A BAKERY in Chipping Sodbury has taken a nearby school under its wing in a bid to teach every single pupil how to bake a loaf of bread.

Pupils from Tyndale Primary school in Yate have been visiting the Cookery School at Hobbs House Bakery over the past six months for a master class in bread making.

During each session, children produce their own loaf of bread, and are then sent home with additional ingredients so they can share their new skills with their families. 

Five groups of pupils have taken part so far, but the bakery is not stopping until every child at the school has learnt to bake.

Angie Ritchie, head teacher at Tyndale, said that it has been a “fantastic opportunity” for the pupils.

“We are always trying to plan new exciting activities to bring education alive.” she said.

“This helps to join hands with the local business community at the same time as having great fun.”

Mel Loveder, a parent governor at the school, added: ''The children have really enjoyed this experience and it has given them a real sense of achievement.

“It's been a pleasure spending time working with Hobbs House Bakery and I am very grateful that they have been able to offer this to our school."