One of Christ College Brecon’s youngest pupils, Sophia Johnson, has made it through to the final 50 of the BBC’s 500 Words Competition in the Nine and Under category. Sophia, who is a pupil in J3 at St Nicholas House, Christ College’s junior section, has been invited to St James’s Palace for the live final.
Sophia’s story, Algernon The Theatre Mouse, made it through to the last 500 stories which was cause for much celebration but her family and all at Christ College are absolutely delighted that she has made it through to the final round. She will be heading off to London to the live final on the 29th May which will be hosted by Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of Cornwall. Out of the final 50 stories, the six winning stories will be narrated by guest celebrities and announced during the show. After the show, all the guests will attend a special reception with HRH The Duchess.
Head of Christ College, Mrs Emma Taylor, said, “We are so proud of Sophia and her achievement in getting to the final 50 of this high-profile competition. All of our pupils in our younger year groups have thoroughly enjoyed participating in the competition and the fact that one of our very youngest pupils will have this experience at St James’s Palace is a testament to her imagination and writing skills. We are absolutely thrilled for her and will keep our fingers crossed that Algernon The Theatre Mouse is a winner.”
Her story has been recorded by the Radio Drama Company and can be heard and read on the BBC website bbc.co.uk/500words.
PUPILS got in the festive spirit by compiling a Christmas showcase for family and friends to enjoy remotely from home. With the usual nativities, Christmas shows and carol services cancelled this year due to COVID-19 restrictions, Christ College is ensuring that pupils don’t miss out…Read on
With traditional festive events not possible this year, our Music Department has been working with pupils on a series of festive musical performances. These will be posted across our social media channels from Monday 30th November. Keep an eye out !Read on
Christ College Brecon has teamed up with Cardiff Blues in a partnership aimed at developing rugby talent regardless of age or gender. The new partnership strengthens Christ College’s existing relationship with Cardiff Blues which provides a direct link to coaching expertise, strength and conditioning programmes,…Read on
The first half of the Michaelmas term has seen a sports programme like never before at Christ College. The unique circumstances that we currently find ourselves in created the ideal opportunity for a meaningful inter-house competition to take place with a whole host of sports…Read on