Here are 12 photos of children starting out on their education journey in Hartlepool in 2004.
From Rift House to Rossmere and Holy Trinity to Hart Village, we have them all in these lovely line-ups from 18 years ago.
See if you can spot someone you know on their first days in the classroom.
1. Lynnfield Primary
Can you believe it was 18 years ago that these children started school at Lynnfield Primary.
2. Throston Primary
Ready to enjoy their first day at Throston Primary in 2004.
3. Ward Jackson Primary
Is there someone you know in this photo from Ward Jackson Primary School?
4. St John Vianney
Plenty of faces to recognise in this line-up of new starters.