King Alfred School pupils celebrate end of year with proms
at Highbridge's King Alfred School have enjoyed end-of-year proms
at Batch Country House in Lympsham and Weston Pier.
11 pupils from King Alfred School celebrated the end of their GCSE
exams and secondary schooling in style with a formal prom at the
Batch. Over 25 staff and 200 pupils pulled out all the stops in
terms of style and class and looked amazing in their finest.
evening started with the arrival in all manner of vintage and modern
vehicles. Following photographs around the grounds, the Year 11
pupils then enjoyed a three-course meal inside a glittering ballroom
decked in silver and blue.
well as further photographs, a raffle and a disco, the students
were also treated to local band 'Drop The Mic' (which includes three
students from the year group) who entertained the room with songs
as varied as 'Johnny B. Goode' by Chuck Berry to Beyonce's 'Crazy
in Love'! The dancing then continued until midnight.
has been lovely to see everyone this evening having such a great
time" said Mr Lockett, Head of Year. "These students have
come a very long way in the last five years and they really deserve
credit for their achievements. Tonight was about having fun and
marking a very special milestone in their lives."
the King Alfred sixth form students celebrated their annual prom
at The Grand Pier in Weston-super-Mare. Over 100 students and staff
members attended the stylish event to say their final goodbyes to
the Year 13 students, who are poised to take up their university
places and apprenticeship positions this September.
memorable evening was organised by the hard-working sixth form student
committee with the whole-hearted support of Miss Watkins. All attendees
were blown away with the venue, the interpretation of the Space
Theme and the Regency Suite with its stunning backdrop of the Weston-Super-Mare
evening was full of fantastic food and entertainment with an opening
speech from Year 13 student Sam Cain, followed by the latest installment
of a Star Wars Episode with KAS subtitles and Miss Hewlitt's unbelievable
cover of Amy Winehouse's Valerie.
the end of the night, Miss Watkins unveiled an emotional slideshow
that compiled all their achievements from earlier years and the
Sixth Form. Mr Jonathan Gaskell, Head of Sixth Form, congratulated
students on their hard work ethic during the year and said they
would be sorely missed.
the night was considered 'the perfect way to say goodbye'. The staff
at The Grand Pier were full of praise for the students, mentioning
how polite and sophisticated they were throughout the night.