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Leaving after 115 years of service

Teachers that are leaving Minsthorpe Community College.
Aden Lyman, Richard Pool, Asif Salim, Helen Williams
Julia Morgan, Katie O'Brien, Helenn Causier, Vicki Gilmore, Meranda Russell

Teachers that are leaving Minsthorpe Community College. Aden Lyman, Richard Pool, Asif Salim, Helen Williams Julia Morgan, Katie O'Brien, Helenn Causier, Vicki Gilmore, Meranda Russell

A group of teachers who notched up more than 100 years of combined service at Minsthorpe Community College have left the school.

Pupils and colleagues said goodbye to 11 teachers who either retired or were promoted to jobs at other schools, at the Minsthorpe Lane college on Friday.

Speeches were given to thank the teachers, who had between them given 115 years of service to the school.

The longest serving member of staff to leave was Julia Morgan, who joined the school in 1979.

Assistant principal Chrissie Yates said: “Julia Morgan is retiring after 35 years of working here, a dedicated colleagues who will be missed by both staff and colleagues.”

Richard Pool and Vicki Gilmore have taken up new jobs as assistant headteachers in Wakefield and Barnsley.

Vice principal Helen Williams will become the newly-appointed head of Ilkley Grammar School from September.

Also leaving last Friday were Rita Hepton, Helen Causier, Katie O’Brien, Aden Lyman, Gemma Rawlings, Elizabeth Howcroft and Asif Salim.

Mrs Yates said: “We are going to miss them all tremendously.

“We are all very proud of them and wish them all future success.”

 

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