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Last Updated: Wednesday July 22 2009 10:26 GMT

How are you marking the end of term?

Girls at school prom

It's that time of year again - the summer holidays!

Lots of schools are breaking up, and loads of you are on holiday already.

Thanks to films like High School Musical, American-style proms are really popular now, but have you been celebrating the end of term at your school?

What have you been up to? Maybe you had a party, or an outing? Or did your school not do anything special?

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"It's so unfair! We watched some boring old movie and we weren't even allowed to talk to each other through out the whole film! Boring or what?!"

Numan, 12, Manchester, England

"We always go to church on the last day. The Year 6s all have their polo shirts signed. I can't wait to start secondary school in September."

Ben, 11, County Durham, England

"We had a half-day. The 6th Form had a whole day of mucking around. My class watched Madagascar 2 and talked in lessons. WOO!!"

Toby, 12, Gloucestershire, England

"I took three holidays in a month. I went to Jamaica, Oklahoma, and San Francisco. I had so much fun."

Jessie, 12, Lincolnshire, England

"I'm marking the end of the term by going to a summer camp, going shopping and having a girly night in!! Can't wait."

Jessica, 12, West Sussex, England

"We're having a beach party where we will dress up in beach type clothes and have a picnic on our field!!"

Molly, 8, UK

"We finished school today at 1pm and had a cake sale on Monday after school."

Ben, 11, London, England

"Our school had a leavers' assembly and the Y5 leavers' got to go to the Great Yorkshire Show. I am going to Hong Kong with my parents for the whole of the six-week holiday. We are flying today. I am at the Heathrow airport typing this now. Everyone have a good summer no matter where you are or what you are doing."

Megan, 10, Yorkshire, England

"Yes. We watched mostly films, PG or rated-12. We coloured in pictures, played mathematical games in maths (of course), painted in art (of course), etc. We celebrated all of the final week, and maybe a bit of the previous."

Riordan, 12, Cambridgeshire, England

"My school broke up about two weeks ago! In our school they have a leavers' lunch and a leavers' disco for year 6."

Amy, 10, Liverpool, England

"At my school we didn't finish our tests and we all had to stay after school because we didn't finish our tests. It was kind of a sad day."

Bob, 11, Newcastle, England

"We had a half-day and played lots of games and also watched DVDs!!! It was awesome!!"

Amreen, 12, Maidstone, England

"My class went to the London Eye, HMS Belfast and the London Tombs. We wore our own clothes. Then everyone came to my house for a party!"

Zara, 12, London, England

"We had a disco on the second last day and on our last day our whole year group went to the park. And because it was raining, we had the whole park to ourselves!"

Sabrina, 12, Middlesex, England

"We broke up early on Friday and just watched DVDs."

Christopher, 13 (on Monday!), London, England

"We played all day and got to finish school at 2pm. Also, we had chocolate on fruit. Also, our teacher gave us our school tea-towel, a picture of me and my friends and a dictionary. I cried like mad. I'm going to miss primary school a lot."

Gwenllian, 11, Llansadwrn, Wales

"We got to bring in toys. At the end of school, we had a leavers' ceremony. We got a class picture and a dictionary! After, we went out in a limo to a Mexican restaurant. It had flashing lights in and leather seats, plus we got to drink Fanta and Pepsi in wine glasses! The day before, we had a talent show on a REAL stage at the local community centre and we got a picture of us from now and other times."

Harry, 10, UK

"I had a prom on Monday. It was really good because I had a pearly-pink limo!!"

Bridget, 11, Staffordshire, England

"I'm in high school and to celebrate our first year we had a rave in our form room with party food and silly string. It was awesome."

Charlotte, 12, Stockport, England

"My school took us to France yesterday. It was really nice of them."

Joshua, 12, Bournemouth, England

"We mark the end of term at my primary school by having a day of movies, games and signing Year 6's PE t-shirts. That's going to happen to me next year! No work whatsoever!"

Hannah, 10, Surrey, England

"We have an end of year disco."

Kate, 11, London, England

"I am in secondary school and we don't have a celebration, but I will always remember my first year because I am getting my ears pierced that day!!"

Jessica, 12, Epsom, England

"We had a disco, a leavers' assembly and cried loads!!!"

Zoe, 11, London

"My year group are going to secondary school next year, so we had to follow the tradition of having a leavers' concert, then a BBQ."

Lauren, 11, Penarth, Wales

"We had a leavers' assembly at our school and we are going to have inflatable gladiators and maybe a bouncy castle to celebrate the end of our primary school years."

Becky, 11, Brighton, England

"I'm in Year 6 so we have a disco after school on Tuesday, with a DJ and all that. We also had a trip to Chessington World of Adventure. One of the most exciting things was our Year 6 leavers' production, with a play and prize-giving ceremony."

Lucy, 11, Luton, England

"Firstly, I went on holiday with my year. A week later, we had something like a prom! It was a leavers' party with all younger and old pictures of us. Then we had a leavers mass. I read out a memory. Yesterday, we did the leavers play, got T-Shirts signed and I went out twice to different restaurants. It was cool, but a sad time."

Mollie, 11, Liverpool, England

"We had a leavers' show - Bugsy Malone - and signed shirts, and we got to watch The Simpsons movie."

Adam, 11, Selby, England

"Me and some friends are going to a local fast food restaurant."

Milly, 13, Oldham, England

"As I have just finished primary school, we're going to have a massive party that includes the whole of Year 6. I'm going to get ready now!"

