PROM season is upon us and youngsters up and down the county are getting dressed up to say goodbye to school.

As students celebrate the end of an era in style at their prom we've taken a delve into our archives to look back at some pictures of proms from 17 years ago.

We've got snaps of glammed up ladies and suited and booted lads from Brighton Hill Community School from 2005.

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The photos were taken by Jason Allen.

Stretch limousines, a horse and trap, and a Ferrari were among the modes of transport favoured by the pupils from Brighton Hill, as they turned up for the ball at Oakley Hall.

Awards were also handed out to the winners of accolades including best smile and best couple.

Claire Newell, a Brighton Hill school teacher who helped to organise the event, told the Gazette then: “It was fantastic. Everybody had a really good time and it was a real success.”

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Look through our gallery above to relive the prom from 17 years ago and let us know if you recognise anyone from these photos.

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