KS5 Celebration Evening 2014

Former Head Boy Alex Jamali and Head Girl Jessica Ridgment recieving awards for Execuative Headteacher Mrs Sue Martin
On 15th December, around 50 of last year’s Newquay Tretherras Sixth Form students, along with their families and friends, attended the school’s annual KS5 celebration ceremony at the Carnmarth Hotel.

The evening saw the students collect their qualification certificates as well as some individuals being presented awards for subject achievements.
A welcome by Headteacher Mrs Sue Martin, praised the year group for their excellent academic achievements and the many individual contributions the sixth formers gave to the ethos of the school.

Mrs Martin commented; ‘I want to reflect on the wonderful things you did as NT6 students. Our post 16 results last summer surpassed previous years with many of you achieving exceptionally well. Out of 111 students, 96 of you achieved 3 or more A Levels, with 106 of you achieving 2 or more A Levels or equivalent qualifications. 24 of our students achieved grades of A* -B and 9 of you gained the highest marks possible in your exams.’

Talking about the groups individual gains in progress, Mrs Martin added; ‘ I hope you continue your belief in education on your long life journey and that Tretherras has given you that strong foundation on which you can continue to build on.’

Head of Sixth Form, Mr Steve Searle gave a speech about the unique personalities in the year group as well as complementing them for being a superb bunch that delivered some fantastic achievements.

Mr Searle proudly commented; ‘74 out 192 grades were B and above, A’s and A*’s. 71 out of 121 grades were distinctions, A’s and A*’s.  That just give you an idea of the potential in this room.’

He added; ‘I feel very privileged to be Head of the Sixth form at Tretherras and work with these brilliant young people. On behalf of the NT6 team we wish you all the very best in your chosen futures.’

Chair of Newquay Education Trust, Mrs Sarah Karkeek, presented awards to students who gained the highest result in each subject before Special Excellence awards were presented.

Greatest Contribution to Life in Sixth Form was awarded to Holly Chapple. James Simmons received the Jill Stanley Community Service award. Award for Greatest Progress went to Tamsin East and the Best A-Level Results went to Dylan Scotney who achieved two A*s and two As. The Sporting Excellence Award went to Oliver Downing and Jasmine Michell. James Simmons collected the Jill Stanley Shield Award for Community Service. The Hamish Cameron Award for Duke of Edinburgh was won by Kieran Monday. The Lynne Robertson Award for Art was awarded to Lea Crumptom.
Executive Headteacher, Mrs Martin presented former Head Boy Alex Jamali and Head Girl Jessica Ridgment with commemorative plaques.

Mrs Sarah Karkeek, Chair of Newquay Education Trust, closed the evening by thanking Mr. Searle and his team of tutors for the hard work and support they gave students.

Mrs Karkeek commented to the audience; ‘ Ever year I am in awe and amazement by how well Mr Searle knows his students. For me that’s why going to the Tretherras Sixth form is such a positive experience. I wish you all continued success and every happiness on your life journey.’


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