Let’s face it, entertaining children for a whole six weeks can’t be much fun (sorry kids).

That’s why millions of parents are celebrating this week as their little darlings head back to school.

Mums and dads across Britain have shared their delight of a new term in the most 2017 way possible – memes.

The funny pictures shared on Twitter range from Mel Gibson in Braveheart to footballers celebrating.

Teachers have also jumped on the bandwagon – for obvious reasons theirs include crying babies and general exhaustion.

See some of the best ones below: