Since Henry VIII granted its charter in 1541, Christ College has influenced the lives of thousands of young people. Today Christ College is a caring community with a strong sense of identity and purpose.
Category: Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form
Type: Day & Boarding
Religious Affiliation: Church of Wales
Roll: 218 Boys / 183 Girls
Age Range: 7-18 Years
The school occupies an enviable site of 39 acres on the outskirts of Brecon. This is a safe, small market town within an outstanding area of natural beauty and with the famous Brecon Beacons and Black Mountains close by.
School Contact Details
Headteacher: Mr Gareth Pearson
Contact for enquiries:Mrs Margaret Stephens, Admissions Registrar
Tel: 01874 615440
Our Chapel and Dining Hall, both in daily use, date from the 13th Century when the site was occupied by a Dominican Priory. In addition there are 5 comfortable, modern boarding houses and 1 day house, a newly opened £2M Centre for the Creative Arts with a 400 seat auditorium, a new Science Centre, two 20 station IT suites with internet access and a wonderful refurbished library with additional PCs. There is a separate 6th Form Centre.
In addition to the huge expanse of outdoor playing fields adjoining the College, there is a large fully equipped indoor sports hall, tennis and squash courts, an all-weather pitch, climbing wall, fitness suite and a small heated outdoor swimming pool.
The extensive range of extra-curricular activities includes choirs, jazz band, orchestra, string group, golf, a variety of water sports, debating, CCF, D of E Award Scheme and Young Enterprise.
For many years pupils from overseas have been a familiar and valued part of the Christ College community. Approximately one sixth of our pupils have parents who live overseas. We have an EAL Department to support these pupils wherever necessary.
The opening of St Nicholas House, Christ Colleges new junior school Junior in September 2014 has added a whole new dimension to the pupil body at Christ College. With just under 40 pupils aged 7-11 years at St Nicholas House, Christ College continues to provide the same high quality education that we currently offer to those aged 11-18.
Following a large bequest, a large number of science scholarships and bursaries are available in addition to our range of art, music, sports and all-rounder awards. Sixth Form Scholarship & Entrance Assessments – November annually. Senior School Scholarship & Entrance Assessments – January/February annually.
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7+: an Entry Day with informal assessment by the Head of Juniors; 11+, 13+ : tests in Mathematics, English and Verbal Reasoning; 16+: 6 x GCSE grade C and above. A current school report is required from all applicants.
2019/2020. Junior School Day. Years 3-5: £3162 – £4153 per term. Year 6: £6247 per term. Junior boarding, from Year 5: £6053 per term.
Senior School. Day: £5722 – £6399 per term. Senior Boarding £7467 £10,020 per term.
All visits are welcome, please contact the school
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