Children say farewell to Keith

School caretaker Keith Stringer is retiring from Great Barton Primary School.
School caretaker Keith Stringer is retiring from Great Barton Primary School.

SCHOOL site manager Keith Stringer has carried out a host of duties at Great Barton Primary School and on Friday was presented with gifts at a special lunchtime to mark his retirement.

Keith and his wife Lynn have been an integral part of school life and headteacher Sarah Rees said: “He has been a fantastic member of staff, essential to the running of the school.”

Keith has been a midday supervisor, been involved with the school PTA and helped children to make wooden toys in class. He also helped to transform parts of the school garden.

A video showing special moments in school life was played and children spoke about Keith’s contribution. He was presented with a range of gifts at a special lunch and said: “I’ve loved being with the children. It’s a lovely little school, the children are brilliant and staff are wonderful.”