But before they left primary education, they all posed for one last poignant picture and the Hartlepool Mail was there to record it.
From Rossmere to Rift House and Stranton to St John Vianney, we have it all.
Does this bring back memories of your little ones as they moved up to the Big School?
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5. Back in time at Throston
Lots of leavers in this 2007 Throston Primary School photo? Recognise anyone you know?
6. Memories from Stranton Primary
A last photo at Stranton Primary for these 2007 leavers but who do you recognise?
7. Brilliantly smart at Barnard Grove
A great reminder of the 2007 leavers at Barnard Grove Primary School.
8. Wonderful at Ward Jackson
Is your loved one in this 2007 photo from Ward Jackson Primary School?