Pete White’s Suitcase Circus entertains pupils in run-up to Whittlesea Straw Bear Festival

YOUNGSTERS at four primary schools were wowed by the tricks of Straw Bear entertainer, Pete White’s Suitcase Circus.

He visited Alderman Jacobs and New Road Schools, both in Whittlesey, last Thursday before entertaining pupils at Park Lane School, Whittlesey, and Coates Primary School on Friday.

Accompanied by his Straw Bear minders Pete joined the children, staff and parents for special assemblies.

Joanne Tomlins, head teacher of Coates School, said: “Each year we look forward to having the Straw Bear entertainers come in to school as it gets everyone in the spirit for the weekend ahead. This year was no exception.

“The children loved Pete as he really got them all involved - so much so one little girl asked him if we could keep him!”

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