Pupils give retiring headteacher a good send-off

Mrs Julie Ward retires as headteacher at Burbage Primary School
Mrs Julie Ward retires as headteacher at Burbage Primary School

Pupils have said a fond farewell to their headteacher who has retired after a lengthy career in education.

Mrs Julie Ward has been head at Burbage Primary School for six years and been in the teaching profession for 36 years.

The children took part in a celebratory assembly to show their thanks and appreciation.

Mrs Ward spent 12 years at Furness Vale Primary School before joining Burbage and taught in a secondary school and special school earlier in her career.

Her plans for retirement include a cruise and gardening.