June 24, 2008

Pupils Sign Off in Some Style

Activities to mark the end of compulsory schooling are rapidly becoming a tradition in Derbyshire secondary schools.

They include dressing up and arriving at school in numerous modes of transport or holding dinner dances at various venues.

The Evening Telegraph was on hand to capture some of the events for two supplements - the next one will be published next Monday.

Here we see pupils from Lees Brook Community Sports College, Chaddesden, enjoying themselves on their prom night.

The 160 pupils were letting their hair down after completing their GCSE exams last week.

Accompanying them at Pride Park Stadium were up to 30 teaching staff.

The Lees Brook prom has become an annual event and is eagerly looked forward to by everyone.

Head teacher Carol Dibbs said: "I think everyone really looks forward to the prom - both pupils and staff.

"As well as having a meal and music, there are also a number of presentations.

"These include the prom king and queen and even the best dressed teacher voted for by pupils."

Most of the pupils will be meeting up together for the last time.

They will return to the Chaddesden school in August to collect their results and then will start jobs or go on to further education from September.

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