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Our primary school is deeply rooted in our community, and we value greatly our partnerships with local community organisations and individuals. We want to make the most of the vast life experience, expertise and generosity that exists in our local community. Through these partnerships, pupils not only learn valuable new skills, they also come to appreciate the importance of citizenship and "giving something back".

The Orwell Chapel Orchard, a unique and historic green space in the middle of Orwell, has provided the setting for some fun and interesting outdoor activities, such as den-making, woodland sculptures, nature walks and mini-beast hunts. Our snow-drop planting project produces an early spring display that is admired year after year.

Remembrance

We are extremely grateful for the important contribution made by individual members of our community to our Wednesday morning guided reading programme. This wonderful team of volunteers give so much to our school, and our pupils benefit enormously from the individual and small group attention, the chance to enjoy books and reading together, and to discuss what they have read. If you have some time on Wednesday mornings, and would like to participate in this fun, rewarding and worthwhile activity, we would love to hear from you. Please contact us.

We support cultural and community activities, events and projects in all our catchment villages. We visit our different parish churches to participate in special church services, such as Easter, Remembrance Sunday, Advent, Christingle and Christmas services.

We provide publicity for local community events via our school newsletter.

If you represent a local community organisation, and you have an idea, a project or an event that you want to tell us about, please contact us.

For more information about "what's on" in our villages, you can visit the village web-sites:

Latest News

20th June - We are looking forward to the next phase of transition as BVC visit our year 6s tonight.

20th June - Today, we were delighted to welcome Mother Goose's rising fives into school as part of their transition to school.

19th June - After an informative day of staff training on Monday, school is open to pupils, parents and visitors on Tuesday 19th June.

18th June - Monday: school is closed to pupils and parents as all staff will be attending training. We look forward to Tuesday 19th when pupils will resume learning in school.

15th June - We enjoyed a very productive afternoon with dads, granddads and male carers participating in artwork with the children. Before this in an assembly, the children were given the opportunity to these special people for all they do for them.

11th June - Today, our pupils were inspired by the Young'Uns: an English folk group who previously won the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 'Best Group' award. Specialising in singing unaccompanied, they worked with all of KS2 to bring history to life, sing, move and perform. Wow!

11th June - the Bikeability instructors started this week's sessions with a bike check and skills session. Thank you to parents for getting the bikes to school so pupils can learn these vital life skills.

8th June - Norwich FC came in for the first of a series of sessions. The pupil's summarised these enjoyable and educational sessions by saying: 'They come in to improve our PE skills; strength, ability and speed'.

8th June - Elm class began the whole school summer program of tennis coaching. Pupils reported: 'I enjoyed doing the catching and throwing' and 'I really enjoyed passing to my partner even though it was tricky. I want to do it again.' The coach complemented our pupils on their listening skills.

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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'.


As we explained in our recent 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.


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' - write by our Book Club volunteer Ute - can be accessed here. She has kindly donated a copy of her book to our school library.


Please see our vacancies page for opportunities for a Playworker and Caretaker.


Run Orwell - the inaugural FOPS summer run is eagerly anticipated and happening on 24th June 2018. Offering chipped timed 10K and 5K routes, and a 2K fun run, there will be something for everyone. Please register by clicking here.

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