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Packwood Remembers

Packwood pupils take centre stage for ‘The Pity of War’ concert, Theatre Severn On 4th November, one hundred years to the day that Wilfred Owen was killed, Shrewsbury Bookfest in collaboration with St. Chad’s Music Festival presented a very special concert at Theatre Severn in celebration of the life and work of Wilfred Owen. Children ... Continue Reading

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125 Anniversary Ball

A year of celebrations and fundraising to mark Packwood’s 125th anniversary culminated in a magnificent Grand Ball last Saturday. 340 guests enjoyed an ‘Out of this World’ experience at the themed ball, thanks to the tireless efforts of Howard Bourne who pulled everything together and to Sue Draper, who designed and made the bespoke decorations. ... Continue Reading

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125th anniversary Cricket Day

Glorious sunny weather yesterday greeted two teams of intrepid cricketers at the idyllic Cherry Hill cricket ground near Malpas. Old Packwoodians who left the school before 2000 took on a side comprised of those who were 21st century leavers. The youngsters won the toss and decided to field. Opener Richard Legget hit an impressive 73 ... Continue Reading

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Grandparents’ Day

We were delighted to welcome more than 60 grannies and grandpas to join us for the sixth annual Packwood Grandparents’ Day on Wednesday. One of the most popular events in the summer term calendar, it is always a happy day not only for the children who love to see their grandparents at school, but also ... Continue Reading

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125 sponsored walk

More than 230 walkers took part in the latest celebratory event in Packwood’s 125th anniversary year. Yesterday saw every child from Year 3 to Year 8, most members of staff, a good collection of parents and innumerable dogs embark on a 12.5km sponsored walk. There was even a small group of doughty runners led by ... Continue Reading

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Fun and fundraising

The sun shone for a fabulous afternoon of fun and frivolity last Friday as all at Packwood enjoyed the latest in a series of celebratory events to commemorate the school’s 125th anniversary. The Plant Sale and Fun Afternoon was a huge success and the fine weather and prospect of a long Bank Holiday exeat weekend ... Continue Reading

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