It was a different type of school environment then, with no threat from Covid-19.
Teachers certainly have extra work on their hands today but hopefully the worst is behind us.
To remind us of more carefree school days, here is a slideshow from bygone days.
The P1 'B' class at Oakgrove Integrated Primary School. Included are Lisa McCorkell, teacher, and Rachel Sherrard, classroom assistant. LS38-114KM10
The P1 'A' class at Oakgrove Integrated Primary School. Included are Gertrude Carey, teacher, and Aine Hassan, classroom assistant. LS38-113KM10
The children at Termoncanice Primary School nursery pictured during their graduation ceremony with teacher Ann Marie Diamond and assistants Paula Morgan and Hilary Hargan. LV23-715MML
Riah Doherty pictured at Termoncanice Primary School's P1 open day. Picture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. LV25-438MMCK10