Retired Kirk Hallam teacher Albert Wright decided to celebrate his 90th birthday in style this week with a golf day.
Mr Wright, taught at, Dallimore, Bennerley and Ladywood schoolsfrom 1957-1985, including a stint as deputy at Dallimore.
He celebrated with former pupils and friends made during his time as captain, president and trustee at Erewash Valley Golf Club.
Mr Wright will celebrate turning 90 on Monday August 27.
He said: “I wanted to do something special to mark the occasion and with all the people I’ve made friends with and kept in touch with over the years.”