Retirement on the menu for school cook

Retirement was on the menu for a cook who has been serving school dinners for pupils for more than 30 years.

Saturday, 27th July 2019, 1:00 pm
Pupils, staff and parents at Orton Wistow primary school with their 30th anniversary tapestry. EMN-190717-083250009

Orton Wistow Primary School said goodbye to catering manager Audrey Cooper at the end of term with a special assembly. Audrey started work at the school when it first opened in 1988 - and after decades of plating up her famous Wistow Sausage Roll followed by chocolate fudge brownie, she hung up her apron - but not before head teacher Simon Eardley presented her with a ‘gingerbread Audrey.’ The school also celebrated a special birthday, with a banner being put together by pupils to mark the school’s 30th anniversary. Every pupil in the school created a square for the banner.

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Retiring catering manager Audrey Cooper leaving Orton Wistow primary school after 31 years service. Pictured with some of the pupils. EMN-190718-173511009