TEACHING assistant Daphne Linecar proved she was a class act after retiring with 21 years dedicated service.
Daphne was given a special send off at Little Ridge Community Primary School
Pupils gave her gifts, cards and flowers at a special assembly.
Daphne has worked as a teaching assistant at the school since 1991 and was one of the founder members of its Speech and Language Centre.
Headteacher Tom Collins said: “Daphne has been an excellent teaching assistant giving 21 years of loyal service to support the children and staff. She will be missed by everyone.”