Schoolchildren become shopkeepers

Primary schoolchildren in Walker have set up a shop to cash in on the Christmas rush.

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Primary school children become shopkeepers

It is one of the busiest times of the year for retailers and a group of school children from Newcastle are trying to grab a piece of the action.

Pupils from four local primary schools have opened a shop.

It was set up by the Primary Inspiration through Enterprise project and aims to introduce children to the world of business.

Ammar Mirza, co-founder of the scheme, says it is important to teach them early.

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Shop run by children opens in Walker

It's one of the busiest times of the year for the retail business.

Everyone is looking for that special gift to give to their loved ones at Christmas.

And a group of children from Walker in Newcastle are looking for a piece of the action.

Pupils from Tyne View, Walkergate, Central Walker and West Walker Primary have opened a shop.

It's part of a scheme introducing children to the world of business.

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