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Pupils run 'Enterprise City'

A new education project - originally designed in America - is being run for the first time today in the North East. The 'Enterprise City' project gives pupils the chance to run their own city, where they make up the laws and rules.

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"This is a step in giving them a career in the right direction"

Pupils at Pelton Primary School in County Durham applied and were interviewed for the different roles within the 'Enterprise City'.

They are spending the day running their town and creating a vibrant economy.

Terry Coatham, the year six teacher at Pelton Primary School, believes the project is an important way for the pupils to learn about what careers they might want to go into in the future.

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