Massive Leeds Rhinos fan Tony Caulton had an extra special treat when he retired from his role as assistant headteacher at Flanshaw J&I School.
Pupils from the school, where he has worked for six years, dressed in blue and yellow - his favourite team colours - for a Rhinos-themed Mr Caulton day last Thursday.
During a fake fire drill, pupils flashmobbed Mr Caulton in the playground, where they all sang Journey’s Don’t Stop Believing and held up banners thanking their teacher for believing in them.
Mr Caulton was presented with gifts during assembly and each year group performed a rap, poem or song to make the day a truly memorable one.
He was visited by former colleagues and pupils from all the schools he has worked in over a 38-year career.
Wakefield Wildcats players Pita Godinet and Lucas Walshaw also went along and posed for pictures with Mr Caulton and the children.
Headteacher Jean Moyser said: “He has had an immense impact on the school in the time he has been here.
“He is a true professional, and has the children at the heart of everything he does.
“In his time at Flanshaw he has helped to turn the school around.”