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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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Good times at Packwood

The latest in the sequence of 125th anniversary events took place on Saturday evening, and it can be stated with a fair degree of certainty that a good time was had by all! There were 11 tables, with more than 100 diners altogether, who threw themselves enthusiastically into this Do-It-Yourself Dinner Party. The school provided ... Continue Reading

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Packwood Gundog Trial

A wet Sunday morning and the excesses of the previous evening’s comedy night could not combine to deter the hardy Packwood parents and their offspring turning up for the second annual Packwood Gundog Trial. In all about twelve families appeared, each with at least one gundog. They were faced with various tests typical of the ... Continue Reading

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125th anniversary concert

The most recent event in celebration of Packwood’s 125th anniversary was a concert last Saturday evening. The theatre was filled with parents and friends of the school in anticipation of an evening of music and song and the event certainly lived up to – and exceeded – expectations! The Chairman of the 125 Committee, Howard ... Continue Reading

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Going, going, gone

Our year of events to celebrate Packwood’s 125th anniversary continued on Saturday evening with an Auction of Promises. Guest auctioneer, Tim Wonnacott, former Packwood parent, antiques expert and TV celebrity, deployed all of his professional expertise to great effect in drawing out bids from the extremely generous audience. Parents, staff and friends of the school ... Continue Reading

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