SCHOOLS are getting ready to close their doors this week for the summer holidays, so for this week's Way We Were we thought we have a look back through our school archive.

We've picked out five pictures from the late 1990s to the early 2000s from Malton, Kirkbymoorside, Helmsley, Norton and Pickering primary schools. Do you recognise anyone?

Have you got an old picture you would like to see in the Gazette? Email it, along with details of when and where it was taken, to