STARTING school is a special time for anyone.
This year the Gloucester Advocate has visited schools at Gloucester, Barrington, Stroud Road, Stroud, Booral, Stratford and Krambach to capture the first days of school for dozens of new kindergarten students.
If you've got a student in kindergarten in the Gloucester valley this year, don't miss this special feature gallery.
Barrington Public School: Amarlie Stephenson, Flinders Ward, Samuel Ellis, Selina Denyer, Summer Edwards, Hugo Laurie and Elana Pope.
Booral Public School: Tristan Hardcastle, Paige Johnston, Wilden Murray, Blake Taylor, Isabella Harland-Smith, Max Jones, Alex Jones, Taylah Tassell, Riley Burnett-Hay, Bella Coleman, Rheanna George and Allie Muddle.
Gloucester Public School - KM (not in order): Emily Beggs, Kaitlyn Beggs, Alana Benson, Kayla Blanch, Ruby Bradbury, Olivia Kearney, Amelis Parish, Alex Channon, William Dwyer, Jacob Edwards, Alex Fordham, Jackson Moore, Cody Sparke, Morgan Spindler, Kurtis Sullivan, Rhys Summerville, Zavier Tan, Blake Walker, Harvey Willis, Jack Yardy.
Gloucester Public School - KA (not in order): Katie Broadhead, Aleasha Cawley, Jessica Howard, Georgia Hughes, Rahni Ireland, Bianca Jackson, Teela Maslen, Poppy Yates, Shannon Atkins, Sam Collie, Jake Coombes, Logan Gambrill, Lucas Gee, Jaxon Griffis-Powi, Codie Hardy, Brady Johnston, Ibrahim Khalid, Lachlan King, Tom Maggs, Xavier Soupidis.
Gloucester Public School - K/1E (not in order): Abbigale Ellis, Mia Hardy, Ruby Tonks, Lotti Warwick, Joseph Hogan, Tylah Johnson, Charlie, Stuart Turner. Teacher Eve Green.
Krambach Public School: Lucas Gough, Caleb Zarb, Abbigail Petrisic, Aleksandra McKinnon, Jacob Vumbaca and Lachlan Moulds.
Stratford Public School: Iziss Davies, Eve Paff, Isabella Leayr, Brady Farley and Henry Grenham. Absent: Thomas Baker.
Stroud Public School: Back (l to r) Ivy Hanlon, Harry Cross, Jason O’Donohue, Catherine Webster, Maddox Smith, Cooper Power, Tahlia Jones, Blade Connell and Aliya Lyall. Front (l-r) Lachlan Warner, Emily George, Bailey Lord, Felicity Holstein, Logan Broadbent, Mackenzie Hayward and Blade Sturgess.
Stroud Road Public School: Hayley Fisher-Webster, Hayley Edwards, Jamie Richards and Jimmy Pritchard.