54 pictures capture best cheeky smiles from school starters in 2006

School is back in session for many children across the Portsmouth area – but it doesn’t have to be all doom and gloom.

Thursday, 5th September 2019, 7:00 am
Updated Thursday, 5th September 2019, 7:05 am
School starters 2006

We decided to look back through The News archive and found pictures of school starters in reception at schools from 2006. Can you spot the cheeky grins from anyone you know?

Rabbits reception class at Arundel Court Infants School in Portsmouth. Picture (064101-1)
Hedgehogs reception class at Arundel Court Infants School in Portsmouth in autumn 2006. Picture (064101-2)

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Corals Class - Mr Harbut's reception class at Charles Dickens Infant School, Turner Road, Portsmouth in autumn 2006. Picture (064242-0051)
Shells Class - Mrs Bood's reception class at Charles Dickens Infant School, Turner Road, Portsmouth in autumn 2006. Picture (064242-0059)
Copnor Infants School reception class - Yellow class - in autumn 2006. Picture (064153-2)
Copnor Infants School reception class - Green class - autumn 2006. Picture (064153-1)
Copnor Infants School reception class - Blue class - in 2006. Picture (064153-3)
Reception class RO at Cottage Grove Infant school in autumn 2006. Picture (064090-14)
Reception class RV at Cottage Grove Infant school in autumn 2006. Picture (064090-15)
Robins reception class at Cumberland Infants School in Portsmouth in 2006. Picture (064102-1)
Wrens reception class at Cumberland Infants School in Portsmouth in autumn 2006. Picture (064102-2)
Rabbits - Mrs Hart's reception class at Devonshire Infant School, Francis Avenue, Southsea in autumn 2006. Picture (063982-0017)
Fieldmice - Mrs Barrick's reception class at Devonshire Infant School, Francis Avenue, Southsea in autumn 2006. Picture (063982-0009)
Reception Class at Dunannie School, Alton Road, Steep, near Petersfield in autumn 2006. Picture (063985-0002)
Flying Bull Primary School Reception L in autumn 2006. Picture (064112-157)
Flying Bull Primary School Reception W in autumn 2006. Picture (064112-130)
Sparrows reception class at Grange Infant School, Gosport in autumn 2006. Picture (064273-27)
Woodpecker reception class at Grange Infant School, Gosport in autumn 2006. Picture (064273-22)
Horndean Infants School reception Yellow class in 2006. Picture: (064153-3)
Horndean Infants School reception Red class in autumn 2006. Picture (064153-1)
Horndean Infants School reception Blue class in autumn 2006. Picture (064153-2)
Tigers reception class at Leesland Infant School, Gosport in autumn 2006. Picture (064271-7)
Pandas reception class at Leesland Infant School, Gosport in autumn 2006. Picture (064271-2)
Seahorses Class - Miss Fletcher, Mrs Jones and Mrs Wainwright's reception class at Locks Heath Infants School, Warsash Road, Locks Heath in autumn 2006. Picture (064240-0023)
Turtles Class - Miss Wilkinson and Mrs Percival's reception class at Locks Heath Infants School, Warsash Road, Locks Heath in autumn 2006. Picture (064240-0017)
Dolphin Class - Mrs Newbury and Mrs Ralph's reception class at Locks Heath Infants School, Warsash Road, Locks Heath in 2006. Picture (064240-0002)
Penguins Class - Miss Burden, Mrs Ward, Mrs Wright, Mrs Arque and Mrs Bryant's reception class at Locks Heath Infants School, Warsash Road, Locks Heath in autumn 2006. Picture (064240-0034)
Bumblebees Class - Miss Green and Miss Carter's reception class children at Manor Infant School, Inverness Road, Portsmouth in autumn 2006. Picture (064260-0049)
Ducklings Class - Mrs West, Mrs House and Mrs Isaacs's reception class children at Manor Infant School, Inverness Road, Portsmouth in autumn 2006. Picture (064260-0053)
Ladybirds Class - Mrs Corrigan and Mrs Chipperfield's reception class children at Manor Infant School, Inverness Road, Portsmouth. Picture (064260-0039)
Badgers reception class at Milton Park Infant School - teacher Miss Caroline Bannister - in autumn 2006. Picture (064175-194)
Bats reception class at Milton Park Infant School - teachers Mrs Kim Reeves and Mrs Sarah Bartlett - in autumn 2006. Picture (064175-220)
Ollie Oddsocks reception class at Moorings Way Infant School, Southsea in autumn 2006. Picture (064089-10)
The BR reception class at Newtown Primary School in Gosport in autumn 2006. Picture (064162-36)
The WR reception class at Newtown Primary School in Gosport in autumn 2006. Picture (064162-57)
Penguins Class - Mrs Whitehead and Mrs Unsworth's reception class pupils at Northern Infant School , Richmond Rise, Portchester in autumn 2006. Picture (064246-0030)
Honeybees reception class at Northern Parade Infants School in Portsmouth in autumn 2006. Picture (064430-1)
Dragonflies reception class at Northern Parade Infants School in Portsmouth in autumn 2006. Picture (064430-2)
Ladybirds reception class at Northern Parade Infants School in Portsmouth in autumn 2006. Picture (064430-3)
Mrs Bazeley and Mrs May's reception class at Orchard Lea Infant School, Fareham in autumn 2006. Picture (064182-4)
Badgers reception class at Padnell Infant School in Cowplain in autumn 2006. Picture (064289-28)
Rabbits reception class at Padnell Infant School in Cowplain in autumn 2006. Picture (064289-72)
Owls reception class at Peel Common Infant School, Gosport in autumn 2006. Picture (064272-16)
Robins reception class at Peel Common Infant School, Gosport in autumn 2006. Picture (064272-18)
Penhale Infants school in Fratton - Hedgehogs reception class - in autumn 2006. Picture (064192-2)
Penhale Infants school in Fratton - Rabbits reception class - in autumn 2006. Picture (064192-1)
Uplands Infants school in Fareham - Dolphins reception class - in autumn 2006. Picture: (064192-1)
Uplands Infants school in Fareham - Octopus reception class - in autumn 2006. Picture (064192-2)
Mrs Hodges reception class - at St John's College Lower School, Grove Road South, Southsea in autumn 2006. Picture (063983-0028)
Oak reception class at Stakes Hill Infants school in Waterlooville in autumn 2006. Picture (064157-1)
Ash reception class at Stakes Hill Infants school in Waterlooville in autumn 2006. Picture (064157-3)
Elephant reception class at Trosnant Infant School in autumn 2006. Picture (064370-62)
Zebra reception class at Trosnant Infant School in autumn 2006. Picture (064370-68)
The reception class at St.Anthony's R.C.Primary School, Titchfield Common in autumn 2006. Picture (064183-13)