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Old-fashioned fun for boarders

A group of Packwood boarders spent a fantastic afternoon exploring the transport of yesteryear at the Telford Steam Railway on Sunday. Their visit began with a ride aboard the Phoenix Miniature Railway. The children sat astride the model carriages pulled by miniature locomotives and enjoyed a short trip around the track. The main attraction was ... Continue Reading

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Year 6s visit synagogue

While lessons at school are the foundation of the children’s learning, there is no doubting the invaluable added extras gained by the experience of educational trips. This was particularly evident yesterday when the Year 6s soaked up the atmosphere of the beautiful synagogue that houses Manchester Jewish Museum. The children are studying Judaism in RS ... Continue Reading

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Boarders tour Anfield

It was a Sunday with a difference for a group of Packwood boarders yesterday when they had the chance to visit the home of Liverpool FC at Anfield. As the boys looked round the museum they learned all about the illustrious history of this famous club. Their multimedia audio handsets gave them access to video ... Continue Reading

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Magical maths and mesmerizing museums

Pupils in Packwood Acorns have enjoyed the first of their many annual special theme days and educational trips during the last week. On Maths Day, they immersed themselves in a variety of activities looking at money, shapes, weighing, and problem solving. Working together in mixed age groups the children completed picture Sudoku challenges, solved riddles ... Continue Reading

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Humanities trip to The Netherlands

Last week Packwood’s Year 8s enjoyed an exciting Humanities trip to The Netherlands where their busy itinerary encompassed elements of geography, history and art. In conversation with the children, it very quickly became clear that there were many different highlights of the trip. For some it was the pleasure of giving rein to their creative ... Continue Reading

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