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Ipswich: The Voice star Jade Mayjean Peters appears at Ipswich High School for Girls days after crashing out of the BBC show

PUBLISHED: 17:52 18 March 2014 | UPDATED: 17:52 18 March 2014

The Voice contestant Jade Peters performed for pupils at Ipswich School for Girls

The Voice contestant Jade Peters performed for pupils at Ipswich School for Girls

Suffolk singer Jade Mayjean Peters thrilled hundreds of pupils at Ipswich High School for Girls today with a surprise acoustic performance.

The Voice contestant Jade Peters performed for pupils at Ipswich School for GirlsThe Voice contestant Jade Peters performed for pupils at Ipswich School for Girls

The event came just days after Jade’s time on BBC talent contest The Voice came to an end, as her coach, Kylie Minogue, decided not to take her through to the live finals.

But the artist, from Rushmere, has showed her determination to forge a career in the music industry with her latest performance, which was well received by students.

Year 11 pupil Georgia Cousins said: “It was really good, everyone really enjoyed it and everyone was up on their feet having a good time.

“When people get knocked down they need to get back up and carry on, and that’s the impression she gave out.”

Polly Bennett, who is in Year 10, added: “I thought it was really good. It was acoustic and it was nice to hear her voice in that.”

Oona Carlin, headteacher at the school, said: “Even though Jade didn’t reach the final selection for The Voice, she is clearly very resilient, ambitious and talented.

“She is a great role model for our pupils – it is an important message, especially for girls, to realise that you can overcome disappointment and carry on with the kind of energy, enthusiasm and determination that Jade shows.”

5 comments

  • when will this paper take note of what people write in the comments most of Ipswich is not interested in this singer who has to go to schools and sing for free to get an audience so lets have a mth of Jade free news, PLEASE

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    pandy

    Wednesday, March 19, 2014

  • Oh no not more about Jade can't this paper give it a rest,to day bbc radio Suffolk has also now got in on the act mark Murphy's other half had her on the radio from 3pm for over a half hour,

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    pandy

    Tuesday, March 18, 2014

  • Hopefully now she's off the show you might stop going on about her. She's not a celebrity and there are far more important things going on - I'm sure most people couldn't care less if she is planning to sing outside the toilets at Major's Corner next Monday, or whatever else she may have planned!

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    alittlebitwoolly

    Tuesday, March 18, 2014

  • female ed sheeren.

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    TERENCE MANNING

    Tuesday, March 18, 2014

  • Zzzzzz. this is all getting a little Jaded now. Above average Karaoke Singer, that is all.. Ive heard better at football matches.!

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    You What

    Tuesday, March 18, 2014

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