Memories of the first day at school in Hartlepool

The school summer holidays may only just have started but it won't be long before we get back to that '˜aww' moment.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 02 August, 2018, 12:24
Stranton Primary School's 2003 new starters.

It’s when your little ones don their uniform for the very first time and look as pretty as a picture.

Here’s a reminder of some new starters who entered the world of education 15 years ago.

Theyre smiling for the camera at Rossmere Primary.

Our shots show lots of smiling faces at Rossmere Primary. Recognise anyone you know? Or what about this line-up of children at Stranton Primary in 2003. Who can you spot?

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Maybe there’s a face at St Bega’s that you recognise? Or how about this spotlight on the children at Eldon Grove Primary?

We’ll have more for you in the weeks to come, but if these photographs bring back memories, email

Eldon Grove's new starters in 2003.