Former Newquay Tretherras Sixth Form students, along with their families and friends, attended the annual KS5 celebration ceremony at the Carnmarth Hotel on 5th January 2017.
The intimate evening saw the students collect their qualification certificates as well as some individuals being presented awards for subject achievements.
Mr Andy Booth, Lead Co-ordinator at Newquay Tretherras Sixth Form, welcomed the now University Students and recalled many of their individual contributions to Newquay Tretherras Sixth Form.
Mr Booth commented, ‘You were a tight-knit hard working group that aimed to support and help each other achieve the best possible results. It was without a doubt one of your strengths and an undeniable reason why so many of you achieved incredible results with your subjects.’
Chair of Newquay Education Trust, Mrs Sarah Karkeek, presented awards to students who gained the highest result in each subject before the Special Excellence awards were presented.
This year subject winners were as follows;
JORDAN HOLROYD – Science Award
JOSIE PEARCE – Biology Award
RUBY DARE – BTEC Science Award
OLIVER POTTER – ICT Award
JORDAN HOLROYD – Maths Award
ISSAC GRIFFIN – Business Studies Award
ZEB STRUDWICK – History Award
CHLOE ANN ROBERTS – Ethics & Philosophy Award
HOLLY WARN – Geography Award
TOM BISHOP – Modern Language Award
JOSIE PEARCE – Photography
AMELIA HAYWOOD – English Award
Lee Perry – Music Award
KIRRA FLUDE & RUBY DARE – Health and Social Award
OLIVER POTTER – ICT Award
ROSE CIRANT-CARR – Sociology Award
ISABELLE WEBB – Psychology Award
SOPHIE TALLING & CHARLOTTE ATKINS – Technology Award
SAM NANCARROW & JAKE BLUM – Theatre Studies
ZEB STRUDWICK – Music Award
GEORGIA COPPES – won the Lynne Robertson Award for Art.
The Special Excellence Awards were won by;
JAKE BLUM – Hamish Cameron Award for D of E
The Hamish Cameron Award is named after a Newquay Tretherras student who had been a young leader for Duke of Edinburgh and tragically died trying to provide help to others in the mountains. The Award embodies what Hamish stood for, a love of the outdoors, and a selfless enthusiasm to help others.
JAKE BLUM & MATT GREENDALE – The Golden Crampon Award (Winter skills)
The Golden Crampon is an Award to Winter Skills students who not only have courage to endeavour extreme winter mountain skills but do so by loving every minute of it!
CHARLOTTE CAYTON SMITH & ANGUS SCOTNEY – Sporting Excellence
Both students have achieved national success whilst at Sixth form, as well as performing to a very high academic standard. Both are not able to attend the evening due to being in the USA and New Zealand, both looking to continue their success in their sports.
Angus Scotney spent a lot of Year 12 & 13 travelling the world competing and training for surfing, representing England at the world junior championship, but still managing to gain a triple distinction star on the BTEC Sports course, producing outstanding work along the way.
Charlotte was the England U20 indoor and outdoor 800m Champion, alongside numerous south-west and county titles. As well as achieving a B grade at A Level PE. Charlotte is now studying at Mississippi University, training and competing for their track teams.
MILLIE SMITH AND LOWENNA BARBERY – GREATEST PROGRESS
SAM NANCARROW – Greatest Contribution to Life in Sixth Form
JORDAN HOLROYD – Best A Level Results
She finished her time at Sixth Form with a very impressive set of grades, Mathematics – A* (592/600), Further Maths – A* (561/600) Scoring 100% on 6 of her 12 Maths Modules, Chemistry – A (558/600) and Physics – (550/600). Jordan is now reading Mathematics at Warwick University.
LUKE HAWKEY AND LOWENNA HAWKEY Head Boy & Girl Award
Chief Executive Officer of Newquay Education Trust, Mrs Sue Martin presented former Head Boy Luke Hawkey and Head Girl Lowenna Hawkey the Head Boy Head Girl shield.
Mr Booth closed the evening by thanking all the families for their support, the Sixth Form team of tutors for the hard work, the students for the phenomenal achievements and wished everyone continued success with their future endeavours.