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

Grandparents’ Day at Packwood

Packwood's main hall with a beautiful garden in front

It has been wonderful to have more than 120 grandparents at Packwood today; grandparents who play such an important part in their grandchildren’s lives and are able to enjoy that very special and unique relationship. Their children have been delighted to have the opportunity to show them around the school and showed genuine pride in […]

Packwood French Trip – By Sally W (Year 7)

Three girls enjoying the sunset on a beach in France

In the early hours of 29th April, the tired Year 7 and staff trekked across school to get on the tangerine bus to start our exciting adventure. Our wonderful bus driver, Steve, drove us down to the famous white cliffs of Dover to sail across the English Channel to arrive in France. Out on deck […]

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 […]

A Sizzling Start to the Term for Packwood’s Young Chefs

Chef doing food demonstration in school dining hall

The Packwood Award theme for Packwood Seniors this term is all things ‘food’, bringing their creativity and awareness of global issues to our plates. They were treated to an afternoon with visiting speaker Julia Viani, TootSweetShrews chocolatier, BBC Good Food ambassador and educationalist.  There were plenty of ‘ahhhhhhs’ as the smells of flatbread, cooking honey, […]

Developing Skills in Activity Sessions

Children participating in Packwood Lego Club - building transport

Packwood pupils have embraced the vast array of activities on offer to them this term, ranging from Lego Club and Model Farming to Choir and Jazz. Pupils have been learning to communicate, to take responsibility, to work together, and to develop their creativity, inquisitiveness and tenacity. After a full day of lessons and sport, they […]

Packwood Pupil’s Fantastic Fundraising

Packwood pupil on bike completing cycling challenge

Over the course of the summer holidays, Felix, who has just started Year 2, embarked on a cycling challenge to help raise funds for PANS PANDAS UK. PANS PANDAS supports children and families living with the neuropsychiatric conditions PANS and PANDAS. The challenge, which began on 1st July, involved cycling 100 miles over the course […]

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 […]

Adventure, Leadership and Exploration for Year 7

Group of school children sitting at the top of a hill admiring the view

Since our return from half term, Packwood Seniors have been thrown into some Packwood Award ‘Adventure, Leadership and Exploration’ activities. Our Year 7 students were given the opportunity to enhance their outdoor learning; paddling canoes along the picturesque Llangollen Canal; camping in the wilds of Packwood’s sixty acres; Trangia cooking their own gourmet meal of […]

Sports Session in aid of Comic Relief

Sports activities in Packwood Sports Hall

Last Friday, all prep school pupils enjoyed a fun sports session in aid of Comic Relief. Staff ran a series of fun and quirky sporting activities in afternoon Games, making full use of Packwood’s facilities. The sessions included: football rounders on the AWS, an old favourite; an obstacle course with hurdles and tackle bags on […]

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 […]