Leeds primary stalwart retires after 35 years
Yorkshire Evening Post - almost 6 years
A MUCH-LOVED stalwart of a Leeds primary school has retired after dedicating 35 years of service to staff and pupils. Glennis Haigh, 69, was bid a sad, but fond, farewell by East Ardsley Primary School where she has been a cherished fixture since 1977. Headteacher Jane Wedlinscky led the tributes to Mrs Haigh, saying the whole school would miss her. Ms Wedlinscky said: “I consider it a great privilege to have worked with Glennis for the last ﬁve years; she is so caring and I will miss her warmth, friendliness, hard work and wonderful sense of humour. “Staff and pupils will remember her with both respect and affection for many years to come.” Deputy headteacher Chris Bowker added: “I have worked with Glennis for over 18 years and she has been an absolute pleasure to work with. “She handles everything with cheerfulness and a song making East Ardsley Primary School a happy environment to work in.” Mrs Haigh, 69, started in the school’s kitchen when her daughter was seven as she...
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