Burnley headteacher says a fond farewell to pupils and staff after six-and-a-half-years at the helm

Pupils and staff at Burnley's Holy Trinity Primary School have said farewell to their headteacher Mrs Sally Smith.

Monday, 26th July 2021, 12:30 pm

Mrs Smith, who has worked in education for over 25 years, has spent the last six-and-a-half-years at Holy Trinity.

A former deputy head at Whittlefield Primary School in Burnley and head at Simonstone Primary, a service was held to mark Mrs Smith's early retirement, conducted by Fr Alex Frost and year five students.

Pupils and staff presented Mrs Smith with cards, flowers and gifts and shared memories of her time at the school.

A special service was held to mark the early retirement of headteacher Mrs Sally Smith from Holy Trinity Primary School in Burnley

Staff also celebrated with afternoon tea at Crow Wood, where the chairman of the governors Mr Phil Vercoe gave a very witty speech.

Mrs Smith is looking forward to spending more time with her family and many more trips to Spain. She is also a keen runner and member of a running club.

Mrs Smith was presented with gifts, cards and flowers from staff and pupils to mark her early retirement
Mrs Sally Smith has taken early retirement after 25 years in education
Mrs Smith celebrates her early retirement with her family