Fourteen year old Ben was selected to play for the Wales U16 Hockey team that competed in the hockey tournament at the Abbeydale Sports Ground, Sheffield. Following the opening ceremony and the introduction of the individual players, the highly competitive matches were played on the blue and pink Olympic hockey pitch, known amongst the players as the “smurf turf”, which was relocated to Sheffield from the Olympic Park in Stratford, London.
Although the young Welsh team were beaten by Scotland and Ulster, they played well and thoroughly enjoyed the experience, including the receiving of a bronze medal on the final day of the tournament.
Ben is considered to be an outstanding hockey talent, and has been part of the Wales representative set-up for a number of years.
Our Boarding Houses really got stuck into the #CaptainTom100 challenge last Friday. Captain Tom 100 celebrates the amazing achievements of Captain Tom Moore ,who raised an incredible £38.9 million for the NHS Covid-19 appeal. Launched to coincide with what would have been his 101st Birthday,…Read on
St Nicholas House pupils and Years 7/8/9 ‘bubbles’ enjoyed fun packed activity camps over the Easter holidays. There was Stand Up Paddle Boarding and canoeing taking place on the nearby Brecon canal, tennis on our outdoor courts, indoor cricket, hockey on the all weather pitch…Read on
There was plenty of talent on display at today’s Eisteddfod. The event opened with ‘Hen Wlad fy Nhadau’ where all pupils stood and listened intently. The recitation team winners each performed their English and Welsh pieces whilst musicians Helisent, Shan Shan ,Izzy and Freya all…Read on
Christ College Music Department are proud to present a collection of performances and recollections from an illustrious group of Old Breconians for whom music has played a significant part in their lives. Many have gone on to have careers in the music industry as performers,…Read on
We were delighted to have William Osbourne, a professional animator, running a digital workshop with our Year 9 this week. The pupils got an insight into stop motion techniques as well as an opportunity to see some of William’s work . They were also able…Read on