Earlier this term, year 5 and 6 pupils visited Stackpole National Trust Centre for their annual residential trip. By taking part in various activities including canoeing on the estuary, rock climbing and mountain biking, challenges were faced, fears were confronted and fun was had by all.
The highlight of the trip this year was their first visit to Skomer Island where they were lucky enough to see a huge variety of wildlife including Risso dolphins, porpoise, common seals, wild black rabbits and of course, the famous puffins.
Supporting the values of the John Muir Award, the pupils focused on the concept of conservation, being aware of their use of energy at the centre and avoiding food waste. At the end of the week, they were delighted to discover that they had produced only 32g of food waste per person – a new centre record.
The week culminated in a beach clean on Broadhaven beach where, despite a week of relatively calm conditions, they collected a staggering amount of plastic. Inspired by a similar display at the centre, they took this plastic back to school, creating a large plastic wave to highlight the environmental impact of plastic in our oceans.
After training hard over the summer break with the Welsh Sailing Squad, Emelia Tinch ( Yr 11) has been selected to become part of the Welsh National Laser Squad. With this selection she can now compete at national level. Well done Emelia!Read on
After winning the UK Pony Club Championships in the summer , Oliver and the Monmouthshire Mounted Games team set their sights on the Prince Philip Cup at the Horse of the Year Show, which took place at the Birmingham NEC October 6-10th. The UK Pony…Read on
17 pupils represented Christ College at the Welsh Schools Skiing Champs at Llangrannog Ski Centre. last weekend. The Primary school event had 52 entries, 27 girls and 25 boys. The event comprised of registered and unregistered ski racers, the registered children being club skiers….Read on
Pupils Ben, Bea, Rosie and Floss are making their mark in Wales Hockey. All are involved in Regional Performance Centres, which is the phase of the Wales programme that takes place at this time of the season. Wales squads are selected from the Regional Performance…Read on
Year 9 violinist, Kurumi , had a fantastic opportunity over the weekend after being selected to take part in a Baroque workshop led by renowned violinist, Rachel Podger. Held at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama (RWCMD) in Cardiff, the event was organised…Read on
James Hayward (Yr 12) competed for Wales in the Hammer category at the SIAB Schools Track and Field Internationals in Derby last week. The Hammer category is one of the most technical and skillful athletic events. Despite hitting the cage, James still managed a new…Read on