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A vintage evening

In planning events to celebrate Packwood’s 125th anniversary, the committee came up with a wide variety of ideas to appeal to all tastes, and tickets are selling well across the board. Last Saturday’s Wine Evening was no exception with more than 120 in attendance for what proved to be an extremely successful occasion. 125 committee ... Continue Reading

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Victorian Day

The world has changed in very many ways since Packwood was founded back in 1892 and pupils and staff experienced life in the past yesterday on their special Victorian Day. Everyone arrived at school dressed in period costume and a rousing chorus of the national anthem during a traditional assembly helped set the mood. Coincidentally, ... Continue Reading

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Bishop & Charles Lillis-former parent & current High Sheriff of Shropshire

Bishop leads 125 service

Packwood’s 125th anniversary year began with a Service of Thanksgiving and Celebration at the parish church of St John the Baptist, Ruyton XI Towns on Sunday. There was a splendid turn out of pupils and parents, Old Packwoodians and former members of staff. We were very pleased to welcome the High Sheriff of Shropshire, a ... Continue Reading

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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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Three-generation lunch

The year 2017-18 marks the 125th anniversary of the founding of Packwood and preparations are well underway for a busy programme of events running throughout the year to celebrate this milestone. Over the course of those 125 years, many families have had multiple generations of pupils at the school and yesterday gave us the opportunity ... Continue Reading

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