Loved teacher re­mem­bered

The Gazette (Derwent Valley) - - NEWS -

FORMER teacher Sheila Max­field is be­ing re­mem­bered by gen­er­a­tions of grate­ful stu­dents fol­low­ing her death at New Nor­folk.

The long-serv­ing ed­u­ca­tor, artist and com­mu­nity worker died at Co­rum­bene Nurs­ing Home, age 89.

Best re­mem­bered as an art teacher at New Nor­folk High School, she also turned her hand to other sub­jects, in­clud­ing typ­ing and cook­ing, and worked as a re­lief teacher for a time af­ter her re­tire­ment.

Dozens of former stu­dents shared their mem­o­ries and con­do­lences on so­cial me­dia .

Mrs Max­field’s fu­neral will be held on Novem­ber 16.

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