30th Anniversary Brecon Jazz!
CCF Cadets use Exeat to prepare for CADSAAM
Christ College musicians aim to reach a crescendo with the help of Welsh Sinfonia!
Christ College remembers ... Lieutenant P.A.G. Kell
Christ College announces new Talented Player Development partnership with Hockey Wales
An invitation to the Christ College community to participate in 'Passing Bells'
Individual and Team Success for the Stephens brothers at the UK Tetrathlon Championships!
St Nicholas House pupils take centre stage at the beginning of a new school year
Lower Sixth pupils set to benefit from a 'World Class' Teamwork & Initiative Course
Christ College pupils and staff on show at the Sainsbury's UK School Games
St Nicholas arrives early for some very lucky pupils!
School Appointments for the 2014/2015 Academic Year announced
The Society of Friends begin the new Academic Year in style!
Holocaust Survivor makes a welcome return to Christ College
Christ College Cadets Sweep the Board at Shooting Competition
Lab in a Lorry visits Christ College
Christ College Remembers... Captain C G Lyall
Victorious De Winton retain their Music crown!
The Christ College community come together in 'Passing Bells'
Christ College Parents benefit from Internet Safety Brief
House Singing inspires donors to swell the Society of Friends' coffers!
Society of Friends on hand to assist at a very busy Open Morning!
The Society of Friends provide new sports kit for St Nicholas House pupils
St Nicholas teams bully off in the Primary Schools Hockey Tournament
Christ College pupil becomes youngest Welsh Golfing hopeful
The Orchestras of Christ College and The Welsh Sinfonia put on a show!
The Christ College community remember the fallen
Engineers of the future benefit from INPUT
St Nicholas House celebrate Harvest with donations to Brecon Food Bank
Christ College pupils cover the miles to raise funds for charity
Momentum is building for the Society of Friends!
Shakespeare's Comedy Classic goes down a treat!
Budding film producers rewarded by the Society of Friends
Alway's Desk Decorations judged the best ever!
4th, 5th & 6th December - Senior School production of Twelfth Night
Christmas celebrations get underway at Christ College
Tickets going fast for the Society of Friends Burns Night Bash!
Christmas is coming ... because it's the annual Desk Decoration competition!
Budding young film producers rewarded by the Society of Friends!
A statement on GCSE and A Level developments in England and Wales
Society of Friends support the annual Science Photography Competition
Careers evening welcomes back some familiar faces
UCAS and Universities fair hailed 'a success'
Familiar and not-so-familiar faces return for Old Breconian Day
Alway House earn their 'colours' during a busy Activities Week
Early risers gather on Pen y fan for the start of the longest day
Pupils and staff on hand to wish a true BRIT well as he tackles the WAAT4 Challenge
Issy leads the way at the Swim Wales in Tenby
Alway House deliver a 'spectacular' performance of Wind in the Willows
End-of-Term celebrations culminate in Prize Day at Christ College
Welsh Dragons selection for two of Christ College's outstanding hockey prospects
Prize Day 2013
GCSE Results 2013 - Christ College pupils buck the national trend with an increase in top grades!
Gold for Issy in the Welsh Athletics Championships!
Cari crowned Welsh Champion at the Welsh Closed Championships
Variety is the spice of life as Christ College pupils celebrate whilst playing to their strengths!
Jazz Masterclasses return to Christ College over Brecon Jazz 2013
New Old Breconian Website Launched
Familiar and not-so-familiar faces return for Old Breconian Day 2013
Christ College chemistry students deliver a hard-fought win in the Chemistry Olympiad!
Upper Sixth geographers venture out into the field
A fantastic first place for the Christ College Team in the 2013 Duke of Edinburgh Adventure Race
Christ College run out winners of a VERY special return rugby fixture ... 100 years on!
Christ College's Jess is making waves in the canoeing world!
Issy takes Silver at the British Triathlon Inter-Regional Championships!
Senior School production spectacular announced for our new theatre
Lewis is given a Smallpiece of the action
Josh joins students from across the UK to get to grips with Nuclear Engineering
Triple first for Orchard House as OBs earn top honours from Oxford
The Neuadd takes centre stage at the beginning of a new school year
Senior School appointments for the 2013/14 Academic Year are announced
Christ College girls strike Gold and Silver!
Planning underway for a new Junior section at Christ College
Old Breconians retain the Cup
De Winton House triumph in the 2013 House Music competition
Pupils given a lesson on 'unleashing dynamism'
Christ College through to Round 3 of the Chemistry Olympiad
Ben represents Wales at the UK School Games
Junior Chemistry students treated to bright lights, colour, noise and heat!
The Christ College Community goes Under Milk Wood
Christ College Cadets sweep the board at CADSAAM
Christ College U16 Girls Hockey crowned South Powys Champions!
Christ College welcomes the 12th Annual Welsh Physics Teachers Conference
Old Breconians compete in the Cardiff Half Marathon
London Old Breconian Reunion hits the spot!
Extended Project Qualification candidates put through their paces!
Musicians put on a musical feast to celebrate St Cecilia
Award-winning author Geraldine McCaughrean visits Christ College
Rugby: Extended 1st XV sponsorship ushers in the performance of the season!
The Christ College community provides much needed support to the DEC Philippines Appeal
Christ College welcomes Welsh Government Minister Mark Drakeford AM to Brecon
Christ College 1st XI crowned U18s South Powys Hockey Champions again!
Pupils meet 'the miracle baby' ahead of their Holocaust Awareness trip
The Christ College community gather on Remembrance Sunday
Friends reunite for the annual OB Rugby Reunion Dinner
Swansea Old Breconian receives his OBE at Buckingham Palace
Compliments of the Season from all at Christ College!
Lux: Christmas Carols from Christ College Brecon
Pupils and staff start the Christmas Holidays on the slopes!
Defying Gravity! Form 3 pupils learn how scientists are using physics to explore the cosmos!
‘Les Misérables' - a team effort delivers a big performance for a big stage!
The curtain comes down on the Christ College production of ‘Les Misérables’
How would we cope in an energy crisis? Ask Kyle!
'Desk Decorating' in Alway House draws a big crowd as Artai scoops the top prize!
Christ College welcomes exchange students from Meikei High School, Japan
The Forty Club honours Christ College cricket at Lord's
It promises to be ... Oh What a Night!
Tudor Rose Draw winners announced!
A busy Michaelmas term for the Friends
A close call for OB golfers in the Harris Cup
OB Izaak lifts the cup for Wales
Royal starring role for OB Adventurer
OBAGS retain the cup
A close call for OB Golfers in the Harris Cup
Old Breconians, young and old, return to the CCB fold
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