Two by two they came

DOUBLE TROUBLE: There’s a record six sets of twins at the Mansfield Primary School this year, with four sets of them identical. Principal Paul Volkering (pictured) has his work cut out deciphering who is who with - we think - Nikos Manoglou, Hamish Yencken, Jess Barling, Liam and Harper Smith, Emma Barling, Harry Yencken, Philip Manoglou and in the back row Ben and Jamie Dunkerly with Tara and Ebony Matthews.

NO, you’re not seeing double.

It is in fact six sets of twins, and all of them are at the Mansfield Primary School.

If that’s not confusing enough, four of the six sets are identical.

With an additional two sets of twins coming into prep this year, there are lots of identical little faces getting around the schoolyard.

“Parents try to help us out wherever they can,” principal Paul Volkering said.

“Some put different colored ribbons in the girls’ hair, or make sure the boys have slightly different cuts.”

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