Retiring head gets garden in his name
A retiring head teacher has had a garden designed in his name to mark the end of his time at an Ashford primary school.
John Philpott has been the head of St Teresa’s Catholic Primary School for the last 19 and a half years.
To celebrate his retirement, staff and volunteers spent the weekend designing a Reflection Garden as a legacy in his name.
Teacher Anna Kerr said: “John is very much respected and loved by the school community and parish and, as a sign of this, a number of secret events were planned to celebrate his leadership and guardianship of pupils and
Retiring head John Philpott with children from the school council and their pebbles
Joseph (George Harvey) and the cast at Kingsnorth