New pupils flocking to school to keep class open

Youngsters admire their new classmates at Crêts-en-Belledonne

Children at one rural school are used to seeing sheep in the nearby mountains, but not in their playground... until now.

A flock of them has been signed up as pupils to keep a class open.

Parents arranged for a farmer to bring in a few dozen sheep to protest at plans to close one of the 11 classes ...

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