Stowupland: Deputy headteacher, Pat McCullough, retires after 32 years of working at same school

Deputy head, Pat McCullough, is retiring after 30 years from Freeman Primary School in Stowupland.

Deputy head, Pat McCullough, is retiring after 30 years from Freeman Primary School in Stowupland. - Credit: Archant

A teacher has thanked staff and students after she retired from a school after 32 years of service.

Pat McCullough, 59, has been teaching at the Freeman Community School in Stowupland since 1981.

In that time she has seen generations of children pass through the school.

But the deputy headteacher is unlikely to be a stranger as she is looking to come back and help in the library. She said: “I have fond memories from my time at the school. I have stayed here a long time because I enjoy it here – it’s a very good place to work. It has been a lot of fun despite all the changes that have happened.”

Headteacher Charlotte Whyte paid tribute to her work. She said: “The staff, parents and children all appreciate the hard work Pat has done and are all going to miss her. She has worked tirelessly to help the school be the wonderful place it is today and has never stopped giving 100%.”