Aylesbury care home resident Pat celebrates her 80th birthday by going back to school!

Pat Letts, from St Leonards Care Home, Aylesbury is a School Crossing Patroller at Wendover Junior School  for the afternoon on her 80th birthday. She is pictured with Year6 Junior Road Safety Officers and Jessica Brickell, left, presents a card
Pat Letts, from St Leonards Care Home, Aylesbury is a School Crossing Patroller at Wendover Junior School for the afternoon on her 80th birthday. She is pictured with Year6 Junior Road Safety Officers and Jessica Brickell, left, presents a card

A resident at St Leonard’s Care Home in Aylesbury celebrated her 80th birthday by going back to school for the afternoon - as a crossing patroller.

Pat Letts reprised the role, which she used to conduct on Belgrave Road in Aylesbury as a surprise on Friday May 11.

Pat Letts, from St Leonards Care Home, Aylesbury is a School Crossing Patroller at Wendover Junior School  for the afternoon on her 80th birthday. Corinne Randall of Bucks County Council helps with her uniform.

Pat Letts, from St Leonards Care Home, Aylesbury is a School Crossing Patroller at Wendover Junior School for the afternoon on her 80th birthday. Corinne Randall of Bucks County Council helps with her uniform.

This time Pat did the job outside Wendover Junior School with support from the school’s current crossing patroller Sue West.

The surprise for Pat was organised by St Leonard’s and Bucks County Council.

Pat said: “I had a fantastic time.

“It made me happy to see and talk to the children.

Pat Letts, from St Leonards Care Home, Aylesbury is a School Crossing Patroller at Wendover Junior School  for the afternoon on her 80th birthday. She is pictured with Year6 Junior Road Safety Officers and Sue West the official School Crossing Patroller.

Pat Letts, from St Leonards Care Home, Aylesbury is a School Crossing Patroller at Wendover Junior School for the afternoon on her 80th birthday. She is pictured with Year6 Junior Road Safety Officers and Sue West the official School Crossing Patroller.

“The drivers were so friendly and I really enjoyed the day.”

Pat Letts, from St Leonards Care Home, Aylesbury is a School Crossing Patroller at Wendover Junior School  for the afternoon on her 80th birthday.

Pat Letts, from St Leonards Care Home, Aylesbury is a School Crossing Patroller at Wendover Junior School for the afternoon on her 80th birthday.

Pat Letts, from St Leonards Care Home, Aylesbury is a School Crossing Patroller at Wendover Junior School  for the afternoon on her 80th birthday. She is pictured with Year6 Junior Road Safety Officers.

Pat Letts, from St Leonards Care Home, Aylesbury is a School Crossing Patroller at Wendover Junior School for the afternoon on her 80th birthday. She is pictured with Year6 Junior Road Safety Officers.