Pupils’ egg-cellent idea is paying off

Pupils’ egg-cellent idea is paying off

ENTERPRISING pupils from Flax Bourton have been selling eggs to parents to make some extra money.

A team of egg heads from Flax Bourton Primary School look after eight hens on the site and collect up the eggs to sell to parents.

Bristol Airport gave the school a �1,000 grant to set up the project helps which teaches them about animal welfare as well as giving them a taste of the business world.

Money from the egg sales is used to buy chicken food and equipment and the school is soon hoping to open a bank account for the business so the children can learn to keep track of the finances and make decision on how to spend the profits.


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Florrie Dodds, one of the school’s egg heads, said: “I really like looking after the chickens. We get about three-four eggs a day and we normally sell them all.”

The eggs are sold on Tuesday mornings and Friday afternoons.

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