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"Baa-Bete goes to School": French School Enrols Sheep to keep Class Open

R Sinduja

News Editor

15 sheep have been recruited at a primary school in the French Alps after parents feared falling pupil numbers would see some classes closed. The move came after the school in Crets en Belledonne, a village in the Alps was told one of its 11 classes would close after the numbers dropped from 266 to 261. Pupils 'Baa-Bete' & 'Saute-Monton' was added to the register, in a comic ceremony watched by children, parents & teachers.