Students get glammed up for end of year celebrations

Prom night for Shoreham Academy. Photos provided by the academy.
Prom night for Shoreham Academy. Photos provided by the academy.

A ‘spectacular’ array of fancy frocks and fine suits were donned this month by leavers from Shoreham Academy for their school prom.

180 Year 11 students gathered at the Academy in Kingston Lane on Friday, July 8, before leaving for a special evening at the Hilton Avisford Park Hotel in Arundel.

Prom night for Shoreham Academy. Photos provided by the academy.

Prom night for Shoreham Academy. Photos provided by the academy.

The venue has a ‘traditional’ value for the school, with the proms being held there for the last few years, and students on arrival were able to relax as they were served soft drinks on the lawn.

After being greeted by staff, they then headed inside for a three course sit down meal and a night of dancing.

A spokesman for the Academy Staff Prom Committee said: “All of the students looked stunning, behaviour was impeccable and a good time was had by all. A truly fitting way to end Year 11. We were all extremely honoured to share this special evening with them.”

Harry Cork and Caitlan King were voted by the students as Prom King and Queen respectively by the staff and students, and Shoreham Academy PTA provided a beautiful diamond plaque for Harry and Caitlan to take away as a lasting memory of this honour.

Prom night for Shoreham Academy. Photos provided by the academy.

Prom night for Shoreham Academy. Photos provided by the academy.

Students also arrived in style to the event, with one group arriving in a horse and cart.

The academy also runs a sixth form college and is dedicated to being a ‘happy and welcoming community’.

Anyone interested in visiting Shoreham Academy can visit the website www.shoreham-academy.org or contact the school on 01273 274100.

Anyone interested in bookings or information on the Hilton Avisford Park Hotel in Yapton Lane can call main reception on 01243 558300 or visit the main Hilton website www3.hilton.com/en/index.html

Prom night for Shoreham Academy. Photos provided by the academy.

Prom night for Shoreham Academy. Photos provided by the academy.

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Prom night for Shoreham Academy. Photos provided by the academy.

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