Sunderland school photos from 1997

Fulwell Infants School 10th birthday celebrations in 1997.

Fulwell Infants School 10th birthday celebrations in 1997.

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We just love it when you give us your memories of your Wearside schooldays.

A big tick to everyone who responded to three recent photographs we posted on social media.

Retro 1997   Seaburn Dene Primary School - blades for Macmillan 19 May 1997 old ref number 40759  Class Five from Seaburn Dene Primary School with teachers Val Leek and Helen Armstrong.  The children put on their wheels to raise cash for Macmillan Nurses Appeal.

Retro 1997 Seaburn Dene Primary School - blades for Macmillan 19 May 1997 old ref number 40759 Class Five from Seaburn Dene Primary School with teachers Val Leek and Helen Armstrong. The children put on their wheels to raise cash for Macmillan Nurses Appeal.

First, we asked if you were part of the Fulwell Infants School 10th birthday celebrations in 1997.

More than 17,000 people spotted it and plenty gave us comments including Laura Dora who said: “I still have the mug!”

Matthew Foster said: “Yeah I was. I’d have been in year 1 I think.”

And Margaret Watson Clark said:”Both my boys went here it really is a great school.”

I remember this as if it was only yesterday

Claire Glover

Nearly 13,000 people followed our post about Seaburn Dene Primary School which held a charity day in 1997.

Thanks to everyone who responded including Theresa Mercer, Alex Bell, Kelly Oates, and Ashleigh Kate who commented: “Omg hahhaha.”

Laura Muckles described the trip down Memory Lane as “Brilliant!!!” while Phillip Sinclair said: “Amazing!”

Laura Annison, Rachael Camerzan, Heather Wilson, Aimée Donkin, Dan Smith, Sarah Briggs, Lee Swales, Andrea Hutchinson, Anna Louise and Josh Graham all got involved as well.

More of the fans at the Monster Truck Show.

More of the fans at the Monster Truck Show.

While we were on the 1997 theme, we asked who remembered Frank Bruno’s visit to the Monster Truck Show in Sunderland that year.

What a response we got with 11,000 of you showing an interest, including Alia Amir who said: “Awww I can remember this day I loved our Sundays wish we could do them all over again.”

Claire Glover said: “I remember this as if it was only yesterday.”

Others to like the post included Brett Askew, Ashley Greaves, Gemma Mclaren, Kelly Macleod, Ali Hutchinson, Maria Thompson, David Graham, Neal Pearson and Joanne Jenkins Naugher.

Frank Bruno at the Monster Truck Show in 1997.

Frank Bruno at the Monster Truck Show in 1997.

If you have any extra 1997 memories, email chris.cordner@jpress.co.uk