A SCHOOL proved that it rocked when it put on its largest ever music event.
Budding musicians at Chiltern Hills Academy, in Chartridge Lane, Chesham, took to two stages at the school which specialises in Design and Performing Arts and played to an audience of more than 250 people.
Principal Kevin Patrick said: “I know everyone who came was thoroughly impressed."
The evening saw 22 acts perform with year eight band Ceaseless, led by Charlie Gorst, 12, opening the evening.
The event also saw a number of solo performers take to the stage including Kelsi Ellis, 15, singing Adele's Someone Like You; Roxanne Church, 15, also opting for two of Adele’s songs; Nic Dunn (second photo), 17, reworking Rihanna’s We Found Love and Sophie Fulford, 15, singing Roberta Flack’s Killing me Softly.
The evening also saw some students perform for the very first time including Hero Rodrigues, 12; Jade Sutcliffe, 13; Hannah Sturman, 12; Sara Sadek, 11; Dani Dennis (top photo), 13; Abigail Tilston, 11 and Rochelle Cross, 11, who were accompanied by pianist Kieran Macdonald, 17.
The event was headlined by sixth form bands Seven Car Pile Up, made up of Matt Doody, 17, Iain McGonical, 17, Shaun Eades, 18 and Ben Brotherton, 18 and closing act Jonny and the Hobbits (bottom photo)comprised of Jonny Wood, 16, Haydn Palmer,17, Enzo Mallard, 17 and Alex Grenyer, 17.
A few teachers also took to the stage with their version of Mustang Sally. The school is hoping to put on an even bigger show next year.