School’s out! And as most pupils and staff look forward to a deserved summer break, some long-serving stalwarts have celebrated working their final day in their jobs.
We’ve looked back into our archives to find pictures of much-loved staff, teachers, teaching assistants and dinner ladies.
Have a look to see who you recognise as we take a trip down memory lane.
1. Looking back at retirements from our schools
Kettering, Hawthorn Community Primary School, retirement of Headteacher Richard Hall, marked by dress up as Richard Hall day. 2008 Photo: Alison Bagley
2. Looking back at retirements from our schools
Kettering Park Infants School, Margaret Lewin 2009 Photo: Alison Bagley
3. Looking back at retirements from our schools
Studfall Infants retirement party for teacher Elaine Rawlings who's been there 23 years, 2010 Photo: Jamie Lorriman
4. Looking back at retirements from our schools
Kettering: St Mary's Primary School, Joy Coleman retires from school after 30 years. 2012. Photo: Alison Bagley