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Prize-winning art

Several talented young artists from Packwood are celebrating success today after attending an awards ceremony at Rydal Penrhos School. The children took part in a competition organised by Rydal on the theme of ‘Peace’ and submitted their entries last term. During their visit today, they viewed an exhibition of their own artwork and that of ... Continue Reading

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Juniors raise the roof

Around 70 children, virtually every junior pupil in the school, took part in yesterday’s Junior Concert. This is an annual event and is a great opportunity for younger children of all ages and abilities to perform in public, either alone or with a choir or ensemble. The concert began with a very enthusiastic performance of ... Continue Reading

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Cinderella – The Truth

The long weeks of learning lines, practising songs and rehearsing scenes and dance sequences culminated in another excellent Packwood drama production. The theatre resounded to appreciative laughter, pantomime responses and loud applause on Friday and Saturday evening throughout the performances of Cinderella – The Truth. The production was a re-working of the traditional fairy tale ... Continue Reading

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Good times at Packwood

The latest in the sequence of 125th anniversary events took place on Saturday evening, and it can be stated with a fair degree of certainty that a good time was had by all! There were 11 tables, with more than 100 diners altogether, who threw themselves enthusiastically into this Do-It-Yourself Dinner Party. The school provided ... Continue Reading

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Packwood Gundog Trial

A wet Sunday morning and the excesses of the previous evening’s comedy night could not combine to deter the hardy Packwood parents and their offspring turning up for the second annual Packwood Gundog Trial. In all about twelve families appeared, each with at least one gundog. They were faced with various tests typical of the ... Continue Reading

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Classics comes to life at Packwood

Last Thursday, Packwood’s annual Classics Reading Competition took place with pupils in Year 7 and 8 and the parents of finalists treated to some wonderful renditions of extracts in both Latin and Greek, including the myth of Perseus and Medusa and the story of a riot in Ancient Alexandria. A new category this year, designed ... Continue Reading

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