SLIDESHOW: Posh frocks and smart suits at Alnwick high school prom send-off

Students from Duchess’s Community High School put their exams behind them and let their hair down at the annual prom tonight.

The Year 11 pupils were dressed to thrill as they gathered outside the school before being whisked off on coaches to dance the night away at Newcastle United’s St James’ Park.

Year 11 girls in their fineries for the Alnwick High School prom.

Year 11 girls in their fineries for the Alnwick High School prom.

Proud parents and friends waved off the youngsters as they celebrated the end of their GCSEs.

More pictures in Thursday’s Gazette

Smart set - lads at the Alnwick Year 11 prom.

Smart set - lads at the Alnwick Year 11 prom.