CHRISTMAS came early for festive pupils at a Johnstone primary school today.

Lucky youngsters got a special run into school this morning - courtesy of none other than Santa Claus.

Santa was cruising through the town but he left his sleigh at home - instead opting for a Gibson Executive Coach.

Little ones from St Anthony's Primary in Johnstone squealed with delight as they saw who was driving them to class.

And the fun didn't end there as kids from St Benedict’s High School were also given a run by Santa in the afternoon.

Santa aka Elaine Robertson dresses up most years as it brings a smile to the faces of the kids ahead of the Christmas holidays.

We wish we got driven to work like this - best bus driver ever!