The dedication and commitment by head teachers who have clocked up a massive 415 years’ service between them are to be honoured at a special reception next week.
Thirteen head teachers from schools across Leeds are retiring at the end of the summer term, bringing to an end distinguished teaching careers and long-term associations with their current schools and schools across Leeds.
Leeds City Council’s children’s services has organised a reception to mark the occasion and say thank you for their service to the children and young people of the city. The reception will take place at Leeds Civic Hall on Monday 14 July. The head teachers will receive a gift and a certificate.
Media are invited to attend the reception to mark the head teachers’ retirement at the East Room at Leeds Civic Hall on Monday 14 July at 2pm. Photography and interviews will be available.
The retiring head teachers are:
|Head teacher||School||Years' service|
|Alan Willey||Horsforth St Margaret’s||36 years|
|Caroline Robinson||Austhorpe Primary||30 years|
|Fiona Woodall||St Oswalds Primary||35 years|
|Kath Atkins||Grange Farm||34 years|
|Kay Priestley||Pudsey Waterloo Primary||32 years|
|Ken Cornforth||Pudsey Grangefield High||36 years|
|Linda Clay||Talbot Primary||28 years|
|Margaret Broughton||Harehills Primary||35 years|
|Pat Holmes||St Frances of Assisi||32 years|
|Phil Taylor||Pudsey Bolton Royd||38 years|
|Steve Boothroyd||Adel Primary||37 years|
|Susan Mudie||Richmond Hill||40 years|
For media enquiries, please contact:
Emma Whittell, Leeds City Council press office, on (0113) 2474713