PUPILS past and present said farewell to a teacher at Wilberlee Junior and Infant School, Slaithwaite.
Mrs Joan Abdy, of Golcar, retired after more than 27 years at the school. She started work part-time at Wilberlee while working part-time at St John's C of E Junior and Infant School in Golcar. She has also worked at schools in Moss Side in Manchester and Mixenden at Halifax.
Mrs Abdy and her husband Richard have two sons, Jonathan and Matthew, and two grand-daughters Heather and Meg.
At a farewell assembly, staff, pupils and parents handed over presents.
Mrs Abdy enjoys caravanning and walking.