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In the running

It has been a busy and successful season so far for Packwood’s cross country runners. At the end of September the Under 13 boys took part in the Shropshire Young Athletes cross country race at Lilleshall finishing third and, in the process, getting themselves into great shape for the first round of the English Schools ... Continue Reading

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Félicitations!

Packwood pupils have enjoyed taking part in an international French vocabulary competition which ran from last Wednesday to Tuesday this week. The competition was run on-line by Vocab Express and the children had six days to get as many points as possible for themselves and for the school. Head of Modern Foreign Languages, Mr Nogues, ... Continue Reading

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Exploring Bosworth Field

Yesterday, Packwood’s Year 6s visited the site of one of the most famous battles in British history. In 1485, the Wars of the Roses ended at the Battle of Bosworth with the death of Richard III and the succession of Henry Tudor who took the throne as Henry VII. The visit began with an artefacts ... Continue Reading

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Arts in focus

Every year, Malvern College hosts an Arts’ Day for prep school children who are particularly interested in Music, Art or CDT. We have taken Packwood children to this event for several years and it is always a worthwhile and very enjoyable day. Around 130 children from prep schools throughout the West Midlands and South West ... Continue Reading

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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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