Thousands of youngsters across Northumberland are looking forward to starting school this September.
And for years we have published pictures of these new starters, so families can keep the paper as a souvenir of the momentous occasion.
Here’s a flashback to our pictures from 2010 - so some of these little ones will be about to start their last year in secondary school.
Swarland First School's new intake of pupils. Photo: Jane Coltman
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Nick Ware with his new reception pupils at Rock Hall First School.. Photo: Jane Coltman
Felton First School's reception class children. Photo: Jane Coltman
The new intake of pupils at Seahouses First School. Photo: Jane Coltman