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Choir trip to Worcester

Throughout the year, the 32 Packwood choristers give up a significant amount of their free time for the choir – rehearsals during break times, Sunday morning church services and extra singing commitments which just this term have included singing at the wedding of an Old Packwoodian and entertaining Mr Jones’ mother and her fellow residents ... Continue Reading

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Year 8s visit Liverpool

With Common Entrance and Scholarship exams happily behind them, Packwood’s Year 8 pupils enjoyed an action-packed Activities Week last week, which culminated on Friday with a trip to the vibrant city of Liverpool. It was a day of culture and historical interest as the children visited three different museums based around the city’s Albert Docks. ... Continue Reading

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RS trip to Derby

The Year 5s enjoyed a trip to Derby yesterday as part of their study of different faiths in RS this year. They visited the Derby Open Centre, a mosque and a Hindu temple. Packwood’s Head of RS, Mrs Edwards, who organised the trip, describes the visit: There was lots going on in the Hindu temple ... Continue Reading

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Acorns explore Chirk Castle

Yesterday, pupils in Packwood Acorns enjoyed a hands-on History day learning about life in a mediaeval castle during their visit to Chirk. The children dressed up in servants’ costumes before starting their tour. They were able to compare these simple clothes with those that the rich Tudor occupants of the castle would have worn and they tried ... 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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