On Thursday, the English Department celebrated National Poetry Day with our annual Alway Poetry Reading Competition. All pupils spent a week of lessons focusing on poems based on this years’ theme of light and the twelve finalists competed as part of our Poetry Party on Thursday afternoon. Congratulations go to the winner Eluned Coleman, who read Meditations at Dawn by Indigo Williams and the runner-up Arthur Eynon who read Night-Lights but Colin Will.
The English Department held its inaugural Poetry and Pudding event on Friday, for all pupils studying Literature in the Sixth Form. These talks are designed to introduce pupils to a wider range of texts beyond those they are studying at A Level. For our first talk, Dr Gareth Evans spoke engagingly about identity and the concept of home in Alun Lewis’ poetry.
While research from University College London has found that engagement between pupils and teachers in Wales is among the lowest in the UK, Christ College Brecon has been bucking the trend and providing 60-70% of the usual timetabled lessons to all pupils. Christ College quickly…Read on
From Shakespeare’s classic tales to modern musical theatre, pupils at Christ College Brecon regularly relish the opportunity to tread the boards and put on a spectacular showcase. At every stage of their senior school experience – Junior House, Middle School and Senior Years – pupils…Read on
MEMORIES OF SIMON FROM CHRIST COLLEGE BRECON AND THE OLD BRECONIAN ASSOCIATION Simon Spencer’s cremation is taking place today, Friday 5th June. Our thoughts are with his wife Felicity and family at this sad time. Simon Spencer. A true Old Breconian. Former pupil, teacher for…Read on
The Boarding Schools Association, of which Christ College Brecon is a member, has published a COVID Safe Charter. Christ College Brecon fully supports all of the measures contained in the charter. The essential advice and guidance in the document represents a basic minimum standard that…Read on
WISC are pleased to announce that they have a new Chair, namely Gareth Pearson , Head at Christ College Brecon https://www.welshisc.co.uk/wisc-announce-that-they-have-a-new-chair/Read on