We said goodbye to Carley Hill Primary School 16 years ago - but here are 13 retro reminders of it

It’s 16 years since Carley Hill Primary School closed its doors forever in Sunderland.

Friday, 27th March 2020, 4:00 pm
Year 6 pupils were rewarded for their excellent Sats results with a copy of the new Harry Potter book in 2003. Were you one of them?
Year 6 pupils were rewarded for their excellent Sats results with a copy of the new Harry Potter book in 2003. Were you one of them?

But the memories live on and here are 13 reminders of the school which we found in the Sunderland Echo archives.

So if you were pictured at the sports day, in your finest outfits for a mini prom, or on stage for a performance, we may have you in the spotlight.

Take a look for yourself and why not share your own memories of your time at Carley Hill.

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The Carley Hill sports day in 2003 had a very patriotic feel. Alex Armstrong and Natasha Moran even had colourful basketballs for the occasion.
Jodie Banks and Chelsie James did really well in the City of Sunderland Schools Cookery Competition 17 years ago. Does this bring back memories?
Year 6 pupils pictured after they helped to write a play based on a school book. Who can remember its name?
Staff and pupils dressed up for their mini prom in 2004 and it had extra significance as it also marked the closure of the school. Does this bring back memories?
These Year 4 pupils are pictured with a giant banner of a poem in 2003. Who can tell us more about the occasion?
Northern Sinfonia bassoonist Steven Reay provided great entertainment for the students in 2003. But were you there for the musical treat?
These students were busy in a group class 17 years ago. But can you recognise the children pictured?
Are you pictured in this 2004 photo at the school?
Pupils and staff are all in the view for this 2003 photo. Remember this?
Here is another scene from the 2003 sports day but are you in the picture?
Can you identify the players trying to keep the ball off the ground at the school in 1979?
The summer school play scheme sports day at Carley Hill Junior School. Remember this from 41 years ago?
What do you remember of Carley Hill School? Were you a pupil and who was your favourite teacher? Tell us more by emailing [email protected]