Children send off retired teacher in special service

PUBLISHED: 17:00 25 October 2011

Mrs Kenny with pupils at the school

Mrs Kenny with pupils at the school

CHILDREN sang songs for their retired Shipham First School teacher at a special service held to honour her last week.

Mrs Bibba Kenny worked at the school for almost 15 years.

A service was held at a church in Shipham where year 4 children performed a rap for her and everyone sang a specially-written song to honour her.

Many pupils, parents and staff attended the service.

Mrs Kenny was then presented with a set of pottery plates and bowls made for her by local potter and music teacher Susie Spanring.

Headteacher Antonia Gwynn said: “Mrs Kenny has been at the school for nearly fifteen years and many generations of Shipham children have enjoyed her inspirational teaching and warm personality.

“We all wish her well in her retirement.”

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