Woodlands Meed Head Teacher Gill Perry will be opening her last ever WoodlandsMeed Summer Fair on July 11.
The Fair, in Chanctonbury Road, Burgess Hill, will be an opportunity for past and present pupils, families and friends to say farewell to Ms Perryand wish her well for her retirement at the end of July.
Gill started her career in education more 35 years ago and has been involved in special education for the last 20 years.
Woodlands Meed opened in 2012 and was the merger of local special schools NewickHouse School, where Gill had been the head for the previous 15 years, and Court Meadow School.
The Friends of Woodlands Meed, have arranged a presentation for Gill by the Town Mayor, Ann Jones and the Town Crier, Neil Batsford as well as a Farewell collection and book that visitors to the fair can leave farewell messages.
Former pupils and families are welcome to pop in to say farewell.
There will be something for everyone with a wonderful BBQ and refreshments, local craft and artisan stalls,creative crafts, face painting, rides, inflatables, sensory bus, and the ever popular ‘sponge a teacher’
The fair will open at 12.30pm and end at 3.30pm.
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