Christ College pupil, Jess Rayner, from Brecon has had a great start to the season over the last few weeks.
Jess, who is in Year 9 at Christ College, has raced in four Division 1 races so far and is currently ranked 2nd in the U14 female in the UK and No. 1 in Wales. Jess put on some impressive performances in Shepperton, West London at the end of March against women of all ages and with much more experience. She came 7th and 6th which resulted her current ranking.
Following on from this, Jess competed at Grandtully, Scotland producing a commendable performance as one of the youngest paddlers on a very challenging and demanding white water course.
Her next race sees her head to the National Water Sports Centre in Nottingham this weekend where she will compete on another extremely challenging course which will be new to her. Everyone at Christ College wishes this very talented young lady all the best for the challenges ahead and we’ll be keeping track of her progress as she’s definitely one to watch for the future.
Our Boarding Houses really got stuck into the #CaptainTom100 challenge last Friday. Captain Tom 100 celebrates the amazing achievements of Captain Tom Moore ,who raised an incredible £38.9 million for the NHS Covid-19 appeal. Launched to coincide with what would have been his 101st Birthday,…Read on
St Nicholas House pupils and Years 7/8/9 ‘bubbles’ enjoyed fun packed activity camps over the Easter holidays. There was Stand Up Paddle Boarding and canoeing taking place on the nearby Brecon canal, tennis on our outdoor courts, indoor cricket, hockey on the all weather pitch…Read on
There was plenty of talent on display at today’s Eisteddfod. The event opened with ‘Hen Wlad fy Nhadau’ where all pupils stood and listened intently. The recitation team winners each performed their English and Welsh pieces whilst musicians Helisent, Shan Shan ,Izzy and Freya all…Read on
Christ College Music Department are proud to present a collection of performances and recollections from an illustrious group of Old Breconians for whom music has played a significant part in their lives. Many have gone on to have careers in the music industry as performers,…Read on
We were delighted to have William Osbourne, a professional animator, running a digital workshop with our Year 9 this week. The pupils got an insight into stop motion techniques as well as an opportunity to see some of William’s work . They were also able…Read on