Thousands of Year Six pupils will be leaving their primary schools behind this month - but not their closest friends. 

Schools from across Braintree and Witham that have chosen to take part will have their leaving photographs in the Friends Forever supplement on Thursday, including:

St Michael's Primary School

Beckers Green Primary School

Notley Green Primary School

Lyons Hall Primary School

John Ray Primary School

Great Bradfords Primary School

Shalford Primary School

Bocking Church Street Primary School

Rayne Primary School

Gosfield Primary School

Elm Hall Primary School

Chipping Hill Primary School

Holy Family Primary School

Howbridge Primary School

Powers Hall Primary School

Holy Trinity Primary School

Templars Primary School

Cressing Primary School 

Rivenhall Primary School

St Peters Primary School

Feering Primary School

Kelvedon St Mary's Primary Academy