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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 Mrs Verity Wynn at the School Office - 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 Penrose 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

3rd Dec - The final word has been penned in our entries to the 100 word creative writing competition titled 'A Wander in the Woods' written in class this week.

1st Dec - Thank you to Rev Felicity for joining us on our Understanding Christianity Day. It was great to hear the super questions and reflections as the children considered the Christmas story.

1st Dec - Christmas has come to Petersfield! Well done to the first Elm class recipient of a card celebrating a success of the day through advent.

27th Nov - Well done to everyone for being super Run Orwell Lap-athon participants. Medals are coming home over the next few days. We are very proud of the children for their participation in the sports activity and the fantastic fundraising.

23rd Nov - Following our Historic England Heritage Schools accreditation, staff were delighted to spend a twilight training session exploring the local area history and geography research completed for us. We look forward to sharing the resulting fantastic resources and projects with the children.

23rd Nov - Ready, Steady, Go! Each class will participate in our Run Orwell sponsored Lapathon challenge during a session this week.

19th Nov - Road safety is always important but it is especially important as the nights are darker. Children shared this week's learning today.

18th Nov - Smile! It is photo day today!

18th Nov - Thanks to Rowan class for leading our first ever virtual class assembly. What a triumph! Parent and pupil feedback agrees! Rowan class agree 'I really enjoyed the kennings poem and holding up the words. I enjoyed the square number song. I loved the cardio drumming as it was different.'

13th Nov - We are pleased to have raised £124.65 today, thanks to our non uniform day for Children In Need.

11th Nov - The decorated stones provided a focus for reflection today as we raised £73.50 with our Remembrance collection before our two minutes silence.

9th Nov - The nurses administering the flu vaccination were very impressed with our pupils today. We also had 100 percent attendance and administration of the vaccine for those booked to have it. Well done everyone!

5th Nov - Thank you to all the parents who joined us virtually for the Headteacher Awards. We are very proud of the children and enjoyed hearing about their great attitude to learning resulting in success.

3rd Nov - Welcome back to Autumn half term 2. We look forward to seeing you all this morning after the half term holiday. Please do read the 'Welcome back' email sent last night for the latest updates.

2nd Nov - Remote Learning planning featured on today's INSET day agenda.

23rd Oct - School is now closed for the autumn half term holiday. We look forward to welcoming pupils and parents back to school on Tuesday 3rd November after the INSET day. Happy holidays!

21st Oct - Today we are pleased to feature in the Cambridge Independent Newspaper with photos and an explanation about our positive mental health curriculum.

Latest Publications

Notices

Is your child due to start school in September 2021? If so, click here to find out more about how to visits and learn about how to apply to join our fantastic school.


Have you tried any of the experiments in the science magazines you can find on the 'Science is Fun' webpage? Click on the 'Curriculum' tab to find out more.


Have you visited our 'Reading for Pleasure' page where local published author Ute Maria is adding stories regularly? Click on the 'Curriculum' tab to enjoy the stories.


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.


Run Orwell - now a virtual event for everyone! Click here to visit the website and join in!


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


Covid-19 Coronavirus update - we continue to follow the government guidance available via this link. At all times, safety is our highest priority. Please ensure you follow guidance and school communications particularly regarding illness, isolation and e


As per County and national guidance, Petersfield will only close in exceptional circumstances or where instructed to do so. The decision will be made ASAP and displayed first on our school website in the 'Latest News' above.


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.


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.


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.


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


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.

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