Preston's Royal Cross School pupils farewell message to Miss

Headteacher Ruth Bonney got a send-off to remember on the last day of classes at Preston's Royal Cross School.

Thursday, 6th April 2017, 11:57 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:50 pm
Head Ruth Bonney is retiring from Royal Cross school for Deaf, after 22 years and
Head Ruth Bonney is retiring from Royal Cross school for Deaf, after 22 years and

Staff and pupils put on a retirement party to celebrate her 37 years at the school, 22 of them as head.

Pupils at the Elswick Road school in Savick, Ashton, did some signing and singing for Ruth.

During her time at the school, which is Lancashire’s only specialist school for pupils with hearing impairment, Ruth has steered it to a number of accolades, including Healthy School and Artsmark status.

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Head Ruth Bonney is retiring from Royal Cross school for Deaf, after 22 years and

The current deputy headteacher, Bev Hennefer, will follow in her footsteps and take over the reins after the Easter holidays.

Head Ruth Bonney is retiring from Royal Cross school for Deaf, after 22 years and