Pilgrim Pete due to attend Pool Academy’s Open Evening

Plymouth Argyle’s mascot Pilgrim Pete is due to make an appearance at Pool Academy’s Open evening.

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It will be travelling to the academy from Devon to take part in activities and staff are looking forward to welcoming him next Thursday, September 20.

Members of the community are being invited to the event which takes place at the school from 5pm.

The mascot is coming to help celebrate the school’s partnership with the well-known football club.

Mark Fuller, from Pool Academy, said: “It is amazing to have the official club mascot and Plymouth Argyle coaches for open evening.

“Pilgrim Pete will be around to meet and greet any prospective parents and students who attend on the night.

“People are welcome to have their photograph taken with him and find out more about the Academy’s partnership with Plymouth Argyle.

“We look forward to meeting budding footballers who are thinking about joining our new Players Development Centre in the next academic year.”

During the evening there will also be displays and demonstrations from all the school departments.

Pool School Art Gallery will also be officially opening for members of the community to see pieces by well-known artists.

Christiana Richardson