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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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The girls have done it again

Following hot on the heels of their recent tournament victory at Terra Nova, Packwood’s Under 11 girls’ cricket team continued their run of success at the IAPS Cricket Tournament hosted by Moreton Hall earlier this week. The girls impressed with both bat and ball and took some great catches in the field too. It was ... Continue Reading

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Riding high at Princethorpe

Packwood’s horse riders were back in action over half-term competing at the Princethorpe College two day event – and it proved to be a very successful occasion with both teams finishing strongly. Head of Riding at Packwood, Mrs Wall, reports, “The first day of the competition was devoted to dressage tests and the show jumping ... Continue Reading

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Sailing success

Packwood’s sailors continued an impressive run of success in the Shropshire Schools Sailing Regatta yesterday when the team claimed overall victory for the third time in four years. Conditions were warm, sunny and very calm on the lake at Whitemere, just outside Ellesmere, but the Packwood pairs made the most of what little wind was ... Continue Reading

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Maiden victory for girls

Girls’ cricket is the growing sport at Packwood with more and more games sessions devoted to it for all age groups. Inspired by the school’s success in the Lady Taverners Indoor Cricket Competition, including a national runners-up spot in 2016, it now rivals rounders as the main summer sport for girls. Yesterday, the Under 11A ... Continue Reading

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