Grandparents’ Day

We were delighted to welcome more than 60 grannies and grandpas to join us for the sixth annual Packwood Grandparents’ Day on Wednesday. One of the most popular events in the summer term calendar, it is always a happy day not only for the children who love to see their grandparents at school, but also ... Continue Reading

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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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Acorns do the Groundworks

The children in Packwood Acorns enjoyed a fascinating day exploring the Groundwork Education Centre near Wrexham yesterday where they investigated the homes and habitats of all sorts of different creatures. Pond dipping was particularly rewarding as the children discovered newts, tadpoles, snails, mayfly larvae and a great variety of strange and unfamiliar animals. After listening ... Continue Reading

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Sailing John & Tom 1

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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U11 girls cricket win

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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