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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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Classicists explore ancient city

Today Packwood’s Year 8 pupils set out to explore the Roman remains at Wroxeter, just outside Shrewsbury. At its peak, this was the fourth largest city in Britannia and a very important military settlement. It was amazing to learn that the ruins visible today represent only a tiny proportion of the town, which would once ... Continue Reading

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