There's a story behind six-year-old Annabel's fabulous back-to-school outfit. Her mum, Suzanne, said: 'My daughter's school was doing a 'wear what makes you happy' day today. According to Annabel none of her clothes made her happy. At 3pm yesterday she requested I made something... Managed to whip something up that she approved of!'

18 of Portsmouth parents' best photos as schools in England reopened

TODAY was the first proper school day in England since January 5.

Monday, 8th March 2021, 6:47 pm
Updated Monday, 8th March 2021, 7:09 pm

To mark the occasion, Portsmouth parents took photos of their children looking smart in their uniform for the first time in two months.

Here are 18 of their best photos – including one pupil’s very colourful return to the classroom and a parent’s heartfelt solution for a tearful son on his first day back.

Please note: Every photo gallery we publish contains a ‘Buy photo’ button beneath each picture by default.

However, no photographs from this gallery are available to buy.

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