English teacher, Mrs Janet Hope, said: “We are absolutely delighted that Geraldine McCaughrean has come to Christ College to speak with our Year 7 and 8 pupils who are studying her novel ‘The Kite Rider’ this term. She is a highly engaging writer who has written for all age groups.”
On Friday 22nd November, Christ College will be welcoming pupils from local primary schools from in and around Brecon to hear her talk and to ask her questions about her books and writing. This event will take place in the school’s new Centre for the Creative Arts, Y Neuadd Goffa: The Memorial Hall.
Geraldine was nominated as a Fellow of the English Association and Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2010 and is the only author to have won the Whitbread Children’s Award three times. She has also written the official sequel to J M Barrie’s Peter Pan, Peter Pan in Scarlet.
Geography field trips continue to be rolled back out and earlier this month saw the first Year 9 trip since before the pandemic. 47 pupils collected data at the foot of Hay Bluff, investigating the impact of tourism in the National Park. Naturally they then…Read on
Mountain biking is a key part of our Second Curriculum activities with pupils taking full advantage of what our fantastic location has to offer. The range of mountain biking courses and excursions continue to expand and this week saw our most advanced riders heading to…Read on
Three entrepreneurial students at Christ College Brecon have embarked on a business venture to test their commerce skills and launched a brand-new mobile catering trike. Lower Sixth pupils Lottie Cross, Fern Cumine and Fran Lauenburg debuted the novel catering tricycle at this year’s school Sports…Read on
On Saturday 7th May we were delighted to showcase the Art and photography work of our year 7, 8 and 9 pupils in an exhibition in the Powell gallery, followed by a prize giving. We are privileged to have local artist Laura Dennis as our…Read on
Christ College Brecon launched its ambitious 2041 Mountain Challenge on Saturday , where intrepid individuals were invited to push themselves to their limits and take on one of three different hiking routes around the Brecon Beacons. Sponsored by Sam Hawking Property Lawyers, the routes…Read on