Headmistress steps down after nine years

Children at Pocklington Infants School present headmistress Gill Campbell with some flowers.
Children at Pocklington Infants School present headmistress Gill Campbell with some flowers.

It was the end of an era at Pocklington Infants School on the last day of term when a much-loved member of staff called it a day.

Headmistress Gill Campbell retired after spending nine years at the school on Maxwell Road.

Mrs Campbell is presented with a wooden carved owl.

Mrs Campbell is presented with a wooden carved owl.

She had taken just 1/5 day off her entire time at the school due to sickness.

The children raised money to present her with a wood carved owl while Mrs Campbell donated a mural to the school as her leaving present. Dr Lynn Bartram will take over as the new head in September.