News from Packwood

Packwood Haugh is a vibrant school with exciting, challenging, inspiring and fun things happening every day. Whether it’s pushing boundaries in lessons, expanding creativity in art, music and drama, or doing your best on the sports field, life at Packwood is never dull.

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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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Year 3s investigate Roman life

Year 3 History lessons this term have been all about the Ancient Romans. They rounded off their studies today with an exciting trip to Dewa Roman Experience in Chester. Conrad, our knowledgeable and friendly guide, gave the children a brilliantly entertaining insight into the sights, sounds and smells of life in the city in Roman ... Continue Reading

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World Cup fever in Acorns

The children in Packwood Acorns had a great day on Tuesday learning about the different countries participating in the football World Cup. They researched and made the countries’ flags and they learned how to say hello and goodbye in Russian and in the languages of the teams playing matches that day. It was quite a ... Continue Reading

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Sensational Sixes’ Languages Day

Packwood rang to the sound of myriad different languages today as the normal daily curriculum was suspended and the children took part in a fantastic, fun Sixes’ Languages Day. Coordinated with perfect precision by Mr Nogues the day offered the chance to sample no fewer than 10 languages – a variety from around Europe (German, ... Continue Reading

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Evensong at St Chad’s

The Packwood Boys’ and Girls’ Choirs (16 children in each, selected by audition from Years 6, 7 and 8) rehearse at least twice per week throughout the school year, often giving up their free time to do so. They sing at church on Sundays during term time and provide the lead in higher profile services ... Continue Reading

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Exam results joy for Year 8s

Packwood’s Year 8 pupils have excelled themselves again this year with an outstanding crop of scholarships – no fewer than 30 in total – and a 100% pass rate in Common Entrance (with a stunning 95% grade A-C), meaning every pupil will move on to their first choice senior school. The number of scholarships has ... Continue Reading

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