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.
Last week pupils and parents enjoyed our latest Senior Production, the musical ‘9-5’. Based on the 20th Century Fox Picture, the show was originally performed on Broadway, produced by Robert Greenblatt ( April 1999) . A huge amount of effort went into this production from…Read on
The Cambridge University schools debating competition is one of the largest and most prestigious debating competitions in the world. Hundreds of schools take part in different regional rounds around the UK whilst countries around the world hold their own competition to find their best school…Read on
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