JUNIOR PUPILS HAVE CELEBRATED SUCCESS AT A NATIONAL SPELLING COMPETITION, SPELLING AS MANY WORDS AS POSSIBLE IN A 2ND LANGUAGE, UP AGAINST THE CLOCK.
Routes into Languages Cymru is a collaborative outreach project that aims to increase the number of pupils choosing Modern Foreign Languages by promoting the visibility, uptake and the profile of modern languages in Wales.
One of the flagship events this year is a National Spelling Bee competition for year 7 pupils who study French, Spanish, German or Welsh as a 2nd language. This requires pupils to spell as many words as they can correctly against the clock.
Certificates have this week been handed out to those who participated in the competition, Josh, Warwick, Florence, Zander, Matthew, Ellen, Corey and Oliver.
The remaining six competitors in the spelling bee competition are regional finalists; this means that they go through to the National Finals at Aberystwyth in July.
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