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Back to school 2020: Your photos of your child’s first day

PUBLISHED: 15:17 03 September 2020 | UPDATED: 17:11 08 September 2020

Nevaeh starting reception at Ravenswood Community Primary School, Ipswich

Nevaeh starting reception at Ravenswood Community Primary School, Ipswich

SARAH BURGESS

See the excited faces in our gallery, as children set out on the first day of the new school year.

Alby starting reception at Martlesham Primary AcademyAlby starting reception at Martlesham Primary Academy

Many youngsters in Suffolk and north Essex are marking a real milestone this week with their very first day in reception class.

Chloe starting year three at Dale Hall Community Primary School, IpswichChloe starting year three at Dale Hall Community Primary School, Ipswich

It’s a day they will remember all their lives - and which their parents will also remember with pride.

Lida starting Year 4 at Sidegate Primary School, IpswichLida starting Year 4 at Sidegate Primary School, Ipswich

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Going back to school and starting a new year is also a milestone for older children, who have all had a lot of disruption over the past months, losing out on a lot of school due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Lola starting Year 1 at Claydon Primary SchoolLola starting Year 1 at Claydon Primary School

Of course, schools have made many changes to ensure safety, but it’s now hoped families will be able to get back into the routine of children going to school, meeting their friends and feeling more sense of normality.

Honey-May starting Year 6 at Gorseland Primary School, Martlesham HeathHoney-May starting Year 6 at Gorseland Primary School, Martlesham Heath

Ena-Lillian, aged nine, and Monia, aged five, in Year 1 at Hillside Primary in IpswichEna-Lillian, aged nine, and Monia, aged five, in Year 1 at Hillside Primary in Ipswich

William, six, and Darcie-Leigh, seven, going to Sprites Primary Academy in IpswichWilliam, six, and Darcie-Leigh, seven, going to Sprites Primary Academy in Ipswich

Violet, four, starting reception at Witnesham Primary SchoolViolet, four, starting reception at Witnesham Primary School

Seth, aged five, going to Claydon Primary SchoolSeth, aged five, going to Claydon Primary School

Skylar, aged four,on her first day at Gorseland Primary SchoolSkylar, aged four,on her first day at Gorseland Primary School

Jessica, five, going to Britannia Primary in IpswichJessica, five, going to Britannia Primary in Ipswich

Sebastian, 10, of St Mary's Catholic Primary School in IpswichSebastian, 10, of St Mary's Catholic Primary School in Ipswich

Kyle starting Year 6 at Debenham Primary SchoolKyle starting Year 6 at Debenham Primary School

Alysia is starting Year 2 at Claydon PrimaryAlysia is starting Year 2 at Claydon Primary

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Sienna, four, starting reception at The Oaks Primary School in IpswichSienna, four, starting reception at The Oaks Primary School in Ipswich

Ava is going back toYear 1 Springfield Infants School in IpswichAva is going back toYear 1 Springfield Infants School in Ipswich


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