Fas­ci­nat­ing fact find­ing af­ter­noon

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Gay­hurst School Year six pupils Anand Kaur and Elisha tak­ing part in a joint history and ge­og­ra­phy pro­ject TELE­VI­SION show Dragon’s Den has noth­ing on some of our en­ter­pris­ing year six pupils af­ter they took to the streets to find out how busi­ness in Bucks has changed over the years.

As part of a joint history and ge­og­ra­phy pro­ject girls from Gay­hurst School, Ger­rards Cross, split into five groups and sur­veyed all the shops and busi­nesses be­tween them in one af­ter­noon.

They asked ques­tions such as ‘how long have you been here’ and ‘what is the big­gest change you have no­ticed in Ger­rards Cross’, the intrepid girls found out the hard­ware shop Lords has been in the vil­lage the long­est.

The big­gest changes most busi­nesses cited were ‘su­per­mar­kets and cof­fee shops’.

Head­mas­ter, An­drew Sims, said: “What was a sim­ple sur­vey turned into a fas­ci­nat­ing fact find­ing af­ter­noon’.

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