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2009 Bradford Day 2 Results
2009 PULSE OF WEST YORKSHIRE BE YOUR BEST ROCK CHALLENGE® DAY TWO
St George's Hall, Bradford - Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

AIREDALE HIGH SCHOOL THE ARTS COLLEGE, Castleford, West Yorkshire: the Visions Unlimited Award for Best Video Performance, the Yorkshire Forward Award for Spirit of Rock Challenge, the Pulse of West Yorkshire Award for Best Soundtrack, , and overall SECOND PLACE
BRIGSHAW HIGH SCHOOL AND LANGUAGE COLLEGE, Castleford, West Yorkshire (NEW SCHOOL): the Ansvar Insurance Award for Concept Interpretation
LIVERPOOL COLLEGE, Liverpool: the Be Your Best Foundation Award for Best Drama Skills, the City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council Performers' Choice Award, and the Yorkshire Forward Award for Best Costume Design
NEWSOME HIGH SCHOOL AND SPORTS COLLEGE, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire (NEW SCHOOL): the Yorkshire Forward Award for Best Concept Originality, and the Be Your Best Foundation Award for Best Hair and Make-Up Design
ROYDS SCHOOL SPECIALIST LANGUAGE COLLEGE, Leeds, West Yorkshire: the Tega Award for Best Lighting Design, the City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council Award for Best Performance Skill, and overall THIRD PLACE
ST PAUL'S CATHOLIC SCHOOL, Leicester, Leicestershire: the City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council Award for Most Entertaining Performnce, the Global Rock Challenge Award for Best Set Design and Staging, the Stage Management Company Award for Best Stage Crew, the Yorkshire Forward Award for Best Choreography, and overall FIRST PLACE
THORNTON GRAMMAR SCHOOL, Bradford, West Yorkshire (showcasing Premier Division School):

The Written Award winners will be listed later:
the Award for Student Leadership
the Yorkshire Forward Award for Achievement in Drug Awareness
the Award for Media Management
the Award for School Community Support
the Award for Healthy Lifestyle
the Award for Cultural and Educational Achievement

THEMES

AIREDALE HIGH SCHOOL THE ARTS COLLEGE, Castleford, West Yorkshire
"Inspire"

    An exploration of the creativity and inspiration of one of the world's finest sculptors. Henry Moore lived a full life, his experiences having a great impact on his work, making him one of the most innovative artists of the 20th Century.

BRIGSHAW HIGH SCHOOL AND LANGUAGE COLLEGE, Castleford, West Yorkshire
"Working 9 to 5"

    Our theme for Rock Challenge is "Working 9 to 5" and the different jobs involved in everyday life. You will see a variety of work environments and how people unwind after a stressful day at work. We chose this theme because we thought it represented how work influences the world around us. We hope you enjoy our performance.

LIVERPOOL COLLEGE, Liverpool
"Riches to Rags - Crime Doesn't Pay"

    Our scene tells the story of how the recession can affect lives, how the loss of money can sometimes lead people into a life of crime, getting in with the wrong crowd and being persuaded to do things they would never have done. Life is full of choices. Making the right choice is difficult but it's always the best option.

NEWSOME HIGH SCHOOL AND SPORTS COLLEGE, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
"Revenge (Based on Kill Bill Vol 1)"

    This dance piece has been loosely based on the Quentin Tarantino film Kill Bill Volume One. Some people believe revenge is sweet others believe it is a dish better served cold.

ROYDS SCHOOL SPECIALIST LANGUAGE COLLEGE, Leeds, West Yorkshire
"Salem's Sorcerer"

    Come with us to Salem Massachusetts, 1692. Fanatics in Salem Village, rivalry with nearby Salem Town, a smallpox epidemic, threats from warring tribes and belief in the devil conspired to breed fear, suspicion and mistrust. Belief in supernatural powers of torture often sealed the fate of the accused. Follow the story of two young girls, are they witches or bewitched?

ST PAUL'S CATHOLIC SCHOOL, Leicester, Leicestershire
"Vesuvius Erupting"

    On the morning of August 24th the great volcano 'Mount Vesuvius' began to belch forth steam, gases, lava, and flames, followed by a torrent of ashes. Over 10,000 are estimated to have died as they were incinerated in a cloud of hot gases and ash that swept through the ancient town of Pompeii.

THORNTON GRAMMAR SCHOOL, Bradford, West Yorkshire (Premier Team)
"Pure Imagination"

    Welcome my friends please step forward into a land of wonder. You will see everyone?s favourite, non-pollutionary, anti-institutionary, pro-confectionery factory of fun where our dreams become realities and our realities become dreams ! You will be hypnotised by wonder and led astray by greed. Will it be a scrumdiddlyumptious adventure? Hold tight, you never know what might happen.

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