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.
While research from University College London has found that engagement between pupils and teachers in Wales is among the lowest in the UK, Christ College Brecon has been bucking the trend and providing 60-70% of the usual timetabled lessons to all pupils. Christ College quickly…Read on
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MEMORIES OF SIMON FROM CHRIST COLLEGE BRECON AND THE OLD BRECONIAN ASSOCIATION Simon Spencer’s cremation is taking place today, Friday 5th June. Our thoughts are with his wife Felicity and family at this sad time. Simon Spencer. A true Old Breconian. Former pupil, teacher for…Read on
The Boarding Schools Association, of which Christ College Brecon is a member, has published a COVID Safe Charter. Christ College Brecon fully supports all of the measures contained in the charter. The essential advice and guidance in the document represents a basic minimum standard that…Read on
WISC are pleased to announce that they have a new Chair, namely Gareth Pearson , Head at Christ College Brecon https://www.welshisc.co.uk/wisc-announce-that-they-have-a-new-chair/Read on