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Great start for Under 12s

Packwood’s Under 12 rugby team had an outstanding day at the St Edward’s U12 Rugby Festival yesterday. The boys picked up where they had left off at the end of last season and played with impressive skill and determination. Finding themselves in a tough group comprising many of the top rugby playing schools in the ... Continue Reading

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Prep school choral day

The Packwood Boys’ and Girls’ Choirs are used to singing in a group of either 16 or 32 children, so it was a treat for them last Friday to be part of a much larger group at Shrewsbury School’s inaugural prep schools’ choral day. Around 70 children from around the region took part and they, ... Continue Reading

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Hindu highlights

As part of their RS studies of major world religions, the Year 5s enjoyed a fabulous Hinduism workshop yesterday. Krishna, the workshop leader, taught the children traditional Hindu dancing and they quickly picked up the unfamiliar moves – they particularly enjoyed using dancing sticks! They also learnt how to put on saris and turbans and ... Continue Reading

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Acorns celebrate Diwali

There was a special day of Diwali-themed activities for the children in Packwood Acorns yesterday as they celebrated the traditional Hindu festival of light. It is customary for Hindus to dress up in new clothes or their best outfit on Diwali day so the children came to school in smart home clothes while their teachers ... Continue Reading

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Hindu temple visit for Acorns

The Acorns have had an Indian-themed start to the autumn term and to tie in with their study of Indian religion and deities they recently visited a Hindu temple. Head of Packwood Acorns, Mrs Rigby reports: ‘We received a very warm welcome from Mrs Sharma who showed us around the temple and told the children ... Continue Reading

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Sixes sing out

Since the same Six had won the Sixes Music Competition for the last four consecutive years, the 2016 competition was the source of much speculation among both children and staff. This year’s theme was ‘World War 1’ and all the children had spent several Music lessons learning a medley of some of the shorter WW1 ... Continue Reading

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