Packwood Haugh - day and boarding school for 4-13 year old boys and girls
Packwood Haugh - day and boarding school for 4-13 year old boys and girls

Boarders Enjoy Busy and Fulfilling Term

Three children building a snowman in the Shropshire hills

Over the past few weeks the boarders have started to enjoy the lighter evenings and slightly warmer temperatures enabling them to explore the beautiful Packwood grounds. Den building in the woods, extra rugby practice and climbing on the Space Net is evidence enough that Spring has sprung. The final term at Packwood is always the […]

Boarders Embrace Sense of Adventure

A group of school children about to take part in adventure activities.

The Packwood boarders have had an adventurous start to 2024, having already enjoyed the thrills and spills of Bear Grylls High Wires in Birmingham and Bounce Below in Wales, as well as bowling and paintballing. The Sunday activity programme is full of fantastic activities providing a chance to venture offsite and enjoy some downtime with […]

Team Building Trip for Packwood Boarders

Teacher and pupils completing escape room activity

The boarders enjoyed a fantastic trip to Shrewsbury Prison on Sunday for their first escape room experience.   Each group had the opportunity to participate in ‘Escape Room’ fun, as the teams battled it out in an attempt to be the first to break out of their cell. There were many challenging obstacles and logical […]

Adventure Activities for Packwood Boarders

Group of school children ready to participate in indoor skydiving activity

This half term has been particularly busy with the boarders enjoying a wealth of activities both onsite at Packwood and in various locations around the county.   Particular highlights include a visit to the Indoor Sky Diving Centre in Liverpool. Boarders enjoyed the thrills and spills of what it would be like to jump from […]

Packwood Announces New Headmaster from September 2024

Headmaster sitting with family on a bench outside

Packwood Haugh School is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. William Goldsmith as Headmaster, who will be joining the school from September 2024. Packwood is a leading day and boarding school for girls and boys aged 4-13 and is part of the Shrewsbury School family of schools. This announcement follows a recent fantastic ‘Excellent […]

Boarders’ Trip to Oulton Park

Group of pupils standing by the Oulton Park sign

The Packwood boarders were treated to some wheel to wheel action this weekend courtesy of the British Touring Car Championship at Oulton Park in Cheshire. Pupils were immersed in the full experience, which included a pit walk and autograph signing session with the drivers before watching the action from the trackside. We were also exclusively […]

Mountain Biking in West Wales

Girl mountain biking along forest path

On Sunday 19th March, a group of Year 8 boarders made their way over to West Wales to tackle the Minotaur trail at Coed y Brenin mountain bike centre. Whilst many are confident when it comes to riding a bike, the skills and confidence required to ride such trails is very different to normal riding. […]

Adventure Activities and Fabulous Food for Packwood Boarders

Children enjoying outdoor adventure activities

Our boarders have enjoyed a busy few weeks which have included indoor sports, ‘manhunt’, a wonderful St. David’s Day menu, archery, assault courses and cooking. Wednesday evenings are always popular – the opportunity to dress in home clothes, enjoy some free time with friends and participate in various activities is always exciting. One of these […]

Boarders’ Trip to watch Liverpool Women’s Team

Girls supporting football

The girl boarders joined Mr and Mrs Rigby for a trip to Prenton Park, home of the Liverpool Women’s team. Liverpool were playing Reading.  The girls enjoyed a pre-match lunch of pizza on the bus.  With You’ll Never Walk Alone ringing around the stadium, the match kicked off and although no goals were scored in […]

Packwood Boarders Celebrate Culture and Events

Children celebrating Burns Night and listening to bagpipes

The Spring Term is off to an energetic start for the Packwood Boarders who have already enjoyed a Burns Night celebration, a Roller Disco, and a trip to Inflata Nation. Sunday activities have seen a revamp with more offerings offsite and the opportunity to see what Shropshire and neighbouring counties have to offer. The Spring […]