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?
Take a look through our archive selection and then get in touch to tell us more.
9. Lovely reminder from Lynnfield
Lots of leavers in the picture at Lynnfield but who do you recognise?
10. One last picture at Rift House
Reminders from Rift House Primary School in 2007 but who do you recognise?
11. Tell us more
We will have another selection of school leaver photos for you from across Hartlepool soon. In the meantime, why not share your memories of these 2007 scenes by emailing [email protected]