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Staff v Parents: Episode 4

Half-term started with a beautiful sunny afternoon on the sports pitches as the teachers took on a team of Packwood Dads for the fourth annual Parents v Staff cricket match – and, for the first time ever, the Mums had their own sporting challenge as they played a couple of hotly contested rounders matches against ... Continue Reading

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Art on show

For the second year running a Packwood pupil has scooped the main prize in the Millicent Kaye Art Competition, run every year by Oswestry Rotary Club. The competition is open to all local school children in Years 5 and 6 and regularly attracts hundreds of entries. Packwood has enjoyed great success over the years since ... Continue Reading

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Acorns mark Queen’s birthday

The 90th birthday of HRH Queen Elizabeth II provided the theme for Acorns’ Maths Day earlier this week with the children focusing on the number 90. There were a multitude of mathematical activities including measuring (How far is 90m?), weighing (How heavy is 90g?), timing (How long is 90 seconds?) and counting 90 of each ... Continue Reading

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Juniors star in Jack & the Beanstalk

Based on the fairy tale, Jack and the Beanstalk, Roald’s Dahl typically irreverent reinterpretation of that familiar story was the inspiration behind this year’s highly entertaining Junior Play. It was a spectacular production, full of music, song, colour and laugh-out-loud humour. The principals – Archie B as Jack and Lucy C, his long-suffering mother, gave ... Continue Reading

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Acorns’ Green Tree award

The pre-prep children in Packwood Acorns are rightly proud of their wonderful Forest School – their favourite place to go in the school grounds. The ISI inspectors who visited Packwood last October were also impressed, noting that, ‘the woodland learning environment is used especially well to provide relevant learning experiences.’ As well as the chance ... Continue Reading

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