Proms 2016: 19 pictures from Mortimer Community College

School's out for summer, and students from Mortimer Community College in South Shields celebrated the end of term in style.

Its leavers held their prom at Newcastle Racecourse before saying goodbye to their schooldays.

Mortimer Community College prom at Newcastle Racecourse. Pic: Tom Banks.

Mortimer Community College prom at Newcastle Racecourse. Pic: Tom Banks.

The girls donned their best party dresses and the boys some sharp suits for the big night.

Here's a slideshow of pictures taken by our photographer Tom Banks.

You can order copies of any of them by clicking HERE and searching for 'Mortimer Prom'.