Charlotte, 11, Cheltenham, England

"We haven't broken up yet!! But our half week next week is gonna be fun... we are building dragon boats and racing them! And we get to wear mufty all week and then go home at 1pm on Wednesday! We just watched DVDs and more DVDs!!"

Chamy, 12, Hastings, England

"In my school we have a leavers' party which this year we are going to the snow centre. Then the next day we go to church. The whole school comes and parents and we read out memories. After school we're having a party."

Scarlett, 11, Hertfordshire, England

"Sadly I'm still at school and don't break up until Tuesday but on Tuesday we're going to ALTON TOWERS!!"

Connor, 12, Staffordshire, England

"Every year the children sign polo shirts and we have a leavers' assembly and a leavers' party in the afternoon. It's fab!"

Rebecca, 11, Lancashire, England

"I've been on a camp with my year for four days then got today off to rest. It was really fun!"

Ellie, 12, Essex, England

"Last year I finished primary school and all we really had was an assembly and like a little party!"

Emily, 11, Leeds, England

"My year went to Thorpe Park for the day and we had an awards ceremony the day before. We all cried a lot because a lot of us are leaving."

Natasha, 11, UK

"We're going to go to Pizza Hut in a limo!"

Jasmine, 11, Kent, England

"Next week is my final school play and on Tuesday we have a leavers' assembly and everyone in year 6 gets our leavers' book which we made. People get to sign our books and everyone gets to sign our t-shirts! We also have a big party just for year 6."

Nahida, 12, London, England

"We've had our leavers' assembly, went on a school trip and went in a limousine!"

Rebecca, 11, Lancashire, England

"A school talent show, this Monday. We had the auditions on Wednesday, and my mate Catherine and I got through!"

Georgia, 10, Kent, England

"I am having a pool party at school. Then in the evening I'm going to my friend's birthday party!"

Georgia, 13, Suffolk, England

"My friends and I are having a party."

Dakota, 10, Kent, England

"We signed t-shirts and cried a lot!!! I am going to miss my old school SO much."

Claudia, 11, Slough, England

"We get t-shirts with our year 6 class names on them and we get a leavers' mass. Today we're getting a leavers' party -whoo!!"

Ellie, 11, England

"We're doing a stage production of Oliver Twist, going water-kiing and having a night-time disco with a DJ!"

Sepha, 11, London, England

"I am celebrating by having a disco at school."

Lauren, 11, Sussex, England

"The Year 6 in my school are going to do a leavers' assembly in the afternoon. In the morning, we get to sign their polo t-shirts! I like doing that!"

Natalie, 10, Notts, England

"We had a games day and watched loads of films but at the end of the day my fellow Year 6 pupils and I cried a lot!!!"

Daniel, 11, Wales

"We're having a BBQ, a cinema trip, Britain's Got Talent in our school, going to the park and having a party!!!"

K, 11, London, England

"In our school we didn't do anything special. We did get to go home at 2pm though."

Amelia, 12, England

"My sister is going out to a show, but I am stuck at home."

Winnie, 11, Bournemouth, England

"I am just relaxing and chilling with my sister to celebrate end of term. Although she doesn't break up until Tuesday!!!"

Sarah, 12, Merseyside, England

"We brought in games, trading cards and CDs. We had a small party and finished at 1.30."

Adam, 10, Shropshire, England

"We had a graduation ceremony in the morning. We had only a half day of school. Then in the evening we went to dinner and said goodbye."

Alice, 11, Paris, France

"We didn't do anything special for the end of term but last week we went to THORPE PARK!!! It was 34 degrees!!!"

Hollie, 12, England

"My friends and I are going to be in year 8 and so we're going to go to Nandos and watch HARRY POTTER."

Sharmin and Kate, 8, London, England

"My school is going to have a one-hour assembly and we have to be sitting on the floor."

Kate, 12, London, England

"For my primary school graduation, we had a ceremony in the morning with all the parents then we were allowed to go home at 12pm to get ready for the school disco. It was fantastic! There was a DJ and a buffet and everyone dressed up in disco clothes!"

Cher, 13, Hong Kong, England

"I have just finished school and we have had a big party. We haven't done any work today, we have just watched DVDs!"

Abby, 13, Devon, England

"At my old junior we had an end-of-year party. Me and my friends thought a prom was a bit girly."

Leo, 13, Berkshire, England

"I'm getting together with some of my friends and we're going to the beach and then watching a DVD and eating some pizza! It's going to be really fun!"

Izzi, 12, Essex, England

"Our school had a Scottish ceilidh for the end of term. It was alright but I think it would have been better if it was a disco."

Zoe, 14, Scotland

"My class is going to have a party on the last day but over the weekend we have a trip to THORPE PARK!! WOOHOO! With all of my friends and class!"

Miriam, 12, Luton, England

"We're stuck in class doing boring key skills work. But tonight we're going to watch the circus then we're all sleeping over at Ellie's house."

Ellie, Chloe, Lottie, and Sophie, 13, Wales

"We're having a BBQ at the end of the school day, the teachers are cooking it for us."

Lee, 12, Kent, England

"Well I'm in Year Six now and we are leaving primary school today. Yesterday the year sixes went to a leaver's mass and after that we went bowling! It was really fun because we had time to spend together for the last time until we go our separate ways!"

Jessica, 11, Stockport, England

"We are having a no-uniform and toy day in our school."

Chloe, 11, UK