As an RAF cadet at Christ College, pupils have the chance to fly with the best RAF pilots via an Air Experience Flight (AEF) at MOD St Athan.
Instructors are all current or former RAF service pilots who volunteer to pass on their knowledge and enthusiasm for flying. Cadet’s are shown how the aircraft flies and given the chance to control it and experience aerobatics.
Christ College Cadets cadets have flown on previous occasions as part of the Blue Wing Aviation Training Programme and Fridays visit to RAF St Athen was the next stage in them achieving the recognised qualification in flying.
The cadets were accompanied throughout as they flew in the Grob Tutor aircraft. During the lessons the cadets undertook a series of manoeuvres and exercises, all which were carefully recorded in their logbooks on their return. All the cadets were complemented on the enthusiasm and diligence, and are looking forward to progressing in their next lessons.
There was a flurry of excitement on Friday 10th March, in the House Art Exhibition as the pupils learned who won the prizes and who was awarded the House Art trophy. deWinton house was announced the overall winner of the House Art competition – congratulations!…Read on
The 1st XII girls travelled to the National Hockey Centre in Cardiff, on Tuesday 14th March, for the much anticipated U18 National Hockey final against Ysgol Bro Morgannwg. Captained by Meg I and Floss D, the team put on an excellent display of hockey. A highlight…Read on
On Friday 3rd March 2023, we were delighted to hold the annual Christ College Instrumentalist and Singer of the Year competition, this year adjudicated by Roger Argente, Head of Brass performance at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama. A large and supportive…Read on
The 1st VII headed to Deeside last weekend to take part in the National Netball finals, The President’s Cup, hosted by Welsh Netball. Placed in a strong group their opponents included Coleg Cambria, Gower College and Ysgol y Strade. The team lost 2 matches and…Read on
A fantastic day was had at the Christ College Brecon Invitational Rugby Sevens Tournament on Sunday . There was a great display of rugby on display amongst the participating teams much to the delight of the crowds. The tournament saw the home side going unbeaten…Read on
In perfect conditions on a mild Saturday February morning at Llandovery, the Christ College v Llandovery College match first played in 1879, returned to full status after last year’s 125th match against a Llandovery Development XV. The reasons for the pause in fixtures are well known, but both…Read on