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Academy place for Joseph

Packwood’s Music Department is celebrating again after receiving the news that talented young musician, Joseph B, has won a place at the Junior Academy of the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. Joseph performed well throughout a rigorous and highly competitive audition process to become the third Packwood pupil in recent times to gain ... Continue Reading

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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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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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