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  • Junior musicians on stage

    22nd Mar, 2017

    Following some Year 8 Music Scholarship successes earlier in the term, it was lovely to be able to end the term by handing the performance platform over to some younger musicians. Almost all children from Years 3-5 as well as some Year 6 pupils were involved in the Junior Concert this week, some as seasoned performers and others making their debut public performances. ...more

  • Great finale for lacrosse girls

    20th Mar, 2017

    There was a successful end to the lacrosse season for the senior girls yesterday at the Counties Lacrosse Tournaments in Manchester. Team coach, Mrs Draper reports: ...more

  • Seniors star in Smike

    20th Mar, 2017

    From the first moment we encounter the waif-like Smeeton/Smike to the triumphant rock and roll ensemble finale, this year’s senior play, Smike – based on Charles Dickens’ ‘Nicholas Nickleby’ - was a rollercoaster of poignant contrasts. ...more

  • Vive le français

    17th Mar, 2017

    There was a distinctly continental flavour to Lessons 1 and 2 this morning with the theatre ringing to the sounds of the French Elocution Competition finals. ...more

  • Prize-winning art

    15th Mar, 2017

    Art and CDT are two of the most popular subjects on the school curriculum for many children at Packwood as they make the most of the opportunity to express their creativity and imagination. ...more

  • Northern counties runners-up

    13th Mar, 2017

    Packwood’s Under 13 lacrosse girls showed their class on Saturday competing against the best school teams in the region at the Northern Counties Lacrosse Tournament. ...more

  • Music to our ears

    11th Mar, 2017

    Over the course of the past two terms Packwood’s Year 8 pupils have been steadily amassing an impressive number of scholarship awards in a range of disciplines – academic, sports, drama and most recently a brace of music scholarships. ...more

  • 'Dead' languages alive and well

    10th Mar, 2017

    Yesterday Packwood held its first ever Latin and Greek Speaking Competition for Years 7 and 8. Pupils had practised reading various texts in lessons, ranging from an extract from 'Harrius Potter' to an Aesop's Fable, and Mrs Besterman, Head of Classics, selected eight pupils to go through to the finals – Judah W, Honor G, Louis G, Henry W, Lucy C, Kutenda C, Archie M... ...more

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