For the third Year in a row, the NT’s Got Talent show took to the stage with the challenge to raise money for the Year 10 chosen charity, Cancer Research UK.
16 acts made it through grueling auditions to get to the ‘live show’ and win points for their house. Performances in the super talented student line up included dance routines, vocal soloists and duets as well as three Tretherras teacher tribute acts.
Dan Ellery, Longships Head Of House, who helped at the audition stages commented, “We were really impressed by the talent that students showed at the audition stages, and it set a high standard for the evening! Deciding on who would make the finals was so difficult!”
The acts faced the scrutiny of judges Assistant Headteacher Mr Hammerersley, Mrs Julia Humphreys, Ms Marci Pearce from 3Dance company and Executive Headteacher Mrs Martin. Once again Newquay Tretherras’ own version of Ant and Dec in Miss Barber and Mrs Solomon compered the evening.
The Year 10 team, who organised the event, chose Cancer Research as the charity to support, as it had affected so many families of the students involved. On the night, the event raised almost £600 for the cause.
Mrs Ollerenshaw, Head of Year 10, explained, ‘The students involved in organising the even have really, selflessly put in a lot of work to make the show happen. I’m really proud of how well they worked together to make the show such a success.’
The judges and the packed audience enjoyed all the performances. The judges deliberated for some time before announcing the winners. This year’s winners; in joint 3rd place were dance acts Ellie Southwick and Chloe Barry and singing trio Sam Millington, Betsy Cross and Rosie Read, in 2nd place was Jamie O’Donoghue, much to the delight of his fan club, and in 1st place, winners of NT’s Got Talent 2016, with their self written duet were Georgia Death and Charity Deakin.
Mrs Martin, Executive Headteacher at Newquay Tretherras commented, ‘What an amazing amount of talent there is at Tretherras! Our congratulations go out to all that took part including all the teachers who bravely stepped up onto the stage. Well done to our winners who not only showed their talents but entertained us so well.