OUR BOYS AND GIRLS ACROSS THE AGE-GROUPS HAVE BEEN BUSY POUNDING THE MUDDY FIELDS AND LANES AT VARIOUS CROSS COUNTRY EVENTS THIS WEEK.
Boys and girls across all age-groups at Christ College have been out in the sun and rain this week as they took part in various Cross Country events.
On Sunday Year 6 and Year 8 pupils took part in the Abberley Hall relays. With Year 6 pupils Rory, Sophie and Evie giving really good accounts of themselves, Peter, Connor, Llyr and Bruce from Year 8 put in some great times. Llyr’s split time was in the top ten fastest times recorded on the day!
Yesterday five pupils from Christ College wore the red vest of Powys at the Welsh National Cross Country Championships at Penlan.
Katie and Alice from Year 7 ran in the Lower Junior category with Katie coming 32nd in the field of 80 runners and was the second Powys runner home. Year 9 pupil, Kitt, ran well in the Junior Boys’ category, coming 17th. Jack, his older brother, and Yr 10 pupil, Danny, helped the Middle Boys’ county team to third place overall with Jack coming 15th. Excellent performances all round.
This year our year 9 have been working with the History, Art and photography departments in Christ College Brecon and The Regimental Museum of the Royal Welsh, Brecon, to learn about a key event in our local history, the Merthyr rising of 1831. They have…Read on
Christ College Brecon is, once again, supporting former pupil and father of one, Des Lally, as he takes on his next fundraising challenge; the British and Irish Peaks Five Mountains in Five Countries in Three Days (BIP553). On 28 July Des will begin his journey…Read on
Christ College Brecon pupils have been given an insight into the world of photography by award winning Spanish photographer, Alex Jaime. Alejandro Jaime Nunez was born in Malaga in 1993 and began his photography career in 2006 with a photographic trip to the Gambia with…Read on
Whilst waiting in the lunch queue, pupils were recently treated to solo musical performances by our Years 7 and 8 pupils as part of our open air ‘Open Mic’ events. The Open Mic events are being held every two weeks and will feature performances…Read on
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