It was such a big day for them at Seaham Harbour Nursery School where these new starters were pictured in 2001.

13 pictures of Sunderland children on their first day at school in years past - spot any familiar faces?

It’s the moment which parents remember forever and children face with trepidation.

Monday, 2nd September 2019, 4:45 pm
Updated Friday, 6th September 2019, 4:32 pm

It’s that very first day at school and here are 13 photos to remind us of it.

We’ve got scenes from across Sunderland and Wearside.

So why not take a look through and see if there is anyone you recognise.

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