12 reminders of life at Mortimer Primary School in South Shields

Youngsters at Mortimer Primary School in South Shields have welcomed some notable visitors and some goodbye to some much-loved members of staff over the years.

Wednesday, 18th September 2019, 5:14 pm
Updated Wednesday, 18th September 2019, 6:09 pm
The cast of Mortimer Primary School's year 5 and 6 production of Hoodwinked in 2014; Jasmine Sheehan, Jack Johnston and James Todd.

If you were a pupil, you might just spot yourself in our collection of photos from recent years.

Mortimer Primary School nursery class with their bus to the seaside in 2015.
There's always one sticking his tongue out ... Mortimer Primary School teacher Lesley Ramsdale retiring in 2015 after 36 years at the school.

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David Miliband, at the time the MP for South Shields, handing out headteachers awards to pupils at Mortimer Primary School in 2006.
Mortimer Primary School pupils celebrate VE Day in 2011
Mortimer Primary School pupils Scott Morrow, Sara Terry, Ben Pennock and Charlotte Allan were on their way to Cambridge to take part in the National Young Mathematician Awards in 2014
Brownies from Mortimer Primary School receive a Sainsbury's Active Kids Paralympic Challenge kit from store manager Lee Chilton and Dawn Nixon in 2011.
The cast of Mortimer Primary School's Year 5 and 6 production of Hoodwinked in 2014; Jasmine Sheehan, Jack Johnston and James Todd
Mortimer Primary School pupils raise funds for St Clare's Hospice at the Rainbow Dash event in 2016. Pictured from left are Ben Scudder, Lucy Baxter and Jackson. Back from left, Joanne Green, Sonia Graham and Sam Baxter.
Renowned animator Sheila Graber working with Mortimer Primary School pupils in 2017.
Mortimer Primary School's retiring deputy headteacher Pam Appleby was serenaded by pupils from the school choir in 2013.
Newcastle Falcons player Rob Vickers with pupils at Mortimer Primary School in 2015.
Mortimer Primary School grassroots cricket award. Front from left, head of PE Paul Mckay and head teacher Geoff Seagrove.