Christ College, Brecon

Combined co-education school in Powys, Powys

Situated within the Brecon Beacons National Park, Christ College is an independent co-educational boarding and day school.

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Our parents say: “The best thing about the school: an approachable and personable head “ and “the camaraderie is exceptional“

Founded by Henry VIII in 1541, it is one of the oldest schools in Wales and educates and nurtures 395 pupils annually between the ages of seven and eighteen. The institution consistently achieves excellent results at A level and GCSE. The institution consistently achieves excellent results at A level and GCSE. Over the past three years, 43% of A level grades were A* or A and 87% grade A to C. Over the same period, 46% of GCSE results were grades 9 to 7. This strong track record, which is testament to the quality of the teaching and learning experiences the school offers, has enabled the majority of Christ College pupils to progress on to their first choice of course and university.

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Christ College quickly becomes a second-home for pupils and the faculty becomes family. Its second curriculum complements academic study and contributes to pupils’ skills development and includes music, creative and performing arts, sport and outdoor pursuits. Students also get to work alongside a high calibre coaching team, and take advantage of the extensive sports facilities including mini golf course and swimming pool, as well as kayaking, rock climbing, and mountain biking.

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Head Mr Gareth Pearson
School Type Combined co-education school
Junior Age Range 4 - 13
Senior Age Range 13 - 18
Academic GCSE: Yes
Alevel: Yes
Int'l Baccalaureate: No
Vocational IT Performing Arts Physical Education
Total Students 392
Youngest Boarder 10
Int'l Students 94