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.
After training hard over the summer break with the Welsh Sailing Squad, Emelia Tinch ( Yr 11) has been selected to become part of the Welsh National Laser Squad. With this selection she can now compete at national level. Well done Emelia!Read on
After winning the UK Pony Club Championships in the summer , Oliver and the Monmouthshire Mounted Games team set their sights on the Prince Philip Cup at the Horse of the Year Show, which took place at the Birmingham NEC October 6-10th. The UK Pony…Read on
17 pupils represented Christ College at the Welsh Schools Skiing Champs at Llangrannog Ski Centre. last weekend. The Primary school event had 52 entries, 27 girls and 25 boys. The event comprised of registered and unregistered ski racers, the registered children being club skiers….Read on
Pupils Ben, Bea, Rosie and Floss are making their mark in Wales Hockey. All are involved in Regional Performance Centres, which is the phase of the Wales programme that takes place at this time of the season. Wales squads are selected from the Regional Performance…Read on
Year 9 violinist, Kurumi , had a fantastic opportunity over the weekend after being selected to take part in a Baroque workshop led by renowned violinist, Rachel Podger. Held at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama (RWCMD) in Cardiff, the event was organised…Read on
James Hayward (Yr 12) competed for Wales in the Hammer category at the SIAB Schools Track and Field Internationals in Derby last week. The Hammer category is one of the most technical and skillful athletic events. Despite hitting the cage, James still managed a new…Read on