EAST Lancashire pre-school children have successfully graduated and said farewell to nursery life.

Proudly wearing their caps and gowns, their delight is clear to see as smiling boys and girls beam for the camera.

Scroll through the gallery above to see the happy faces celebrating the milestone at nurseries including St Michael with St John's, Blackburn, Riverside Nursery, Darwen and Greenview Nursery, Blackburn.