Over 110 primary pupils and their parents turned up to take part in the Newquay Tretherras Youth University Creative Arts Session on Saturday 26th September 2015.
The Creative Arts subjects of Drama, Music, Dance and Art gave young learners some fantastic workshops to creatively express their skills and get a feel for these popular subjects taught at Newquay Tretherras.
Budding artists got to create Mexican Death Mask mono prints, whilst aspiring musicians collaborated on a Bruno Mars cover ensemble. Dramatists reinterpreted fairytales, Dance students performed cheerleader routines whilst Media gurus produced Stop Motion Animation Sci-Fi movies!
The Creative Arts subjects at Newquay Tretherras gained some impressive results in this years GCSE and A Level results, with Art achieving 92% A*-C at GCSE and A Level results being in the top 10% nationally, Drama attained 100% pass rate at A Level, whilst Music accomplished 96% A*-C at GCSE and 100% A*-B at A Level.
Mrs Sue Martin Executive Headteacher at Newquay Tretherras, before presenting certificates commented, ‘The Creative Arts programme at Tretherras is fantastic. We do a lot of Creative Arts in the curriculum, as it is an important part of it. It is rich, diverse and really gives every student a fantastic opportunity for their own creative expression.”
On Saturday 3rd October, all local primary students will take part in the final Youth University Session focusing on Sport which will see young learners and their parents take part in another fun-packed morning.
Luke Shaw from St. Columb Minor commented, “I really enjoyed playing the drums this week and am looking forward to Trampolining next week.”