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

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 […]

World Book Day Celebrations

Packwood pupils dressed as characters for world book day

The English department planned a vast array of events for World Book Day this year, starting on Thursday 2nd March, running through to a celebration of books and dress-up day on Saturday 4th March. Years 3 and 4 were invited to join the children at local primary school, St John Baptist CE, and Years 5 […]

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 […]

Discussing the theme of ‘Positive Masculinity’

View of the main school hall at Packwood

Mr Chambers led an assembly last Thursday on the topical theme of ‘positive masculinity’. The Year 7 and 8 form tutors sat in on discussions as the boys explored what makes a good male role model in the 21st century. Positive examples included Marcus Rashford and Harry Styles. One key teaching point was that the […]

Peer Mentoring for Pupils

packwood pupils mentoring younger pupils

Peer mentoring sessions for the older Packwood pupils have continued in earnest this term. All our Year 8 leaders have been trained using materials from the Anna Freud Charity. There has been some excellent feedback on the experience so far, both from the Year 7 pupils reflecting on the extra support offered to them as […]