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Summer sunshine concert

After a three year wait, 2018 was the year when the weather was fine enough for our annual Summer Concert to be held outdoors again on the theatre patio, an ideal natural stage on a lovely summer’s evening. 84 children, nearly half of the children in the main school, were involved in the concert, from ... Continue Reading

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Evensong at St Chad’s

The Packwood Boys’ and Girls’ Choirs (16 children in each, selected by audition from Years 6, 7 and 8) rehearse at least twice per week throughout the school year, often giving up their free time to do so. They sing at church on Sundays during term time and provide the lead in higher profile services ... Continue Reading

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Robin and the Sherwood Hoodies

Last weekend saw audiences in the school theatre marvel at yet another magical production from the cauldron of creativity that is the Packwood Drama Department. Shot through with fantastically lame puns and silly jokes, ‘Robin and the Sherwood Hoodies’ was the funniest ever Packwood junior play. Narrator, Harry W in a succession of silly hats ... Continue Reading

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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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