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.
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
St Nicholas House pupils and Years 7/8/9 ‘bubbles’ enjoyed fun packed activity camps over the Easter holidays. There was Stand Up Paddle Boarding and canoeing taking place on the nearby Brecon canal, tennis on our outdoor courts, indoor cricket, hockey on the all weather pitch…Read on
There was plenty of talent on display at today’s Eisteddfod. The event opened with ‘Hen Wlad fy Nhadau’ where all pupils stood and listened intently. The recitation team winners each performed their English and Welsh pieces whilst musicians Helisent, Shan Shan ,Izzy and Freya all…Read on