Last Saturday , our Rorkes Drift Platoon (Year 10 pupils) along with Senior Cadets in Yr 11 and above took part in our Combined Cadet Force(CCF) Field Training Day.
Set in the school grounds, the participants enjoyed a jam packed programme of activities. The cadets honed their shooting skills on Paintball ranges which gave them the opportunity to practice both Close Quarter Battle and Instinctive Shooting. They also practiced Sentry Duties, Camouflage and concealment , understanding why things are seen , as well as cooking in the field with Operational Ration Packs.
Chris Kerr, CCF SSI said – ‘Great spirit was shown by all cadets during the day, even when the rain started. I think they would have slept well that night!
Many congratulations to the winning and highly commended entries in this year’s essay competition. Pupils were challenged with a set of interdisciplinary questions and a time limit of one hour to display academic ambition, flair and question engagement. Topics ranged widely from our obligations to…Read on
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Two exceptionally talented scholars from the Royal Academy of Music are joining in concert at The Neuadd in Christ College Brecon on 15 May for a one-off musical medley combining harp and piano. Old Breconian and exquisite harpist Anna Phillips is returning to her former…Read on