Farmer Christmas arrives at Witnesham Primary School to dish out gifts...on a tractor!

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the children at Witnesham Primary School. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Santa swapped his sleigh for a more rural ride on Thursday as he paid a visit to a Suffolk primary school atop a tractor as Farmer Christmas.

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the children at Witnesham Primary School. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge arrived at Witnesham Primary School, where the college has a partnership, on a tractor to visit eager youngsters and parents and hand out gifts.

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the children at Witnesham Primary School. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

He posed for photos and handed out sweets before seeing the children in the school’s grotto.

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the children at Witnesham Primary School. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Headteacher Jan Hubbard-Whitehead, said: “It is wonderful. This is the second year this has happened.

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the children at Witnesham Primary School. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

“We are grateful and it’s not only lovely for the children, it also it enhances our local links with the college. I definitely think we have some farmers of the future(at Witnesham.”

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the children at Witnesham Primary School. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Earlier in the year pupils from the school visited the college to help name some of the newborn lambs.

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the children at Witnesham Primary School. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Mr Attridge added that it was “ a pleasure” to visit.

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the children at Witnesham Primary School. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the children at Witnesham Primary School. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the children at Witnesham Primary School. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the children at Witnesham Primary School. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the children at Witnesham Primary School. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the children at Witnesham Primary School. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the children at Witnesham Primary School. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the children at Witnesham Primary School. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the children at Witnesham Primary School. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the children at Witnesham Primary School. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the children at Witnesham Primary School. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the children at Witnesham Primary School. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the children at Witnesham Primary School. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the children at Witnesham Primary School. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the children at Witnesham Primary School. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the children at Witnesham Primary School. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the children at Witnesham Primary School. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the children at Witnesham Primary School. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the children at Witnesham Primary School. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the children at Witnesham Primary School. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the

Easton and Otley College farm lecturer John Attridge dressed up as Farmer Christmas and visited the children at Witnesham Primary School. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN