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School profile

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

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.
Start and finish times
9.00am to 2.00pm - Flexible

We can negotiate start and finish times.

Dress code

Business dress, Cover up tattoos, Remove piercings

Teacher training

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

Find out more about our teacher training

Links to more information about our school

Entry requirements

You must:

    • Must have a degree
    • Photo identification: passport or driving licence
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

Placement dates

There are no upcoming dates


Cranford Road, Petersfield, Hampshire, GU32 3LU
Map showing The Petersfield School

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.

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

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

  • Art and design
  • Biology
  • Business studies
  • Chemistry
  • Communication and media studies
  • Computing
  • Dance
  • Design and technology
  • Drama
  • Economics
  • English
  • French
  • Geography
  • German
  • History
  • Maths
  • Music
  • Physical education
  • Physics
  • Religious education
  • Spanish