There was Christ College success at this weekend’s Welsh Schools Cross-Country Championships held in Brecon on 1st February.
Christ College’s Issy Morris earned selection for the Welsh Cross-Country Team as she battled to an outstanding 6th place in her race. She will now go on to represent Wales in the forthcoming Home International championships. Her selection comes a few weeks after she won the 3000m in the Welsh Indoor Athletics Championships in Cardiff.
Form 3 pupil Jack Stephens battled through the atrocious conditions to come a courageous 11th place in his race which has resulted in Jack being selected as first reserve for the Welsh team.
Jack’s younger brother, Kitt, came in a creditable 23rd place in his race but Willow Ransome, despite showing some strong form early on, pulled up during her race. Kate Jenkins was unable to join her Christ College team mates at the Welsh Championships as she was competing in another event in the pool.
All five earned their County selection with strong performances in the qualifier held in Newtown last month.
Christ College’s Director of Sport, said: “It’s been a great few weeks for Christ College athletes. I’m delighted with these pupils’ performances and they did exceptionally well just to be on the starting line!”
Head of Christ College, Emma Taylor, added: “The future of athletics, and cross-country in particular, appears to be in very safe hands. These young athletes not only battled it out with the best athletes in Wales, but they also had to contend with a tough course and atrocious weather!”
At Christ College Brecon, our student family is made up of 350 fantastic individuals. Across the varied curriculum we offer at the school, our pupils inject their personalities into their work – and nowhere is this more visible than in the creative arts faculty….Read on
Here are the results for the concluding round of the CCB and KH8 Online Chess Competition. After 14 rounds the top three girls 1) Vanessa C. (CCB) 2) Ellie W. (CCB) 3) Catherine W.(CCB) After 14 rounds the top three boys 1) Matthew P….Read on
Pupils at Christ College Brecon were full of excitement when the school’s first ever mascot, ‘Henry’, was revealed. Henry is Christ College’s first ever mascot and was created to support the school’s ‘Spirit Days’, where the whole school community gets behind key events on campus…Read on
A group of professional and semi professional theatre workers based in and around Brecon are putting on a production of ‘Heathers- The Musical’ a rock musical based on the 1988 film of the same name . Hearing that the production team were searching for talented…Read on
Following a round of auditions , we are pleased to announce that Georgiana Griffith- Evans has successfully gained entry into the National Youth Theatre. Her first course starts online on the 27th July and is 5 days long. After this she will have all the…Read on