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Packwood chorister in National Choir

Following nationwide auditions at the end of last year, talented Packwood chorister, Keith A, has won a place in the National Youth Choir of Great Britain. Competition for places is strong and those who make the grade must demonstrate outstanding ability and potential. Keith was one of a small group of Packwood pupils who travelled ... Continue Reading

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Preece Cup thriller

The Preece Cup – Packwood’s annual Boys versus Dads football match – took place yesterday morning and as usual was a closely contested affair. Captain of Football, Orlando B, reports on the game: The Boys took an early lead through Archie B, assisted by Morgan M, but minutes later, this was cancelled out by Sam ... Continue Reading

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Prizes and awards

The heavy snowfall at the end of last term was the cause of great excitement and enormous fun with tobogganing, snowball battles and snowman building taking the place of games and occupying the children during break times. However, it also resulted in an early end of term and the cancellation of many events including the ... Continue Reading

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Christmas preparations

Today’s snowfall has not only made Packwood’s grounds and buildings look absolutely spectacular but also added another level of excitement to the festive feeling that pervades the school as we approach the end of term. With Christmas decorations festooned in classrooms, and lights and trees in every available corner of the school, anticipation is growing ... Continue Reading

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Under 13s shine at county trials

Packwood’s Under 13 lacrosse players took the Shropshire county trials by storm again this year. The selectors were impressed with the girls’ skills, work rate and sheer grit and picked no fewer than nine of them to join the county squad. Packwood lacrosse coach, Mr Charles, commented, “The girls had a great day at the ... Continue Reading

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Going, going, gone

Our year of events to celebrate Packwood’s 125th anniversary continued on Saturday evening with an Auction of Promises. Guest auctioneer, Tim Wonnacott, former Packwood parent, antiques expert and TV celebrity, deployed all of his professional expertise to great effect in drawing out bids from the extremely generous audience. Parents, staff and friends of the school ... Continue Reading

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