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.
Our Junior pupils started their RESOLVEit Superhero Academy last week. RESOLVEit are a Welsh community interest company specialising in personal safety. Their core aim is to promote personal safety education using four core principles; Awareness, Avoidance, Dialogue and Action. These principles underpin all their workshops…Read on
Former Christ College Brecon pupil Jim Roberts has won a gold medal at the Paralympic Games, leading the Great British wheelchair rugby team to victory in Japan. Old Breconian Jim scored 24 tries against top team USA in the exciting final which finished 54-49. It…Read on
This year our year 9 have been working with the History, Art and photography departments in Christ College Brecon and The Regimental Museum of the Royal Welsh, Brecon, to learn about a key event in our local history, the Merthyr rising of 1831. They have…Read on
Christ College Brecon is, once again, supporting former pupil and father of one, Des Lally, as he takes on his next fundraising challenge; the British and Irish Peaks Five Mountains in Five Countries in Three Days (BIP553). On 28 July Des will begin his journey…Read on
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