AS THE EASTER HOLIDAYS CAME TO A CLOSE AND THE SUMMER TERM STARTED, THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT AT CHRIST COLLEGE HEADED OFF TO NORTH WALES AND THE TY NEWYDD WRITING CENTRE.
Set in beautiful Llanystumdwy not far from Cricieth, Ty Newydd is the National Writing Centre for Wales.
Head of English, Mrs Janet Hope and English Teacher, Dr Gareth Evans, took a group of keen Year 7 writers to stay at Ty Newydd for a residential writing and poetry course. The group enjoyed several glorious days of readings and workshops and benefitted from the expert guidance of novelist, Tiffany Murray, and poet, Peter Sansome.
Workshops took place in the centre and inspiration came from Ms Murray and Mr Sansome as well as trips to the beach and walks in the beautiful surrounding countryside.
It couldn’t have been a more perfect start to the Summer Term!
There was a flurry of excitement on Friday 10th March, in the House Art Exhibition as the pupils learned who won the prizes and who was awarded the House Art trophy. deWinton house was announced the overall winner of the House Art competition – congratulations!…Read on
The 1st XII girls travelled to the National Hockey Centre in Cardiff, on Tuesday 14th March, for the much anticipated U18 National Hockey final against Ysgol Bro Morgannwg. Captained by Meg I and Floss D, the team put on an excellent display of hockey. A highlight…Read on
On Friday 3rd March 2023, we were delighted to hold the annual Christ College Instrumentalist and Singer of the Year competition, this year adjudicated by Roger Argente, Head of Brass performance at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama. A large and supportive…Read on
The 1st VII headed to Deeside last weekend to take part in the National Netball finals, The President’s Cup, hosted by Welsh Netball. Placed in a strong group their opponents included Coleg Cambria, Gower College and Ysgol y Strade. The team lost 2 matches and…Read on
A fantastic day was had at the Christ College Brecon Invitational Rugby Sevens Tournament on Sunday . There was a great display of rugby on display amongst the participating teams much to the delight of the crowds. The tournament saw the home side going unbeaten…Read on
In perfect conditions on a mild Saturday February morning at Llandovery, the Christ College v Llandovery College match first played in 1879, returned to full status after last year’s 125th match against a Llandovery Development XV. The reasons for the pause in fixtures are well known, but both…Read on