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Clay pigeon competition

The weekend’s autumn sunshine provided perfect conditions for the pupil and parent clay pigeon shoot. Nine teams took part in what turned out to be a very enjoyable and closely contested competition. There were two different shooting positions, easy and difficult, with extra points awarded for hitting the clay from the harder firing point. At ... Continue Reading

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Year 8s Go Dutch

Last week Packwood’s Year 8s travelled to The Netherlands for their Humanities trip, a visit that encompassed geography, history and art – and, for some, a smattering of politics too when they were lucky enough to visit the Dutch Parliament in session. Their busy itinerary included a visit to Delta Park in Zeeland where they ... Continue Reading

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OP reunion for 2011 leavers

We were delighted to welcome back more than 30 Old Packwoodians who left school in 2011 for a reunion get-together on the first Sunday of the autumn term. For many members of staff, and for some of the OPs, this was the first time they had seen each other since the day they left Packwood ... Continue Reading

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If you go down to the woods…

…at Packwood, you may well come across some busy Acorns learning in the great outdoors and, last Saturday, the children from Acorns and Happy Faces nursery were joined by their parents and friends for a Forest School Open Morning. Reception teacher and Forest School leader, Miss Bright, reports: “The morning was really relaxed and fun. ... Continue Reading

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Katherine Rundell at Packwood

There was an early highlight of the new term for pupils in Years 6 and 7 provided by the hugely enjoyable visit of award-winning children’s author, Katherine Rundell. We were delighted also to welcome to Packwood the Year 6s from the local primary schools in Ruyton and Baschurch for Katherine’s wonderfully entertaining talk. She spoke ... Continue Reading

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