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

U11 Hardball Cup Finalists

Team of eight Packwood cricketers in bright green tops

On possibly the hottest day of the year, Packwood’s U11 Colts (including three Year 4s) travelled to Malvern to compete in the initial group stages against The Elms and St Hugh’s. Packwood won both very exciting games by very small margins. Highlights were Gabriel’s excellent 31 retired against The Elms. Kyle and George showed maturity […]

Packwood U13 v Shropshire U12 – A Tense T20

Packwood wicket keeper catching ball

On a pleasant Tuesday afternoon, the Packwood U13A team played out a tense T20 against Shropshire U12s. Shropshire won the toss and put Packwood into bat. This seemed a good call as the Shropshire bowlers piled the pressure on the Packwood boys with precise line and length. Packwood struggled to get the run rate going […]

Acorns Cricket Festival

Young children practising cricket skills on school playing field

On Tuesday 14th May, the sun shone for the Packwood Acorns Cricket Festival, which involved all of the Acorns children participating in different elements of the game. The event was organised by Mrs Parry and supported by the Acorns teachers and three excellent helpers from Year 8 – Adam, Callie and Sam. The Reception and […]

David English / Bunbury Cup Cricket

Packwood wicket keeper catching ball

On Friday 26th April, the Packwood U13 A cricket team travelled to Bromsgrove to play in the David English/Bunbury Cup national rounds. Packwood representing Shropshire, after their success as U12s in the county rounds last year, were up against the Worcestershire winners, Bromsgrove. Packwood won the toss and captain Adam M put Bromsgrove in to […]

Fantastic Form for Packwood’s County Lacrosse Players

Nine lacrosse players ready for their match

Our Lacrosse players were on superb form on Sunday, playing for the A and B county teams at Stockport Lacrosse Club. In the Shropshire A team, goalkeeper Sofia was unflinching as she was bombarded with balls, saving the majority. Alice played her best game too and was voted the Shropshire A team MVP of the […]

Packwood Coach Helps Team Secure Victory

Cricket coach

James Wojda has coached cricket at Packwood for the past two years. In addition to this, he works with the ECB and was recently appointed Head Coach of the Hawks squad, a Disability Premier League Team. This year the squad showcased their skills to the full, finishing top of the group stages and qualifying for […]

Spectacular Sports Round-Up

Rugby team on sports field

Sports Round-Up Cricket Packwood’s U13 girls were undefeated, to win both the District Round and County Finals in the U13 Lady Taverner’s Tournament.  The girls will represent Shropshire in the Midlands and Wales Regional Competition, to be held at Edgbaston on Thursday 20th April. Our U13 boys won the North Shropshire Round of the Indoor Cricket […]

National Schools Lacrosse Championships

Packwood pupils playing lacrosse

The U13 squad travelled to Aldershot last week to take part in the highlight of the lacrosse calendar, the National Schools Lacrosse Championships. The U13 tournament ended four days of high-level school lacrosse over seven different age categories from U13 to U19. It is one of the largest school sports competitions in the country, with […]

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 […]

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. […]