This years Cadet Cambrian Patrol Competition was held over the weekend 2nd- 4th May. Christ College entered a team in the Senior and Junior competitions, and following on from an extremely successful training camp the previous weekend, were in an optimistic mood. Once again it was held on the uncompromising Sennybridge Training area, in dry but cold conditions.
Our congratulations to Christ College’s CCF Contingent Commander, Major Ian Owen, and Christ College’s SSI, Mark Bevan, and the Senior and Junior teams for another exceptional performance. The teams were:
Over the weekend, the cadets are tested on first aid, reconnaissance, camouflage and concealment as well as setting up a camp in a forested area. As well as spending the night in the forest, the cadets have to speed march to a firing range where their shooting skills are put to the test.
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
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