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.
When the national anthems ring out in the stadium in Qatar this evening, spirits will be lifted and voices will be raised. Hearing those first stirring notes of a national anthem previously, you may not have been aware of a connection with Christ College. On…Read on
Four lower Sixth pupils will be heading off to Japan in January as part of our Japan Exchange programme. There were 19 expressions of interest but following letters of application and interviews, the selected pupils were Joseph Annabelle S , Charlotte W and Finn. The exchange…Read on
The annual Lord Atkin Lecture took place on Friday evening and it was a pleasure to welcome this year’s guest speaker, the Right Honourable Lady Justice Nicola Davies DBE to this year’s event. Guests were treated to a fantastic insight into her career and there…Read on
On 10th of November Christ College sixth form students travelled to London for a two day study trip to see a selection of world class Art exhibitions and collections in London. It was a packed itinerary and students made the most of their time, sketching…Read on
Year 9 are currently studying Buddhist beliefs and practices and yesterday had fascinating visit to the Palpung Changchub Dargyeling Buddist Temple in Brynmawr. Pauliina, a Buddhist lay preacher talked about multiple topics related to the pupil’s studies including the history of Buddhism and its…Read on
The annual House Music Competition took place on the morning of Saturday 15th October, adjudicated by Mr Jack Bowtell, a professional operatic baritone and visiting singing teacher at Christ College. As always, house leaders put in a huge amount of work to ensure a high…Read on