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How Can We Help

At Petersfield, we highly value our parent and community partnership. Together, we strive to provide the very best education possible for all our pupils.

Helping

If you are unable to find out the information you require or answer your question from the information below, please do speak to the School Office team – Ms Claire Davy and Mrs Verity Wynn - in person following the signs to the main entrance at the front of the building, by telephone: 01223 207382 or via email: office@petersfield.cambs.sch.uk) regarding any query about an aspect of school life.

Admissions information, regarding your child starting at our school, can be found here.

After talking to parents, Frequently Asked Questions about most aspects of school life have been answered in our Parent Information Pack. This can be found online here or as a paper copy in the school entrance.

Information on how we keep are children safe – in school, as individuals and online (E-Safety) - can be found under the ‘Safeguarding’ dropdown menu on our website or by clicking here.

Key policies can be found here. Summary leaflets explaining them can be found on the same webpage or as a paper copy in the school entrance.

Information on the school curriculum, including assessment can be found under the 'Curriculum' dropdown menu or by clicking here.

Term dates are published online and in the school entrance and on the playground notice board. A full list of calendar dates for each academic year is published in September annually and can be found in the entrance and playground or by clicking here.

Our attendance policy and summary leaflet can be found here. The leaflet is also available in the school entrance.

Should your child need medical support – short or long term – please click here to find out more. Our summary leaflet is available online and in the school entrance.

Uniform information is located here.

Information about school meals can be accessed here.

A link to our school milk provider can be found here.

Should you need to make an Online payment, you can log into ParentPay here.

If you are in receipt of certain benefits, your child may be entitled to Free School Meals and the Pupil Premium. If so, it is essential that you claim this financial support for your child and more information can be found here.

Information on Puffins, our Out of School Hours club, can be found here.

Want to find out more about school clubs? Click here.

More information on our fun and excellent fundraising PTA - FOPS can be found here.

Should you have a query about your child, your child’s classteacher(s) is best placed to help.

  • Please do look at your child’s website class page: Ash, Elm, Pine, Rowan and Yew to find updated information about the curriculum, homework and to see the pictures of the class at work.
  • Classteachers are available on the patio at the end of each day as they dismiss pupils. Please do speak to them once all the pupils have been discharged into the care of their parents/carers.
  • Alternatively, an appointment can be made by contacting the office.

Not sure who to talk to? Our staff and governors information detail who we are and what we do. A member of the Senior Leadership Team – usually the Headteachers – are available on the playground each morning and evening. Governors attend most of our school events and wear an orange lanyard. Their photos, and those of all our staff, are displayed in the school entrance. The contact address for our chair of Governors is via the clerk – clerk@petersfield.cambs.sch.uk

Mrs Penrose is our SENDCo (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Coordinator and Inclusion teacher). She is usually available on the playground at the start of the school day and the patio at the end of the day on Monday and Tuesday or can be contacted via the office. Please do look at our SEND webpage to find out more about support at Petersfield and the County 'Local Offer'.

Mrs Gwynn leads our pastoral and behavioural support. Our summary leaflet is available online and in the school entrance.

Should you remain unable to find the information you require or resolve any issues, please do make an appointment to speak to the Headteacher and we look forward to working together to resolve the matter.

If we remain unable to resolve matters, our formal complaints process is available here and on our policy page. Before the formal processes are invoked, every effort will be made to resolve matters informally with the relevant member of staff, Senior Leader, Headteacher or Governing Body. The formal Complaints Procedure will not normally be accessed unless the Headteacher has first been given the opportunity to discuss the matter with the complainant. This complaint should be made in writing using the formal School Complaints Form which is available here as a word document for completion.

Should you be unable to find what you are looking for, please do let us know when you contact school so we can update this information to help others.

Latest News

14th Feb - School is now closed for the Spring Half Term holiday. We look forward to welcoming pupils, parents and visitors back to school on Monday 24th February. Happy Half Term!

14th Feb - Well done to all the pupils who received a Head Teachers Award or the Hollands Cup. A special thanks to the children who organised the Music Concert, which was dedicated to Mr Hollands. All the children who participated were able to showcase their talents!

13th Feb - Thank you to all the Parents and Carers who attended tonight's Parents' Evening. If you have not been able to meet the teachers yet or have not completed the questionnaire, please do speak to your child's classteacher.

12th Feb - Four children represented the school at a multisports competition at Impington College. 'It was a great opportunity to try new sports'.

12th Feb - Thank you to Croudace for today's site visit for year 6. This visit provided the inspiration for poetry writing.

12th Feb - We are pleased to report the phone lines and internet are currently working again. Thank you for your patience.

11th Feb - It is great to be welcoming parents to the first of the two Parents' Evening sessions tonight. Working together for the good of the children is so important to us.

10th Feb - Thank you to the children and staff who participated in the Litter Pick of the Rec today. We were delighted to work in conjunction with the Women of Orwell.

10th Feb - Apologies, following the power cuts we still have no phone service. Please use email or come to the office if needed.

7th Feb - Pine Class showcased their learning about 'The Groovy Greeks' today with songs, drama, researched information, and their own written myths. Well done to all involved, you have obviously worked so hard!

5th Feb - Thank you for the messages and chocolate during Ofsted! Mr Mohammed will now write his Ofsted report which is currently confidential. We will publish it here as soon as we are able.

5th Feb - We are delighted to have the Life Skills Bus in school today and tomorrow as part of our PSHE sessions. We were please to welcome parents who came to find out more about the bus.

4th Feb - Year 5 and 6 had an amazing time at the O2 for the spectacular event of Young Voices.

4th Feb - Thank you to all the positive messages - we are very proud of Petersfield and are looking forward to welcoming Ofsted about our school today and tomorrow.

Latest Publications

Notices

SCHOOL CLOSURE PROCEDURE: As per County guidance, Petersfield will only close in exceptional circumstances. The decision will be made as soon as possible and displayed first on our school website in the 'Latest News'.


Is your child due to start school in September 2020? If so, click here to find out more about how to visits and learn about how to apply to join our fantastic school.


Are you interested in being a Governor? Do you have HR or Finance skills? If so, please do visit our Governors' webpage to find out more about the strategic role of our Governors.


Funding for Petersfield - As you may have read in the media, school funding is under threat. Please click here to see the information about how you can continue to help.


We apologise for the intermittent, continuing fault on the phone line which we have again reported to the telephone company. Should you need to reach us, please press '6' immediately the phone is answered. Alternatively email the office.


The newspaper article about 'Max and Milky make it to Mars' - written by our Book Club volunteer Ute - is here. She has kindly donated a copy of her book to our school library.


Please see our vacancies page for an opportunity for a Playworker.


Run Orwell - back on the last Sunday in June 2020! Offering chipped timed 10K and 5K routes, and a 2K fun run, there will be something for everyone.


Save yourself time naming uniform and raise money for school. Visit www.stikins.co.uk. Quote code 15787


As we explained in a newsletter, we have updates our policies and privacy notice about how we process data in line with GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations). Click here for the updated policies.

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