The annual search for the Christ College Singer of the Year took place on Monday 25th March in the Chapel. The Intermediate round in the afternoon was adjudicated by Lis Priday & Delyth Taylor, and the Advanced round in the evening was adjudicated by Catherine Perfect, a professional singer and teacher firmly established in the Gloucestershire area.
Abbott Sze (Year 10) won the Intermediate Round for his performance of The Swallow arr. Barratt, and in the Advanced class, Catherine Perfect chose Alfie Jones (Year 11) as the clear winner, for his performance of If I Were A Rich Man by Bock and Time To Say Goodbye by Sartori.
The runner up in the Intermediate round was Jasmine Anderson (Year 10) for her performance of How Could I Ever Know by Simon & Norman. In the Advanced round, Eleanor Williams (Year 10) was chosen as runner up for her performance of Come Again by Dowland and The Singer by Head.
We are most grateful to Creative Risk Solutions for their generous sponsorship of this competition each year. The winner of the competition, Alfie Jones, was presented with The Dargavel Trophy, a magnificent prancing horse which is named after the late Tom Dargavel, who did so much to support the Creative Arts here at Christ College.
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