Christ College Brecon GCSE pupils have achieved an outstanding 43% grades 8 and 9 and 62.3% of grades being 7-9. The college follows the English curriculum meaning grades are scored 1-9, with a 9 being the equivalent of an A**.
Nearly 1 in 5 pupils achieved a clean sweep of all grades 8-9 and over a quarter of pupils achieved all grades of 7 or higher, equivalent to A-A*.
In 2019, when formal examinations were last sat, 25% of pupils achieved grades 8-9 and 41% grade 7-9.
Pupils who performed particularly well include Mark Gorodkin from Staunton-on-Wye who achieved straight 9 grades. In addition, Rowan Beasley from Llandrindod Wells and Tomos Feasey from Llanfilo both achieved 9 x 9 grades and 1 x 8 grade, equivalent of all A*’s.
Head of Christ College, Gareth Pearson, said: “‘This is an outstanding set of results achieved by a very hardworking cohort. We are incredibly proud of all of our pupils today.”
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
On Monday 15th May 2023, Christ College Brecon hosted a wonderful evening from two rising young stars in the world of music. Anna Phillips was a music scholar at CCB and went on to receive a scholarship to study harp at the Royal Academy of…Read on
150 entrants took part in the second Christ College Brecon Mountain Challenge which took place on Sunday 7th May in the Brecon Beacons. For this year only it was renamed as the Coronation Mountain Challenge. The conditions were perfect for the three routes – 10,…Read on
Christ College Brecon has donated more than 500 items to its local food bank as part of its inaugural ‘Giving Day’. The occasion, which looks set to become a firm date in the school’s calendar, took place on Friday 5 May with children, parents, the…Read on
Last Wednesday, the winners of the East Wales Premier League ( Christ College 1st XV) and the winners of the West Wales Premier League ( Ysgol Ystalyfera) met at The Wern, Merthyr Tydfil RFC to determine the best Welsh school boy rugby team. This encounter…Read on
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