One rolls out red carpet out for students during annual film and media awardsBack
'Without doubt, we have some of the Danny Boyle's of tomorrow studying with us' claimed a teacher from One during a film and media awards event.
That was the view of Ross Barrett, a film and media teacher, who organised an event that celebrated the talents of students on creative courses.
This occasion called The Roscars - after media teach Ross - honoured students for their efforts in 13 different categories.
The full list of awards is as follows:
- AS film award – Harvey Bridgewater
- A2 film studies award – Kyle Gilmour, Ryan Lee and Connor Williams
- Media production year 12 – Callum Everitt
- Video production year 13 – Tom Patrick
- AS media studies – Alice Adams
- A2 media studies – Joel Ryder, Lu Mather and Oscar Beardwood
- Year 12 games design – Freddy Abson
- Year 13 games design – Chris Thomas
- Progression – Nate Burrows
- Extra-curricular award – the One magazine team
- Technical master – Madison Allan
- Teacher's recognition award – George Mattock
- Student of the year award – Kieran Waters
Mr Barrett, continued, "These awards get bigger and better every year and the quality of the work that is being produced keeps improving. Naturally it makes me feel very proud."
Alfie Vaughan was last year's student of the year. Since leaving One, the Suffolk youngster has started an apprenticeship with a company called The Mill in London. Alfie presented this year's winner of the student of the year award and said, "It was lovely to be back. The things that I studied at One have help me in the real world. I feel fortunate to be working on campaigns for brands like Samsung, Nike, Candy Crush and John Lewis. My long term plan is to stay where I am and progress through the ranks."
Student of the year Kieran Waters is from Colchester. On winning the top award, he said, "I'm shocked - I sincerely thought that the award would go to someone else. I'm honoured to be the one that my teachers think deserve it.
"I'm not sure where life is going to take me but I'm sure that One is going to be a stepping stone. One has been supportive. I would say that it says on the Ofsted posters that they are the only outstanding sixth form in Suffolk and I don't doubt that. They are beyond outstanding."