Photo gallery: Sheringham teens arrive in style for high school prom
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Sheringham High School sent its Year 11 students off in style last night, with teenagers rolling up their end-of-year prom in vehicles ranging from sports cars and limousines, to a tractor and an army Jeep.
Held in the school hall, the red carpet-style event was organised by a twelve-strong group of students, who laid on a disco and a buffet cooked up by canteen staff.
The hall was decked out with balloons, with students making their entrance through a tunnel of lights.
Among the more unusual modes of transport were a John Deere tractor, and a mobility scooter ridden by 16-year-old pals Harry Wilding and Jonny Duffield.
Three couples arrived in a 1986 open-backed Bedford lorry, while Louis Coleman and Amy Annear drove up in a balloon-adorned golf buggy driven by friend Mike Clutson.
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Sixteen-year-old Sophie Wilkinson, who was a member of the organising team, said the prom was a celebration of five years of high school and a chance to unwind after weeks of exams.
'This is our school, so we wanted to have the prom here as it wouldn't mean as much somewhere else,' she added.
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Sheringham High School head teacher Tim Roderick praised the students for their hard work in organising the event, which, in spite of heavy rain, went ahead without a hitch.
'They did absolutely everything themselves,' he said. 'It was organised with almost military precision and it was great to see so many smiling faces.'