But there is no doubting the affection thousands of past and present pupils and staff have for Mortimer Community College, previously Mortimer Comprehensive School, in South Shields. Remember you can buy copies of these and all of our staff pictures by logging on here.
Cafe au lait for Nicola Christie as she enjoys a continental breakfast in the Mortimer Comprehensive School restaurant, with Graham Hall and Ian Maskell, in 1990.
Front, Rachel Clark and Sabah Ahmed are voted head boy and girl in 2013. Centre, from left, are MP Emma Lewell-Buck, deputy mayor Faye Cunningham and head Claire Mullane. Back, deputy head boy and girl Andrew Heather and Sophie Richardson.
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Mortimer Comprehensive School headmaster Albyn Snowdon with new computers in 1990.
Are you pictured at the 2008 Mortimer prom at the Marriott Hotel, Gosforth Park, Newcastle, in 2008?
Mortimer Comprehensive School pupils leaving for Edinburgh on a week-long field study course in 1990.
Left to right, Jaminur Choudhury, Jamal Washington, Nahim Ahmed and Hamidur Choudhury, celebrate their GCSE results in 2014.
The 1975 second year hockey team. Back row, left to right, Coach Rosemary Den, Hall, Waggott, Kelly (capt), M White, Hoy and Stelling. Front, left to right: Burn, Russell, Nur, C White, Prince, Wanless and Mackay.
Pupils get smart for their 2010 prom.
Mortimer pupils celebrate after victory over Boldon in 1987. Backrow, left to right, Cooper, Stenton, Freeman, Whinfield, Crooks and Pippet. Front, Coverdale, Donnison, Thursfield, McKay and Fleming.
GCSE drama students in 2015.
Mortimer's 1980 second year rounders' team. Back, left to right, Anne Simpson, Samantha Crutwell, Catherine James, Kim Young. Front:, Debra Downey, Janice and Janet Nicols, Billie Burdon.
Mortimer's 2011 prom at Sunderland AFC's Stadium of Light ground.
Mortimer celebrates European Day in July 1994.
Mortimer pupils show their support for former student Perrie Edwards as her group, Little Mix, battle for X Factor glory in 2011.
Pupils at the school's 2013 prom.
Mortimer pupils with new badge they helped design. Left to right: Brian Hope, Carl Randall, Michael Carr, Philip Wile, Shria Begum and Joanne Wood.
Candidates on the election trail to choose a head boy and girl in 2012.