Ryde Academy STUDENTS celebrated their triumph in the dance (group) and music categories at the Academies Enterprise Trust (AET) Festival of Remarkable Lives ceremony.
Chloe Neale and Yvie Partridge submitted a dance routine which impressed the judges with the range of emotions that came through and the beautiful execution of the piece.
In the music category, Harry Sheppard’s submission impressed the jury with a good tone, rhythm and melody.
For Daisy Gullen’s submission, the judges commented on how well she sang and kept a tune.
Recognizing all aspects of what it means to be remarkable, the festival is designed to celebrate the accomplishments of the previous year and is an integral part of the trust’s ethos of inspiring students to “live remarkable”.
The competition winners were announced on a live streaming show by Sam and Mark of CBBC.
Hilary Seaton, Head of Dance at Ryde Academy, said: “We are very pleased to have received this award two years in a row. Dance is such an integral part of our school community and it really enables our students to live remarkable lives.
“These two girls are role models for our school dance community – their discipline and passion are inspiring and they have both made extraordinary strides as dancers since they started school three years ago.
“Both now represent Team England together with the elite Ryde Academy team at the World Finals of the Dance World Cup.
“Winning the music competitions means everything to us as it recognizes and celebrates the talents of our students. We are so proud of them all. ”