A dance student showed he had all the right moves, after winning a trophy named after deceased pop singer Michael Jackson, at Winchmore School this week.

Year 12 student Saul Nash was announced as the winner of the special prize, which was donated by the late singer's mother, Katherine, for his choreography based on the song, Smooth Criminal.

The trophy has been designed as a hand reaching for a star and will have Saul's name engraved in chrome and encrusted with crystals.

Jo Bargent, head of expressive arts at Winchmore, said: “It was a hard task making a decision on who will get the award. Saul has made a great contribution in every sphere of expressive arts. He is extremely talented.”

Saul’s name will also appear on the roll of honour in the school and will get to take the trophy home.

Tito Jackson, brother of Michael, visited the school earlier in the year and gave a talk to pupils about his career as a pop singer with the Jackson Five.

Headteacher Lesley Mansbridge added: “The school was delighted when Katherine Jackson offered to provide an award to the school in the name of Michael. It will inspire our pupils for many generations.”