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County cricket champs

Packwood’s cricketers capped off a busy and successful term in style earlier this week when the school hosted – and contested – the Under 12 David English Bunbury Cup final, the annual competition run by Shropshire Cricket Board to find the best in the county. The Packwood team was up against Ludlow School in what ... Continue Reading

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National qualification for riders

Packwood’s equestrian team was back in action over the weekend in what was another successful outing for the riders and their ponies. The group travelled to Beaver Hall in Staffordshire to take part in the NSEA (National School Equestrian Association) Jumping with Style competition, with success at the event guaranteeing qualification for the national championships ... Continue Reading

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Packwood at Princethorpe

Eight of Packwood’s keen young riders enjoyed a busy weekend of competition at the prestigious Two Day Event at Princethorpe College in Rugby, at the start of half-term week. Day One saw them complete dressage tests and the show jumping element of the event while the second day of the competition comprised two Road and ... Continue Reading

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Parent pupil tennis

It was a day of fiercely contested but good-natured competition on the Packwood tennis courts yesterday when experienced maturity was paired with youthful energy to produce some excellent combinations in the annual parent/pupil tournament. A record number of entries – and beautiful weather – made for a superb event with lots of good matches played ... Continue Reading

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NSEA success for riders

Three members of Packwood’s equestrian team were in action over the Bank Holiday weekend. Archie and Felix B and Archie T took part in a One Day Event at Swalcliffe Park in Oxfordshire, a competition organised by the National Schools Equestrian Association. A true test of the versatility of ponies and riders, the event required ... Continue Reading

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Great finale for lacrosse girls

There was a successful end to the lacrosse season for the senior girls yesterday at the Counties Lacrosse Tournaments in Manchester. Team coach, Mrs Draper reports: “The girls played brilliant lacrosse and never let up on their drive. It was an incredible exhibition of skill, determination and competitive spirit even after the busiest week imaginable! ... Continue Reading

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