Ofsted has given The Petersfield School an overall rating of Good.

Since the school has been granted academy status, it has been permitted to deviate from the National Curriculum. Nigel Poole, the head teacher, had commented that “The National Curriculum is about to change and not necessarily for the better, in my opinion".[14]

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Beyond the "core curriculum" pupils can then choose four further options to study. These courses can contain a GCSE, National Vocational Qualification (NVQ), or a Business and Technology Education Council (BTEC) qualification. Some courses are run externally at Sparsholt College Hampshire, Mill Chase Community Technology College, Bohunt School, Alton College, and Staunton Park School. Further optional "after school" courses are available at Havant College.[26]

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The open date and status above indicates when The Petersfield School opened or when it changed to its most recent incarnation, with a number of schools converting to academies in recent years. Where schools have changed type recently, data for previous years covering their previous incarnation is included below as well.

Prince, who was born in Malawi, enrolled at the school in Petersfield, Hampshire, for this year’s spring term in an extra large school uniform.

Just 48 hours later he was sent home – with a letter to his mother Ennettie explaining that the school feared her son could be a danger to the other pupils.

The two parts of the application are inextricably linked. Without the sale of part of its playing fields, the school would be unable to progress the sports facility improvements, and without the land, the extension to the Tesco store cannot be brought forward.

For some schools, the heat map may be a useful indicator of the catchment area but our heat maps are not the same as catchment area maps. Catchment area maps, published by the school or local authority, are based on geographical admissions criteria and show actual cut-off distances and pre-defined catchment areas for a single admission year.

The Petersfield School's GCSE exam results has improved from 2007 to 2010. In 2007 the number of pupils gaining five or more GCSEs with the grades C to A* was at 64%, which had risen to 85% by 2010. The number of pupils gaining five or more GCSEs with the grades C to A*, including English and mathematics, has risen from 54% in 2007 to 67% in 2010.[27]

What proportion of children, with different levels of attainment at the end of primary school, reach the level of attainment expected of them in English by the end of secondary school?

Figures below show what proportion of the half day sessions were missed by pupils and counted as an unauthorised absence and how this compares to the local and national averages.

Here The Petersfield School, Cranford Road, Petersfield, Hampshire, GU32 3LU, is put into focus to show its scores in relation to other schools in the area.

Petersfield Church of England Aided Primary school is committed to safeguarding, including the Prevent agenda, and to promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and visitors to share this aim.

What is the total school spend per pupil The Petersfield School compared to the local and national average? (school is in blue)

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Pupil characteristics - what percentage of pupils are in different groups and how does this compare to the national average?

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There is also data looking at what proportion of disadvantaged pupils achieve the level expected of them at the end of Secondary School based on their performance at the end of primary school

Figures below show what proportion of the half day sessions were missed by pupils and how this compares to the local and national averages.

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The school's motto is "The Performing School", adopted after receiving Arts College status. Its previous motto was "Try, Persevere, Succeed". Both use the school's initials due to the school's name generally being abbreviated to TPS by both pupils and Petersfield residents.[2]

The local youth project The King's Arms has a close working relationship with TPS. It provides services including a homework area, Internet access, and counseling to participants.

What is the pupil:teacher ratio at The Petersfield School and how does it compare to the national average?


In a statement, the school said: ‘It is true that the school is attempting to clarify aspects of this young man’s background in order to comply with our robust child protection policies.

This is also reflected in our ambitious Academy aim to be:

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But the pupil’s mother and stepfather are adamant that Prince is 14.

Pupils choose their "learning pathways" for Key Stage 4 during Year Nine. As part of the "core curriculum" all pupils must complete a General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) course in English, English literature, mathematics, and science, plus enrol on a National Certificate course in information communication technology (ICT) or religious studies (RS). A physical education (PE) course must also be completed, though these may not contain an end qualification.

Data is available on pupils attainment, average grades, the quality of the teaching and when the school was last inspected.

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The Petersfield School was named the Rock Challenge UK south overall winner for 2008 with a performance illustrating the American AMBER Alert system.[20] This has given it "premier school" status which resulted in the school competing in the Rock Challenge Premier League in 2009.[21] In 2011 the school was again named the Rock Challenge UK south overall winner with a performance based on the The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas novel.[22]

How many children have been on the school roll in recent years?

Schools that were newly opened from September 2015 onwards are flagged as NEW, and are not scored on any of the indicators.

As of September 2012, a score of 3 changed from indicating Satisfactory to Requires Improvement.