Hair and beauty students from The Roseland shone at the Cornish Skills Challenge 2015 competition and catwalk show.
This annual event was hosted by Truro and Penwith College and this year had the theme of ‘numbers.’ Year 11 students from The Roseland are following one of the vocational Hair and Beauty courses at the college and competed in the Level 1 section for young college students. There were 162 competitors across Levels 1-3.
Year 9 student Jasmin Mason was a model at the event for her sister Talia. She said, “It was lovely having my hair and make-up done by my sister. I am very proud of her, she did really well and came second. She practices on me at home when she is preparing for competitions.” She added, “Being a model was a bit scary because of the amount of people in the audience and I was wearing high heels but afterwards I felt amazing.”
Deputy Headteacher James Davidson said, “Students worked exceptionally hard on their models throughout the day in preparation for the catwalk show in the evening. Very well done to all our competitors and their models.”
Well done to: Jordan Brookes who came third with her model Shaznay Tregale (Level 1 Hairdressing); Talia Mason who came second with her model Jasmin Mason (Level 1 Hairdressing); Alissha Whiles who came third with her model Yasmyn Miller (Level 1 Basic Manicure and Nail Art); Mia Pheasey who came second with her model Mrs Bodie (Level 1 Basic Manicure and Nail Art) and well done too, to Callie Mee with her model Macy Hulme (Level 1 Hairdressing).
Young brass players from The Roseland Academy, Penair, Richard Lander and partner primary schools enjoyed an inspirational brass concert & masterclass with the Brass Quintet from The Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra on Wednesday 22nd April, hosted by The Roseland Academy. Brass players of all ages came together to hear a short concert and demonstration by the quintet, who also spoke about their chosen career and working life as a professional musician. Students then got the chance to play alongside the quintet as they collaborated on two ensemble pieces, which they performed to a Year 7 music class at the end of the morning. Years 5 & 6 from Tregony primary also attended the morning concert.
Down in the Resistant Materials room, every Thursday after school and Friday lunchtime, a group of hard-working engineers (commonly known as the Greenpower club) have been devoted to building a car fit for the races. Whether it’s creating a battery trolley or fixing on the wheels, all of our engineers, racers and business people have been working at their best to create the perfect vehicle.
So far our Greenpower team, now known as ‘Roseland Racers’, have been sponsored by:
- Hewas Water Engineering Ltd
- Fal Fish
- Greenpower Education Trust
A number of companies have also given valuable discounts:
- Mays Country store
- Truro Fabrics
- Patrick Sherwood Plastics
We would like to thank all our sponsors as without them this would not have been able to happen.
The South West regional heat is on the 21st June and we will be taking a team of 11 with 4 spectators and reserve team members. Whilst we are up against very experienced and long standing teams it is hoped that our success will see the car complete a ‘respectable’ number of laps in this 4 hour endurance race, with a view to improving the car for the next season of racing.
Charlotte Pollard and Maggie Winn – PR and Marketing