Dinosaur on the loose at village school

STRANGE happenings were afoot at a village school when pupils discovered a giant egg had hatched on the school field. The egg – and a series of enormous footprints – had appeared at Sandon Junior school when pupils arrived on Monday morning, apparently l

STRANGE happenings were afoot at a village school when pupils discovered a giant egg had hatched on the school field.

The egg - and a series of enormous footprints - had appeared at Sandon Junior school when pupils arrived on Monday morning, apparently left by a prehistoric visitor that had stopped in the grounds of the school over the weekend.

To help them solve the mystery, they recruited "experts" from Freman College, Buntingford.

A spokesman for the school said: "The children were really excited, and had a great time drawing pictures of what they thought might have hatched from the egg.


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"They also made models of what the creature would eat out of salt dough, and did some pieces of writing about the incident," she said.

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