REMEMBRANCE DISPATCH NO. 36 COMMEMORATES SECOND LIEUTENANT NEVILLE VERNON EVANS (SCHOOL HOUSE 1913-1916) WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION ON 16TH AUGUST 1917.
Neville Vernon Evans, elder son of the Reverend J.D. Evans, Vicar of Treherbert, joined school House from Leatherhead at Easter 1913. Known as “Neddy”, he was popular “for his sterling qualities and cheery good nature”. He gained academic prizes at school and did “good service” in House fives, rugby and hockey teams. He also played for the ‘Fly Catchers’ in the cricket league competition, scoring a total of 335 runs in the season.
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
Our Junior pupils took a step back in time yesterday for a ‘World War II’ day. Pupils and staff dressed in 1940’s costumes and took part in a day of nostalgic activities. The day started with the unmistakeble sound of air raid sirens to signal…Read on
Christ College Celebrates World Book Day With Mystery Readers AHEAD of World Book Day, Christ College Brecon is launching a host of activities to engage pupils with their reading, including ‘The Masked Reader’ and a guest reading from children’s author, Robin Stevens. Drawing inspiration from…Read on