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Year 3s investigate Roman life

Year 3 History lessons this term have been all about the Ancient Romans. They rounded off their studies today with an exciting trip to Dewa Roman Experience in Chester. Conrad, our knowledgeable and friendly guide, gave the children a brilliantly entertaining insight into the sights, sounds and smells of life in the city in Roman ... Continue Reading

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Sensational Sixes’ Languages Day

Packwood rang to the sound of myriad different languages today as the normal daily curriculum was suspended and the children took part in a fantastic, fun Sixes’ Languages Day. Coordinated with perfect precision by Mr Nogues the day offered the chance to sample no fewer than 10 languages – a variety from around Europe (German, ... Continue Reading

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Exam results joy for Year 8s

Packwood’s Year 8 pupils have excelled themselves again this year with an outstanding crop of scholarships – no fewer than 30 in total – and a 100% pass rate in Common Entrance (with a stunning 95% grade A-C), meaning every pupil will move on to their first choice senior school. The number of scholarships has ... 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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