Christ College, Brecon

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

“Again and again we heard the words ‘family’and ‘community. This is a small school that caters for everyone.” Good Schools Guide 2020

Founded by Henry VIII in 1541, it is one of the oldest schools in Wales and educates and nurtures 360 pupils annually between the ages of seven and eighteen. 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

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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Enquire about: Christ College, Brecon
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HeadMr Gareth Pearson
School TypeCombined co-education school
Jnior Age Range7 - 13
Senior Age Range13 - 18
AcademicGCSE: Yes
Alevel: Yes
Int'l Baccalaureate: No
Vocational IT Performing Arts Physical Education
Jnr Boarding Fees£6,477.00 per term
Snr Boarding Fees£10,923.00 per term
Sixth Form£11,473.00 per term
Forces DiscountForces Bursaries are available
Total Students356
Youngest Boarder10
Junior Boarders30
Senior Boarders193
Int'l Students65
Closest Airport 1Cardiff (52km)
Closest Airport 2Bristol (72km)
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