The Petersfield School

We are delighted to welcome you to The Petersfield School, a happy and vibrant school located in the heart of the South Downs. We have a long established reputation for traditional values, high academic achievement and providing an outstanding student experience. Underpinning our belief that every child should be happy and successful are our school values of enjoy, respect and achieve.

About our school experience

Individual requirements:
  • Must have a degree
  • Photo identification: passport or driving licence
We always offer classroom observations, discussions with teachers and previous trainees still at The Petersfield School, and a meeting with Senior Assistant Principal Sarah Holman to find out more about the school, our ethos and what we offer in terms of training. Follow-up visits are always offered, too.
Art and design, Biology, Business studies, Chemistry, Computing, Dance, Design and technology, Drama, Economics, English, French, Geography, German, History, Maths, Media studies, Music, Physical education, Physics, Physics with maths, Religious education, and Spanish


07 February 2022 In school
  • All subjects (1 day)


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School phases
  • Secondary (11 to 16)
Cranford Road
GU32 3LU
DBS check required

No - Candidates will be accompanied at all times when in school

Dress code

Business dress, Cover up tattoos, Remove piercings

Start and finish times

8.15am to 2.30pm - Flexible

We can negotiate start and finish times.


Yes - on site parking provided

We have a visitors car park.

Disability and access details

We offer facilities and provide an inclusive environment for students, staff and school experience candidates with disability and access needs. We're happy to discuss your disability or access needs before or as part of your school experience request.

Teacher training offered

Linked to TESLA and Bitterne Park Teaching School Alliance. We also take trainees from Portsmouth, Chichester and Southampton Universities.

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