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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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Year 6s visit synagogue

While lessons at school are the foundation of the children’s learning, there is no doubting the invaluable added extras gained by the experience of educational trips. This was particularly evident yesterday when the Year 6s soaked up the atmosphere of the beautiful synagogue that houses Manchester Jewish Museum. The children are studying Judaism in RS ... Continue Reading

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Prize-winning author at Packwood

The creative writing skills of Packwood pupils were given a professional boost yesterday when they received expert advice and guidance from acclaimed children’s author, Lauren St John. Lauren spent the day at the school running creative writing workshops during which pupils worked together to make up a whole class story. They also took part in ... Continue Reading

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