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Outdoor Learning Day

The whole prep school enjoyed a day of outdoor learning this week for our annual off-curriculum day. Pupils were divided into their four Sixes and competed for points based on their ability to work as a team. The activities on offer for junior groups included a Geographical treasure hunt, an art and design-based sculpture trail, ... Continue Reading

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Scholarship success

Topping the long list of this year’s scholarship winners from Packwood’s Year 8s is Gorn N who has achieved the exceptional accolade of an academic scholarship (Election) to Winchester College. Headmaster, Mr Smith-Langridge, said, “Gorn has applied himself to his studies with extraordinary dedication during his time at Packwood and he fully deserves this success. ... Continue Reading

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Classics trip to the baths

Packwood’s Year 8s set out on a chilly Tuesday morning to explore the two-thousand year old ruins of Wroxeter Roman City. Although much of the site still lies beneath the earth, some central civic buildings have been excavated, including its baths complex. Our guide encouraged us to do some Roman exercises in the palaestra (exercise ... Continue Reading

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History highlights

Offering, as it does, countless opportunities for varied, hands-on learning – through trips and visits, re-enactments, investigation and enquiry – History is hugely popular with Packwood pupils and their results continue to go from strength to strength. Every year, several senior pupils enter the prestigious Townsend Warner History Prize, a 132-year-old national competition that attracts ... Continue Reading

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