In pictures: Backwell School students celebrate at year 11 prom

PUBLISHED: 13:00 29 June 2017 | UPDATED: 12:31 03 July 2017

Backwell School students at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House for their year 11 prom. Picture: Briana Millett

Backwell School students at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House for their year 11 prom. Picture: Briana Millett

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Students from Backwell School partied the night away in Congresbury last night (Wednesday) for their end-of-year prom.

Backwell School students at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House for their year 11 prom. Picture: Briana MillettBackwell School students at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House for their year 11 prom. Picture: Briana Millett

Backwell School hosted its year 11 prom at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House, and hundreds of people were at the venue to celebrate the occasion.

Backwell School students at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House for their year 11 prom. Picture: Briana MillettBackwell School students at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House for their year 11 prom. Picture: Briana Millett

Backwell School students at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House for their year 11 prom. Picture: Briana MillettBackwell School students at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House for their year 11 prom. Picture: Briana Millett

Proud parents lined the circular route outside of the hotel as their children arrived in sports cars, classic cars, and in quirky vehicles.

Backwell School students at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House for their year 11 prom. Picture: Briana MillettBackwell School students at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House for their year 11 prom. Picture: Briana Millett

Dozens of teenagers – dressed to the nines in smart suits and floor-length dresses – excitedly gathered on the venue’s lawns to celebrate the end of five years of hard work preparing for their GCSE exams.

Backwell School students at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House for their year 11 prom. Picture: Briana MillettBackwell School students at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House for their year 11 prom. Picture: Briana Millett

Backwell School students at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House for their year 11 prom. Picture: Briana MillettBackwell School students at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House for their year 11 prom. Picture: Briana Millett

For some, it was a final goodbye to the school but for others it was a simple celebration as they will be heading back to the school to study more within its sixth form.

Backwell School students at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House for their year 11 prom. Picture: Briana MillettBackwell School students at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House for their year 11 prom. Picture: Briana Millett

Backwell School students at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House for their year 11 prom. Picture: Briana MillettBackwell School students at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House for their year 11 prom. Picture: Briana Millett

Backwell School students at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House for their year 11 prom. Picture: Briana MillettBackwell School students at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House for their year 11 prom. Picture: Briana Millett

Backwell School students at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House for their year 11 prom. Picture: Briana MillettBackwell School students at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House for their year 11 prom. Picture: Briana Millett

Backwell School students at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House for their year 11 prom. Picture: Briana MillettBackwell School students at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House for their year 11 prom. Picture: Briana Millett

Backwell School students at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House for their year 11 prom. Picture: Briana MillettBackwell School students at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House for their year 11 prom. Picture: Briana Millett

Backwell School students at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House for their year 11 prom. Picture: Briana MillettBackwell School students at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House for their year 11 prom. Picture: Briana Millett

Backwell School students at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House for their year 11 prom. Picture: Briana MillettBackwell School students at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House for their year 11 prom. Picture: Briana Millett

Backwell School students at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House for their year 11 prom. Picture: Briana MillettBackwell School students at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House for their year 11 prom. Picture: Briana Millett

Backwell School students at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House for their year 11 prom. Picture: Briana MillettBackwell School students at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House for their year 11 prom. Picture: Briana Millett

Backwell School students at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House for their year 11 prom. Picture: Briana MillettBackwell School students at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House for their year 11 prom. Picture: Briana Millett

Backwell School students at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House for their year 11 prom. Picture: Briana MillettBackwell School students at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House for their year 11 prom. Picture: Briana Millett

* Pick up a copy of the North Somerset Times on Wednesday to see a printed prom special.

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