Chicks arrive in time for spring at Saffron Walden school

12:54 01 April 2014

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Friends' Junior School pupils Camille and Jessica with their Easter chicks.

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Children in the Early Years at Friends’ Junior School are celebrating the arrival of their very own chicks, just in time for Easter.

The Friends' School Easter chicks.The Friends' School Easter chicks.

Using their special incubator the children monitored the temperature and kept a record on their chick chart, counting down the 21 days to arrival.

Catherine Armstrong, head of the Nursery, said: “All the children found it fascinating to see the tiny chicks tap their way out with their beaks and emerge from their shells. They have really enjoyed watching them grow and were delighted see them become strong enough to handle last week.”

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